Articles containing the tag ‘Western Cape
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Should Helen Zille Be Suspended from the DA?

On Saturday Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane announced that former DA leader and current premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille had been suspended from the DA after refusing to apologize for her coloni... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Friday, April 17th, 2015

Western Cape Police Commissioner Lamoer in Hot Water Following Allegations of Corruption

Western Cape Police Commissioner, Arno Lamoer and five others had their day in court today. The province’s top cop handed himself over to authorities at the Goodwood Police Station this morning. The six a... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Mazibuko Not Taking Over From Helen Zille

After the sudden announcement by the current leader of the official opposition in South African politics, the Democratic Alliance, Helen Zille, on Sunday that she will not be standing for re-election when the p... Read more »
By Nonzuzo Dlamini On Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Rhodes Will Fall

Cape Town – After weeks of protests and debates at the University of Cape Town (UCT), Rhodes will fall. The “Rhodes Must Fall” debate began when students threw human waste on the statue of British Col... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Matric Results 2014: Gauteng Shines but Produces Relatively Fewer University Passes than the Western Cape

According to the Department of Basic Education, its analysis reveals that there is a decline in the pass rate of matriculants this year. In addition, the Department also showed that while Gauteng was the top pe... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Baby Stolen from Groote Schuur Hospital Found in Good Health

What started off as a bad year for a Western Cape family after their new born baby disappeared from the Groote Schuur Hospital in the early hours of New Year’s Day has turned out very well since the baby ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 9th, 2014

DA Wants New Immigration Regulations to be Reviewed

The Democratic Alliance has come out critical of the recently gazetted new regulations by the Department of Home Affairs. Speaking on Monday, the DA MP, Haniff Hoosen said in a statement the new regulations, wh... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Freedom Day: Congratulations From the Queen; Malema says Nothing to Celebrate

As South Africa celebrates its twentieth anniversary as a democratic country, there is a lot of anticipation as to what the ruling party has got lined up for the celebrations they have earmarked for the whole c... Read more »
By Helen Zille On Monday, March 17th, 2014

The Revenge of a “Worst Order” Racist

It is intriguing — and difficult — to predict which issues will seize the media’s imagination. It is often even more surprising to see which issues are neglected or ignored. Two weeks ago — ... Read more »
By PAW On Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Mandela’s Death Leaves Others Unmoved

It has been a few days since former President Nelson Mandela passed away at his Houghton, Johannesburg home last Thursday. His family was with him during his last hours, among them his third wife Graca Machel w... Read more »