About 200 staff attacked across CT metro in 2020 so far - CoCT
Robberies at gunpoint, attempted hijackings, pelting of vehicles with stones and bricks and assaults from protesting crowds are some of the attacks that city staff have had to endure this year.
WC Distaster Management to beef up enforcement of COVID-19 regulations
The move to stronger enforcement comes as a result of the growing number of case and hospitalisations in the province.
WC COVID-19 hospitalisations increase by 63%, critical care up by 75%
The provincial health department is now sounding the alarm with the Garden Route and the Cape Town Metro now officially seeing a resurgence of the pandemic.
COVID-19 has seen fewer people diagnosed with HIV, UNAIDS new report states
Thirty-eight million people are living with HIV, with more than 12 million awaiting life-saving treatment.
CoCT concerned about increasing attacks on electricity teams from public
The municipality said it was alarmed at the physical attacks on staff and verbal abuse of officials while on duty.
WC lockdown? Winde to discuss options as province sees COVID-19 resurgence
The province's Health Department said that infections had been rising steadily since October and Cape Town had seen more than 2,000 infections in the last seven days.
It's official: WC dealing with COVID-19 resurgence
The provincial health department said this is when weekly new cases rise by 20% and it's what some countries may call a second wave.
Struggling Comair to operate reduced schedule with limited aircraft in December
Comair said that per the adopted business rescue plan, the aircraft would gradually return to service from mid-January, with a seven-month ramp-up period until June.
Golden Arrow calls for dedicated law enforcement to halt bus attacks
The company said that on average, more than 200 busses were attacked in some way every month and there are 6 to 8 robberies on buses on a weekly basis.
CoCT takes Public Works to task over living conditions at Bellville refugee site
The foreigners were being sheltered at two facilities after being moved there in April from the city centre.
WC Transport MEC Madikizela seeking inter-governmental response to taxi violence
Since the start of the year, there have been 92 taxi-related murders and 51 attempted murders in the Western Cape, with the latest violence on Monday, when five members of taxi association Cata were shot dead and three others were wounded in Nyanga.
A war zone? WC taxi industry records 92 murders, 52 attempted murders this year
That's been revealed by Transport MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela who's addressing the latest spate of shootings.
Golden Arrow calls for support from govt, police to combat bus attacks
The company says on average more than 200 buses are attacked in some way every month and there are six to eight robberies on busses on a weekly basis.
5 people killed, 3 wounded in Nyanga terminus shooting
The shooting occurred on Monday night.
At least 42 EC schools damaged by tornado, says govt
Government officials and organisations have been hard at work trying to restore services and are assisting residents who were affected by the tornado that ripped through about 20 villages.
WC authorities probing drownings of three children in Lutzville
According to police they went fishing in the river and decided to swim, one came into trouble and wanted to assist. However, all three had drowned.
NPA backs remaining prosecutors in Omotoso case after Advocate Mdolomba's death
Advocate Zukile Mdolomba passed away on Saturday. He was one of the three State prosecutors involved in the rape and human trafficking case against Pastor Timothy Omotoso.
Tshwane MMC visits families of 3 kids who drowned in stormwater trench
Preliminary investigations show that the children were playing in the trench after its barriers were blown open by the heavy rain.