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iol.co.za
Ian drives to his own soundtrackread about in the newspaper, online and in social media. We help tick all these
Ian drives to his own soundtrack
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
read about in the newspaper, online and in social media. We help tick all these boxes.” When I turn 40 (two years from now), I want to be like Ian. Happy birthday, Ian Bredenkamp and keep on rocking! Gasant Abarder is the editor of the Cape A... Read more
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iol.co.za
Call to reopen murder case of ‘Billy Holiday’paid off, others willingly sold out, while some were threatened into becoming a
Call to reopen murder case of ‘Billy Holiday’
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
paid off, others willingly sold out, while some were threatened into becoming apartheid spies, he said. Ricketts told the Cape Argus the apartheid government would pay as much as R25 000 for information that would lead to the arrest of who they... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wave of optimism precedes Rio-bound athleteswith the world’s best (minus a few Russians) in genuine expectation of a record
Wave of optimism precedes Rio-bound athletes
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
with the world’s best (minus a few Russians) in genuine expectation of a record-breaking performance. Mike Wills’ column Open Mike appears in the Cape Argus every Wednesday The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent... Read more
4d
iol.co.za
Flood alert issued for Western CapeSettlements Department has supplied flood kits”, Powell said. As yet, no emerg
Flood alert issued for Western Cape
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Settlements Department has supplied flood kits”, Powell said. As yet, no emergency shelter has been provided. Several other provinces were also hit hard by the bad weather on Monday night and Tuesday morning. Cape Argus and African New... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fresh calls for cheap Tafelberg housingdirector general in the department of public works, Gary Fisher, to focus on a
Fresh calls for cheap Tafelberg housing
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
director general in the department of public works, Gary Fisher, to focus on a site in Woodstock instead. Last week, the Cape Argus published contents of an e-mail Fisher had sent to Communicare. In the e-mail, Fisher wrote: “I believe you... Read more
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iol.co.za
Let's use Madiba's legacy to make things rightstory. Indeed. Let us make things right here, South Africa. Happy Birthday,
Let's use Madiba's legacy to make things right
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
story. Indeed. Let us make things right here, South Africa. Happy Birthday, again, Madiba. Williams’ “Shooting from the Lip” column appears in the Cape Argus every Monday. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent M... Read more
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iol.co.za
Warnings as wild weather hits SAthe minimums will stay cold, possibly the coldest of the week, and temperatures
Warnings as wild weather hits SA
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
the minimums will stay cold, possibly the coldest of the week, and temperatures will start to recover by Thursday,” she said. Eskom warned that illegal connections and cable theft were straining the grid. The Star, Cape Argus, Daily News... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Opinion: Inside the ANC's well-oiled hate machineIndia, Indians are in power. It’s only here in SA that we allow others to gover
Opinion: Inside the ANC's well-oiled hate machine
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
India, Indians are in power. It’s only here in SA that we allow others to govern," Zuma said this week and according to the Cape Argus, which wins this week’s award for Tweet of the Week. Aaaaah, "the other", a favourite refuge of the racially... Read more
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iol.co.za
The Cape Flats is open for businessGangraker, so it wasn’t his death in particular that was the cause for my uneas
The Cape Flats is open for business
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Gangraker, so it wasn’t his death in particular that was the cause for my unease. It was rather that as a newspaper, the Cape Argus had little by way of archive material about this giant of business on the Cape Flats. In the 18 months of writing... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gugu Zulu’s death a loss for SA - Mbalulawas not the first adventure for Zulu, who had done the Cape Epic, an annual mou
Gugu Zulu’s death a loss for SA - Mbalula
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
was not the first adventure for Zulu, who had done the Cape Epic, an annual mountain bike stage race, as well as the Cape Argus. Zulu completed the Cape Epic with flying colours, he said. "It is unfortunate today that God calls… and he... Read more
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iol.co.za
Homeless plight casts shadow over two happy daysso you might think): socks. One can never have enough socks, especially in wint
Homeless plight casts shadow over two happy days
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
so you might think): socks. One can never have enough socks, especially in winter. And gloves, scarves and beanies. The Cape Argus came up with the magic by including a beanie with Monday’s paper. One could then pass it on to a less fortunate... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cape Argus gives free beanies to homelesspeople of the city. It is remarkable how this day so filled with goodwill and l
Cape Argus gives free beanies to homeless
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
people of the city. It is remarkable how this day so filled with goodwill and love can impact a less fortunate person.” Cape Argus editor Gasant Abarder said: “The Dignity Project really made us all sit up and look at the plight of the homeless... Read more
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iol.co.za
Farouk’s supermarket for goaliesto my wife Soraya and my kids for allowing me the freedom to spend so much of m
Farouk’s supermarket for goalies
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
to my wife Soraya and my kids for allowing me the freedom to spend so much of my time taking care of the FAGA family. I could not achieve such great success without their support and understanding.” Gasant Abarder is the Editor of the Ca... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Stun grenades go off in Cape Town in Uber clashcentre on Tuesday demanding an end to the new cash payment option made availabl
