Somerset West

 
'I'm waiting for him to come home' — wife of Denel munitions casualty
'I'm waiting for him to come home' — wife of Denel munitions casualty
For more than 20 years, Nico Samuels worked at the Rheinmetall Denel Munition Depot near Somerset West, walking to the facility early every morning...
Helderzicht removal 'just not cricket'
Helderzicht removal 'just not cricket'
Joan Poole recalls with clarity the traumatic moment more than 40 years ago when she heard her family would have to move from their home in...
Aids vaccine in 'seven to 10 years'
Aids vaccine in 'seven to 10 years'
Expectations of an Aids vaccine within seven to 10 years are realistic, South African Medical Research Council chairman Malegapuru Makgoba told an...
Speed is of the essence in dealing with HIV/Aids
Speed is of the essence in dealing with HIV/Aids
Scientists and health officials meeting in Somerset West on Monday criticised what they believed was the cool response of the developed world...
Foreigners should be informed about BEE
Foreigners should be informed about BEE
The policy of black economic empowerment (BEE) should be better communicated, especially to foreign countries, an economics conference was told on...
Manuel looks to rand relief
Manuel looks to rand relief
A little less market confidence in the rand might be a "welcome relief", Finance Minister Trevor Manuel said on Thursday.
Land tax could ruin Eastern Cape farmers
Land tax could ruin Eastern Cape farmers
More than half the commercial farmers in the Eastern Cape will face bankruptcy if they are forced to pay a land tax set at 2% of market value,...
Try a rabbit roast or a bunny burger
Try a rabbit roast or a bunny burger
Rabbit roasts and bunny burgers could be the food of the future for poor South Africans, according to a team of researchers from the University of...
Love triangle murder trial hears of the fateful night
Love triangle murder trial hears of the fateful night
A Dutch woman who with her lover faces a murder charge in connection with the death of her husband Gerrit Klip, on Monday told the court that it...
Two die after plane loses wing
Two die after plane loses wing
Two people died when a small aircraft crashed on to Vergelegen farm outside Somerset West in the Western Cape at about 2.20pm on Tuesday, police...

Client Media Releases

MTN backs SA's youth to 'think tech, do business'
Being intelligent about business data
PhD for 79-year-old theology graduate