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Media24 launches its first free local newspaper, Mid-Karoo Express

Media Update - 1 week ago
The first edition of the first ever free local newspaper of Media24 in the Karoo Midlands is here. The Mid-Karoo Express is a regional newspaper of Die Burger Oos-Kaap, and brings local news to the communities of Cradock, Middelburg, Somerset East,...

Why we need a weekly drought bulletin for Cape Town

News24 - 3 months ago
Why we need a weekly drought bulletin for Cape Town. 2017-07-12 08:54. IN DIE SUIDE: Die Theewaterskloofdam naby Villiersdorp in die Wes-Kaap is slegs 30% vol. Foto: Conrad Bornman. Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us...

EP Media, 'Die Burger' award their achievers

News24 - 5 months ago
According to EP Media and Die Burger (Oos-Kaap) general manager Tasmia Ismail, EP Media had a phenomenal year, not just stabilising in a difficult economic climate, but managing to grow its new Queenstown Express newspaper, launching a...

Peiling in Antwerpen: N-VA van De Wever krimpt, Groen haalt kaap van 20 procent

Het Laatste Nieuws - 7 months ago
In die peiling krijgt de N-VA een tik die burgemeester De Wever niet zag aankomen. De partij verliest ruim 8%. In 2012 triomfeerde De Wever met 37,7%. Vandaag zakt N-VA tot 29,3%. Daarmee blijft ze weliswaar ruim de grootste. Bovendien blijft ook zijn ...and...

Well-known Afrikaans singer Randall Wicomb dies

Eyewitness News - 2 yearss ago
Family friend Johan Rademan said Wicomb was surrounded by his family when he died during the early hours of this morning. "With sadness that I must say a friend of mine Randall Wicomb has passed away this morning at 04h45. Being an iconic Afrikaans ...and...

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CPT airport shooting could be gang related: Police

South African Broadcasting Corporation - 2 hours ago
Cape Town International Airport Spokesperson Deidre Davids says, "There were shots that were fired, just after 5am this morning on the upper roadway of the terminal. Just behind me, you can see the area has been cordoned off by police. When the shots ...and...

Mining company interdicted on West Coast

Moneyweb.co.za - 3 hours ago
Kropz is opposing the application, arguing that its water use license has not been suspended, and the matter will be heard in the Western Cape High Court in November. Elandsfontein is an expanse of almost 5 000ha of agricultural land that is home to ...and...

Could towing an iceberg to Cape Town help solve future water problems?

Cape Business News - 5 hours ago
After all, in June this year the City of Cape Town officially put out a Request For Ideas on addressing the Western Cape's spiralling water crisis. At this stage, with Minister of Local Government Anton Bredell saying on Monday that “matters will in...

Crime intelligence operatives don't do court, Lamoer trial told

News24 - 5 hours ago
This emerged on Wednesday during the trial within a trial of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer and four others facing corruption charges in the Western Cape High Court. William King SC, for co-accused Salim Dawjee, wanted to...

Rohde murder trial: Expert under fire over 'battered woman syndrome' comment

News24 - 7 hours ago
Cape Town - The government pathologist who suggested that Bryanston mom Susan Rohde may have been a victim of "battered woman syndrome" came in for a severe tongue lashing by the defence in the Western Cape High Court murder trial of her ...and...

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Man jailed for killing his mother

News24 - 7 hours ago
Kimberley - A 30-year-old man was on Wednesday sentenced by the Northern Cape High Court to 18 years in prison for murdering his mother, police in the Northern Cape said. Reason Mthonxa was found guilty of murder and five counts of assault with...

N Cape teachers charged with sexual misconduct

South African Broadcasting Corporation - 10 hours ago
The Northern Cape Education Department's Lehuma Ntuane says, “We can report now that we have actually concluded the investigation, and we are happy that we have sufficient evidence to prosecute . We have already served them with the charges,...

South Africa: Bodies of Missing Women Found in Mortuary

AllAfrica.com - 12 hours ago
The shocking discovery of the bodies of two missing young women, Nosipho Precious Mahamba (20) of Magoda Street and Sibongile Leonard (25) of Gaborone Street, has tongues wagging in Galeshewe, in the Northern Cape. The two women were...

