Independent candidates eye ConCourt bid to contest elections
On Wednesday, the Western Cape High Court dismissed their urgent application to overturn electoral laws and allow South Africans to contest elections as individuals.
Blowing up a storm: Hot cross buns all good with breathalyser test - officials
Traffic authorities have given motorists the go-ahead to gorge themselves on hot cross buns this Easter, secure in the knowledge that they won't be arrested for driving under the influence.
Don't munch & drive? What a positive breathalyser reading after cross bun means
A dietician said the positive alcohol reading of a breathalyser after eating a hot-cross bun was due to a digestive process in the mouth.
Court dismisses bid for independent candidates to stand in elections
Judge Siraj Desai says any relief granted to the applicants would cause substantial distress and uncertainty in relation to the upcoming elections.
7 Cape Town clinics recognised for service delivery
Kasselsvlei, Kuyasa and Eerste River Clinics are among the facilities which scored best when assessed under what's called the National Ideal Clinic Framework.
South Africans really unhealthy, public health sector needs improvement - report
An academic article published by Stellenbosch University's Family Medicine Department revealed the sorry state of South Africans Health and highlights the importance of drastically improving the public healthcare sector.
WC traffic officials aim to reduce Easter road fatalities by 50%
A bolstered road safety enforcement plan will swing into action to decrease the high number of road deaths over the four-day Easter break.
520 traffic cops to keep Western Cape roads safe over Easter
A Western Cape traffic official says a sharp focus will be placed on public transport through the screening of drivers.
Probe into alleged maladministration at Kimberly mental hospital hits snag
NPA spokesperson Phaladi Shuping said that a docket handed over to the Director of Public Prosecutions will he handed back to detectives for further investigation.
ANC WC wants inquiry into deaths of teen Caledon protesters
Two Caledon teens were shot dead while demonstrating for improved service delivery and houses last week.
ACDP: ANC went too far with affirmative action
The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) has climbed on the black empowerment bandwagon, blaming the poor state of SOEs on a skewed implementation of empowerment policies.
New brick aims get rid of plastic waste, create jobs
A recycling project that will rid the country of plastic waste and create jobs at the same time is set to be rolled out.
Delegates tackle CT's water crisis at world travel expo
Mayor Dan Plato said that the Mother City has now become world-renowned for its water demand management and conservation efforts.
FF Plus blames District Six land restitution delays on BEE
First, it was Eskom, now the Freedom Front Plus is blaming delays in developing District Six on the ANC’s policies around black economic empowerment.
FF Plus and ANC trade barbs over District Six redevelopment project
FF Plus believes the redevelopment project could have been completed sooner had it been handled locally.
Theewaterskloof Municipality warns Caledon’s housing delivery will take time
Frustrated residents last week protested over a lack of housing and service delivery in the area.
Caledon protesters await municipality's response to demands
Protesters claim there’s been a lack of service delivery in their communities for more than a decade.
De Lille: Undeveloped land in Northern Cape can be better utilised
Party leader Patricia de Lille rolled out their election campaign to the Karoo town of Calvinia on Sunday.