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SA’s water scarcity ranking disputed
SA’s water scarcity ranking disputed

South Africa does not rank among the top 30 driest countries in the world when average rainfall per year is compared, writes Gopolang Makou.

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100 homes razed in fire ‘caused by sausages’
100 homes razed in fire ‘caused by sausages’
Western Cape

A blaze which razed more than 100 homes in Philippi is believed to have started after a man left sausages frying on a paraffin ...

1 day ago
Western Cape municipality is R78m in debt
Western Cape municipality is R78m in debt
Politics

Beaufort West Municipality owes creditors a whopping R78 million in debt, as it battles with cash-flow problems and a totally new leadership.

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Green Point Common gets heritage support
Green Point Common gets heritage support
Western Cape

Heritage Western Cape has given its in-principle support to a nomination the Green Point Common be recognised as a provincial heritage site.

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Friends’ fun beach outing turns to tragedy
Friends’ fun beach outing turns to tragedy
Western Cape

A Cape Town man saw his friends being dragged to death at Mnandi Beach by a vicious rip current that rose “out of nowhere”.

2 days ago
SA needs more black bone marrow donors
SA needs more black bone marrow donors
Western Cape

As somebody who is of mixed race descent, there is a 1 in 200 000 chance of Reza Prince finding a good bone marrow match.

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The unwavering legacy of Imam Abdullah Haron
The unwavering legacy of Imam Abdullah Haron

Education, youth, selfless giving are just a few aspects of the remarkable life of Imam Abdullah Haron who died in detention ...

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Murray Williams: Raise SA flag as a public promise
Murray Williams: Raise SA flag as a public promise

Imagine if the South African flag was raised everywhere, every morning - especially at our schools and universities, says Murray Williams.

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Don't pay window washers, residents plead
Don't pay window washers, residents plead
Crime & Courts

Yet another group of frustrated Joburg residents have taken to the streets to protest against window washers, this time in Greenstone.