SANDF helicopter dispatched to Ocean View protests
Total shutdown protesters took over the streets this morning to demand better housing opportunities in the community.
Ocean View residents: Protesters must find other ways to air grievances
Demonstrators this morning burnt tyres and rubble on Kommetjie Road leading to a section of the road being closed to traffic.
CT sees protest action, blocked roads as total shutdown gains momentum
The protests are part of Thursday's planned total shutdown involving at least 13 communities. It was organised by a group called the Gatvol Capetonians Movement and it's aimed at drawing attention to issues of housing on the peninsula.
More communities could join CT’s total shutdown protests
The Gatvol Capetonian grouping said backyard dwellers should shutdown major routes leading to and from the CBD.
Cutting edge heart procedure gives George girl (6) better shot at life
Ruveshni Lewis was born with one ventricle, which resulted in her heart not being able to pump oxygen-poor blood back to her lungs.
Parly committee: Eskom board must also face lifestyle audits
It was announced this week that that lifestyle audits on over 300 senior Eskom employees had been conducted to ensure they complied with its employment integrity and standards.
No need to panic over hepatitis E in some pork products, says scientist
Doctor Stephen Korsman said that consumers should cook all pork properly as this will render the hepatitis E virus non-infectious.
CT mothers who lost loved ones to gang violence march to Parly
The group called Moms Move for Justice helped and supported parents who were directly affected by gangsterism.
Mothers of gang violence victims march to Parly to highlight plight
Cape Town mothers who’ve lost loved ones through gang violence staged a protest march to highlight their plight.
Medical researchers a step closer to unlocking population genetic makeup
In a first for the continent, the South African Medical Research Council launched its state-of-the-art Genomics Centre situated at the facility’s Bellville campus on Monday.
Zille aims to 'unite the middle, protect individual freedom' in new IRR role
The former Western Cape premier said the IRR provided a platform for all concerned South Africans to contribute to the battle of ideas.
Table Mountain safety group ready to take own measures to halt attacks
Organisers said that at least 14 people had been attacked on Table Mountain since January this year, compared to 42 for the same period last year.
CT generates R2.7 bn worth of investments for ‘18/19 financial year
Officials said this was achieved through collaboration with strategic business partners and companies that were supported by the city to facilitate investment, job creation and skills development.
Zille joins Institute of Race Relations as senior fellow
She said she hoped to continue the battle of ideas outside of party politics.
Fritz: We need greater integration between SAPS, anti-crime bodies to curb crime
Despite the military being deployed to crime-stricken communities, Fritz said addressing other social ills must also be prioritised.
Anti-gang intervention unit reports success in PE
Recent arrests form part of Anti-Gang Unit crime-busting operations in the Eastern Cape city’s northern areas.
Ukraine tourist fatally stabbed in Hout Bay
The 44-year-old man was walking in the area's Table Mountain National Park when he was ambushed by his attackers earlier on Saturday.
FNB UWC rugby head coach in search for new talent
The former Springbok, Chester Williams, has launched a recruitment initiative to get the best players in the country to join his squad.