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50 days ago
Drunk neighbour blamed for three shack fires
Drunk neighbour blamed for three shack fires
Crime & Courts

The drunken antics of a woman have caused three fires in three years, according to residents from the Kosovo informal settlement.

50 days ago
Prasa's tale of woe and graft
Prasa's tale of woe and graft
Politics

Prasa has admitted to Scopa that the company was limping from one crisis to the next with billions being investigated in several cases of corruption.

50 days ago
Time to talk about who will replace Helen Zille
Time to talk about who will replace Helen Zille

Barring any surprise moves, Helen Zille's term as premier will end in 2019 and it is time to think about who will replace her, writes Mike Wills.

50 days ago
NGO petitions Zuma to help legalise sex work
NGO petitions Zuma to help legalise sex work
Crime & Courts

NGO Embrace Dignity has launched a petition asking President Jacob Zuma to enact the Equality Model Law in a bid to end prostitution.

50 days ago
Misconception over Sea Point land, says DTPW
Misconception over Sea Point land, says DTPW
Politics

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works says the Tafelberg financial modelling is not a proposal for housing.

50 days ago
Struggle veterans pay tribute to Fidel Castro
Struggle veterans pay tribute to Fidel Castro
Politics

In a moving memorial service at St George's Cathedral, Struggle stalwarts paid their respects to revolutionary Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

50 days ago
'See the homeless from the other side'
'See the homeless from the other side'
Politics

Venetia Orgill, known for feeding people in the CBD, has reached out to the DA councillor who made controversial utterances ...

51 days ago
Maties announce 2017 fees
Maties announce 2017 fees

The Stellenbosch University Council has approved the institution's budget for 2017, which makes provision for an 8 percent ...

51 days ago
Don’t Look Away: I was locked up and forced to have sex
Don’t Look Away: I was locked up and forced to have sex
Crime & Courts

Don't Look Away is Independent Media's official 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign. This is Gloria's story.

51 days ago
Cape police to be overhauled after ‘mass killing’
Cape police to be overhauled after ‘mass killing’
Crime & Courts

"Criminals know what to do and that is to kill us in numbers... we need to embark on operations immediately," a top cop says.

51 days ago
Murdered cop’s widow fears for her safety
Murdered cop’s widow fears for her safety
Crime & Courts

The wife of slain Athlone police officer Constable Thanduxolo Ndiki fears for her life after their home was broken into.

51 days ago
Masiphumelele fire leaves 22 homeless
Masiphumelele fire leaves 22 homeless

Twenty-two people have been left homeless after a fire ripped through eight homes in Masiphumelele.

51 days ago
Maternity wards in danger of shutdown
Maternity wards in danger of shutdown
Crime & Courts

Escalating insurance costs are putting more pressure on obstetricians and gynaecologists and may lead to many large hospital ...

52 days ago
‘Metrorail has lost the battle with vandals’
‘Metrorail has lost the battle with vandals’

Metrorail has lost the battle to run an efficient service as vandals gain the upper hand, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

52 days ago
Zuma clings to power as the ANC fractures
Zuma clings to power as the ANC fractures
Politics

President Zuma survived a motion for his recall during which it became clear that around two thirds of his cabinet wants him out.