Stun grenades go off in Cape Town in Uber clash
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
centre on Tuesday demanding an end to the new cash payment option made available to passengers‚ according a report in the Cape Argus. Drivers are concerned it puts them at risk‚ especially after an Uber driver was attacked in Manenberg last week... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Ashley Kriel: The struggle of memory against forgettingraw deal,” renowned forensic scientist Professor David Klatzow said of the inve
Ashley Kriel: The struggle of memory against forgetting
Daily Maverick / Posted 16 days ago
raw deal,” renowned forensic scientist Professor David Klatzow said of the investigation into his death. According to the Cape Argus, Klatzow “concluded [in March 2016] that the young Struggle hero was murdered by security police who fabricated a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Panic-mongers need to get their facts straightslippery slope. Which is another of those things that didn’t happen which we ha
Panic-mongers need to get their facts straight
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
slippery slope. Which is another of those things that didn’t happen which we have failed to report on. Mike Wills’ column Open Mike appears in the Cape Argus every Wednesday The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent... Read more
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iol.co.za
New harbour master has great plans for Hout BayAbrahams, known in the harbour as “Blitz”, and who allows the seals to take fis
New harbour master has great plans for Hout Bay
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
Abrahams, known in the harbour as “Blitz”, and who allows the seals to take fish out of his mouth, told the Cape Argus last year that other operators were muscling in on his one-man show and that it had become a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cash puts us at risk, say Uber driversmeter taxis taking over their territory,” Pascoe said. ‘Cash payment system to
Cash puts us at risk, say Uber drivers
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
meter taxis taking over their territory,” Pascoe said. ‘Cash payment system to blame’ The attacked driver’s wife told the Cape Argus on Tuesday he was still in a coma in hospital, but that doctors were optimistic. The driver had been working for... Read more
18d
iol.co.za
Big changes coming to Ward 64, says EFFincludes Ocean View, Kommetjie and Scarborough - is Johann Kikillus, 41, who is
Big changes coming to Ward 64, says EFF
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
includes Ocean View, Kommetjie and Scarborough - is Johann Kikillus, 41, who is standing as an independent candidate. The Cape Argus interviewed Kikillus in May in his container office at the Ocean View Care Centre where he spoke about the drug... Read more
18d
iol.co.za
Call to boycott DA over Maiden's Cove planLille’s watch, and I think most people are not aware of how bad this could get,
Call to boycott DA over Maiden's Cove plan
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
Lille’s watch, and I think most people are not aware of how bad this could get, and so people need to act now,” he told the Cape Argus. The petition also makes reference to approvals for a R1bn high-rise development in the Bo-Kaap, saying it was a... Read more
19d
iol.co.za
‘Nothing has changed since the last election’Speaking to the Cape Argus on Sunday, resident and committee member Noncedo Mad
‘Nothing has changed since the last election’
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
Speaking to the Cape Argus on Sunday, resident and committee member Noncedo Madwanya, 40, said: “I have been here for 10 years and feel that is quite a long period to suffer, seeing no change whatsoever, yet we vote.” Madwanya, from the Eastern... Read more
19d
iol.co.za
Attack on Uber driver ‘a warning’what caused this incident but we will support authorities in their investigatio
Attack on Uber driver ‘a warning’
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
what caused this incident but we will support authorities in their investigation however we can,” the taxi company told the Cape Argus in e-mail correspondence this morning. However, police spokeswoman, Noloyiso Rwexana said that the incident had... Read more
19d
iol.co.za
WCED, activists work on solution to schools audit“the school safety crisis”. But more than a month later, Equal Education’s Wes
WCED, activists work on solution to schools audit
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
“the school safety crisis”. But more than a month later, Equal Education’s Western Cape head, Nishal Robb, told the Cape Argus there had been no response from the department. At the time, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED)... Read more
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iol.co.za
Drug scourge puts strain on psychiatric serviceshospitals - Alexandra in Maitland, Lentegeur in Mitchells Plain, Stikland in Be
Drug scourge puts strain on psychiatric services
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
hospitals - Alexandra in Maitland, Lentegeur in Mitchells Plain, Stikland in Bellville and Valkenberg in Observatory. The Cape Argus visited the Mitchells Plain Community Health Centre where a grandmother spoke of the difficulties she faced taking... Read more
19d
iol.co.za
Who shapes views of our world in SA?sources be trusted, to influence our critically important world view, our hope
Who shapes views of our world in SA?
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
sources be trusted, to influence our critically important world view, our hope for the future? Williams’ “Shooting from the Lip” column appears in the Cape Argus every Monday. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Me... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sanitation battle goes to courtElectoral Commission for allegedly breaching the electoral code. In an affidav
Sanitation battle goes to court
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
Electoral Commission for allegedly breaching the electoral code. In an affidavit, which has been obtained by the Cape Argus, the DA accuses the ANC of “purposefully” disrupting the party's right to campaign “in a manner that ensures free... Read more
22d
iol.co.za
The funny side of being Muslimis going to say: Go get an office job and stop this k*k... this is a joke now’.
