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City Warns of ‘Shack Farming’ in Housing Backlog

The City of Cape Town has warned residents seeking affordable housing of scammers and "shack farming" syndicates orchestrating unlawful land occupations in Cape Town. In...

We Need to Break the Stigma of Rap

English/Kaaps In all my years of living, I have always been 'protected' from dywels musiek. People always find it weird when they notice I don't sing...

Kinnear Murder Trial Moved Amid Safety Concerns

Charl Kinnear murder accused Zane Kilian's trial has been transferred to another court due to safety concerns. Kilian appeared at the Bishop Lavis Magistrates' Court...

Fraud Charge Against Oudtshoorn Teacher For Self-Identifying As African Dropped

The fraud charge against an Oudtshoorn teacher who was set to attend a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday for self-identifying as African has been withdrawn. The...

Rocklands Community Hall Declared National Heritage Site for its Socio-Political Significance

Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport MEC, Anroux Marais, has announced that the Rocklands Community Hall in Mitchell's Plain has been declared a National...

Hospital Under Investigation for Neglecting to Inform Teenager’s Family of Her Death

According to reports, an Eldorado Park family are seeking answers after it emerged that the Helen Joseph Hospital only informed them of their 15-year-old...

Oudtshoorn Teacher To Face Disciplinary Hearing After Self-Identifying As African

A teacher at a primary school in Oudtshoorn, Glen Snyman, has reportedly been summoned to a disciplinary hearing by the Western Cape Education Department...

Investigation Launched Into Death of 3-Year-Old Boy in Wellington

On Tuesday the body of a three-year-old boy, Diego Booysen, was found in a car parked in the yard of a house located not...

Over 60 Positive Covid-19 Cases Among High School Students Following Club Event

According to reports, more than 60 positive Covid-19 cases emerged among high school students in the southern suburbs of Cape Town after a social...

FFC Chairperson and Development Activist Prof Dan Plaatjies Has Passed Away

Chairperson of the Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC), Professor Daniel (Dan) Plaatjies, aged 57, passed away on Saturday, according to a statement by his...

GLOBAL NEWS

World Health Organization to Host Event for World Mental Health Day

This Saturday on World Mental Health Day, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will - for the first time ever - host a global online...

#WorldRhinoDay: DEFF Announces More Wildlife Protection Zones

In a statement, the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, announced that seven Integrated Wildlife Zones are being introduced in order to...

“Forced Labour” Claims Bring H&M’s Relationship With Chinese Supplier to an End

Although Xijiang is China’s biggest cotton-growing area, H&M has decided to no longer make use of a Chinese yarn producer there...

Two Crew Members From Japanese Oil Ship Arrested By Mauritian Police

On Wednesday Nagashiki Shipping, owners of the Japanese ship that spilt 1 000 tonnes of oil after hitting a coral reef in Mauritius, announced...

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