[cape_town] - City concerned over high rate of drunk driving arrests

Cape Town – The City of Cape Town’s Traffic Service and Metro Police Department made 125 arrests and issued 1 676 fines for various traffic and by-law offences in the last week, including 23 arrests for drunk driving at one illegal street racing event.

The City’s enforcement agencies remain …

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[cape_town] - The African Tourism Board launches in Cape Town

The first African Tourism Board is about to be launched in Cape Town.

Picture: Armand Hough / African News Agency (ANA)

Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is becoming visible and Africa

Tourism is hot right now.

The first African Tourism Board (ATB) is about to …

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[cape_town] - Boy, 5, lucky to survive gang crossfire, two others wounded

Cape Town – A 5-year-old boy was lucky to have survived being shot three times in suspected gang gunfire.

Also injured in the incident in Syringa Street, Bonteheuwel, on Sunday afternoon were a 7-year-old girl and a 32-year-old man, police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed.

The bullets – two in his buttocks …

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[cape_town] - Icasa appoints Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng as acting board chairperson

Johannesburg - The council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has appointed Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng as acting chairperson following the removal of convicted fraudster Rubben Mahlaloga.

Icasa said Modimoeng's appointment followed a special council meeting held Monday as mandated by the provisions of section 5 of the ICASA …

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[cape_town] - Award will open musical doors, says Dizu Plaatjies

The award was bestowed on him last week.

Plaatjies is a College of Music alumnus at UCT and has now returned to lecture. He is well known as the founder and former leader of Langa marimba group Amampondo, which put traditional South African music on the international map in the …

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[cape_town] - Spy-cam recorded 1600 hotel guests for a pay porn site

Spy cameras secretly live-streamed 1,600 hotel guests in South Korea.

Pic: Noelle Otto from Pexels

Spy cameras secretly live-streamed 1,600 hotel guests for 4 months before police caught on.

Four individuals were booked by authorities in Seoul on Wednesday for live-streaming secretly obtained video feed from dozens of …

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[cape_town] - City in push to transform data into intelligent action

Cape Town – The City of Cape Town, together with the British High Commission and Future Cities Catapult, is hosting the Future Cities Data Conference, which kicked off this morning.

The two-day conference features various international and local thought leaders who will be sharing their best practices and insights on how …

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[cape_town] - Cruise ship drops in to inspire all things French

The ship, captained by Mickael Debien, sailed into the Mother City during the fifth annual Good France week. She is an intimate cruise liner holding just 264 people.

The week is a world-renowned culinary event and a celebration of French gastronomy held from March 18 to 24 in different cities …

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[cape_town] - DA demands Parliament reconvene to act on #Eskom crisis

Parliament - Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane on Monday said he has written to the Speaker of Parliament to ask that the legislature reconvene and set up an ad hoc committee to resolve the electricity crisis that prompted Eskom to implement advanced stages load-shedding in recent weeks.

Maimane said the …

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