Authorities probe suspected poisoning in Wetton
Six people fell ill yesterday after consuming a toxic substance.
5 people in critical condition following suspected poisoning incident
Paramedics arrived in Wetton Road earlier on Monday and found the patients spread across three locations in the area.
Oudtshoorn puts fire ban in place as temperatures to soar to 47
The Oudtshoorn Municipality has issued an excessive heat warning for this week.
WC firefighting team ready to help Australia battle its wildfires
Local Government MEC Anton Bredell said that the province’s offer was well-received but Australia said that immediate assistance was not needed at the moment.
Western Cape government offers support to fire-ravaged Australia
Local government MEC Anton Bredell has reached out to the Australian high commissioner to offer the province’s support.
Green Point traders hope for resolution after trading ban due to soccer match
Around 40 informal traders work at Green Point Athletics Stadium on Sundays and public holidays, but were prohibited from doing so yesterday as a soccer match was being hosted at the venue.
Kimberley man accused of raping woman twice on New Year's Day set for court
While the victim was sleeping, an intruder broke into her home via a window, raped her and fled.
CT police to question women after 2 babies found in fridge
The babies' bodies were discovered in a fridge at a residence in the Wesbank community last week.
Second refugee leader arrested as CT authorities to meet over reintegration
A rift about who the group’s leader should be drove a wedge between foreigners seeking refuge at the church last week.
Green Point Stadium traders protest over being prevented from selling
Vendors said they were notified on New Years’ Day that they won’t be able to conduct business in the parking at the venue today due to a soccer game scheduled for this afternoon.
Tweede Nuwe Jaar celebrations begin in Cape Town
Minstrels dressed in colourful attire are marching from District Six to the front of the City’s iconic City Hall.
Possible chickenpox outbreak at CT Methodist Mission Church
Some officials from the City said they've received no official reports of an outbreak, while the city’s health department says it's received information that two children diagnosed with chickenpox are living there.
CT refugee activist to remain in custody after court appearance
JP Balous is facing eight assault charges and is expected to apply for bail next week.
Effects of climate change clearly visible, says govt
Government said that it remained committed to alleviate the impact of ongoing drought conditions.
Govt working to alleviate impact of drought - DWS
Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu last month said that her department was working on interventions through what she described as a "master plan".
CoCT: Alcohol use at beaches still a problem
Officials said that more than 1,000 bottles of liquor were confiscated at Muizenberg Beach alone on Wednesday.
Load shedding to continue for another 5 years, experts warn
Last year was a rough one for South Africa, with some nasty surprises from Eskom in the form of unexpected rolling blackouts.
KZN, GP & EC welcome 301 New Year's Day babies
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has called on society to transform so that the newborns are raised in a peaceful South Africa.