Scary child murder stats

The Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture released the findings of its People’s Commission of Inquiry into Child Safety in the Western Cape on Thursday August 8.

Rising UWC star off to a flying start

Leandi Smith made her international debut earlier this year when South Africa took on Zimbabwe in a two-match test series.

Motor insurance claims keep ombud busy

During the year under review, motor vehicle insurance complaints made up 48% of finalised cases, followed by homeowner’s insurance at 21%.

Public says yes to Hanover Street name change

The District 6 Working Committee submitted a proposal that the historical name of the current Keizersgracht be restored, in memory of District Six, to Hanover Street.

Social housing plan rubber-stamped

The project will see a mixed-use development on 1.7 hectares of City-owned land in Salt River. It will include a 10-storey block of flats with social housing, affordable housing and high-end units, as well as a convenience store and recreational area.

Police report spike in motorbike theft

WID manager Chris Lloyd said camera footage showed the bike being stolen by two unidentified men wearing helmets.

Fake officials scam senior

Rose Jackson, of Claremont, said a man claiming to be a City electrician stole more than R90 000 of goods from her tenant after she let the man into the separate entrance.

Man arrested twice for drug possession

Warrant Officer Hilton Malila said officers found 10 mandrax tablets in the electricity box in the kitchen.


Sans Souci Girls’ High School Grade pupils held a market day recently.


Osman Sahib’s company also donated new teaching software and a hi-tech digital projector to go with the tablets.