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3 shot dead in Western Cape

2014-07-27 15:41

Three men have been shot and killed in the Western Cape, police say.

Lwandle public hearings to resume

2014-07-25 18:33

An inquiry into the removal of people from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town will resume its public hearings next week, spokesperson Vusi Tshose says.

Hawks members' corruption trial to resume

2014-07-25 07:03

The trial of two former Hawks members accused of corruption is expected to resume in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town.

We were sick of poor sanitation - SJC

2014-07-25 05:00

Social Justice Coalition members refused to leave the Cape Town civic centre last year because they wanted to make a statement about poor sanitation, the city's magistrate's court has heard.

Lawyer: Activists should be discharged

2014-07-24 19:16

Eleven of those who attended a peaceful gathering over sanitation last year should be discharged, their lawyer has told the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Govt wants everyone tested for HIV

2014-07-24 05:00

The government plans to extend HIV/Aids tests to the entire population and speed up antiretroviral treatment of those who test positive for the virus.

Cape Town gathering was peaceful - cop

2014-07-23 21:04

A gathering of people chained to the stairs of the Cape Town civic centre entrance last year was peaceful, a policeman has told the city's magistrate's court.

EFF will rule SA - Malema

2014-07-23 20:15

The Economic Freedom Fighters will rule the country, the party's leader Julius Malema has told MPs in the National Assembly.

Lead or step down, Maimane challenges Zuma

2014-07-23 17:01

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has challenged President Jacob Zuma to provide stronger leadership or step down.

ANC welcomes special envoy to Israel, Palestine

2014-07-23 15:48

The ANC has welcomed President Jacob Zuma's announcement that South Africa would send a special envoy to Israel and Palestine.

Bongi has fight on his hands

2014-07-23 14:53

Bulls hooker Bongi Mbonambi's move to the Stormers will boost depth in the No 2 jersey for the Cape side.

Bulls hooker to join Stormers

2014-07-23 12:58

Highly-rated former SA Schools and SA Under-20 hooker Bongi Mbonambi will join Western Province Rugby at the start of the 2015 season.

ANC warns against Parly anarchy

2014-07-23 05:00

Parliamentary rules will be used to punish MPs making themselves guilty of offensive behaviour, ANC Deputy Chief Whip Doris Dlakude has warned.

Nkandla probe ongoing - presidency

2014-07-22 21:22

The investigation by the SIU into upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's private home in Nkandla is still ongoing.

Sanral reprimanded for Lwandle removals

2014-07-22 20:13

An inquiry investigating the removal of people and structures from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town has reprimanded the company for throwing people out onto the street.

SA urged to help broker Gaza ceasefire

2014-07-22 15:21

MPs have called on government to play a more active role in trying to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.

Table Mountain cableway closes for annual maintenance

2014-07-22 13:47

Table Mountain Cableway has announced it will be closed from Monday 28 July to Sunday 10 August for scheduled annual maintenance.

Body found floating in Cape Town canal

2014-07-22 12:36

A man's body has been found floating in a storm water canal in Cape Town, Western Cape police say.

Fans pick all-time Stormers XV

2014-07-22 07:56

With their team out of Super Rugby, Stormers fans have kept themselves busy by voting for their favourite XV of all time.

Selebi costs yet to be determined - Phiyega

2014-07-21 22:30

The process to determine how much fraud-convicted former police chief Jackie Selebi owed the taxpayer in legal bills is at an "advanced" stage, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Ex-Cope treasurer in court for money laundering

2014-07-21 21:14

An ex-Cope member has appeared in a Cape Town court on charges of fraud, theft and money laundering.

Nearly 12 million pupils attend public schools

2014-07-21 18:02

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says more than 11.9 million pupils attend public schools across the country.


Maqubela too broke for lawyers - report

2014-07-27 12:55

Convicted killer Thandi Maqubela will be representing herself legally as she is broke and can no longer afford lawyers, a report says.

