Cape Town

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.

Attacks on mosques an attack on democracy - FW de Klerk Foundation

2017-01-11 18:14

The desecration of two Cape Town mosques is an assault on the country’s democracy, the FW de Klerk Foundation says.

Thami Tsolekile to make representations over assault claim

2016-10-24 16:12

Former Highveld Lions cricket captain Thami Tsolekile intends submitting representations to the director of public prosecutions on why the assault case against him should not continue.

Western Cape dam levels 30% lower than in 2015

2016-09-29 16:37

Dam levels in the Western Cape have declined by 30% in comparison to the same period last year, local government MEC Anton Bredell said on Thursday.

Protesting Stellies medical students demand counselling after they were 'manhandled'

2016-09-20 18:28

University of Stellenbosch medical and health sciences students have made a claim that they were manhandled during a protest that has led to the closure of the Tygerberg campus.

Passengers escape with only slight injuries after bus crashes into traffic light

2016-07-18 11:12

Eight people escaped with only slight injuries after a bus crashed into a traffic light in Athlone Industria on Monday morning.

Suspected hitman arrested for reckless driving to face murder charges

2016-07-02 22:22

A reckless driver arrested with a loaded handgun is believed to be behind a spate of gang-related murders in Ravensmead, Western Cape police say.


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.

Long-awaited Sea Point affordable housing study to be released

2016-11-17 19:02

The Western Cape department of public works and transport has announced that it will publish its affordable housing feasibility study on the Tafelberg property in Sea Point on Friday.

Man to apply for bail in Cape Town metro cop murder case

2016-10-19 23:00

A man accused of killing a Cape Town metro policeman is expected to apply for bail in the Blue Downs Magistrate’s Court.

Wrongful arrests cost SAPS

2016-09-23 19:41

Police have forked out almost R1bn for wrongful arrests and detention since 2009, the police ministry said in a written reply to Parliament.

Dobson describes horrific Ntubeni injury

2016-09-06 07:22

Western Province coach John Dobson has described hooker Scarra Ntubeni's Achilles injury as one of the worst he has ever seen.

ANC Western Cape ready for August 3 - party

2016-07-11 19:07

The ANC's election machinery is ready for the polls, regardless of the challenges faced by the party, says provincial head of elections Lulama Mvimbi.

Baby Jordan’s family to continue opposing parole for killers

2016-06-29 21:52

The family of murdered Jordan Leigh Norton say they will continue to object to the release on parole of any of the six-month-old baby's killers.

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