WC Education MEC worried about LGBTQI+ discrimination claims at Bellville school
The pupils wanted to celebrate the start of International Pride month during break time this week but were apparently insulted and intimidated. When they reported the matter to the principal, they were allegedly told any further meetings are prohibited.
Despite COVID-19, foreign tourists still travelling to SA - StatsSA
The latest Travel and Migration report showed that more than 635,000 travellers passed through South African ports of entry in March.
United in music: Africa Day to feature high-profile music concert
The day marks the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity 58 years ago.
Lockdown led to impulsive eating, weight gain and less exercise, SA survey finds
A new survey has revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic has widened many South Africans' waistlines.
Suspect (17) arrested in connection with Lonwabo Jack’s murder
Lonwabo Jack (22) was assaulted and stabbed to death in Nyanga on his birthday on Sunday.
Investigation launched to determine cause of fire at Parliament
Several offices and committee rooms were affected in the blaze at the Old Assembly Building on Tuesday night.
'My Octopus Teacher' director thrilled with Oscar nomination
The South African film has been nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary Feature category.
Discovery of new COVID-19 variants shouldn't cause concern, says CT virologist
International researchers have reportedly discovered the strains in at least three provinces in the country.
R500mn Saldanha Bay cocaine bust may have links to South America
Cocaine valued at over half a billion rand was seized on a fishing vessel on Monday night and four suspects from Bulgaria and another six from Myanmar were arrested.
SA’s mortuary workers to be vaccinated in second phase of rollout
The first vaccinations were administered in the country this week.
Hawks probe if murder of '27s gang leader' linked to that of 'kingpin' Wainstein
Alleged 27s gang leader William 'Red' Stevens was shot dead outside his Kraaifontein home more than a week ago.
Agri Western Cape rallies behind Vinpro on court bid against alcohol sales ban
The application is seeking urgent interim relief for producers and wants the Western Cape premier to be given the power to adopt deviations to enable off and on consumption alcohol sales in the province.
Basic food basket in SA now costs over R4,000 – more than the minimum wage
The January 2021 Household Affordability Index shows basic food items like sugar beans, rice, flour and bread have seen price hikes of between 31% and 68%.
87 inmates at Helderstroom Correctional Service test positive for COVID-19
Five officials at the facility have also tested positive.
WC ranked SA’s top-performing province in maths and science – study
This was shown in the 2019 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) released on Tuesday.
First 10 Muslim tombs in CT may be declared national heritage sites
The Kramats are located in Macassar, Simon’s Town, Mowbray, Oudekraal, Signal Hill and Constantia.
UPDATE: Police shut down protest near Brackenfell High School
Earlier, there were reports of clashes between police and protestors.