EFF says protests near Brackenfell High will be peaceful
Following violent clashes between party supporters and some residents last week, the school's governing body has launched a Western Cape High Court bid wanting to restrict the proximity of demonstrators to the school grounds.
EFF: Brackenfell High’s attempt to halt protesting unnecessary, an overreaction
In an answering affidavit, the EFF argues Brackenfell High School's governing body does not have the authoritative capacity to bring the matter to court.
Brackenfell High court bid to halt further EFF protests postponed to December
Brackenfell High School’s governing body is seeking an interdict to prevent EFF supporters from demonstrating outside or near the school.
Not adhering to regulations caused NMB's COVID-19 resurgence - health officials
A resurgence is when your cases have increased above 30% over a two-week period
Brackenfell High SGB distances itself from event that sparked racism storm
In a statement, the school governing body (SGB) reiterated it had nothing to with the event and distances itself from racist comments made on social media.
Smile Foundation offers reconstructive surgery to WC child with microtia
Due to the cancellation of elective surgeries at Tygerberg Hospital due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dozens of little ones have had their reconstructive surgical procedures postponed.
'I want him to pay,' says EFF member hit with bat in Brackenfell violence
Sibongile Nkasayi (22) was part of a group of EFF supporters who demonstrated over a private matric party attended by some white pupils, parents and teachers. Amid clashes near the school on Monday, Nkasayi was hit in the back with a baseball bat.
EFF supporter files assault charges after Brackenfell High attack
The alleged assault took place amid violent clashes outside Brackenfell High School on Monday.
Jaco Pretorius, who fired airgun in Brackenfell violence, released on warning
Jaco Pretorius was involved in a confrontation that erupted between a group of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) supporters and some community members, among them parents of learners, outside Brackenfell High School on Monday.
WC community leaders want draft plans on organised crime rolled out immediately
Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz has written to Police Minister Bheki Cele requesting that the planned transversal steering committee focusing on organised crime and extortion in the Cape Town City Centre, as well as township communities, start operating.
Cele calls for intervention from WC SAPS management over Langa complaints
During a community safety imbizo this past weekend, aggrieved community members alleged that some police officers turned away victims of gender-based violence.
Locally made ultrasound device helping to reduce perinatal deaths
Dubbed the Umbiflow, the diagnostic tool measures blood flow in the fetal umbilical cord.
Cele stresses importance of parents taking responsibility for children
Police Minister Bheki Cele’s visit to the Langa community followed a week of shootings in some of Cape Town’s most crime rife areas.
7 life sentences handed to Eastern Cape serial rapist
The Bisho High Court found 44-year-old Malibongwe Ncokolo had repeatedly raped girls and women since 2014 until his arrest in June this year.
Over 5,700 new COVID-19 cases recorded in EC over 13-day period
These COVID-19 cases were recorded between 24 October up until Thursday.
WC residents have active role to ensure COVID-19 infections kept low - Winde
The province's coronavirus incidence rate this week showed signs of slowing down.
COVID-19 regulations limiting capacity to process car licence renewals - CoCT
Motor vehicle owners are still left frustrated as a result of long queues at vehicle licencing offices around the metro.
Khayelitsha seeing surge in gang-run extortion rackets, says community leader
Western Cape police said that there were at least 16 known hotspots operating within Cape Town and the surrounding areas.