[cape_town] - Rescued pig Snortie inspires an art installation

Local artist Marius Jansen van Vuuren collaborated with UK artist Alex Rinsler to build a giant piglet installation that was commissioned to mark the Chinese New Year.

Snortie was rescued from a township piggery and she is currently living at the Greyton Animal Farm Sanctuary.

The sanctuary’s founder, Nicola …

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[cape_town] - Tourist dies during Simon's Town scuba dive

The 63-year-old was on a holiday with his family from the UK and was scuba diving on Saturday when he reportedly collapsed at about 11am.

A dive charter boat, headed towards Simon’s Town, then alerted the NSRI Simon’s Town, as well as paramedics

NSRI and paramedics met the …

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[cape_town] - One season of good rainfall ‘not enough’

Farmers in parts of the Northern Cape were still suffering as a result of a drought that claimed the lives of a large number of their livestock.

Agri Wes-Cape chief executive Jannie Strydom said farmers in the province were still affected.

“We are grateful for the good rainfall of the …

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[cape_town] - Stage 4 #LoadShedding from 9am - 11pm on Monday

Johannesburg - Load shedding will continue throughout Sunday night, shifting from Stage 4 to Stage 2 from 11 pm until 9 am on Monday morning and then moving back to Stage 4, state-owned power utility Eskom said.

Stage 4 load shedding would be implemented from 9am to 11pm on Monday. On …

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[cape_town] - Is Eskom’s unbundling the light at the end of the tunnel?

It’s no surprise that the Eskom debacle has been called an ‘emergency’ by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says the writer. Picture: Bhekikhaya Mabaso/African News Agency (ANA)


It’s no surprise that the Eskom debacle has been called an ‘emergency’ by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

This …

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[cape_town] - #LoadShedding will be unavoidable this week, says Eskom

Cape Town - More load shedding is expected this week as the power utility giant remains under pressure. Eskom said that residents are likely to experience load shedding in the coming days ahead.

“Load shedding will be unavoidable in the coming week. There is a likelihood that we could implement stage …

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[cape_town] - #Elections2019: Lists should get more public scrutiny

Political parties submitted candidate lists to the Electoral Commission amidst a public outcry over inclusion of individuals implicated in allegations of state capture or accused of wrongdoing and corruption.

Public scrutiny of election candidates on political party lists has until recently remained passive. What is different ahead of this election …

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[cape_town] - Decoded: What causes 'maths anxiety' in school kids

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Is your daughter more anxious over maths than your son? Blame gendered stereotypes about mathematics as well as anxiety of both teachers and parents, finds a study.

While mathematics is often considered a hard subject, not all difficulties with the subject result from cognitive difficulties. Many children and …

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