Cape Town


Cobras thump hapless Lions

2014-11-23 19:50

The Cape Cobras have edged ahead in the race for a RAM SLAM T20 home final as they thumped the Highveld Lions.

All change at wing for Boks

2014-11-23 16:06

SA lose a wealth of experience on both wings for Saturday’s tour finale against Wales, writes Rob Houwing.

Levi clubs Cobras to victory

2014-11-21 22:18

Richard Levi clubbed an aggressive half century as the Cape Cobras claimed a convincing victory over the Dolphins in Durban.

House arrest for ex-cop over vagrant assault

2014-11-21 22:18

A former police officer with 25 years' experience has been placed under house arrest for a year for his involvement in an assault on a naked Nigerian man in a street in the Cape Town CBD.

Ramaphosa misrepresented accord - Maimane

2014-11-21 18:42
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DA MPL Mmusi Maimane has accused Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of misrepresenting undertakings given at a crisis meeting to mend fences between the ANC and the opposition.

ANC Western Cape: Lili irresponsible

2014-11-21 14:10

Former Cape Town city councillor Andile Lili's claim that the ANC's Western Cape leadership was involved in his shooting is "irresponsible", the party in the province says.

Another Parow cop arrested

2014-11-21 13:13

A police officer from Parow, Cape Town, has been arrested for alleged fraud and defeating the ends of justice.

Cape Town fires claim 7 victims

2014-11-21 06:14

Seven people have died and 900 others affected in over 1 000 fires in Cape Town since the beginning of November.

Police: No record of Delft killing

2014-11-20 19:45

The victim of an alleged mob justice attack in Delft, Cape Town, did not succumb to his injuries, Western Cape police have said.

More tension in Parly ahead of EFF report

2014-11-20 18:17
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The National Assembly is in disarray for the third day running as the ANC moved to prevent a filibuster before a likely decision to suspend EFF MPs from the legislature.

No arrests yet for Cape Town Baby City blast

2014-11-20 11:41

Western Cape police say they have yet to arrest anyone for a blast at a Baby City branch in Parklands.

Final line-up for Up the Creek 2015 announced!

2014-11-20 10:15

Organisers for the Up the Creek Music Festival 2015 have announced the final line-up for this three-day party next to the Breede River.

Parliament accord in tatters over Zuma debate

2014-11-20 07:19
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A fragile truce between political parties in Parliament has fallen apart after the opposition pushed ahead with a motion accusing President Jacob Zuma of dodging questions over his Nkandla homestead.

Sisulu 'flips a Floyd' in Parly

2014-11-19 19:46
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Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli has again warned MPs to desist from making hand gestures, after Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu was caught gesturing with her middle finger.

Cape cops broke trust in community - MEC

2014-11-19 18:47

The Cape Town mob justice attack in plain sight of police officers who stood idly by has broken the trust between communities and the SAPS, Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato says.

Suspended Cape cops not part of metro squad

2014-11-19 16:29

The three Cape Town officers suspended for doing nothing while Delft residents assaulted and killed a man are not part of the metro police.

Cape Town cops suspended for alleged inaction

2014-11-19 13:16
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Three Cape Town police officers have been suspended after allegations emerged that they stood by and did nothing as a mob in Delft meted out "justice" to a man who later died.

Firefighters work through the night on Signal Hill blaze

2014-11-19 09:15

Firefighters have worked through the night to extinguish a blaze that covered much of Signal Hill in Cape Town.

Ramaphosa halts EFF suspensions in return for respect of rules

2014-11-18 14:55
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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has struck a deal with opposition parties that disciplinary proceedings against the EFF will be held in abeyance in return for assurances that they will respect parliamentary rules.

Parliamentary dignity will be restored - Ramaphosa

2014-11-18 12:33
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Leaders of political parties have agreed to work together to restore the dignity and integrity of Parliament, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says.

All eyes on Parliament as National Assembly reconvenes

2014-11-18 07:51

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to meet opposition party leaders, as they plan to put pressure on Speaker Baleka Mbete during an extended plenary session.

