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Recent articles by Tammy:

National water storage has again declined

The decline in the country's water levels should make water users rethink their consumption patterns, inculcate behavioural change and value water more, the Department of Water and Sanitation has said. → Read More

3 shot dead in broad daylight in Cape Town

A triple murder is being investigated after two gunmen opened fire on people sitting in a yard in Gugulethu, leaving three dead and one injured. → Read More

Man killed, 2-year-old shot in Cape Town

A two-year-old boy was shot and a man killed in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town, Western Cape police have said. → Read More

Strand police station reopens after confirmed coronavirus case

Operations have resumed at the Strand police station after it was closed following a confirmed coronavirus case, Western Cape police has said. → Read More

Man in dock after 7 found dead in Durban house

A 23-year-old man arrested for a bloodbath that left seven people dead in eMsahweni, Durban, last month has appeared in the Umbumbulu Magistrate's Court. → Read More

Body of missing miner found underground in North West mine

The body of a missing miner has been found underground at Harmony Gold's Moab Khotsong mine near Orkney in the North West, the company has confirmed. → Read More

Provincial heads appointed to Special Investigating Unit in KZN and Eastern Cape

Two provincial heads for the Special Investigating Unit have been appointed. → Read More

Lockdown ruling vindicates Constitution

The High Court in Pretoria declaring lockdown alert levels 4 and 3 unconstitutional and invalid vindicates the Bill of Rights and the Constitution, the applicants’ attorney has said. → Read More

'Irrational! Irrational!' Constitutional crisis as judge rules lockdown regulations invalid

The inference Judge Norman Davis draws after the declaration of a national state of disaster was that little or no regard was given to the extent of the impact of individual regulations on the Constitutional rights of people and whether the extent of the limitation of their rights was justifiable or not. → Read More

82 people have died of coronavirus in the Eastern Cape

A total of 82 people has died of the coronavirus in the Eastern Cape since the start of the outbreak. → Read More

Fishing, hunting, game drives allowed in Level 3

Fishing, hunting as well as self-drive visits to game reserves and national parks are permitted under lockdown Level 3, the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries said on Monday. → Read More

Another 33 people die of coronavirus in the Western Cape

Another 33 coronavirus deaths have been recorded in the Western Cape, bringing the total fatalities in the province to 521, Premier Alan Winde confirmed on Monday. → Read More

Apartheid tweet: 'No grounds for arguing apartheid was better option', says IRR CEO

Institute of Race Relations CEO Dr Frans Cronje on Monday said there were "no grounds in principle or in fact" for the argument that South Africa was better off under the depraved system of apartheid, following comments made on social media by one of its council members. → Read More

PICS | Covid-19: 300-bed quarantine site opens in Cape Town

A new 300-bed quarantine site has opened up in Pinelands in Cape Town as the province prepares for a peak in Covid-19 infections. → Read More

Western Cape records 1 010 Covid-19 cases among public health workers

The Western Cape health department has confirmed 1 010 doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers have been infected with the coronavirus in the public sector. → Read More

2 more healthcare workers die of Covid-19 in the Western Cape

Two household aids employed at two Western Cape hospitals have died of Covid-19, the provincial health department has confirmed. → Read More

First Western Cape Children's Commissioner shares her vision for the future

The Western Cape's first Children's Commissioner Christina Nomdo's vision is clear: For the young people she will represent to enjoy better childhoods and realise the full extent of their rights. → Read More

Complaints against high court judge referred to Judicial Conduct Committee

Two complaints against Western Cape High Court Judge Mushtak Parker have been referred to the Judicial Conduct Committee, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has said. → Read More

2 veteran officers die of Covid-19, while police confirm 370 are positive

Two seasoned police officers have died of the coronavirus, national police management confirmed on Thursday. → Read More

Cape Town police station closed... again, after another coronavirus case

Atholone police station, where the first officer in the Western Cape to contract the coronavirus was stationed, has been closed again after another tested positive. → Read More