'Forced to use alternative land for initiation' - Stellenbosch Initiation Forum
The Stellenbosch Initiation Forum’s chairperson said his ‘hands were forced’ into reaching an agreement with the municipality to use alternative land for initiation in Franschhoek, despite it being far from access to necessary supplies and services.
COCT warns tourism jobs may at risk if crime at tourist attractions not tackled
This follows the muggings of three trail runners during the RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town 160km race on Table Mountain over the weekend.
Cape Town Tourism worried robberies on Table Mountain will dent city's image
Over the weekend, three athletes were mugged during the RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town's 160km race. The incident follows the attack on the British trail runner, Tom Evans, who was also a favourite to win the race.
Knysna municipality refutes WC DA’s claims that it's on the brink of bankruptcy
The Western Cape DA claimed that the municipality failed to deliver services, saying it was drowning in uncollected refuse.
All systems go for Cape Town’s annual Festive Lights Switch-On, says JP Smith
Thousands of Capetonians are expected to attend Sunday night's event, which will see Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis flip the switch to a colourful collection of lights along Adderley Street and around town.
CoCT encourages motorists to take advantage of traffic fine roadshow initiative
The annual event aims to make the process of clearing outstanding traffic fines and warrants more accessible for residents, and is this year set to run from 1 to 6 December.
PRASA fires employee for role in R27m fraud
The parastatal said that during an internal audit, three questionable transactions executed by the employee were identified.
Matlosana councillor Sepale denied bail in rape case
Tebogo Sepale is facing eleven charges, including two counts of statutory rape, and three for violating the Sexual Offences Act by allegedly engaging in sexual acts with minors.
5 suspects arrested in Stellenbosch for possession of stolen property
Western Cape police have arrested five suspects between the age of 32 and 41 for the possession of stolen property in Stellenbosch.
WC police arrest 9 suspects for possession of firearms, ammunition
The Nyanga Crime Prevention Unit conducted a search operation in Sihlangu Avenue when they stopped and searched a suspicious vehicle.
COCT concerned over proposal to limit law enforcement powers of metro police
The city's safety and security MMC, JP Smith, says its law enforcement contributes immensely in the fight against crime.
Govt permits WC small-scale fishing with benefit of reducing poaching
This comes after years of delays with the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment approaching the courts to review the small scale fishing sector request.
WC e-hailing drivers' strike ends after deal with app companies
The Western Cape e-Hailing Drivers Association has confirmed that it has reached an agreement with the app companies they work for.
CoCT high school teen to appear in court over fatal stabbing of fellow pupil
A Grade 11 pupil succumbed to his injuries after being stabbed in the neck by a Grade 10 pupil at Zisukhanyo Secondary School following what is understood to have been an altercation.
Calm restored in CT after clash between Pro-Israel and Pro-Palestine groupings
A heavy police contingent was on site to manage the tensions, firing stun grenades and using water cannons in attempts to disperse the opposing crowds.
'Horrors in Middle East and Ukraine a blight on the 21st century': Hill-Lewis
Hill-Lewis addressed Capetonians as the city marked the annual Remembrance Day on Sunday, calling for peace in the world and an end to what he’s described as the senseless killings of people.
WC police say alleged CPUT stabber under police guard in hospital
The man, believed to be a student from the University of the Western Cape was arrested on Saturday over the stabbing of a CPUT female student.
Africa Unite calls for protection of foreign nationals in SA communities
The human rights advocacy group has called for the protection and proper integration of foreign nationals in South African communities. This follows the fatal shooting of two Somali nationals in Philippi earlier in the week.