Ajax reveal their new jersey

2014-07-25 08:55

Ajax Cape Town have revealed their new home and away jersey for the upcoming 2014/15 PSL season.

Bookkeeper R6.8m fraud sentencing resumes

2014-07-25 06:06

Pre-sentencing proceedings of a bookkeeper convicted on 402 counts of fraud are expected to resume in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town.

Help The Labia go digital!

2014-07-25 01:00

South Africa’s oldest cinema, The Labia, turns 65 this year but it is facing a challenge to go digital or go dark.

American Horror Story star arrives in South Africa to shoot new film

2014-07-24 13:28

Gabourey Sidibe, who has starred in numerous Hollywood hits, is in the rainbow nation to film a new movie and we’ve got all the details.

New airport runway may be a headache for residents

2014-07-24 10:46

Acsa is calling for public comment on the realignment changes to Cape Town International Airport's runaway.

EFF sees red over Hitler

2014-07-23 22:28

Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela had drawn an apparent comparison between former German dictator Adolf Hitler and Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema.

21 appear for Cape Town protest

2014-07-23 20:16

Twenty-one members of the Social Justice Coalition have pleaded not guilty to contravening the Regulations of Gatherings Act outside the Cape Town civic centre last year.

MPs wear chequered scarves for Palestine

2014-07-23 18:41

President Jacob Zuma has repeated the call for a ceasefire in Gaza, as Cabinet members wore chequered scarves in apparent solidarity with the people of Palestine.

Govt rethinks foreign land ownership

2014-07-23 16:41

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says the government will introduce legislation to stop foreigners buying land .

SANDF discipline problem growing - minister

2014-07-23 14:55

Indiscipline in the SA National Defence Force continues to grow, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says.

Sixty days until CT Marathon

2014-07-23 14:35

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon has achieved significant planning targets in the build-up to its 60-day countdown.

Urgent action needed to save SANDF - minister

2014-07-23 12:29

Urgent action is needed to reverse the decline in the SA National Defence Force, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has told MPs.

World's first commercial fly farm in Cape Town

2014-07-23 07:47

By copying nature, an entrepreneurial team has put the humble fly to work to help resolve a global food problem.

Sanral did apply for interdict

2014-07-22 22:04

Sanral applied for an urgent interdict to keep people off its land in Lwandle, Cape Town, after it became clear that a "large-scale" invasion was taking place.

Sheriff apologises for Lwandle removals

2014-07-22 18:54

A Sheriff of the High Court who executed the removal of illegal shack dwellers from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town, says he is sorry for the impact it had on residents.

Interdict, not eviction order, used at Lwandle - sheriff

2014-07-22 15:17

The Sheriff of the High Court for the Cape Town region says an interdict, and not an eviction order, was used to remove people from Sanral-owned land in Lwandle.

Zuma must halt fracking in Karoo - TKAG, AfriForum

2014-07-22 12:49

President Jacob Zuma has been given 30 days to halt the issuing of exploration licences for fracking in the Karoo, the Treasure Karoo Action Group and AfriForum say.

Lwandle eviction hearings to continue

2014-07-22 08:36

Public hearings into the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town, are expected to continue.

Ses'Khona: Not cashing in on Lwandle

2014-07-22 07:06

The Ses'Khona People's Rights Movement is not cashing in on the Lwandle land matter in Cape Town in any way they say.

Spy testifies over operation to trap crooked cop

2014-07-21 21:14

A secret agent has testified in a Cape Town court about an under-cover operation to trap an alleged corrupt police captain.

NGO recalls Lwandle's brutal, violent eviction

2014-07-21 19:14

A young man committed suicide and a woman miscarried following the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town, a non-governmental organisation says.

We will raise your questions in Parliament - EFF

2014-07-21 17:59

The EFF has called on citizens who want to ask questions of Parliament to submit these to the party.

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