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NewsWrap: Increase in tourist arrivals in the Western Cape

Increase in tourist arrivals in the Western Cape The Western Cape Government has welcomed an increase in tourist arrivals. Statistics for tourist arrivals for the first quarter of the year show a 16-percent increase compared to the same quarter last year. The majority of the overseas tourists came from the UK, followed by Germany. COCT ramping up efforts to replace old sewer and water pipes in areas like Maitland The […]

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NewsWrap: Compassionate cyclist try to tackle period poverty head-on

Compassionate cyclist try to tackle period poverty head-on A group of compassionate city cyclists is tackling the issue of period poverty head-on, urging people to openly discuss and address this pressing issue while providing practical support to lift young women out of it. Their initiative began in November last year, as they used their platform to raise awareness and collect donations of sanitary products from other cycling teams. By merging […]

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NewsWrap: Western Cape Premier Alan Winde is calling for Enhanced Readiness for Extreme Weather Events Following Infrastructure Damage from Recent Storm

"Western Cape Premier Alan Winde is calling for Enhanced Readiness for Extreme Weather Events Following Infrastructure Damage from Recent Storms" Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has highlighted the importance of improving the province's readiness for extreme weather after recent storms wreaked havoc on infrastructure. Winde emphasized the need for long-term strategies to enhance water management and ensure energy security for the province. Police say that "Operation Shanela has seen Over […]

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NewsWrap: “Green Point Park Introduces Groundbreaking Experiential Education Garden with Innovative Dome Classroom Inspired by Khoi Dwellings”

"Green Point Park Introduces Groundbreaking Experiential Education Garden with Innovative Dome Classroom Inspired by Khoi Dwellings" Green Point Park is getting a new educational space called the Experiential Education Garden featuring a dome classroom inspired by Khoi dwellings. The dome, which is made from mass timber, is a milestone in sustainable construction and the first of its kind in South Africa. Once completed, the classroom will offer educational programs on […]

todayApril 18, 2024 83 1

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NewsWrap: Concern around Benylin Paediatric cough syrup

Concern around Benylin Paediatric cough syrup Recent reports from Nigeria and Kenya have raised concerns about a batch of Benylin paediatric cough syrup from South Africa due to high levels of (di-ethalene Glycol) diethylene glycol found in laboratory tests. Both countries have recalled the syrup, which poses severe health risks including abdominal pain, vomiting, and acute kidney injury. Kenvue, the company now managing the Benylin brand, is working with regulators […]

todayApril 15, 2024 89

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NewsWrap: Cape of Storms wreaks havoc in and around the Western Cape

The City of Cape Town says that its disaster risk management centre remains on high alert as inclement weather conditions continues to batter the Cape. A number of weather related incidents have been reported across the province. At the same time... More than 100 people have been displaced after their structures were destroyed in a fire in Nyanga at the weekend. The City’s Disaster Risk Management’s Sonica Lategan says that […]

todayApril 8, 2024 152 2

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NewsWrap: Smoking advertising remains a concern

Big Tobacco continues to find ways to promote their products despite bans on tobacco ads in many countries, often through partnerships with high-profile events like Formula 1. South Africa is attempting to tighten regulations with its new tobacco bill, but concerns remain about its effectiveness, especially regarding events like Formula 1 where tobacco branding persists. While the bill aims to address advertising loopholes, challenges in enforcement continues, particularly with emerging […]

todayMarch 25, 2024 141

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NewsWrap: Germany faces a housing crisis

The City of Tshwane is really concerned about how freely people seem to break laws in the area. They've noticed nearly 500 shacks popping up behind the Erasmia and Sunderland Bridges. Turns out, these stands are being sold for R5,000 each, and the metro has filed a case against the suspected mastermind, blaming illegal connections for costing them billions. Moving back home Cape Town International Airport is getting a makeover, […]

todayMarch 22, 2024 134

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NewsWrap: Becoming more mindful of our money

Abba definitely coined it well in that song (Money-Money-Money) and it reminds me about that saying which says ‘money makes the world go round’, but how do we become more mindful of money especially in our current South African economic climate which is hard hit by high inflation, fuel price increases, electricity hikes, and the ever increasing cost of everything else? Well according to financial planner and author Sylvia Walker, […]

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