CoCT to intensify efforts to clamp down on illegal events
Forty-nine illegally planned events were identified in recent months. Safety and Security Mayco member, JP Smith, said that some, which included late-night parties at nightclubs and other venues, had become a breeding ground for illicit activities.
Cape Town has sufficient resources to avoid burial crisis - CoCT's Badroodien
Although the municipality's top three cemeteries - Maitland, Klip Road and Welmoed - are nearing capacity, alternative provisions are being made.
WC set to get 250 new municipal law enforcement officers in December
The deployment is part of the LEAP safety plan launched in 2019 and so far, around 830 officers and commanders were in service.
SA undertakers record three-fold increase in cremations - association
On Saturday, a truck was pulled over for overloading corpses at the Somerset West.
Case of EC woman, 5 men accused of murdering husband, mother-in-law postponed
The suspects appeared in the Elliotdale Magistrates Court earlier on Monday following the murder of a 46-year-old man and his 81-year-old mother who were shot dead at their home in Mkatazo Village on Thursday.
Eskom's 2 failures in quick succession disheartening - Yelland
Just last month, the power utility experienced an explosion at its Medupi power plant. On Saturday, a fire was reported at the Kendal power station resulting in half of the facility being out of service.
WC crematoriums not coping, says NFDA after truck stopped with 106 bodies in it
At the weekend, a vehicle headed for the Eastern Cape was stopped in Somerset West and found to be carrying over 100 cadavers. The bodies were scheduled to be cremated in the Eastern Cape, as Cape facilities battled with high volumes.
Eskom: No load shedding expected yet after Kendal Power Station fire
One of the units at the Mpumalanga plant tripped on Saturday and caught alight.
EC woman, 5 co-accused due in court for husband, mother-in-law’s murder
The man and his mother were shot dead at their home in Mkatazo village on Thursday.
Officials: Some of the 106 bodies in overloaded truck died from COVID-19
The undertaker has been fined for overloading his truck and another vehicle had to be dispatched before he was allowed to continue his journey.
Kendal Power Station fire raises load shedding fears
The Mpumalanga power plant's unit 1 tripped early on Saturday due to a failure of the generator transformer and caught fire.
EC woman arrested for orchestrating hit on her husband & mother-in-law aged 81
The incident happened in Mkhathazo village on Thursday when the man and his mother (81) were at home when gunmen opened fire, killing them.
Investigations under way after overloaded truck found transporting 106 corpses
Traffic authorities made the grim discovery during a routine stop and search operation along the N2 highway near Somerset West.
Western Cape reaches 1 million fully vaccinated adults mark
Data released by department over the past week has also shown the effectiveness of vaccines in reducing hospitalisation and death.
Dirco’s Kgabo Mahoai fired in wake of botched land deal
Kgabo Mahoai’s sacking follows an investigation into a R118 million botched land deal in New York, found to be non-existent.
Time to lift the national state of disaster, Winde tells Ramaphosa
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde also wants the national government to look into digital alternatives to confirm vaccination status.
'It was now or never': Former anti-vaxxer says 3rd wave deaths made her take jab
The Capetonian was infected in the first wave, but still avoided inoculation due to unfounded fears and misinformation.
Naptosa worried about rising COVID-19 infections ahead of matric exams
Naptosa's Basil Manuel said he was opposed to the relaxation of any health safety measures decreasing social distancing to half a meter in schools.