Bulelani Dyomfana


Wed, 28/07/2021 - 09:13

The Western Cape Government held a digital press conference on Tuesday to address the taxi violence in the province. This forms part its efforts to ensure the safety of commuters in the greater Cape Town region following disruptions in the taxi industry.


Tue, 27/07/2021 - 11:09

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa and SAFTU General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi met with warring taxi associations in Cape Town this weekend about the ongoing taxi violence. Holomisa gave an update on the proceeding of their intervention.


Mon, 26/07/2021 - 15:07

A group of people took to the streets and marched in Sea Point in Cape Town to protest against the Covid-19 vaccines on Sunday. They say they want their constitutional right to freedom of association respected.

 


Mon, 26/07/2021 - 13:17

Golden Arrow Bus Service has announced that it will deploy more buses to assist commuters who have been affected by the ongoing taxi strike. This follows the closure of certain routes by the Western Cape Transport MEC following a deadlock in negotiations between rival taxi groups on Friday last week.


Mon, 26/07/2021 - 11:06

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the ban on the sale of alcohol has been lifted. Ramaphosa made the announcement on Sunday following consultations with the National Coronavirus Command Council.

 


Fri, 23/07/2021 - 14:28

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works has announced that it will close down the B97 taxi route between Mbekweni/Paarl and Bellville. This follows failed negotiations between two rival taxi associations involved in a deadly conflict over the route. 


Fri, 23/07/2021 - 12:41

The restaurant sector says they are on a knife-edge and are waiting to see whether lockdown restrictions, on several fronts, will be eased.


Fri, 23/07/2021 - 11:17

Negotiations between Western Cape rival taxi associations CATA and Codeta have failed to reach an agreement this week. This is despite multiple engagements between both associations, the Western Cape government and national transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

 

 

 


Fri, 23/07/2021 - 09:34

The South African Liquor Brandowners Association says the alcohol ban can no longer be justified in South Africa. The association claims that it's members have lost more than a month's worth of sales due to the looting this past week.


Thu, 22/07/2021 - 11:27

The Western Cape government has committed to ensuring the safety of it commuters in the midst of ongoing taxi violence. This comes after Premier, Alan Winde, and the MEC for Transport and Public Works, Daylin Mitchell, recently engaged the management of Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS) in a meeting to ensure more public transport capacity is brought into the system.


Thu, 22/07/2021 - 09:11

Pfizer and BioNTech have struck a deal with South African company Biovac for the production of COVID-19 vaccines for the African Union. The deal will see the Cape Town-based company produce up to 100 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines a year for distribution across Africa.


Wed, 21/07/2021 - 12:41

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been named in a leaked database at the heart of the Pegasus Project which includes cellphone numbers of government leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron, according to an investigation conducted by the Guardian.


Wed, 21/07/2021 - 09:11

 

The South African Human Rights Commission in KwaZulu-Natal says it will investigate the recent unrest that led to the death of 20 people in Phoenix.


Tue, 20/07/2021 - 08:59

The National Consumer Commission has issued a stern warning to suppliers to refrain from inflating prices of essential items that are listed under the Consumer and Customer Protection and National Disaster Management Regulations and Directions. These suppliers could receive fines.

 


Mon, 19/07/2021 - 14:01

Prison inmates are next in line to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, launched the vaccination rollout for prison officials and inmates on Monday. 


Mon, 19/07/2021 - 10:53

Three people have been arrested for allegedly instigating the violent riots that recently broke out in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. The suspects are due to appear in court in the next few days.


Mon, 19/07/2021 - 09:02

Taxi violence continues in the Western Cape, despite ongoing interventions by authorities as six people are reported to have been killed due to ongoing taxi violence this past week. This brings the death toll due to taxi violence this year to 80.


Fri, 16/07/2021 - 13:37

President Cyril Ramaphosa says that some of the people alleged to have instigated the riots this week have been identified. Looting unfolded in Kwazulu-Natal and Gauteng this past week. 


Fri, 16/07/2021 - 11:04

Tensions have escalated in Pheonix, Kwazulu-Natal, as race wars ensued between the Indian and black community members. This comes after nationwide rioting and looting resulted in the deaths of twenty people in the area. 


Thu, 15/07/2021 - 14:32

The President has been consulting widely over the days of lawlessness and looting. He met with the leaders of various political parties, raising concerns about food and fuel shortages.

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