Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula concerned about high number of pedestrian fatalities

Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula has bemoaned the high number of pedestrians who were killed on South African roads over the Easter weekend. Mbalula released the Easter long-weekend accident-figures yesterday and

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SA to commence phase 2 of Covid-19 vaccination campaign in May

Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize says the country would now be able to confidently commence the 2nd phase of its mass Covid-19 vaccination campaign, in May this year. Mkhize provided an

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Public invited to participate in City’s Food Waste Diversion project

The City is trialling a food waste project in certain suburbs, in a bid to divert organic waste from landfill. The project is operating from four City drop-off sites and

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WHO calls for an end to vaccine-nationalism

The World Health Organization says a lot more needs to be done to tackle the issue of vaccine nationalism, or vaccine apartheid, to boost global efforts to defeat Covid-19. Director

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Cele deploys 197 additional police officers in crime-ridden CT neighborhoods

Police Minister, Bheki Cele has warned criminals in the Western Cape to tread lightly, saying all those who make themselves guilty of disobeying the law, would be dealt with decisively.

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Certain hospital visits now allowed under Level 1 Covid-19 restrictions

The Western Cape Department of Health has adjusted its visitation guidelines during Level 1 regulations by allowing hospital visitations to recommence, but under strict safety precautions. The Department believes this

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W.C. Transport Department records reduction in road-accidents over Easter holidays

The Western Cape Department of Transport says it implemented more than 240 road-blocks and vehicle check-points on the province’s roads this Easter weekend. Spokesperson, Jandre Bakker says law-enforcement officers arrested

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More people arrested, over the past week, despite partial ban on booze-sales

The City’s Directorate of Safety and Security says it is concerned with the increase in the number of crime-related arrests, here in the Metro, despite the partial ban on alcohol

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SA would be able to vaccinate people a lot faster using J&J vaccine

Although South Africa had to suspend the use of the Astra-Zeneca vaccine, this led to the country possibly being able to vaccinate its people against the virus much faster, by

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SA could vaccinate up to 300-thousand people per day

South Africa would be able to vaccinate between 250- and 300-thousand people a day, once its Covid-19 vaccine roll-out campaign picks up speed. This, according to the CEO and founder

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New Political Party Funding Act a win for democracy

South African voters can now look forward to more transparent and democratic elections in the country. This, according to the civil-rights lobby-group, My Vote Counts which welcomed the enactment of

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Free Food Fridays with Smile 90.4FM and Simply Asia

During every workday, there is one thing on everyone’s mind – what’s for lunch? But as the saying goes, “there’s no such thing as a free lunch”. Or is there?

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[LISTEN] Fast & Furious 9 To Be Filmed In Cape Town (not)

It’s a bit of a tradition in the media that radio stations and news channels try and pull the wool over their audiences’ eyes on the 1st of April. While

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[Listen] Phase 2 of SA’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign to kick off in May 2021

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign will pick up significant speed over the next few weeks. Phase 1 of the campaign kicked off in the middle of

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[Listen] In brief: The adjusted Covid-19 safety regulations for the Easter weekend

President Cyril Ramaphosa last night announced that the country would remain on level 1 of lockdown, over the Easter weekend. He says the curfew would remain unchanged, while beaches and

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WATCH: Cyril Ramaphosa announces adjusted Covid-19 regulations for Easter

Many South Africans will be breathing a sigh of relief that the Covid-19 regulations for the Easter period is not more strict. President Cyril Ramaphosa last night announced that the country

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WATCH: South Africa to receive 30 million locally produced J&J vaccine doses in 2021, starting in April

Johnson & Johnson is to supply at least 220 million doses of its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine to the African Union’s 55 member states from the third quarter of 2021, after

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Winde: Celebrate Easter responsibly to avoid 3rd Covid-19 wave

Premier Alan Winde says, regardless of whether a stricter level of lockdown would be implemented, over the Easter holidays, people should still take personal responsibility in curbing the spread of

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Dept. of Health hopes to vaccinate 1.5-million healthcare workers by the end of May

Government says its goal is to vaccinate at least 1.5-million healthcare workers, by the end of phase one of the country’s mass-vaccination campaign. This, according to acting-Minister in the Presidency,

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W.C health-system being readied for third Covid-19 wave

The Western Cape Head of Health, Dr Keith Cloete says there are hopes that the province’s third covid-19 wave would be less severe than predicted. Cloete says the prevalence of

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Help celebrate Earth Hour tomorrow!

South Africans have been reminded to do their part for the planet and participate in this year’s Earth Hour. CEO of WWF South Africa, Dr Morné du Plessis says the

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Smile 90.4FM’s R10 000 No-Repeat-Workday

You know what it’s like at work, doing the same thing over and over again. But do you know what’s even worse than that? Hearing the same songs over and

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Did Elephants once roam on Dyer Island?

CapeNature has discovered what appears to be elephant teeth on Dyer Island! Dyer Island is a 20 hectare Nature Reserve, situated 8.5 Km from Kleinbaai harbour in Gansbaai, off the

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More than 320-thousand young people employed through D.B.E.’s Youth Employment Stimulus Initiative

The Department of Basic Education says it has provided employment-opportunities to close to 320-thousand young people, to assist at schools during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Department’s Youth Employment Stimulus Initiative,

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