CoCT determined to catch gum tree poisoners
Earlier this month, the city's horticulturalists carried out a site inspection in Kenilworth and confirmed that a gum tree that is between 75 and 100-years-old had been poisoned.
Repair work begins at vandalised Mitchells Plain school after protest
Parents of Alpine Primary School learners on Wednesday morning held a demonstration at the school, burning tyres and picketing.
Mitchells Plain’s Alpine Primary School targeted by burglars again
Angry parents demanded urgent repairs be done so that schooling could continue. Some parents kept their children out of class.
Dept offers an alternative to Klapmuts Primary, parents refuse it
Earlier this week, parents staged a sit-in followed by a meeting with the school after demanding their children be placed at this specific school.
WCED: Klapmuts Primary School at capacity and can't accommodate more pupils
Parents are demanding that their children be placed and have complained that pupils were turned away because they did not speak Afrikaans.
Suspect questioned over kidnapping of Khayelitsha baby Kwahlelo Tiwane
Kwahlelo Tiwane was kidnapped last week in Parow.
SAHRC to investigate after CT venue refuses to host gay wedding
Management at Beloftebos Wedding Venue told Megan Watling and Sasha-Lee Heekes it wouldn't host their special day next year because of their sexual orientation.
Same-sex couple turns to SAHRC after venue refuses to host their wedding
Beloftebos Wedding Venue argued that their decision to not host same-sex weddings based on their religious convictions did not automatically amount to unfair discrimination and that no court had found this to be the case.
Calvinia community takes stand against drugs
On Sunday night, a fairly large group of residents marched to several drug dens in the town with police, demanding that the drug dealers leave the area.
Klapmuts parents, school meet over learner placements
Last week, on the first day of school, parents went to the school demanding their children be placed. They complained that learners were turned away because they did not speak Afrikaans.
Freedom of Religion SA backs wedding venue for turning away same-sex couple
Cape Town couple Megan Watling and Sasha-Lee Heekes wanted to celebrate their marriage at Beloftebos in Stanford in April next year.
Couple left angered after being told wedding venue not for same-sex marriages
The owners informed Megan Watling and Sasha-Lee Heekes they could not host couples of the same gender because of their religious beliefs.
CT Muslim pilgrims left stranded after tour operator disappears with funds
According to the Jamiatul Ulama Council of Theologians, around 40 Capetonians were unable to perform umrah in Saudi Arabia last month because their operator disappeared with their funds.
‘We demand a new school for non-Afrikaans-speaking pupils’ – Klapmuts parents
Parent have asked where they should send their children as English is not a medium of instruction at Klapmuts Primary.
Parents claim learners turned away at Klapmuts school over language
Parents were upset because when they arrived at the school on the first day on Wednesday, they were told that English was not the medium of instruction and their children were not accepted.
WCED looking into school transportation concerns in Beaufort West
The community took to the streets on Thursday after learner transport contracts had been cancelled.
Don't sweat it: Hot cup of Rooibos tea will cool you down
The South African Rooibos Council said that studies found that a hot drink on a summer day lowered the amount of heat stored by the body, provided that the sweat produced by the hot beverage could evaporate.
WC Education Dept working to place learners
She says pupil enrolment in the province has been growing at an average of 18,000 learners per year which is making provisioning difficult.