Cape Town

SANParks ranger fired over social media activity, not over drowning concerns

2020-01-19 21:56

SANParks has denied that it fired an employee for alleging that mismanagement of a dam in the Table Mountain National Park was leading to drownings, saying it was actually his 'malicious' statements on social media over the matter that got him sacked.

District Six: City of Cape Town calls for participation in street renaming

2019-06-30 21:05

Streets in historic District Six could have new names in the near future - but only if people participate in the renaming process.

No imbongi for Ramaphosa, as Parliament tightens belt for SONA

2019-06-13 17:23

The first State of the Nation Address of the 6th Parliament will be a much more subdued affair with a number of cost-saving measures announced, including the fact that no imbongi (or praise singer) will usher President Cyril Ramaphosa into the chamber ahead of his address.


2018-10-09 13:05

AS THE Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama briefed Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Transport, another Metrorail station was burnt.

Stormers v Bulls: Do derbies still cut it?

2018-05-04 14:30

Saturday’s ‘south-north’ clash at Newlands should serve as another pointer to current public interest in Super Rugby derbies in SA, writes Rob Houwing.

No end in sight for dry spell

2018-02-11 06:30

It is unclear for how much longer the drought in Cape Town and surrounding areas is going to last, but history shows that dry spells in the city have persisted for as long as 15 years.

Stormers: Speeding, just pretty near ditch

2017-07-19 12:50

Rob Houwing bravely tries a comparison, in some senses, between the Stormers of incumbent coach Robbie Fleck and predecessor Allister Coetzee.

Baby killed in shack fire in Strand

2017-04-17 22:34

An infant has been killed in a fire in an informal settlement in Strand, a city fire and rescue spokesperson has said.

Pub robbers shoot man in Cape Town hijacking

2017-03-13 05:54

A motorist has been shot by fleeing robbers following a heist in Table View.

Red flares not due to emergencies waste NSRI resources

2017-01-24 19:02

Rescue teams spent four hours searching for the source of a red distress flare seen between Kommetjie and Hout Bay, the NSRI said.


Man accused of killing Michaela Williams, 12, 'lived two doors away'

2020-01-10 12:17

The man who pointed out the body of missing 12-year-old Michaela Williams lived nearby and had served time in jail for rape, according to someone involved in the search.

Truck torched during protest over evictions in Dunoon

2019-06-29 15:54

A truck was torched over evictions north of Cape Town.

Basketball coach an unsung hero in Delft

2019-02-09 08:40

Merlin Mosoko has trained dozens of children to play basketball.


2018-06-20 16:51

Idols SA season 3 winner Paxton Fellies has released her much anticipated debut album titled This is me.

BMW's i8 Roadster spotted testing in Cape Town

2018-02-28 11:07

BMW's SA-bound i8 Roadster was spotted undergoing hot weather testing in Cape Town, check out photographs of the hybrid convertible.

England squad named for Cape Town Sevens

2017-12-07 14:30

England coach Simon Amor has named his squad for the second leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series, in Cape Town on 9 and 10 December.

Pets left behind in Knysna blaze

2017-06-08 00:14

As a huge fire rages in Knysna, some pets have had to be left behind while people were evacuated.

Spacecraft Cape Town needs your cooperation

2017-03-15 10:05

Cape Town is in trouble and all of its citizens' must play their part as the risk is rising that there could be a catastrophe when we run out of water, writes Clem Sunter.

2 killed after woman crashes into group of sleeping homeless people

2017-02-11 14:24

Two homeless men died when an elderly driver lost control of her car and drove onto a traffic island they were sleeping on in Cape Town on Saturday.

Over 1000 firefighters battling Western Cape fires

2017-01-13 19:42

More than 1000 firefighters have been deployed to battle fires in the Western Cape.

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