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[cape_town] - Shock as murder accused says sorry to boy's parents

Cape Town – The man accused of murdering 9-year-old Aqeel Davids of Ocean View on the eve of his grandmother’s wedding has pleaded guilty to 10 of his 11 charges and said he didn’t mean to kill the little boy.

Dillon “Oupa” Petersen, 22, sent shockwaves through the Cape …

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[cape_town] - Holy Cross school desperate for donations after blaze trauma

Cape Town – The sight of three gutted classrooms, a computer lab and library brought some Holy Cross Primary School pupils to tears this morning – only half of them arrived, with counselling being provided.

While classes resumed after 600 pupils had to flee a devastating blaze around lunchtime yesterday, the school …

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[cape_town] - Disturbing attempt to undermine new WP Rugby president

Whatever the merits of Paul Treu’s proposed new appointment within Western Province and Stormers rugby, the manner in which it has played out in the last week in the media has been disturbing. The lack of respect also shown within Western Province Rugby to its newly elected president Zelt …

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[cape_town] - City reins in minstrel association with court interdict

Cape Town – The City of Cape Town obtained an interdict against the Cape Town Minstrel Carnival Association (CTMCA)/CCCEC and its member troupes in the Western Cape High Court today.

The interdict prevents the CTMCA from holding any event and/or function at any stadium or venue, whether City-owned or …

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[cape_town] - How to provide that food spark for Valentine’s

Candlelight and soft music create the perfect ambiance for romance, but so does the food you serve your partner and even how you serve it.

Urban myths will have you believe there are a handful of aphrodisiacs you can include on your menu and it will get your Valentine’s …

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[cape_town] - Armed protesters can't expect any leniency

The tragic shooting of a student earlier in the week (at the Durban University of Technology), allegedly by security guards, has reference.

I’m sure his family has the condolences of all peace-loving South Africans. That said, we need to understand that although the right to demonstrate or protest publicly …

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[cape_town] - Red carpet hits and misses at #SONA2019

We’re really quite impressed by the effort our politicians put into looking their best. Picture: Twitter.

Last night, the Parliament’s red carpet was rolled out for members of parliament who attended the State of the National Address which was delivered by president Cyril Ramaphosa and as expected, MP's …

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[cape_town] - #EFF member slaps man at #SONA2019

Parliament - The EFF may have been well behaved inside Parliament and not disrupting the State of the Nation Address as had promised.

However, a video has emerged showing an EFF member slapping a member believed to be of the security detail outside Parliament.

In the video, Floyd Shivambu and another …

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[cape_town] - RSA joins the IEC political party list

The party on Thursday night announced that it had been awarded registration approval by the IEC in terms of Section 15 of the Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (Act 51 of 1996).

“We welcome this approval by the IEC, more importantly, the fact that RSA is now a legitimate, recognised, legislated …

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[cape_town] - #SONA2019: Numsa slams government's plan to unbundle Eskom

Johannesburg - The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said on Friday President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement of plans to split state power firm Eskom into three entities confirmed its fears that the government wanted to privatise the cash-strapped utility, a move that would threaten jobs.

In his State of …

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[cape_town] - IEC urges eligible voters to register before proclamation of poll date

Johannesburg - The Independent Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) has welcomed the elections date announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa, and urged eligible voters to register before elections proclamation.

Ramaphosa announced May 8, 2019, as election date in his State of the Nation address in Parliament on Wednesday.

"The electoral commission reminds …

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