Former Stormers prop named in Reds squad

2017-11-29 10:00

Former Stormers prop JP Smith has been included in the Reds’ squad for the 2018 Super Rugby season.

Yet another Cape Town fire keeps firefighters busy

2017-10-13 16:18

A second fire has flared up in Cape Town - this time a vegetation fire on Signal Hill, close to the CBD - as firefighters continue struggling to bring the Camps Bay blaze under control.

Bonginkosi Madikizela is the new Western Cape DA leader

2017-10-07 16:33

Bonginkosi Madikizela has scooped the DA's top job in the Western Cape.

We need to heal - Madikizela on DA metro battles

2017-10-06 18:16

Acting DA Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela says the row between Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and mayoral committee member JP Smith needs to be resolved for the sake of party unity.

Witch hunt or law breakers? Unpacking the City of Cape Town’s anti-crime unit saga

2017-10-05 14:24

A formal criminal complaint should be lodged against metro police officers, or special investigators, from the City of Cape Town, if they overstepped the line and did investigative work outside of their mandate, according to Police Minister Fikile Mbalula’s spokesperson Vuyo Mhaga.

#News24 ICYMI: Inside the Cape Town DA meltdown; Mbalula promises action against ‘DStv cop’ and Nude picture requests

2017-10-04 18:27

President Jacob Zuma recalls an apartheid police arrest, find out how Cape Town plans to tackle the water disaster, an egg shortage looms over avian flu and a video reveals how a cop was too busy with DStv accounts to help the public.

No leadership in City of Cape Town - ANC CT

2017-10-03 17:25

The spat between Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and mayoral committee member for safety, security and social services, JP Smith, is a sign of factionalism and infighting in the DA, the ANC in the Cape metropole says.

Mistrust, backstabbing in DA meltdown as De Lille takes on Smith

2017-10-02 22:28

The gloves have come off between Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and mayoral committee member JP Smith, who believes she went behind his back in shutting down an anti-crime unit.

Nothing irregular about work at De Lille's home - City of Cape Town

2017-10-01 14:47

The City of Cape Town says security equipment installations at Mayor Patricia de Lille’s home were above board, after claims about construction work at the city’s expense.

Teens added 'substances' to fatal vetkoek

2017-08-31 16:01

Three teenagers who died after eating vetkoek added 'substances' to their meal, a Cape Town city official has said.


Guy Fawkes pandemonium leaves 18 children, 3 adults injured

2017-11-06 19:13

The City of Cape Town looks into the option of a by-law to tackle Guy Fawkes celebrations, after 22 people were injured in the city.

Madikizela not eyeing premier post, will strive to unite Western Cape

2017-10-07 18:11

Despite a scandal surrounding his birthday party, Bonginkosi Madikizela trounced Lennit Max for the top spot in the DA in the Western Cape in what is believed to have been a close race.

DA to elect new Western Cape leaders amid party tensions

2017-10-07 07:28

Two candidates will go into the Democratic Alliance's Western Cape congress looking to convince party delegates that they can quell the brewing storm of internal battles in the party.

JP Smith still in the running for DA Western Cape post

2017-10-06 17:27

Cape Town mayoral committee member JP Smith is still able to run for one of three Western Cape deputy chairperson posts at the party's provincial congress this weekend.

In defence of Patricia de Lille

2017-10-05 13:12

The DA wolves continue to circle, waiting to deliver the fatal blow to Patricia de Lille, whose face they once happily plastered on glossy posters as evidence of diversity, writes Simon Grindrod.

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the City of Cape Town's DA meltdown: Demands, emails and mounting pressure

2017-10-04 09:46

A flurry of emails pushing for the City of Cape Town’s now-controversial special investigations unit to be shut down have marked the run up to Mayor Patricia de Lille and MMC for safety, security and social services JP Smith being placed on special leave from the DA.

BREAKING: De Lille and Smith placed on special leave over spat - DA

2017-10-03 11:31

The DA has placed Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille and mayoral committee member for safety, security and social services, JP Smith, on special leave from party activities in the Cape metropole.

De Lille hits out at JP Smith over 'malicious, defamatory remarks'

2017-10-02 17:33

City of Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has hit out at mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith, accusing him of spreading "malicious and defamatory remarks" relating to upgrades at her home.

EXCLUSIVE: Murder, irregularity claims surface after De Lille 'shuts down' City of Cape Town investigative unit

2017-09-29 09:03

Mayor Patricia de Lille has clipped the wings of the City of Cape Town’s special investigations unit, a move which has unearthed shocking claims that some councillors may have been involved in a murder.

Private buildings can be blurred from CCTV surveillance - City of Cape Town

2017-06-21 22:31

While the City of Cape Town plans to expand its CCTV camera footprint to 600 cameras by the end of the year, it has emphasised that it respects the privacy of residents.

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