Cape school rendered unsafe following severe storms

14 July 2020, 7:00 AM
The ANC in the Western Cape says the storms lashing the province have caused extensive damage to St. Marks Primary School in Prince Albert in the Karoo District Municipality.
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90% quota under spotlight at Hlaudi hearing 12 June 2018, 6:01 AM

The 90 percent South African music quota on SABC platforms will be one of the issues discussed in the CCMA Hearings on Tuesday.

Witness in Coligny murder case grilled 11 June 2018, 8:45 PM

The lawyer representing accused number one Pieter Doorewaard has grilled a key witness Bonakele Pakisi in the North West High Court about the use of his cell phone the day Matlhomola Mosweu was killed.

Limpopo residents protest over chieftainship continues 11 June 2018, 8:28 PM

Police from various policing areas have been deployed to beef up police presence at Sekgopo village outside Tzaneen in Limpopo as a chieftainship protest reaches its third week.

SABC Exclusive: Cash-in-transit explosives easily accessible 11 June 2018, 5:38 PM

The country is being rocked by an unprecedented rise in cash-in-transit heists. In an SABC News expose, we show you how easy it is to get hold of powerful explosives, commonly used in these daring robberies.

SABC Exclusive: Cash-in-Transit security guards under siege 11 June 2018, 5:25 PM

They risk life and limb daily. Brazenly attacked with anything from explosives to high-calibre guns, cash-in-transit security guards are under siege.

Adams College teachers accused of having intimate relationships with learners 11 June 2018, 3:52 PM

Learners at the prestigious Adams College south of Durban have taken to social media to express their outrage at male teachers who allegedly have sexual relationships with some of the learners.

Parliament to debate various issues affecting SA 11 June 2018, 3:37 PM

A Youth Day debate and public hearings on the recent spate of cash in transit heists are some of main events taking place at Parliament this week.

The case of Henri Van Breda’s sister postponed 11 June 2018, 2:44 PM

A court decision regarding the care arrangements for the sister of convicted triple axe murderer, Henri van Breda has been postponed in the Cape Town High Court.

Cape Town schools receive water from donors 11 June 2018, 2:36 PM

Cape Town volunteer workers say 35 water tanks are ready to be delivered to several schools in the drought hit Peninsula. 

DA visits ‘over-burdened’ Durban Refugee centre 11 June 2018, 2:09 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal has expressed dismay at the challenges facing over-burdened staff at the Durban Refugee Reception Office and the frustration of asylum-seekers.

SABC Board member stands by Motsoeneng comments 11 June 2018, 1:49 PM

Naidoo says he stands by his comments, where he said Motsoeneng was a high school dropout and where he also said that he had no authority to sign the R500 million Multichoice contract.

North West farmer acquitted of murder charges 11 June 2018, 1:18 PM

The son of a North West farmer on trial for murdering a youth he accused of stealing oranges on his parents' farm at Mooinooi near Brits has been acquitted of all charges.

Total electricity shut down looms 11 June 2018, 12:49 PM

The public should brace itself for a total electricity shut down following the deadlock in wage negotiations between unions at Eskom and the power utility management. Last week, Eskom tabled a 0% wage increase.

Mpumalanga healthcare workers demand more security 11 June 2018, 12:32 PM

Trade Unions Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa and Nehawu in Mpumalanga say the deployment of security personnel with guns in the public hospitals is not enough for the safety of its members.

Limpopo govt under pressure to tackle Vuwani crisis 11 June 2018, 6:19 AM

The Limpopo government has 14 working days to come up with a plan on how service delivery should be fast tracked in Vuwani.

Lawyers to wrap up Coligny murder cross examination 11 June 2018, 6:12 AM

Lawyers representing two farmworkers accused of killing 15-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu in Coligny are expected to conclude their cross examination of  the key witness Bonakele Pakisi at the North West High Court on Monday.

Family still seeking answers a year after NMB fires killed parents 10 June 2018, 9:41 PM

A year after devastating fires  ripped through parts of the Kouga and Nelson Mandela Bay municipalities, the Van der Riet family says they have not received any official report about the fire that killed their parents. Walter and Myrna Van der Riet were killed in the fire at their small holding in the Thornhill area […]

KZN Premier Willies Mchunu
KZN govt declares June prayer month 10 June 2018, 9:14 PM

The KwaZulu-Natal government has declared June as prayer month.

Evicted Cape Town families cry for help 10 June 2018, 9:11 PM

About 30 families evicted from a social housing development in Cape Town this week have appealed to authorities to intervene in what they describe as a humanitarian crisis. The evicted residents of Steenvilla, have spent the last few days living on a grass verge outside the premises. They’ve erected makeshift shelters to shield their families […]

Statues erected during apartheid continue to spark mixed reactions 10 June 2018, 6:13 PM

Statues erected during apartheid era in Bloemfontein continue to spark mixed reactions, saying statues represent a sad past and should be removed.

Torched school
IEC condemns torching of Mpumalanga schools 10 June 2018, 5:38 PM

The IEC in Mpumalanga has condemned the torching of two schools in Siyabuswa, where it held a by-election earlier this week.

King Goodwill Zwelithini
Zulu King calls for prayer against crime in KZN 10 June 2018, 3:10 PM

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has called on the people of KwaZulu-Natal to come together and pray in unity against the scourge of crime in the province.

Mkhize seeks legal advice following reports of dodgy deal 10 June 2018, 2:12 PM

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize says he is seeking legal advice following a Sunday newspaper report that he is linked to a R210 million dodgy deal.

Three Limpopo children reported missing, found alive 10 June 2018, 1:05 PM

Three children who have been reported missing at Lephepane village outside Tzaneen in Limpopo have been found alive.

Police recover firearms used in Boksburg heist 10 June 2018, 1:00 PM

Law Enforcement Agencies have recovered two high calibre firearms that were used during cash-in-transit heist in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg last month.

Billions set for Cape Town housing project 10 June 2018, 12:52 PM

The City of Cape Town has set aside just over R2 billion for housing opportunities over the next three years.

Two more bodies discovered near Eldorado Park 10 June 2018, 8:55 AM

Gauteng police have appealed for information following the discovery of two more bodies along the R544 road in Eikenhof near Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg.

Mpumalanga Education Dept condemns torching of schools 10 June 2018, 7:30 AM

The Mpumalanga Department of Education has condemned the burning of two schools at Siyabuswa in Mpumalanga in the past week.

Ennerdale student laid to rest 10 June 2018, 6:40 AM

Ennerdale student Luyanda Tshabalala who was shot dead by his father in an alleged accident on Tuesday night has been laid to rest at the Olifantsvlei cemetery in Johannesburg.

Barney Pityana
Tsietsi Mashinihi honoured in Soweto 9 June 2018, 9:10 PM

Youth activist Tsietsi Mashinini has been honoured at a memorial lecture at his former school in Soweto.