Western Cape News

Maimane promises more jobs to Oudthoorn residents

Maimane says 95,000 employment opportunities were created in the Western Cape in the past year, despite a crippling drought and a hostile national regulatory environment.

EWN , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

WATCH: The DA gets stuff done, says Maimane

DA leader Mmusi Maimane addressed a voter registration rally in Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape.

IOL , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

Maimane makes big election promise on employment

Maimane says the Western Cape's expanded unemployment rate of 23.7% is a full 13 percentage points lower than the national average of 37.3%.

EWN , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

Cops arrests 10 for drug possession in WC

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police made several drug-related arrests in surrounding towns this week.

EWN , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

Probe into allegations that teacher forced boy to run in his underwear

An incident involving a teacher, who allegedly told a pupil to run in his underwear after accusing him of stealing shorts, is being investigated, the Western Cape education department (WCED) said on Friday.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

'Marginalise us at your peril', Western Cape alliance partners tell ANC

The ANC's alliance partners in the Western Cape want the party to ensure their leaders feature prominently in its lists of candidates that will be deployed to the national and provincial legislatures, warning that sidelining them could cost the majority party.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

Tomorrow's weather: Rain across most of the east and parts of the southern coastline

It will be cloudy with light rain along the south coast of the Western Cape at first.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

Western Cape police seize abalone worth R2.4m in Milnerton

DURBAN - Western Cape police seized 4932 units of shucked abalone and 638 units of dried abalone with an estimated street value of R2.4 million on Friday morning.

IOL , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

Western Cape MEC, Tony Ehrenreich in war of words over Uitzig High's reopening

Former Western Cape Cosatu secretary Tony Ehrenreich and the Western Cape education department have exchanged barbs over the temporary reopening of Uitzig High School in Ravensmead.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

SACP Western Cape unhappy with ANC list process

The South African Communist Party's (SACP) provincial working committee (PWC) in the Western Cape has accused the ANC in the province of undermining alliance partners during the governing party's list process.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 18, 2019