Cape Town

Clean kills in rabbit cull on Robben Island

"It's a clean, fast kill," says marksman Abelines Schoeman, as his spotlight searches for the telltale red glint that betrays a rabbit's eye.

Opposition parties eye closer cooperation

Leaders of opposition parties will gather in Cape Town in March to talk about forming a united front in next year's municipal elections, the ID says.

Cape Town weathers recession, readies for World Cup

South Africa's top holiday destination Cape Town weathered a post-recession summer with fewer tourists, but is gearing up to bounce back in 2010.

What to do, where to go, what to see

Our top art and entertainment picks for this week and beyond

The hunt for Tiger’s lair

Is Tiger Woods licking his wounds in a Cape Town rehab? <i>Yazeed Kamaldien</i> gets stonewalled trying to find out.

Beaches reopen after Cape Town shark attack

The City of Cape Town opened beaches around False Bay on Thursday morning after a man was killed by a shark at Fish Hoek beach earlier in the week.

Cape beaches closed after shark attack

Beaches from Glencairn to Muizenberg will be closed until further notice after a man was attacked by a shark while swimming at Fish Hoek beach.

Hopes fade of finding Fish Hoek shark victim

There is very little chance of finding the remains of a Zimbabwean man who was attacked by a great white shark at Fish Hoek beach on Tuesday

Search continues for Fish Hoek shark attack victim

The search for a man believed to have been attacked by a shark off Fish Hoek beach in Cape Town resumed on Wednesday morning

England deny South Africa in gripping finale

England's last pair of Graeme Swann and Graham Onions survived 17 balls to salvage a thrilling draw in the third Test against SA on Thursday.

ICC won’t charge England with ball tampering

The International Cricket Council (ICC) will take no action against England players for allegedly interfering with the condition of the ball.

SA take 74-run lead after dismissing England

South Africa led by 74 runs with nine second innings wickets in hand at lunch on the third day of the third Test against England.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it