Alcohol sales ban not most effective way to curb spread of COVID-19, says expert
Government reintroduced the regulation last month, because evidence showed a direct link to trauma admissions in hospitals, where resources were needed to deal with COVID-19.
2 Pollsmoor Prison officials in hot water over misconduct allegations
The Department of Correctional Services has not divulged what transgressions the officials had committed.
CT deeds office's COVID-19 protocols questioned following repeated closures
Western Cape Finance MEC David Maynier said that the frequent closures due to COVID-19 had been highly problematic and he had taken it up with national government.
CT-based animal sanctuary starts feeding scheme for struggling families
The Grace Animal Sanctuary started the feeding scheme after realising that some children had resorted to eating dog food amid the national lockdown.
DBE: The 2020 academic year won’t roll over into next year
Once all learners, teachers and other school staff resume with classes on 24 August, they will have to acquaint themselves with a new-look 2020 academic calendar.
Dozens of CoCT employees injured due to violent protest this past week
Many of the clashes broke out during land grabs and ensuing operations to take down illegally. Over the past weekend - violence erupted again in a Kraaifontein community, four people have been arrested.
Ipid launches probe after St Helena Bay boy (11) shot during protest
A group of locals were demonstrating over service delivery issues on Friday when things turned ugly.
EC Health staffer nabbed for transporting booze drove state car without approval
A 33-year-old man faces several charges, including contravention of the Disaster Management Act, after he was arrested in King Williams Town while transporting alcohol in a state vehicle.
4 arrested after violent protest in CT
Violence erupted in the Bloekombos area on Saturday during a land invasion.
Close to R1m raised for student athletes impacted by COVID-19
Over 300 students have already applied to the fund for relief.
‘Protesters threw petrol bomb at cop’: City of CT responds to violent protests
Violent protests broke out again in the Bloekombos area on Saturday after law enforcement officials tore down structures.
Decision to revise 2020 academic calendar not taken lightly, says Dept
The department has revealed that the 2020 school year will be completed on 15 December.
Basic Education Dept releases amended school calendar for 2020
Last month, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a four-week break for schools, to ensure that they were prepared for the return of more grades in August.
1 suspect arrested after attempted kidnapping in Cape Town
The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon in the Philippi East area.
Cape racetrack set alight as protest flares up again
Demonstrations in the area broke out on Saturday morning while law enforcement officer were tearing down structures illegally built on privately-owned land in Bloekombos.
‘We’re asking Santam to do the right thing’: Business appeals for help
Some insurers have largely refused payouts, arguing the harm was caused by government’s lockdown and not the actual pandemic.
Slow drive protest: Transport operators hit by lockdown want licence fees refund
Protesting tour operators want government to assist the charter bus and related industries hard hit by the COVID-19 lockdown.
Struggling CT tourism operators to stage drive slow over lockdown regulations
Convener at the Private Charter Passenger Association Isaac Jansen hoped that the slow drive would raise awareness around the hardships facing the charter bus and related sectors.