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Knysna residents back mayor, accuse DA of not following due process
Knysna residents back mayor, accuse DA of not following due process
Residents in Knysna have nailed their colours to the mast in support of Mayor Mark Willemse, who is the subject of disciplinary action by the...
Zille launches court battle against public protector
Zille launches court battle against public protector
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has launched her court bid to take public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on judicial review and, in doing...
Bold steps are needed toward a ‘new normal’ that allocates water fairly in SA
Bold steps are needed toward a ‘new normal’ that allocates water fairly in SA
Discussions of the water crisis that has hit Cape Town tend to focus on supply and demand. In other words, a severe and unusual drought has created...
Evictees’ lives turned inside out
Evictees’ lives turned inside out
The baby, Maikeel Abrahams, was a godsend. He arrived in the summer of 2016 and, despite regularly contracting flu, he changed the way Muzaniel...
DA accuses ANC of instigating Western Cape land protests
DA accuses ANC of instigating Western Cape land protests
The Democratic Alliance (DA) caucus in the Western Cape province has accused the ANC of spurring on land occupations around the Cape in an effort...
National dam levels rise higher than in 2017 ― water department
National dam levels rise higher than in 2017 ― water department
Dams across the country have collectively reached nearly 80% capacity – rising above levels recorded this time last year, the Department of Water...
DA announces 2019 premier candidates
DA announces 2019 premier candidates
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Sunday announced its list of candidates nominated for the position of premier in their respective provinces ahead...
DA wannabe premiers line up
DA wannabe premiers line up
As the Democratic Alliance’s nominations for premiers come to a close this Friday, those who have thrown their hats in to the ring are fine-tuning their motivations to be presented to the party’s selection panel....
Hlophe complaint faces fresh hurdle
Hlophe complaint faces fresh hurdle
Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe has asked for the recusal of one member of the panel investigating a gross misconduct complaint against...
Government lifts national drought state of disaster
Government lifts national drought state of disaster
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize on Wednesday announced that the national state of disaster over drought had...
Attacker shot dead after fatal stabbing attack at Malmesbury mosque
Attacker shot dead after fatal stabbing attack at Malmesbury mosque
Two people have been killed and several wounded in a stabbing attack at a mosque in Malmesbury in the Western Cape in the early hours of Thursday...
The limits of coloured nationalism
The limits of coloured nationalism
Siqalo is a mostly Xhosa informal settlement in Mitchells Plain, the largest coloured township in Cape Town. Some Siqalo squatters are coloured,...

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