Arts and Culture Dept to continue working with MAT to resuscitate sector
Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has received an update report from the team on interventions made to deal with the plight faced by creatives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
WC to ramp up vaccine programme after receiving large batch of Pfizer jabs
Next week Thursday, the provincial Health Department will receive about 140,000 doses.
WC hospitals filling up: Third wave of infections
The Western Cape health department's Dr Saadiq Kariem said over the past four weeks, there have been over 9400 trauma cases at 17 of the province's emergency centres.
Mfuleni teen caught hiding gun in a teddy bear
Patrolling officers responded to a tip-off and arrested the teenager in Mfuleni on Monday night.
CoCT considering challenging implementation of Aarto Act
The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act will bring changes to driving laws, including a new demerit system and is due to come into effect on 1 July.
'Language doesn't belong to an institution' - FFP on Afrikaans claims at SU
The South African Human Rights Commission is looking into complaints received that students were being prohibited from speaking Afrikaans in private spaces such as residences, on digital platforms such as WhatsApp and even on park benches in front of student residences.
SAMRC concerned about impact of alcohol use on COVID cases in Gauteng
The province has the highest cases of COVID-19 as the country is in the grips of a third wave.
Khayelitsha off-duty cop shot dead while allegedly caught stealing bricks
The off-duty cop was taken to hospital where he died from injuries sustained.
WC head of Health wants stricter COVID rules for gatherings as third wave hits
Last week the province entered the third wave, as did the country. Western Cape head of Health Dr Keith Cloete has expressed concern over the increase in hospital admissions and called for stricter restrictions on gatherings.
WC govt says amendments of Electricity Regulation Act a right step
"Load shedding costing the Western Cape economy R75 million per stage per day. Over the last two weeks bloodshedding has cost the Western Cape economy approximately R3.85 billion," said MEC for Finance and Economic Opportunities David Maynier.
Police detective arrested for allegedly murdering suspect in custody
It's believed the victim was being detained at Barkley East Police Station for a murder he reportedly committed in Cape Town last year.
Restoration work continues on Table Mountain after fire - SANParks
Restoration work has concluded in some parts of the national park, which means some areas are ready to reopen.
SA organisations gear up to fight proposed Firearms Control Amendment Bill
The amendment seeks to prohibit people from legally acquiring a firearm for the purposes of self-defence. It's currently out for public comment.
WC Health Dept ready says it is ready to deal with COVID-19 third wave
The province now joined the Free State, Gauteng, the North West and the Northern Cape as provinces confirmed to have entered a third wave.
NICD says SA is now in COVID third wave
This after the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) recorded 9,149 new cases in the last 24-hour cycle.
More organisations back the fight against the proposed firearms bill
On Thursday, AfriForum held a conference on the matter, with 21 other organisations including three political parties.
Authorities say residents can flatten the curve as WC enters COVID third wave
Western Cape head of health Dr Keith Cloete on Thursday said the province was now seeing a daily average of 430 new infections.
WC housing dept in process of securing land for residents living on train tracks
Residents occupying the railway tracks in Cape Town said that they would not move from their homes unless there's alternative land to resettle.