Cape Town


Periodical imprisonment for Maqubela – social worker

2015-03-18 20:24

The most appropriate sentence for convicted killer Thandi Maqubela would be periodical imprisonment, a social worker has told the Western Cape High Court.

WATCH: Incredible footage of the South Peninsula fire

2015-03-05 12:53

Watch footage of the fire fighters battling the fire that has roared through South Peninsula.

Vavi: Battle for soul of Cosatu

2014-12-09 15:57

Attempts to divide and split the trade union movement amounts to the crime of treason against the working class, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Vavi: Union leaders need a wake up call

2014-12-09 11:59

Union leaders need to be in touch with an increasingly desperate workforce, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Snake training for CT landfill staff

2014-11-24 10:07

Training in snake identification and first aid for snake bites has been offered to City of Cape Town staff working at landfill sites.

WP v Lions: It’s been a while

2014-10-18 23:20

A 28-year drought as finalists together will be broken when WP tackle the Lions in the Currie Cup showpiece, writes Rob Houwing .

R3bn upgrade for CT airport in pipeline

2014-09-02 12:42

The Airports Company of SA has spent R323m on runway rehabilitation by end-August and plans to spend over R3bn on a new runway at the Cape Town International Airport.

Cape farmworkers' case dismissed

2014-06-03 14:06

Eleven Western Cape farmworkers has failed in a bid to fight their dismissal in the Labour Court in Cape Town.

Greenpeace: 2 200 died due to Eskom's plants

2014-02-27 11:57

Greenpeace has issued a report estimating the health damages and economic costs around Eskom’s power plants, stating that 2 200 people per year died prematurely as a result of exposure to particulate matter.

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A Cape Town lesbian who survived a so-called corrective rape three years ago, is finally getting justice. Watch.

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On 1 March 2015, fires began to roar across the Cape Town south peninsula. Starting in Muizenberg, the fire spread rapidly to surrounding areas. Click through our timeline to explore how the fire has grown.

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2 injured after truck plummets off bridge

2015-02-26 15:12

Cape Town traffic ground to a halt on Thursday after a truck plunged off a bridge, landing on an embankment below on the N1 Koeberg Interchange in Cape Town.

Vavi: Boardroom fights don't help workers

2014-12-09 13:48

Endless boardroom fights have nothing to do with advancing workers'interests "when Rome is burning", says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Vavi: Cosatu no political conveyor belt

2014-12-09 10:59

It would be over his dead body that Cosatu would become a political conveyor belt, says Zwelinzima Vavi, embattled general secretary of Cosatu.

New witness expected in Dewani trial

2014-11-11 07:50

A new witness is expected to be called as the trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani continues in the Western Cape High Court.

R2K marches against mobile rates, media

2014-10-18 14:37

Around 250 people have marched in Cape Town to demand lower mobile call rates and media transformation.

Insect farms: A new industry in SA

2014-07-03 11:00

Work on the world's largest fly farm has begun in Cape Town after the European firm behind the project won funding from investors, propelling the use of insects as livestock feed.

Power and money in spotlight at UWC

2014-03-09 09:02

The wage and welfare gap is proving a potent political weapon, and it was wielded with considerable effect at a UWC mass meeting.

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A man is teetering on the edge of jumping of the Civic Centre building in Cape Town. See pictures.

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Scores of people have been displaced and numerous roads remain closed due to severe weather in the Western Cape. See 15 of the best photos from the flooding here.

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