Eskom burned R100m of diesel a day to keep lights on this week
Residents and businesses are urged to use electricity sparingly to reduce demand.
Slim chance of load-shedding for weekend, Eskom warns system still vulnerable
The power utility says it’s due to further improvement in generating performance and notable strides in replenishing diesel and water reserves.
3 teens shot in drive-by shooting in Bonteheuwel
Three teenagers have been wounded in a drive-by shooting in Bonteheuwel.
Low probability of load shedding for Friday, says Eskom
Eskom says it is unlikely that it will implement load shedding today due to further improvement in generating performance and notable strides made in replenishing diesel and water reserves.
No major damage to Metrorail's infrastructure since launch of rail unit
Between October and January, the Rail Enforcement Unit conducted 133 joint operations which led to 66 arrests.
Man shot and killed in Lentegeur in apparent hit
The incident occurred at Eisleben Road and Salina Way earlier on Thursday morning.
Cause of Zonnebloem school fire being probed
The blaze started at Rahmaniyeh Girls School in Zonneblom at around 4pm on Wednesday.
CT police still hunting for gang involved in N2 highway shooting
The officers were called out during the early hours of Monday morning to assist a motorist whose car had a punctured tyre caused by rocks placed on the roadway.
Presidency: Opposition parties' criticism of Ramaphosa over Eskom unfortunate
President Cyril Ramaphosa's spokesperson Khusela Diko says that he has been in constant communication with Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan about the power crisis.
Eskom says 6 units back online as Gordhan demands end to load shedding
The power utility's Andrew Etzinger says Minister Pravin Gordhan has told them he wants load shedding over by Thursday.
No arrests made in N2 highway triple shooting
The City of Cape Town is offering an R50,000 reward for information about a shooting on the N2 highway.
Khayelitsha Site C residents angered, heartbroken by death of EFF activist
Thirty-year-old Kuliswa Nondala was gunned down inside her home in the TR Section informal settlement over the weekend.
2 CT metro cops recovering in hospital following N2 shooting
The incident occurred near the Borcherd's Quarry turn-off to Cape Town on Monday morning.
Well-known EFF activist shot and killed in Khayelitsha
Thirty-year-old Kuliswa Nondala was wounded in the upper body and declared dead on the scene.
Schooling at Holy Cross resumes following devastating fire
the blaze destroyed a library, kitchen three classrooms and computer laboratory last Thursday.
Former WC cop sentenced to 5 year behind bars
Walter Sinden had been being found guilty of corruption, dealing in drugs, defeating the course of justice and reckless and negligent driving.
City of CT offers R50k reward for info on N2 shooting
The City of Cape Town is offering a R50,000 reward for information about a shooting on the N2 highway in which two metro police officers and a motorist were shot and wounded.
Eskom confirms stage 2 load shedding for Monday
Eskom had to implement stage 2 load shedding across the country on Sunday for the first time since 20 December.