WC police ombud to probe secondary victimization claims by rape survivors
Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz said the police ombudsman will look into allegation two women were turned away from the Khayelitsha and Langa police station in separate incidents.
‘No evidence of massive spread’ – WCED on COVID-19 at schools
As pupils from more grades prepare to return to school on Monday, the WCED has a record of active cases stands at 382 – which includes educators and non-teaching staff.
Over 700 teachers tested positive for COVID-19 since 22 May - WCED
There are 382 active cases which includes educators and non-teaching staff.
WC Education MEC welcomes staggering of pupil’s return to school
The department on Thursday announced revised plans to phase in remaining grades to allow schools to reach normality by August.
Woman allegedly assaulted at Langa Police Station when trying to report rape
Samke Mzukwa said she was raped by a childhood friend in the early hours of Saturday morning and was manhandled at the Langa Police Station where she had gone to report the alleged crime.
Belhar parents, teachers continue fight against the reopening of schools
Pickets have been taking place outside schools throughout the province this week as parents and teachers call for schools to be closed at least until the COVID-19 peak was over.
CT Metrorail reports smooth limited service operations on Wednesday
Metrorail's Riana Scott said that about 300 commuters travelled during this morning's peak-hour trial service.
WCED looking for temp classroom assistants
Candidates have been requested to register their profiles on the department's online system as part of the Classroom Assistant initiative.
Police plead for assistance after deadly Philippi East double shootings
Detectives are investigating the possibility that the two shooting incidents were linked.
Metrorail to gradually phase in services once given green light to resume
It's the last mode of transport to resume since lockdown regulations were relaxed under level three.
Over 500 WC school staff members & 100 learners test positive for COVID-19
These numbers continue to grow week by week while calls by teachers, governing bodies, unions and parents for schools to remain closed are also escalating.
Eastern Cape has highest number of pupils who've contracted coronavirus at 270
More than 520 pupils and 1,169 staff members across the country have tested positive for COVID-19 since schools re-opened three weeks ago.
Labour Dept urges workers to blow whistle on employers over COVID-19 compliance
This after inspectors closed several businesses in the southern Cape town of Knysna this past week.
Inspectors probe over 100 cases of COVID-19 non-compliance in 'hotspot' Knysna
A number of non-compliant businesses in Knysna have been served with prohibition notices after Department of Labour inspectors found them in contravention of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Ugly Americans gang duo sentenced for murder of rival gang members
Mujahid Alexander and Brandon September, members of the Ugly Americans gang, were convicted this week after entering into a plea bargain.
Body of missing Hermanus man found in sea
On Wednesday, Overberg Fire and Rescue Services members, Hermanus Neighbourhood Watch members and other officials joined the man's family to search for him when he failed to return home.
Pupil safety top priority for DBE ahead of next school return phase
Minister Angie Motshekga said that officials were working hard to ensure that all schools were COVID-19 compliant before receiving pupils.
Health workers sent to EC school where over 200 people contracted COVID-19
The Eastern Cape Health Department said that those who were in contact with the 204 people were now being traced, screened and tested.