Ramaphosa declares special official funeral for UCT's Bongani Mayosi
Professor Bongani Mayosi committed suicide last Friday after battling depression for two years.
Cape Metrorail to receive security boost
The City of Cape Town has recruited 100 members to its railway enforcement unit.
Marli van Breda curatorship case postponed to 27 August
The matter relates to the curatorship of 19-year-old Marli van Breda who survived an attack by her brother Henri van Breda, who murdered his parents and older brother in January 2015.
WC Sassa identifies problems with grant payments system
The agency is confident that August’s payments will be smoother than July when over 700,000 grant recipients had to wait for more than a week due to a system overload.
Economic impact of violent protests set to haunt Hermanus
Violent demonstrations in Zwelihle saw thousands of residents staying out of work, many unwillingly due to threats of intimidation.
NC court grants interim order for Mangaliso Matika to vacate office
Pula Thabane, who was voted in as Sol Plaatje Municipality mayor last week following a motion of no confidence in Matika, will wear the mayoral chain for now.
Focus on schooling, local economy in Hermanus after weeks of protests
Police officers are keeping an eye on the troubled Zwelihle community, where demonstrations first started, several months ago, over land and housing.
Fort Hare students demand to write exams amid ongoing workers’ strike
The second semester's exams were scheduled to start on 16 July but this still hasn't happened due to the industrial action.
Police beef up presence in protest-hit Kimberley
Schools in the Sol Plaatje Municipality had to close on Monday due to the unrest in the area, which saw roads being barricaded.
Former CT Mayor Marais joins Icosa
Peter Marais will be Icosa's Cape metro chairperson and he's already got his sights set on going up against his former party, the Democratic Alliance.
75 Kimberley schools closed due to violent protests
Law enforcement officers are monitoring the situation, trying to unblock roads that have been barricaded by protesters, mainly in Galeshewe.
‘Gang violence depriving children of their educational opportunities’
A teacher at Bernadino Heights High School in Kraaifontein was nearly shot on Thursday by a stray bullet.
City of CT to continue zero-tolerance stance on land invasions
At least 295 protests have been recorded between January and May 2018, while in 2017 there were 110 protests during this time.
CT records 74% increase in land invasions year-on-year
About 295 have been recorded between January and May. By this time last year, there were only 110.
WC Education Dept to help Zwelihle learners catch up on schooling
Education MEC spokesperson, Jessica Shelver, says that the department is still concerned about the safety of learners and staff in Zwelihle, despite apparent calm in the area.
Zwelihle schools reopen after violent protests
Protests over land and housing escalated into violent clashes between residents and police following the arrest of a community leader two weeks ago.
Reports of intimidation, threats add to tensions in Zwelihle
Eyewitness News has received a WhatsApp voice note, apparently of a Zwelihle resident threatening shutdowns.
Children suffering the most amid protest, say Zwelihle residents
Police Minister Bheki Cele says officers will continue to maintain a heavy presence there until law and order has been restored.