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Second confirmed Covid-19 case in Khayelitsha

2020-04-02 15:33

Western Cape government officials have confirmed the second case of Covid-19 infection in Khayelitsha.

Dojo’s 40-year birthday plans on hold

2020-03-31 06:02

“It’s about changing the mindset of our students.”.

10 ways to care for and protect the elderly

2020-03-31 06:02

The more we learn about Covid-19, the clearer it becomes that the most vulnerable are people with chronic illnesses.

An expat’s thoughts on Covid-19

2020-03-31 06:01

Before moving to France in July 2001, Harold Karele – originally from Lansdowne – had a stellar rugby career in South Africa.

Citizens show love to elderly

2020-03-31 06:02

It was meant to be a perfectly normal day of crocheting and selling knitted caps in the heart of Cape Town’s CBD for an elderly woman known as aunty Grace.

Authorities caution against masks

2020-03-31 06:02

With supply of personal protective wear running low all over the world, health officials have urged residents not to wear or buy surgical masks, unless for specific reasons.

Abuse could increase due to lockdown

2020-03-31 06:01

With liquor sales banned during the Covid-19 lockdown, South Africans flocked to local liquor outlets ahead of the 21-day-period to stock up on booze.

Mask project makes the cut

2020-03-31 06:01

Not even the lockdown could stop Henry Ludski’s plans to manufacture one million free masks for people living in vulnerable areas – but mounting costs might.

Business as usual amid lockdown

2020-03-31 06:01

As lockdown enters its fifth day today, images and status updates about many citizens’ suspected disregard for the lockdown flooded social media.

Think twice in these testing times

2020-03-31 06:01

To get tested or not to get tested? That is the question on many South Africans’ minds as we bog down in our homes.

‘Operation Sunlight’ brings light

2020-03-27 16:00

While most other people stood in queues with the national lockdown looming, a group of people from totally different backgrounds collaborated in a heartwarming attempt to hand out soap to more than 50...

Sewing pieces together

2020-03-24 06:02

The saying goes: “No parent should have to bury a child.”

Crafts start to take route

2020-03-24 06:01

Crafters living in Grassy Park and surrounding areas are invited to join The Craft Route to get more exposure for their work.


Four arrested for dumping bodies

2020-03-31 11:00

Four men have been arrested after three bodies of adult men were found on Strandfontein Beach this morning (Tuesday 31 March).

We are doing things a bit differently

2020-03-31 06:02

In the midst of adversity and uncertainty facing our country and the entire world due to the deadly Covid-19 virus, it is imperative for all of us to revisit the way we do things.

Mayhem wreaked by Covid-19 outbreak

2020-03-31 06:02

The WCED is working with technology and cellphone companies to create education materials for learners, should schools not resume as planned as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak.

She accepted role to give a voice to all Melodys

2020-03-31 06:00

When Kim Bowers accepted the role of Melody in the new television drama series Melody, she knew Melody was not an easy person to understand.

Pedal Power supports lockdown

2020-03-31 06:00

The Pedal Power Association (PPA), South Africa’s largest cycling organisation with more than 12 000 active members, has placed its full support behind the government’s call for total lockdown.

Concern over meals as school closes

2020-03-31 06:00

Learners from Athwood Primary in Hanover Park were pleasantly surprised when AK Adams dropped off a gigantic pot of dhal at the school on Wednesday 18 March.

12 ONERUN entry fees to be refunded

2020-03-31 06:01

The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN have announced the cancellation of the event scheduled to take place in the Mother City on Sunday 17 May.

Tears kennel evacuation a ‘success’

2020-03-31 06:01

Now officially dubbed the “great escape”, Tears Animal Rescue was able to evacuate and temporarily rehome over 100 dogs before the official lockdown began.

CCID remains operational

2020-03-31 06:01

While the country in on lockdown until Thursday 16 April, it is business as usual for the Cape Town Central City Improvement District.

Computer lab at school set to become future hub of coding

2020-03-31 06:00

When Abigail Medell began as a computer teacher at Heideveld Primary School four years ago, there were only 13 computers in the computer lab. But, thanks to the Sakhikamva Foundation and the Good...

Chronic medication plans in place for vulnerable patients

2020-03-31 06:02

To limit visits to hospitals and clinics, the Western Cape Government Health has devised a plan to deliver chronic medication to patients of WCGH facilities.

Visitation at hospitals cancelled

2020-03-25 14:00

The Western Cape department of Health yesterday, 24 March, implemented measures to discourage residents from visiting hospitals and clinics.

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