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Judgment Reserved In Philippi Horticultural Area Battle

On the second day of a David versus Goliath battle at the Western Cape High Court, the City and province cited research that farming was polluting the aquifer, and any expansion of this activity would be harmful.

They also contended that the land in question was of poor quality and …

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Electrical Malfunction At Bellville Impacts Trains On Central, Northern Lines

Cape Town - Metrorail has confirmed that an electrical malfunction at Bellville train station impacted the service on the Northern and Central lines significantly on Thursday.

Western Cape Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott said that they are working hard to restore overhead power in the affected areas.

She said the service to …

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'grave Concern' Over Stress Added To Matric Exams By Load Shedding

In a surprise move yesterday Eskom rolled out Stage 2 load shedding at 9am, which coincided with the start of the matric exams.

The roll out affected matrics at 30 schools across the province, who had to wait for the power to return before they could continue with their computer …

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Da Knysna Councillor Quits Over Party 'losing Focus'

He resigned with immediate effect on Tuesday, saying the party was losing focus and citing the manner in which the DA treated Knysna mayor Mark Willemse as his reason for leaving.

His resignation came weeks after the DA stripped Willemse of his DA membership, a decision he said would be …

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Calls For Grassy Park Cop To Be Suspended Over Sexual Assault Charge

Sergeant Winston van Schalkwyk appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court after he was arrested for allegedly forcing a Pelican Park resident to perform sexual acts on himself, while he was in her home.

He is out on bail. Grassy Park CPF chairperson Melvin Jonkers said the group wanted Van Schalkwyk …

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