Is it even possible to lock down townships and informal settlements, asks Prof
Professor Alex Broadbent questioned why the advice of the World Health Organization (WHO) is the same globally while contexts, particularly in Africa, are different.
How to renew your car licence via WhatsApp
A new service called ChatBack allows South African car owners to renew their car licence on WhatsApp in a few simple steps.
'We're reversing to the times of Jacob Zuma' - Analyst on Ramaphosa leaks
On Saturday, the Presidency released a statement asserting that neither President Cyril Ramaphosa nor his campaign did anything wrong, legally or ethically, in sourcing funding for his 2017 ANC presidential bid.
Smith: Gatvol Capetonian driving wedge between black, coloured & white residents
Roads were barricaded and the City of Cape Town's instituting a civil claim of R1.5m to recover the cost of damage to infrastructure.
Cape SANDF deployment - Crime deterrent or a case of 'hell might break loose'?
CapeTalk's Africa Melane spoke to Ntsikelelo Breakfast from Stellenbosch University's School of Security and African Studies and Nyanga community policing forum chairperson Martin Makasi for two very different takes.
'Decolonising classrooms doesn't mean scrapping Afrikaans' - Lia Snijman
Stellenbosch University journalism student Lia Snijman said that multilingualism - which includes Afrikaans - is "essential if we want all South Africans to have the opportunity to flourish".
Meet SA's 1st female ship builder
Candra Shanice Pedro explained how she came to enter the field of ship building after seeing an apprenticeship advert and going to an interview.
Fraudsters are stealing billions in airtime from South Africans
'MyBroadband' has published a worrying report claiming that billions of rand in airtime had been stolen from mobile subscribers and, worse still, there was nothing they could do to stop it.
Col’Cacchio 1st in SA to serve cannabis oil pizza, but you can't get high on it
Col’Cacchio co-founder, Kinga Baranowska, said the brand was always looking for innovative ways to improve on their product offerings and would now be using CBD oil on pizza.
'Life is shorter than you think,' says Franschhoek Pass rock fall survivor
Speaking to CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies, Mark Thackwray said he has been given a second chance to live.
'We do not drive around in BMWs costing R700,000-plus' - CT mayor
Cape Town executive mayor Dan Plato said the City of Cape Town is not guilty of unnecessary and wasteful spending.
Kind CapeTalk listeners raise funds to bury murdered security guard
Beech Financial Solutions owner Clint Beech spoke to Kieno Kammies about hearing the story on CapeTalk and deciding to help.
Where has Makhanda's drought relief efforts money gone?
Gift of the Givers founder Imtiaz Sooliman said costs incurred by the organisation include providing bottled water worth R5 million to residents, drilling 15 boreholes and bringing in a specialist geologist.
Is your WhatsApp hacked? Here is how to find out
The spyware can easily trawl through calls, texts and other data.
Don't spoil your ballot - IEC
IEC provincial electoral officer Courtney Sampson said one of the most common mistakes people make is to write comments on their ballot papers.
Be vigilant and check your ballot paper is stamped, warns IEC
IEC media liaison officer Trevor Davids said unstamped ballot papers would not be counted.
Bidorbuy removes over 150 listings displaying apartheid-era flag
Bidorbuy chief executive officer Craig Lubbe said the company has been debating about the listings that display the old South African flag on its website.
LISTEN: Renting vs buying: Is it better to wait before buying your own home?
Payprop's head of analytics and data, Johette Smuts and Africa Melane discuss the trend of renting for longer before buying property, or not buying at all.