ANC: DA charges a publicity stunt

2014-11-17 19:51
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The DA's laying of charges against the police and Deputy Minister for Higher Education Mduduzi Manana has been dismissed as a publicity stunt by the office of the ANC.

 

White card back in Varsity Cup

2014-11-23 16:06

SARU have announced that the white card will be reintroduced in the FNB Varsity Cup for next season's tournament.

8 names submitted for IEC post

2014-11-22 08:29

The names of eight candidates for the post of IEC commissioner have been submitted to the Parliament, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says.

NPA files Dewani response

2014-11-21 22:18

The NPA have filed papers in response to British businessman Shrien Dewani's lawyers' heads of argument in an application for his discharge on charges of conspiring to kill his wife Anni Hindocha.

Your handy weekend gig guide

2014-11-21 17:00

It’s the weekend and whether you want to party like a rock star or just chill, there’s something for everyone happening this weekend.

ANC welcomes new Parly appointment

2014-11-21 13:13

The ANC has welcomed the appointment of Gengezi Mgidlana as the new secretary to Parliament.

Cape Town foodie hot spots to check out

2014-11-21 09:47

When in Cape Town, there are a number of pubs, eateries and bistros to choose from - but these favourites need to be tried.

ANC backs off on EFF report for now

2014-11-21 07:27

After five hours of tense meetings in Parliament, the ANC abandoned a debate on the suspension of 20 EFF MPs, while chief whips have agreed on talks to end the political impasse.

BCCSA cannot make order on Inge Lotz pics

2014-11-20 18:18

Complaints about the broadcast of a blurred image of murdered Stellenbosch student Inge Lotz in 2008 cannot be taken further, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has ruled.

These are the winners of our Kings of Chaos competition

2014-11-20 14:49

We recently asked our readers to send us a photo of their best air guitar move in order to win tickets to see Kings of Chaos live.

Cape Town launches public Wi-Fi

2014-11-20 11:30

The City of Cape Town and Orange announced on Thursday the launch of a Wi-Fi network that would offer limited free internet access in some of the city's poorer suburbs.

Firefighters continue battling Fish Hoek blaze

2014-11-20 08:48

A fresh team of firefighters are heading out to continue battling a blaze that started in the mountains of Glencairn, Cape Town, Table Mountain National Park says.

Ramaphosa's political deal falters

2014-11-19 22:32
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Parliament again degenerated into insults and obscene gestures as a detente between the ANC and opposition brokered by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa fell apart after a day.

Ramaphosa warns Parly on heckling

2014-11-19 18:47

Heckling and interjections has provoked Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to warn the National Assembly that the agreement struck between himself and opposition leaders was in jeopardy.

I'm not a criminal - Phiyega

2014-11-19 17:42

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega is at pains to point out to MPs that she is not involved in crime.

State wants ‘racist’ boss convicted

2014-11-19 14:36
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The State has called for the conviction of a "quick tempered" salesman on a charge of assaulting a black domestic worker.

Woman alleges cop raped her - after reporting gang-rape

2014-11-19 12:03
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The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating the alleged rape of a 20-year-old woman by a Western Cape police officer just a day after she was allegedly gang-raped.

Madiba sunglasses artist lays charge after being threatened

2014-11-19 09:02

Artist Michael Elion has filed a charge against the anonymous group who vandalised his controversial piece, Perceiving Freedom, just two weeks after its unveiling.

Cape Town 3D printing studio opens to public

2014-11-18 14:20

The world of 3D printing is set to become more accessible as a digital print company has launched a studio dedicated to consumer printing in Cape Town.

R7.8m for Duane in England?!

2014-11-18 10:17

English club Bath are reportedly setting their sights on signing Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen after next year's World Cup.

Pressure on Mbete when Parly reconvenes

2014-11-18 05:22
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Opposition parties intend to ratchet up the pressure on Speaker Baleka Mbete when the National Assembly reconvenes after riot police were called into the Chamber last week.

Western Cape govt pledges R2.37m to minstrels

2014-11-17 16:28

The Western Cape government has pledged R2.37m to help financially support the Cape Minstrels, Malay and Christmas choirs, the provincial department of cultural affairs says.

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