SA Weather Service issues cold front warning for Western Cape

14 May 2021, 12:59 PM
The South African Weather Service has issued a warning for severe weather conditions over parts of the Western Cape this weekend.
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Unidentified bodies pile up in E Cape mortuaries 29 December 2017, 7:23 PM

Eastern Cape Health Department says it's considering seeking assistance from the private sector, regarding the bodies piling up at their forensic facilities.

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones 29 December 2017, 7:33 AM

Apple on Thursday apologized to its customers for slowing down performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some of its handsets.

Water dept warns of illegal water use 28 December 2017, 8:21 PM

The Department of Water and Sanitation has warned those engaging in illegal water use activities in the Western Cape, that they will face prosecution.

Health officials not blamed for death of toddler: Ramokgopa 28 December 2017, 2:42 PM

Gauteng Health MEC, Gwen Ramokgopa, says the mother of a toddler who died at the Incredible Happenings Church on Christmas Eve, does not blame public health officials for the death.

R10 000 reward offered for information on Tokai fires 28 December 2017, 10:16 AM

An organisation in Cape Town which provides integrated wildfire support services, is offering a reward of R10 000 for information about incidents of possible arson in the Tokai Forest.

Self-healing glass: a cracking discovery from Japan 28 December 2017, 7:05 AM

A Japanese researcher has developed, by accident, a new type of glass that can be repaired simply by pressing it back together after it cracks.

Stigma hampering efforts to fight HIV/Aids in SA 27 December 2017, 3:11 PM

Government must ensure citizens get tested for HIV and AIDS.

Millions injected to equip youth with technology skills 27 December 2017, 8:29 AM

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) and BCX have announced a strategic partnership to equip previously disadvantaged and unemployed youth with the critical technology skills.

[Watch] SABC visits Facebook Africa 26 December 2017, 4:00 PM

Online social media and networking company Facebook is well known for its culture of open mindedness and innovation. The regional head quarters for Facebook on the African  continent serves 170 million users. Morning Live producer, Kirat Lalla went to visit Facebook Africa to find out a little more about this company. [WATCH] SABC visits Facebook Africa

Over 200 Christmas babies born in SA 25 December 2017, 8:00 PM

At least 200 Christmas babies have been delivered across the country. The first Christmas baby is reported to have been delivered just after midnight at the Mankweng hospital in Polokwane in Limpopo. Close to 100 babies entered the world on Christmas Day in Gauteng and at least 70 in Kwazulu Natal. Scores of little bundles […]

Veld fire in Cape Town now under control 25 December 2017, 6:26 PM

Firefighters are still battling to contain a veld fire that has been raging in the Du Toitskloof Mountains since Sunday.

Cape Town vegetation fire contained 25 December 2017, 10:17 AM

At least 80% of a large vegetation fire that has been raging in the Du Toitskloof Mountains has been contained.

No rain for Gauteng residents on Christmas Day 24 December 2017, 11:14 AM

The South African Weather Service says no rain is expected in Gauteng on Monday, Christmas Day.

Philippines storm toll tops 200, tens of thousands displaced 24 December 2017, 11:11 AM

Some 200 people have been killed in the southern Philippines after a tropical storm battered the archipelago nation's second-largest island, triggering heavy flooding and landslides that have ravaged towns and displaced tens of thousands.

Philippines storm death toll climbs to 133 23 December 2017, 8:01 PM

The death toll from a tropical storm in the southern Philippines climbed swiftly to 133 on Saturday, as rescuers pulled dozens of bodies from a swollen river, police said.

Animal rights activist on hunger strike to raise funds 23 December 2017, 5:11 PM

A Pretoria man has embarked on a 20 day hunger strike to raise funds to feed animals during the festive season.

KZN residents face rainy Christmas 23 December 2017, 12:40 PM

The South African Weather Services says KwaZulu-Natal residents and holiday makers should brace themselves for a rainy Christmas long weekend.

Listeriosis does not pose a major health risk to the majority: NICD 23 December 2017, 8:49 AM

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says listeriosis does not pose a major health risk to the majority of the population, although 61 people have died of the bacterial disease this year.

Teenage chef with style in culinary world 22 December 2017, 8:29 PM

A 16 year old teenager jetted into the country from the UK last week and is already causing a stir at a local kitchen in Johannesburg.

China launches world’s first fresh fruit futures contract transaction 22 December 2017, 8:52 AM

China launched an apple futures contract transaction in Zhengzhou of central Henan Province on Friday, the first fresh fruit futures in the global market.

Apple confesses to slowing older iPhones performance 22 December 2017, 7:29 AM

Apple has confirmed what some conspiracy theorists suspected, that it intentionally slows performance of older iPhones as batteries weaken from age.

Durban’s drought crisis worsens 22 December 2017, 5:55 AM

The Albert Falls Dam in KwaZulu-Natal has reached its lowest level in 20-years at 19.2%. Albert Falls feeds the Mayville Dam, which supplies water to at least 60% of residents in the eThekwini region.

Concerns over threats facing Owls 21 December 2017, 9:32 PM

Owls are increasingly under threat and now the Owl Rescue Centre at the Hartbeespoort Dam is making great strides in rehabilitating those that have been injured and poisoned.

E Cape notices decrease in initiates deaths 21 December 2017, 5:06 PM

Interventions to curb initiation deaths in the Eastern Cape are paying off. The province recorded 16 fatalities at the end of the summer season.

NMB municipality to identify wells to alleviate water crisis 21 December 2017, 3:20 PM

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in the Eastern Cape will identify wells and springs across the municipality to alleviate the water crisis.

Two tomatoes a day may keep lung disease at bay: study 21 December 2017, 11:11 AM

Adults who ate more than two tomatoes a day had a slower rate of natural lung function decline, with ex-smokers seeming to benefit most of all, scientists said on Thursday.

US woman delivers baby from embryo frozen for 24 years 21 December 2017, 8:18 AM

An American woman has given birth to a healthy baby girl from an embryo that was frozen a quarter century ago, in what hospital officials say may be a world record.

Capetonians turn to technology as drought crisis worsens 21 December 2017, 7:26 AM

The City of Cape Town says Capetonians and visitors to the city are now able to download a water channel app on their phones.

Call for unified engagements to fund free education 20 December 2017, 9:50 PM

Fees-Must-Fall student leader, Fasiha Hassan, says there is an urgent need for students, universities, the Department of Higher Education, National Treasury and other stakeholders to discuss a way forward on funding free higher education.

SABC Education launches 2017 Matric Results service 20 December 2017, 3:45 PM

The SABC Education is calling on all South African matric students to register and receive their matric results through SMS or USSD lines. The service is created for matric students to receive results via SMS and USSD as soon as results are made available to the general public. The service is in partnership with the […]