CoCT 'ready' for fire season despite boycott of overtime shifts
The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) affiliated members want changes to the overtime pay structure and are, since yesterday, only working from 8am to 4-30pm.
Nigerians in SA are stereotyped as criminals, says NPO
Recent friction between locals and foreign nationals left 12 people dead, including 10 South Africans.
Nigerian group in SA seeks to change narrative that they are lawbreakers
Nigerian Community Western Cape acting-president Cosmos Echie said the afrophobia was affecting the entire continent, as Nigeria and South Africa contributed nearly a third of Africa’s GDP.
Woman (61) arrested for outstanding warrants worth over R400k
At least 119 vehicles were impounded, 116 cellphones confiscated and over 43,000 fines were issued.
88 people left homeless after fire rips through Nomzamo
Seven firefighting appliances and 31 staff members battled over four hours to extinguish the blaze, which was contained just before 5am on Monday morning.
Police seek assistance to identify burnt body found in Lavender Hill
An autopsy will be conducted to ascertain the race and gender of the deceased.
Search continues for missing CT woman Angelique Nomdo
Angelique Nomdo, aged 19, was last seen leaving her home on 9 May.
WC Safety MEC seeks to roll out crimefighting app to other areas
Hout Bay community crime prevention members proved the efficacy of the app, Buzzer, when they apprehended suspects in connection with the murder of Ukrainian tourist Ivan Ivanov.
Court to rule on transgender woman's right to express her gender in prison
Jade September, who is currently serving a 15-year sentence for murdering one of her clients in 2013, turned to the Equality Court in November last year for the right to dress as a woman, in spite of being in a male prison.
EC police search for parents of abandoned 3-day-old baby
Officers found the infant alive when they arrived at the scene after receiving a call from a passer-by who spotted the child in a bush near Westbourne.
Suspect wounded and arrested in Nyanga shootout
One suspect has been arrested while another managed to escape when they were involved in a shootout with police.
Man accused of stuffing dead partner’s body in steel case arrested
The man was arrested after the battered body of his partner, who was last seen alive a week ago, was found in a case in his house on Friday.
CT demonstrators brave rain to march against femicide
Scores of men and women marched to Parliament, despite the pouring rain that failed to deter demonstrators who marched for the rights of women.
Anti-smoking council calls on govt to regulate e-cigarettes in SA
This follows multiple deaths linked to vaping in the United States.
CT traffic officials make several arrests, impound taxis in various operations
Officers on Tuesday arrested two suspects along Jakes Gerwel Drive, one for driving under the influence of alcohol, while another was busted for outstanding warrants.
Child killers: Juvenile not the best option for rehabilitation, says expert
This after a 14-year-old boy from Delft stood accused of stabbing to death his father; he was arrested on Wednesday.
Delft teen (14) due in court after stabbing his father to death
It’s understood the incident followed an argument on Monday evening.
CT boy (14) accused of stabbing father to death arrested
The police’s Siyabulela Malo said the boy’s mother claimed the stabbing followed a heated argument.