- Protesters torched the Desmond Tutu Community Hall and a new facility for Covid-19 patients in Makhaza, Khayelitsha, on Saturday.
- The new facility opened a week ago and damage is estimated to be close to R1 million.
- The exact reason for
The Shosholoza passenger train between Johannesburg to Cape Town derailed early Wednesday morning outside Kimberley, injuring more than 100 people.
The incident happened just after midnight at Modderrivier, a small town next to the N12 highway about 32 kilometres from … Read the rest
Motorists using the R300 near Cape Town have been cautioned to drive on a full tank and not stop for any reason – the latest warning about a stretch of road that authorities regard as a vehicle-stoning hot spot.
The … Read the rest
Delia Adonis, a coloured woman, has spent the weekend in tears after charges against three men, who she claimed had assaulted her during a racist attack, were withdrawn on Thursday.
It’s a bitter end to a trial almost a year … Read the rest
They work in the dark, stripping wheels from parked cars and fleeing into the night.
It’s part of a new wave of crime that is gripping the streets of Table View where owners have woken up to find their car’s … Read the rest
The “old South Africa” is still alive and well on the Cape Flats.
The country’s old “oranje, blanje, blou” flag was spotted fluttering over a Coloured [mixed race] residence in Fifth Road, Heathfield.
But neighbours say the flag is an … Read the rest
The morning school run erupted into chaos in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town on Monday when a parent was shot dead outside a high school and, in an unrelated shooting, a taxi driver was killed near a primary school a few … Read the rest
Support is pouring in for the University of Witwatersrand’s expelled SRC president.
Mcebo Dlamini’s Facebook post that mentioned Hitler has sparked outrage from the South African Union of Jewish Students.
Students from the Rhodes Must Fall campaign and activist group, … Read the rest
State security services stopped a second Cape Town teenager from absconding to join the Islamic State group, South African State Security Minister David Mahlobo confirmed on Tuesday.
“Yes, we know about that one,” Mahlobo told ANA when asked about the … Read the rest
A black man who ate his murdered victim’s heart has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the Western Cape High Court.
Thirty-five-year old Andrew Chimboza pleaded guilty to killing 62-year-old Mbuyiselo Manona, in Gugulethu in 2014. He denied … Read the rest
Following news that a 15-year-old girl was taken off a British Airways flight in Cape Town after a failed attempt to join ISIS, nagging questions remain about how a minor managed to book an international flight alone.
The suspicious circumstances … Read the rest
Chumani Maxwele threw human faeces at the statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the University of Cape Town on Monday in order to eradicate the white liberal scourge he says.
“It is not about me; it is about change. We … Read the rest
Five days after she went missing, 5-year-old Anovuyo Ndamase’s mutilated body was found wrapped in a plastic bag a stone’s throw from her Khayelitsha house.
Missing Children SA spokeswoman Nicky Rheeder confirmed that black children go unattended most of the … Read the rest
Firefighters are continuing to battle a fire on the mountains and hills above several residential areas in the South Peninsula in Cape Town.
Cape Town Disaster Risk Management said on Tuesday that firefighters were battling three areas, on the Hout … Read the rest