Cape Town

Study highlights SA’s ‘fractured’ child protection system

2016-06-02 16:41

South Africa’s first nationally representative study on child maltreatment has put the spotlight on the current system aimed at protecting children.

Hawks probe Mitchells Plain mall heist

2016-05-02 12:15

The Hawks are investigating an armed robbery in which a gang hit the Liberty Promenade shopping centre in Mitchells Plain, the unit confirmed on Monday

Bail application for Zarah-Jane Hector murder suspects continues

2016-04-21 05:46

The formal bail application of two men accused of murdering Kuils River mother, Zarah-Jane Hector, who was found dead nine days after being reported missing last month, will continue.

Tokai four back in court

2016-03-18 06:00

The four men accused of killing Franziska Blöchliger are expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court.

Video shows shop, car looting amid housing unrest in CT

Footage has emerged showing a crowd looting a spaza shop, and then a nearby vehicle, allegedly during the recent unrest in Parkwood, Cape Town. The situation in the area has been volatile this week after shacks were torn down by City officials. Watch.

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10-year-old killed, dad wounded in Cape Town shooting

2016-01-27 13:00

A 10-year-old boy has been killed and his father wounded in a shooting in a Parkwood house, Western Cape police say.

Two die, 16 hurt as bakkies, truck crash

2015-12-08 10:18

Two men have been killed and 16 others injured in a collision on the R44 near Wellington.

Conflicting reports on 'kidnap' of Islamic scholar's grandson

2015-11-03 11:55

Conflicting reports on the alleged kidnapping of the grandson of well-known professor and Islamic scholar Shaykh Yusuf da Costa, who was believed to have been kidnapped on Monday, have surfaced following his return home.

Stellenbosch solar project lights up

2015-08-27 21:08

Thinking small, South Africans have developed an affordable solar power prototype that stumped Google.

No record of Sanral decision on Cape tolls - City

2015-08-11 16:09

A lawyer for the City of Cape Town says there is no evidence to show the Sanral board has made a decision to declare portions of the N1 and N2 as toll roads.


It wasn't me - man accused of killing 6-year-old girl tells mom

2016-05-05 18:30

One of the men on trial for the killing of 6-year-old Saadiqah Lippert has told her distraught mother that he is innocent, as he was led down to the holding cells of the Athlone Magistrate's Court.

Man arrested for abalone worth R2m

2016-04-29 18:20

A man has been arrested for alleged possession of abalone worth about R2m, Western Cape police say.

Protest action halts bus operations in Cape Town

2016-04-08 06:36

Protest action in Du Noon has resulted in the disruption of MyCiti buses in Cape Town.

Fleck: We can learn from 2015

2016-03-15 12:58

Robbie Fleck has identified three key areas where the Stormers will have to be strong against the Brumbies this weekend.

Ministers upbeat after Zuma’s economy SONA

2016-02-12 07:15

Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas says President Jacob Zuma delivered a “good speech” that focused on ways to grow the economy.

Mutilated body with parts missing found

2016-01-20 16:37

The mutilated body of a 40-year-old man has been found dumped in a street in Mpumalanga.

Nehawu workers play catch-up after 'successful' strike

2015-12-07 14:31

Services at Parliament are getting back to normal as workers are pitching in to get everything sorted by the time festive season holidays start on December 16.

Cape Town cop allegedly shoots girlfriend before killing himself

2015-09-14 13:31

A policeman is believed to have shot his girlfriend at a home in Strand, before turning the gun on himself. She survived the shooting and is being treated in hospital.

Sanral's Cape toll plan discriminatory, City argues

2015-08-12 13:44

Sanral failed to take into consideration that tolling sections of the highway into Cape Town would unfairly discriminate against the poor, says the City of Cape Town.

Man killed in Khayelitsha mob justice attack

2015-07-09 08:49

A man has been killed and two others seriously injured after being assaulted and burnt in an alleged mob justice attack in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

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