Dave Chambers, Times LIVE

Dave Chambers

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Cape Town, WC, South Africa

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Past articles by Dave:

Plettenberg Bay teacher flees charges of sexually assaulting grade 4 girls, plotting murder

The wheelchair user allegedly took out a hit on the teacher who reported him → Read More

Sweet berry leads to sour ordeal as SA records first karaka poisoning case

After two months of torment, a 46-year-old Cape Town woman has recovered from a fruit she found in her garden. → Read More

Revealed: 305 suspended officials face charges in South Africa’s uncivil service

There is now a backlog of a whopping 3,000 disciplinary cases in the public service → Read More

Jewellery expert who refused Covid-19 salary cut to receive hefty payout

A fair employer would have worked with the aggrieved employee to find a suitable compromise, judge says → Read More

Maidens’ breasts at Zulu coronation anger TV news viewer

Broadcasting Complaints Commission panel rejects complaint about broadcast of King Misuzulu's coronation → Read More

South Africa's own 'Sopranos': poison murder plot, a rifle worth R40k and a church apostle receiving guns

Court hears startling evidence which forms part of the state’s case against the 28s Mobsters leader and sidekicks → Read More

Teacher fired for second time over sex with pupil who killed herself

Eleven years after a teacher was sacked for having sex with a pupil in return for the answers to a physics test, the man has been fired again at a fresh disciplinary hearing. .. → Read More

Stone Age South Africans made humanity’s first superglue from yellowwood leaves

Scientists believe the Podocarpus tar discovery could help shed light on the development of human intelligence → Read More

Vat jou goed en trek, judge tells farmer who has stalled vital mine expansion

Lazarus Mosala pushed his luck too far when he tried to extract yet more money from Sishen Iron Ore → Read More

Whether you’ve got R8,000 or R9m, one of 130 Irma Sterns could be yours

The auction and exhibition of original works follow the prolific artist’s career from 1920 to 1965 → Read More

Shot in the arm for hunter who lost leg after rookie client shot him in the foot

It’s taken eight years, but the Cape Town high court has now ordered the shooter to pay damages to the man → Read More

Covid linked to mental disorders in series of cases at Joburg hospital

Evidence is mounting worldwide that the virus is capable of invading and living in brain tissue, says expert → Read More

Rocketing pregnancies among 10- to 14-year-olds a ‘savage indictment’

It is projected there will have been a 63.3% rise in births in this age group in the five years that ended in March → Read More

Judge gives pastor a scripture lesson along with R350,000 defamation award

Apparent conspiracy between the pastor and complainant’s ex-wife ‘to attempt to settle some score’ emerges in court → Read More

Education bosses told to change tune after punishing teacher for singing in church choir

A teacher who was given a final written warning for singing in a church choir has had it expunged after appealing. → Read More

Seven-day send-off for Desmond Tutu

A seven-day send-off is being organised for the late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in Cape Town. → Read More

Seven-day send-off for the Arch

A seven-day send-off is being organised for the late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in Cape Town. → Read More

Three is Gauteng’s unlucky number as Covid-19 reproduction rate rockets

Every person infected with Covid-19 in Gauteng is passing the virus to more than three other people. → Read More

How a giraffe and lightning generated in a Wits lab have lit up forensic science

A multidisciplinary project gives us an insight to a phenomenon that kills more than 250 people annually in SA → Read More

Vote then vax: 1,000 pop-up sites to administer jabs on Monday

Pop-up vaccination sites will operate at 1,000 voting stations on Monday. → Read More