NC matrics aim higher

News24 - 21 hours ago
The Northern Cape Department of Education has confirmed its pass rate target as being 80% for the class of 2017, as opposed to the target of 78,7% in 2016. This is according to the Northern Cape MEC for Education, Martha Bartlett, who boasted about...

Debating about road safety

News24 - 22 hours ago
Local debaters and coaches flew the Northern Cape flag high when they scooped five top positions during what was described as a robust annual National Road Safety Competition in Rustenburg, which ended on Friday, 6 October. The national...

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Youngsta CPT holds on to Kaapstad rap baton

Music In Africa (blog) - 2 days ago
Youngsta collaborated with Cape Town based producers Loopsta for How to Make It in South Africa (HTMIISA) and J-Beatz on Kaapstad's Revenge. Beats on both tapes are heavily influenced by trap sounds to which the youngster recites verses using...

Poets reclaim Cape Town's historical narrative

Mail & Guardian - 3 weeks ago
'It's funny that you call this place Kaapstad. Kaap means 'steal' in Dutch. Kapen. 'To steal',” says Sjaan Flikweert. She says this with no irony. Blonde bangs frame her face, rapper Kendrick Lamar's blank stare plastered across her T-shirt, red ...and...

'Ook de Afrikaanssprekende gemeenschap heeft recht op universitair onderwijs ...

Knack.be - 1 month ago
Onder meer bij het Hooggerechtshof in Kaapstad. Vorige maand had de eerste zitting plaats in een sterk gemediatiseerde rechtszaak van de pressiegroep Gelyke kanse tegen het bestuur van de Universiteit Stellenbosch. De aandacht voor de juridische...

Aerovelocity Officially Retired

Thoroughbred Daily News - 4 months ago
Daniel Yeung Ngai's Aerovelocity (NZ) (Pins {Aus}–Exodus {NZ}, by Kaapstad {NZ}), who won Group 1 sprints in Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore in a single racing season in 2014-2015, has been officially retired from racing at the age of eight, according...

Sukkelende platinumbedryf word deur nuwe prysskokke geskud

Moneyweb.co.za - 5 months ago
Sukkelende platinumbedryf word deur nuwe prysskokke geskud. Wilhelm Hertzog, Stigters-vennoot by Rozendal Partners in Kaapstad wat die platinum-sektor fyn dophou & Johan Gouws, van Absa Bate-konsultante. Andries van Zyl / 4 May 2017 19:30...

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Roland Putsche: the man who exchanged European football for vuvuzelas and Muti

These Football Times (blog) - 1 hour ago
Two years on, the Austrian now finds himself plying his trade in the most unexpected of places: Cape Town, South Africa. But how exactly did he get there? In the land where vuvuzelas caused the ultimate shockwave to the masses of tourists who...

Perth man caught up in airport shooting in South Africa

Perth Now - 2 hours ago
Joseph Bowler hit the record button on his mobile phone and hit the ground as gunfire ran out at Cape Town Airport. Mr Bowler was flying out of South Africa to his job in Mozambique. Joseph Bowler, son of a WA mayor John Bowler, started recording after ...and...

WA man Joseph Bowler caught up in shooting at Cape Town Airport in South Africa

The West Australian - 3 hours ago
The son of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mayor and former State MP John Bowler has been caught up in a shooting in South Africa. Engineer Joseph Bowler, 27, was lining up to board a flight at Cape Town airport when the shots were fired. He was just 20 metres from ...and...

WATCH: CPUT on edge as students demand assembly to address issues

Independent Online - 3 hours ago
Although all academic activities continued at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) yesterday, about 80 students held a meeting a few metres away from the Cape Town campus demanding a student assembly to address the issues...

Kenya 7s skipper Amonde ruled out of Dubai, Cape Town Series openers

Xinhua - 4 hours ago
NAIROBI, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Kenya will tackle the opening two legs of the 2017-18 World Sevens Series in Dubai and Cape Town, South Africa without their skipper, Andrew Amonde, who has been ruled out with injury. Amonde confirmed on Wednesday...

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