Frustrated ANC staff say no salaries mean no campaigning

The party’s staff representative Mvusi Mdlala told Independent Media on Wednesday that it would be impossible for employees to assist with groundwork if their basic need of a salary was not met. Nationally, about 247 staff members are affected. In the Western Cape,...

Vinpro is ready to take on booze ban in court

Wine industry representative body Vinpro has confirmed that it was ready to argue the urgent interim interdict application in the Western Cape High Court, which will be heard today. In its urgent application, the body sought the court to grant the premier of the...

Mbalula to meet taxi bosses over taxi-related violence

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said he was ready to meet with the Western Cape taxi operators today, in an effort to quell minibus taxi-related violence in the province. After several shootings that claimed multiple lives and left scores wounded, Mbalula flew down...

Western Cape now firmly in the 3rd wave

The Western Cape is now firmly in a third wave, with an average of 1969 new Covid-19 cases a day. “We are in a steep 3rd wave, driven by the Delta variant and urge everyone to adhere strictly to protective behaviours, as a key drive to contain it. We anticipate that...

DA and ANC in spat over GCIS sponsored radio shows

The DA in the legislature has written to the Government Communication and Information System’s (GCIS) Western Cape office, to ask why ANC MPLs have recently been participants in community radio station interviews – sponsored by the agency, using taxpayers’ money. DA...
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