South African parents urged to teach their children to reject racism

Cabinet has urged South African parents to teach their children to reject racism and embrace diversity as part of the country’s drive to promote nation-building and social cohesion. Minister in

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6,500 social housing units being built to provide much-need housing opportunities to Mother City residents

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis has announced that the City has started fast-tracking social housing projects to provide urgent much-need housing opportunities to Mother City residents. As part of this

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WC Safety Dashboard launched: Trauma Unit data will inform policing priorities, resourcing

The Provincial Government has launched a first-of-its-kind Safety Dashboard which uses data from from trauma and emergency units, to inform policing priorities in specific areas. Trauma and ER units log

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When Your Kid Got Hold of Your Phone

A viral Facebook post that’s gotten over 10 thousand shares has reminded parents that giving them your phone to play with might not be the best idea in the world.

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Labour inspectors will visit 839,000 workplaces, over the next 5 years, to ramp up inspections

In an effort to ramp up its inspections, the Department of Employment and Labour’s inspectors will visit 839,000 workplaces over the next five years. Minister Thulas Nxesi, delivering his department’s

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Several audits launched to recover funds stolen from State coffers during the Covid-19 pandemic

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi says several audits and other anti-corruption initiatives have been launched to recover funds stolen from State coffers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Nxesi delivered his

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Home Affairs announces interventions to address long queues at their offices

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced a series of interventions to cut down on long queues at Home Affairs offices, including a huge investment in their IT networks, opening

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Monkeypox – Everything You Need To Know

Written by: Bobby Brown As the world is slowly starting to see some light at the end of the Covid tunnel, Monkeypox has emerged as a new concern for health

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Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis has written to Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula to propose Working Committee on rail devolution

Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says he has written to Minister Fikile Mbalula asking that a Working Committee be set up to spearhead and manage the rail devolution process. Hill-Lewis says the

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Western Cape authorities still working to find an amicable solution to reopen the B97 taxi route

Western Cape Transport MEC Daylin Mitchell says authorities are still working to find an amicable solution that would allow for the reopening of the B97 taxi route. The taxi route,

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SASSA advises beneficiaries to use alternatives to receive monthly grant payments

The Social Security Agency of South Africa (SASSA) has advised all grant beneficiaries to make use of all the other alternatives through which to receive their monthly grant payments. This

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GABS will not increase bus fares in June

Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS) says it will not increase its bus fares in June. The bus service says it will, despite the expected fuel price increase expected in June,

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Smile Breakfast Calls A Scammer

With the rise of technology in the digital age comes a rise in fraudsters trying their best to get hold of personal information and money. While a lot of scams

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Actor Jamie Bartlett has died

Renowned actor Jamie Bartlett has died. The 55-year-old was a multi-award-winning performer and will be fondly recalled for his role as David Genaro in the soapie Rhythm City. He also

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Virgin Atlantic Airlines has announced a new direct flight between Cape Town and London, from November.

The British airline hopes to bring 100 000 extra tourists and visitors to Cape Town from year-end. The seasonal service launches in November 2022. It complements the existing service flying

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Solid State Batteries for EV’s on the Horizon!

Written by: Ewan Strydom  Over the last couple of years, there has been more and more noise around electric vehicles, or EV’s as they are otherwise known as. It is

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Pet cloning is now a real option for you

Written by: Bobby Brown A future of pet cloning is becoming more of a reality, despite the ongoing ethical controversy around it. People who can’t stomach the idea of losing

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Google I/O Event-Top 3 Takeaways

One of the biggest tech events of the year took place recently, and this is one of those events that many in the tech field hold their breath for! I

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New Tech Promises Live Subtitles For Everyday Conversation

Written by: Bobby Brown Just imagine having the options to have subtitles in everyday conversations. Subtitles, or captions have become part of our movie-watching lifestyle these days. And it’s not

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Delivery drones are fast becoming the talk of the town

Written by: Ewan Strydom It certainly feels like there is a new story about drones everyday. Well, it’s not far off because these nifty little sky hungers are really becoming

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New Fire Resistant Material Invented

Witten by: Bobby Brown Fire resistant gear could soon become much more effective and whole lot lighter, thanks to prawns. Prawn shells are naturally fire resistant, which is why Australian

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World Health Assembly is taking place in Switzerland

The World Health Assembly has kicked off in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO says: “The theme of this year’s Health Assembly is: Health for peace, peace for health. The COVID-19 pandemic

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World Bee Day: The Cape Honeybee is the ‘Kim Kardashian’ of the bee world

The United Nations sanctioned World Bee Day is marked annually on 20 May, with the purpose of acknowledge the role of bees and other pollinators in the global ecosystem. Top

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