City of Cape Town confiscates nearly 7 500 bottles of alcohol

2019-12-30 21:50

The confiscations are a result of alcohol consumption in public spaces.

Bus set alight as Dunoon protests continue

2019-09-28 11:50

Road closures are in place and a bus has been set alight as protests in Dunoon and Milnerton continue.

Cape authorities mull cellphone jamming in prisons to curb gang violence

2019-06-27 14:17

The Western Cape government is considering steps as drastic as blocking cellphone reception in prisons to curb gang violence - which accounts for a large percentage of the 1 600 murders committed from January to June this year.

Three street racers nabbed in Cape Town

2019-05-20 19:05

The Ghost Squad has arrested seven drivers for reckless and negligent driving and three for driving under the influence of alcohol during an operation in the Athlone and Mitchells Plain area.

Working under fire: Seasonal firefighters thanked after gruelling Cape fire season

2019-04-24 05:18

The first time pint-sized teenager Amiena Pillay drove in a firetruck, she knew she would one day fulfil her dream of battling infernos in the coveted uniform.

SA forwards think Aussies are soft - JP Smith

2019-04-02 19:35

South African forwards see their Australian counterparts in Super Rugby as "soft", Reds prop JP Smith has said.

SA-born twins start in Reds front row

2019-03-28 11:05

The Reds have made two changes to their starting XV for their Super Rugby clash against the Melbourne Rebels in Brisbane.

SA-born JP Smith back for Reds

2019-02-28 09:42

The Reds have made two changes to their starting XV for their Super Rugby clash against the Crusaders in Brisbane.

WATCH: Drag racing with JP Smith - 'We must provide street racers with a space where they can legally race'

2019-01-31 11:39

City of Cape Town's JP Smith recently met with Killarney commentator and driver Ernest Page to address illegal drag racing. Watch as Smith answers important while being taken for a spin! .

Security company stops beach patrols, as #ReclaimClifton protest planned

2018-12-27 14:29

The private security company at the centre of the Cape Town's Clifton Fourth Beach "lock down" controversy has decided it will no longer patrol there, as a group of Cape Town residents gear up for a #ReclaimClifton protest.


DA Cape Town motion of no confidence against JP Smith suspended

2019-10-14 17:52

The DA Cape Town caucus deputy leader JP Smith dodged a motion of no confidence after it was withdrawn.

Over 12 000 applicants vying for Cape Town Metro and Traffic police posts amid national jobs crunch

2019-07-31 18:29

Over 12 000 applicants for metro police posts in Cape Town are being put through their paces in fitness tests in the hopes of getting one of the coveted paid training positions available.

Gugulethu fire station temporarily closed after attack on firefighters

2019-06-14 19:20

The Gugulethu fire station has been temporarily closed following an attack on firefighters, the City of Cape Town says.

Housing protest in Cape Town leaves safety and security MEC 'irritated'

2019-05-02 07:27

Following their Human Rights Day protest at the Rondebosch Golf Course, activist group Reclaim the City took to the Green Point Bowling Green, protesting for affordable housing to be built while at the same time digging foundations and laying bricks.

SA-born twin props start for Reds against Stormers

2019-04-03 06:52

The Reds have made three changes to their starting XV for their Super Rugby encounter against the Stormers in Brisbane.

JP Smith slams Cape Town police, says suspects were released without appearing in court

2019-03-29 17:26

The City of Cape Town's mayoral committee member for safety and security, JP Smith, has slammed police for their handling of two cases in which suspects were allegedly released without appearing in court.

SA-born twins pack down in Reds front row

2019-03-14 10:19

The Reds have made five changes to their starting XV for their Super Rugby showdown against the Sunwolves in Tokyo.

City of Cape Town pumps R165m into safety and security

2019-01-31 12:16

The City of Cape Town's safety and security directorate will receive a cash injection of R165m towards its budget, Mayor Dan Plato has announced.

Illegal street racers may soon be without wheels if JP Smith gets his way

2019-01-27 06:40

Caught street racing illegally? Western Cape provincial traffic authorities could soon be able to impound your car.

Cape Town grapples with rising homelessness as economy flags

2018-11-18 21:45

The Safe Space is a pilot facility that provides a secure place for a growing army of destitute in a city that attracts millions of tourists to its beaches, views and Table Mountain.

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