Hawks: Corruption-accused CT DA councillor linked to food parcel funds not TERS
The Hawks initially indicated that Nora Grose allegedly facilitated the Temporary Employee Relief Scheme funding along with chairperson of the South African Religious Civic Organisation, Reuben Swartz. The DA in the Western Cape noted that this information was incorrect.
Gun Owners of South Africa says draft bill on firearm ownership ban 'idiocy'
Various groups, including the South African Arms and Ammunition Dealers' Association and the Democratic Alliance (DA), have criticised the proposal.
Premier Winde appoints Daylin Mitchell as WC's new Transport MEC
This is after Bonginkosi Madikizela, who admitted to lying about his tertiary education qualifications on his CV, resigned.
Liquor traders request meeting with Ramaphosa over potential alcohol sales ban
The National Liquor Traders Council and the Liquor Traders Association of South Africa are worried another alcohol sales ban could be implemented.
DA urges IEC to embark on voter awareness campaigns ahead of local govt polls
On Friday, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) briefed the provincial legislature's Local Government committee in the Western Cape on preparations for local government elections.
Plans in place to ensure polls don't increase risk of COVID-19 infection - IEC
With COVID-19 top of mind, the Independent Electoral Commission has given an update on preparations ahead of local government elections in October.
Unions move to mobilise workers as Eskom wage talks stall
Workers affiliated with NUM and Numsa want 15% wage increase while Eskom says it can't afford the hike and has offered a 1.5% increase.
DA's Grose fraud case: CoCT working with authorities to recover unspent funds
Nora Grose, who serves as the Sub Council Chairperson in Atlantis, was charged with fraud and money laundering involving R170,000 in humanitarian funds meant for the distribution of food parcels in Atlantis.
Numsa, NUM reject Eskom's 1.5% wage increase for workers
Numsa general secretary, Irvin Jim, said that they had been provoked by Eskom CEO Andre De Ruyter and executive management, who refused to engage meaningfully in the wage negotiations at Eskom.
ANC wants CT DA councillor to quit over charges relating to COVID-19 corruption
Nora Grose is accused of colluding with Reuben Swartz, the chairperson of the South African Religious Civic Organisation to access R170,000 in humanitarian aid earmarked for food parcels in Atlantis.
Third wave to hit WC in mid-June if current trajectory continues, say officials
According to the provincial Health Department, there's been a 25% week-on-week increase and cases had risen to about 200 a day.
DA ward councillor in CT charged in connection with COVID-19 corruption
Democratic Alliance (DA) member Nora Grose was charged with fraud and money laundering involving R170,000 in humanitarian funds.
Human settlements dept interdicts SABC from auctioning CT residential property
The SABC Rocklands property in Cape Town has been a source of dispute following the broadcaster's move to auction the building which has previously been home to many residents including domestic workers.
Salga calls for peaceful and lawful protests in Mangaung
Since the start of the week, people have taken to the streets over service delivery. Demonstrators looted shops owned by foreign nationals, while some were seriously damaged. There were other protests in areas like Soutpan, Dewetsdorp and Zastron.
Kraaifontein community forum worried about crime after woman killed in shooting
Police are probing a shooting incident that killed a woman and wounding her one-year-old baby in Bloekombos, Kraaifontein.
18 vaccination sites now operational in Cape Town
Officials have stressed that would-be vaccine recipients who had registered should not present at a vaccination site unless they had been contacted to do so.
4 WC poultry farms confirmed to have avian flu
The department's Daniel Johnson says two farms have been confirmed to have the highly pathogenic H5 Avian influenza, while laboratory confirmation is still pending for the other two.
Minister Nzimande’s dept spends most of its budget fighting COVID-19
The department has spent R69.4 million on funding COVID-19 research and innovation and will be investing R25 million more.