It is hoped that the arrest of two suspected muggers will serve as a warning to would-be thieves that the City and other enforcement agencies are keeping a close eye on the Company’s Garden to ensure the safety of visitors. Read more below:
The City of Cape Town’s Parks Department has been notified that two suspects were arrested in the Company’s Garden precinct today, 8 March 2016.
One suspect was arrested inside the Company’s Garden for possession of an imitation firearm. The South African Police Service (SAPS) suspects that the individual has been involved in a number of muggings in the area and has detained him for further investigation. Continue reading
The City of Cape Town reminds residents that due to hot weather, an extended billing period, and the Level 2 water restriction tariffs, many may notice a spike in their water bills this month. We would also like to assure all residential customers that the Accounts Department has made allowance for the longer billing period. Residents are not being penalised in terms of the higher steps of the tariff, which are being applied correctly.
In light of the recent enquiries and social media posts on the subject, the City of Cape Town would like to remind residents that increased water and sanitation tariffs have been implemented since 1 January 2016 as part of water restrictions.
For an average domestic customer, the differences in price are as follows: Continue reading
SA Rugby on Tuesday marked International Women’s Day with the announcement that it has established two more women’s rugby Youth Training Centres (YTC’s), at the Griquas and South Western Districts rugby unions respectively, increasing the number of development centres to eight.
The first six training centres were established in April last year at the Blue Bulls, Limpopo Blue Bulls, Border, Eastern Province, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Province, with the objective of growing the base of women’s players in the country and grooming them from a young age for the demands of rugby.
Through the YTC’s, players from Under-16 to Under-18 levels have access to weekly training sessions, conditioning and nutritional programmes, and they participate in scheduled matches to expose them to regular competition.
This week on Jongo, African superhero Eli and Kay embark on a new quest, which leaves them faced with an unexpected surprise. And what is the identity of the mystery man who is hot on their heels?
Ziv finally realises he is being used as a pawn by Benjamin and takes steps to thwart him.
To see this riveting ensemble, tune in Mondays on BET (DStv channel 129) at 21:05 CAT.
The much anticipated sequel to one of the highest grossing romantic comedies of all time, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, is the featured film for the March 2016 Nu Metro Girls’ Night Out at GrandWest. Ladies are called to unite for an evening of nonstop laughter with My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 on Tuesday, 22 March 2016.
This laugh a minute follow up brings the beloved characters back together for an even bigger, fatter Greek wedding after Gus and Maria discover that they were never really married.
Nu Metro’s Girls’ Night Out starts at 19h00, with the movie beginning at 20h00. Tickets to Girls’ Night Out at Nu Metro GrandWest cost R55 per person. Bookings can be made via the call centre on 0861-CINEMA (+27 861 24 6362), online via www.numetro.co.za or at the cinema.
An assessment has been made of the 20 housing units razed by the petrol bombing incidents and the vandalism of more than 100 units between 25 and 27 February 2016.
‘It is not certain when repairs will be effected, but it is estimated that the repairs to the units that can be repaired will take at least a month to complete.
‘The situation is incredibly frustrating and it must be borne in mind that these units have been earmarked for vulnerable beneficiaries who are flood victims displaced by past flooding and also persons who are perpetually affected by flooding as they reside in flood-prone areas. Continue reading
The annual Coca-Cola Schools T20 Challenge reaches its climax this month when six of the best school cricket teams in the country don the colours of their local franchise at the national finals, taking place at North West University from 18-21 March 2016.
The seventh season of the tournament saw 665 schools from across South Africa take part in regional and provincial finals, all with the hope of reaching the national finals and being named the nation’s best T20 school side. The schools representing their local franchises in the final phase of the tournament are as follows: Continue reading
Join us in raising funds for the Red Cross Hospital Oncology Department. This is a private fundraiser organised by a group called Life is Precious
The fundraiser will be held on Saturday 12 March from 2pm until 11pm at the Hellenic Community Centre, 24 Bay Road, Mouille Point. The fundraiser boasts a mini market day with a variety stalls: Ferida’s Savouries & Eats, On-site Wellness, Pure Clothing, Byrdie Candles, Jual, Gap Coffee, The Designer Warehouse, Rag Traders WearHouse, Shanny Clothing, Rasheeda’s Scarves, and Yumminess on the Go. Continue reading
Wednesday March 16 at 20h45
The Pregnancy Project
Thursday March 17 at 21h00
True Movies (DStv Channel 138)
Teenage pregnancy is the focus of two films to be aired on True Movies – both based on true stories which received global attention.
The first is The Pregnancy Pact to be broadcast on DStv Channel 138, Wednesday March 16 at 20h45.
In 2008, the small fishing community of Gloucester, Massachusetts found itself at the centre of a worldwide media firestorm. There were 18 pregnant girls at the high school-four times the norm-and according to rumour, they weren’t all accidents. When talk of a “pregnancy pact” between the girls surfaced, local gossip transformed into international media fascination overnight. Reporters from all over the world descended upon the town, demanding answers.