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
The South African Sunday Times has done a “snap survey” and found that “a quarter of a century after beach apartheid was scrapped, South Africa’s bathing spots are still mainly segregated”. The newspaper says that “most lovers still flock to … Read the rest
Four gun-toting black children held up 17 Swedish tourists in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
The robbery occurred on Monday when the tourists were visiting the Iliso Care Society, which runs programmes including a project to address unemployment, a day-care centre and … Read the rest
Despite a personal apology from the manager and an invitation to return to one of South Africa’s leading luxury hotels, Tumi Mpofu isn’t interested in a free meal.
Mpofu and her family claim staff at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and … Read the rest
The white man who allegedly attacked a gardener with a sjambok in Claremont may be a local dentist, according to threats he levelled at his victim early on Sunday.
Gardener Muhammed Makungwa claims to have been late for work in … Read the rest
Cable theft at Cape Town station left countless commuters stranded on Friday morning after trains coming into the city were delayed for hours as the damage was repaired.
Frustrated passengers, stuck on stalled trains just outside the terminal, resorted to … Read the rest