Articles containing the tag ‘Western Cape
    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 »
    By Mvusi Ngubane On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

    Informal Settlement Leaders offer Zille Ultimatum

    Cape Town’s premier, Helen Zille, has been handed an ultimatum by leaders of Cape Town Informal Settlements threatening to stage a “radical march” next year should their demands not be met. On... Read more »
    By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

    PBL Fight Night III Assures Western Cape 3 Of The Top 5 Positions

    As predicted, the PBL fight-night III produced fireworks with 3 Western Cape Boxers earning much respect from the crowd and television viewers at large. Chris Hani Hospital was just a few minutes away but unfor... Read more »
    By PAW On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

    ANC Sanitation Protesters Suspended

    The African National Congress has taken a decisive stand on the battle of poo that has been raging on in the Western Cape. Despite warnings by the party, a group of ANC members continued to pile on the human wa... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

    The Western Cape Battle of Poo Rages On

    The battle of poo rages on in the Western Cape. On Monday, while the nine men accused of painting the Cape Town International Airport brown appeared in the Bellville Magistrates Court, four other men continued ... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

    Suspect Held in Connection with Rape of Baby Girl and Young Boy

    The month of activism against the abuse of women and children is not off to a good start. This past weekend in Ceres in the Western Cape, a 7 year-old boy and a 4 month-old baby were raped by the same man. Poli... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Saturday, June 29th, 2013

    Attention Cape Town Travellers: Beware the Faeces

    The disgusting use of human faeces in protests for service delivery is on the rise in Cape Town. At the beginning of June we were shocked when it was reported that two men dumped faeces on the doorstep of the W... Read more »
    By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

    Four Western Cape Boxers Set Their Sights for a R1.8M Price in The Premier Boxing League

    In Orient Theatre, East London on Friday 28 June South Africa will witness the first ever Premier Boxing League (PBL). This is when the premier league of Boxing showcases its first bouts of a 10 month long boxi... Read more »