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14 days ago
Parliamentary precinct on lockdown as SA preps for SONA
Parliamentary precinct on lockdown as SA preps for SONA
SONA

Parliament is a hive of activity this week as preparations are made for President Jacob Zuma’s eighth State of the Nation Address.

14 days ago
Heated debate over two-year training course for medics
Heated debate over two-year training course for medics
Western Cape

Prospective paramedics now have to complete a two-year course, with those wanting to become advanced life-support medics needing a four-year degree.

14 days ago
Wellington fire poses a 'serious risk'
Wellington fire poses a 'serious risk'
Western Cape

Another blaze has broken out in the Western Cape, this time devastating a large area near Wellington.

14 days ago
67% of domestic abuse cases in Cape linked to alcohol
67% of domestic abuse cases in Cape linked to alcohol
Crime & Courts

The Western Cape Community Safety Department has revealed that 67% of all domestic abuse cases in the province are linked to alcohol abuse.

15 days ago
Somali robberies, killings ‘not xenophobia’
Somali robberies, killings ‘not xenophobia’
Crime & Courts

Robberies targeted at Somali-owned businesses are not xenophobic attacks but should be seen as criminal acts, says the Khayelitsha Development Forum.

15 days ago
Identity fraud: can you protect yourself?
Identity fraud: can you protect yourself?
South Africa

If you’ve given away too much personal information to a fraudster, you’re not alone. But you need to mitigate the fallout, writes Georgina Crouth.

15 days ago
ANC members urged to support Zuma's People's Assembly
ANC members urged to support Zuma's People's Assembly
Zuma

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his Sona on Thursday before proceeding to the Grand Parade to greet thousands of ANC supporters.

17 days ago
MEC comes out guns blazing over shooting
MEC comes out guns blazing over shooting
Crime & Courts

Community Safety MEC Dan Plato strongly condemns killing in the Western Cape and calls on communities to speak up against issues of gangs and drugs.

17 days ago
Extremism needs to be fought - Rasool
Extremism needs to be fought - Rasool
Politics

Prejudice and why interfaith harmony matters were amongst the topics discussed when World Interfaith Harmony Week was celebrated.

18 days ago
Mbete orders committee to appoint SABC board
Mbete orders committee to appoint SABC board
Politics

Speaker Baleka Mbete ordered the portfolio committee on communication to fasten the process of appointing an interim SABC board.

18 days ago
Police escort for medics in 'red zones'
Police escort for medics in 'red zones'
Crime & Courts

Western Cape health department ambulances will now be escorted by police when responding to emergencies in certain townships.

18 days ago
All systems go for Zuma's last Sona
All systems go for Zuma's last Sona
Zuma

It's all systems go for President Jacob Zuma's last SONA and preparations had gone well, says Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana.

18 days ago
Beggars use children to gain sympathy - and more cash
Beggars use children to gain sympathy - and more cash
Western Cape

Authorities in Cape Town have their hands full as parents use children to soften the hearts of motorists when begging on the city's streets.

18 days ago
Meet the musos behind the Cape Argus Shower Song
Meet the musos behind the Cape Argus Shower Song
Western Cape

Three talented musicians couldn’t resist joining the Cape Argus’s initiative to help save water by creating the perfect shower song.