The funny side of being Muslim
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
is going to say: Go get an office job and stop this k*k... this is a joke now’.” Catch Yaseen at the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival at the Baxter Theatre from Monday to August 7. Book at Computicket. Gasant Abarder is the editor of the Cape... Read more
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iol.co.za
222 Cape teaches bust for corporal punishmentSpokesman Paddy Attwell tells the Cape Argus the WCED found there was no ground
222 Cape teaches bust for corporal punishment
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
Spokesman Paddy Attwell tells the Cape Argus the WCED found there was no grounds to press charges in a further 205 cases. “Teachers were found guilty in 222 cases, while 74 cases were still pending by the end of the financial year [March 31],”... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sit down, Twitter warriors: Judge Masipa is fine!apparently brushing off claims that paramedics took a long time to respond to t
Sit down, Twitter warriors: Judge Masipa is fine!
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
apparently brushing off claims that paramedics took a long time to respond to the attack. However, Bodasing told the Cape Argus that she was never contacted by Mzansi Live about the story. “We can confirm that none of us are aware of such an... Read more
23d
iol.co.za
Oscar judge vs public opinionbe loud and persistent, but it can play no role in this case.” The law may hav
Oscar judge vs public opinion
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
be loud and persistent, but it can play no role in this case.” The law may have no need of the public’s opinion, but the Cape Argus asked them for it after the sentencing yesterday. In a Twitter poll completed by nearly 500 people, 50 percent... Read more
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iol.co.za
Prince to retain ANC post as Beaufort mayorin Beaufort West, attended by Minister Angie Motshekga, that I am the mayoral c
Prince to retain ANC post as Beaufort mayor
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
in Beaufort West, attended by Minister Angie Motshekga, that I am the mayoral candidate for Beaufort West,” Prince told the Cape Argus. The Karoo politician added that the ANC could be proud of how its supporters and voters had reacted during the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Blasts mark the end of Ramadaancity of Qatif at almost the same time, with the parts of three bodies found at
Blasts mark the end of Ramadaan
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
city of Qatif at almost the same time, with the parts of three bodies found at the scene. A third attack near the US consulate in Jeddah killed only the bomber. There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the bombings. - Cape Argus and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hlaudi wavers in SABC rowour solidarity. We feel it is the right of journalists to choose what to cover;
Hlaudi wavers in SABC row
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
our solidarity. We feel it is the right of journalists to choose what to cover; they must have freedom of expression.” Cape Argus editor Gasant Abarder said he attended the picket in solidarity with colleagues at the SABC who were being told to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sotashe wants to be a mayor for all in Cape Townwant to see from now to the next 10 years in their city? How do they want to sh
Sotashe wants to be a mayor for all in Cape Town
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
want to see from now to the next 10 years in their city? How do they want to shape the city? “It shouldn’t just be about us, but about society. Let’s open up the city. That is the vision we carry.” Gasant Abarder is the editor of the Cape... Read more
29d
News 24 South Africa
#Journalistsrights: The public have a right to be informed, say protestersof protesters said outside the SABC in Cape Town on Friday. "Imagine if we'd t
#Journalistsrights: The public have a right to be informed, say protesters
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
of protesters said outside the SABC in Cape Town on Friday. "Imagine if we'd turned away the cameras in the 80s?" said Cape Argus editor Gasant Abarder, who had been handing out placards. "We can't do that now. We are six weeks away from... Read more
29d
News 24 South Africa
Journalists show united front at Cape Town SABC protestso much bigger than what we ever could imagine." Some journalists stood with b
Journalists show united front at Cape Town SABC protest
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
so much bigger than what we ever could imagine." Some journalists stood with black tape crossed over their mouths. Among those braving the icy weather were editors Adriaan Basson (News24), Gasant Abarder (Cape Argus) and Andrew Trench (Times Medi... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bitterly cold, wet and windy weekend aheadto forecaster Vanetia Phakula, this will see a drop in temperatures which will
Bitterly cold, wet and windy weekend ahead
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
to forecaster Vanetia Phakula, this will see a drop in temperatures which will set in on Sunday. “Temperatures in Joburg on Sunday are expected to drop to around 15 degrees, while in Pretoria it will be about 16 degrees.” Cape Argus and T... Read more
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iol.co.za
Picket outside Cape Education MEC’s housethat before this morning’s visit to the MEC’s house the group had tweeted her a
Picket outside Cape Education MEC’s house
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
that before this morning’s visit to the MEC’s house the group had tweeted her about the audit several times. In April the Cape Argus reported on the findings of the audit, which showed, among other things, that many of the participants were... Read more

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