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Betty's Bay is under threat, says fire chief

Betty's Bay is under threat, says fire chief

Fires are now raging in Franskraal, Karwyderskraal and Betty's Bay where the inferno is moving down the mountain towards the road.

WC dam levels reach 58% while Beaufort West water reserves are running out

WC dam levels reach 58% while Beaufort West water reserves are running out

Environmental Affairs MEC Anton Bredell has urged residents to continue to use water sparingly as the demand for water is expected to increase ahead of the warmer months.

[UPDATE] Death toll in Macassar Denel plant explosion rises to 8

[UPDATE] Death toll in Macassar Denel plant explosion rises to 8

All missing workers have been accounted for. The cause of the blaze is undetermined.

Govt declares national state of disaster to deal with drought

Govt declares national state of disaster to deal with drought

Cooperative Governance Minister Zweli Mkhize says that a stringent process will be followed to allocate drought relief funds.

Maimane: Day zero may not happen in 2018

Maimane: Day zero may not happen in 2018

Mmusi Maimane is addressing the media about the current water status in the City of Cape Town and progress made towards defeating Day Zero.

Day Zero pushed back to 9 July

Day Zero pushed back to 9 July

City of Cape Town deputy mayor Ian Neilson confirmed this on Tuesday, saying that it was due to a 0.5% weekly drop in storage dam levels and lower consumption levels.

CT Mayor De Lille survives no-confidence motion by just 1 vote

CT Mayor De Lille survives no-confidence motion by just 1 vote

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has narrowly survived a vote of no confidence against her.

CT police hunt suspect in connection with former Naspers director's murder

CT police hunt suspect in connection with former Naspers director's murder

Cape Town Police say Wiese was tied up and stabbed to death during a house robbery at his home in Higgovale.

NSRI renders assistance as firefighting efforts continue in Knysna

NSRI renders assistance as firefighting efforts continue in Knysna

Emergency and rescue crews are continuing to assist firefighters battling a wildfire that has wreaked havoc in parts of the Southern Cape.