Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
The confiscations are a result of alcohol consumption in public spaces.
Road closures are in place and a bus has been set alight as protests in Dunoon and Milnerton continue.
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.
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.
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.
South African forwards see their Australian counterparts in Super Rugby as "soft", Reds prop JP Smith has said.
The Reds have made two changes to their starting XV for their Super Rugby clash against the Melbourne Rebels in Brisbane.
The Reds have made two changes to their starting XV for their Super Rugby clash against the Crusaders in Brisbane.
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! .
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.
The DA Cape Town caucus deputy leader JP Smith dodged a motion of no confidence after it was withdrawn.
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.
The Gugulethu fire station has been temporarily closed following an attack on firefighters, the City of Cape Town says.
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.
The Reds have made three changes to their starting XV for their Super Rugby encounter against the Stormers in Brisbane.
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.
The Reds have made five changes to their starting XV for their Super Rugby showdown against the Sunwolves in Tokyo.
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.
Caught street racing illegally? Western Cape provincial traffic authorities could soon be able to impound your car.
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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