Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Ted Botha

Ted grew up between Washington D.C. and Pretoria. He has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, and was an editor for Reuters in Manhattan. His books include 'The Girl with the Crooked Nose' and 'Flat/White,' about living in a crazy tenement in Manhattan. His latest book is a true story of murder and movie mayhem in the 1920s that takes place in Johannesburg, London, Paris and New York. Read more at tedbotha.com

Sir William Pigott-Brown

Famous in the Swinging Sixties, “Playboy” Pigott-Brown Dies in Cape Town

Once famous in international horse-racing circles and for his parties and mixing in famous circles in the Swinging Sixties, Sir William Pigott-Brown, 79, has...
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Cape Town Conference Centre Becomes COVID Hospital

The well-known Cape Town International Conference Centre is in the process of being converted into an 850-bed intermediate hospital for COVID-19 patients. Western Cape Premier...
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Western Cape Peak for COVID-19 Expected in Late June

The Western Cape reached several milestone numbers over the last 24 hours, including 200 fatalities from COVID-19, which should reach its peak in the...
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Western Cape Wants Level 3 Lockdown Before June

Premier Alan Winde has said the Western Cape government would like to negotiate an opening of the province and for lockdown to be reduced...
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Online Trade in South Africa Now Allowed After Legal Challenge

All online sales except cigarettes and alcohol will be allowed with immediate effect, according to government regulations published today by the Minister of Trade...
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Former Eskom Engineers Offer to Work for Free

Eskom has received offers from a group of engineers, all former employees, who want to contribute their skills free of charge to help rebuild...
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DA Leader Says Lockdown Not COVID Now the Crisis

In a hard-hitting speech where he said the government's continued, irrational and unexplained lockdown was destructive and going to devastate many more lives than...

French Company Thales Loses Final Bid to Avoid Arms Deal Trial

The French company Thales has lost its last bid to avoid going to trial for allegedly offering Jacob Zuma a bribe to protect the...
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Illegal Immigrant Caught in South Africa Posing as UN Representative

PRETORIA – A Tanzanian illegal masquerading as an employee of the United Nations appeared in court on Monday for fraud after allegedly posing as,...
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Western Cape COVID-19 Cases Higher Due to Targeted Testing, Says Winde

The Western Cape has a higher incidence of Coronavirus cases than other provinces because it has been rigorously targeting and tracing potential cases and...