Former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters gets engaged

Western Cape-born former Miss Universe, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, is engaged to American sports star Tim Tebow. The former NFL quarterback popped the question this week when Demi-Leigh visited his family’s farm just outside Jacksonville. The former Miss Universe shared her joy with a message on social media, she said “Any dreams I’ve ever had, you’ve exceeded […]

Paramedics robbed at gun point: Mitchells Plain

Paramedics from Melomed Hospital were robbed at gunpoint in Mitchells Plain on Friday morning. The EMS crew was attacked and robbed after responding to an incident on AZ Berman Drive. Melomed’s Salama Joseph explains: “When they stopped, they put their lights on to make themselves visible, the guy suddenly jumped out of the road and […]

337 arrests for drunk driving

An official 337 arrests has been made by the Cape Town city’s enforcement agencies for individuals driving under the influence. According to the city’s Executive Director for safety and security, Richard Bosman both the city’s Metro Police Department and Cape Town traffic services has been working hard to ensure the safety of all drivers in […]

Drought Situation takes a toll on Beaufort West

The town of Beaufort West in Cape Town has implemented strict water shedding measures as its water supplies dry up. Residents have no running water for most of the day following the implementation of the measures on Christmas Eve. Executive mayor of the town, Noel Constable said  “The drought situation has taken its toll and […]

People of all colour encouraged to participate in the Clifton 4th beach protest picnic

The Black People’s National Crisis Committee (BPNCC) has invited people of colour to descend on Clifton’s 4th beach today, to protest against people being told by private security guards to leave the beach because it was “closing” at 8pm. Fatima Shabodien, who was shuffled off the beach on Monday along with ANC Western Cape provincial […]

Dozens of pets left homeless over the festive holidays

The Mdzananda Animal Clinic in Cape Town was overflowing with abandoned pets in the weeks leading up to Christmas and has asked for the public to consider fostering or adopting a pet in need of a home. Last week, the clinic in Khayelitsha recorded over 25 dogs and 32 cats handed over to them, said Marcelle […]

3 arrested in connection with Valhalla Park Shooting : Cape Town

The Cape Town police’s anti-gang unit has arrested three people in connection with a Valhalla Park shooting which claimed the lives of a 4-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl and injured 5 others on Christmas Eve. Along with the arrests, 12 people were also taken in for questioning on Thursday morning. Commander of the Anti-gang Unit […]

Western Cape welcomes 150 babies on Christmas

The Western Cape Government announced the birth of 150 babies in the province as reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape by 10:00 on 26 December. In a statement released on Saturday,  by the Western Cape Government Health department the number included 76 boys and 74 girls. 99 of these babies were born in […]