News Wrap: City honours neighbourhood watch teams

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Neighbourhood Watches honoured in a special awards ceremony at the weekend

Neighbourhood Watch teams across the City were honoured at the weekend in a special awards ceremony acknowledging the important role they play in their communities. Mayor Geordin Hill Lewis says the City appreciates the community spirit of those who volunteer as neighbourhood watch members and who assist in crime prevention in various communities in the Cape. The mayor says that the City is doing everything in its power to make the City safer for all residents by supporting efforts of neighbourhood watch teams.



Powerball player in the Cape has less than 30 days to claim winnings 

If you are regular Powerball player, you could be the winner of a R7,5million, but you have less than 30 days to claim your winnings. The Lottery board says that the winning ticket is for the 3rd of December last year and was purchased at a store in Ravensmead. If you are the winner and you don’t claim the funds, it will be handed over to the National Lotteries Distribution Trust Fund for reallocation to good causes.





President Ramaphosa to participate in the G20 Leaders’ Summit this week 

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to travel to Bali from tomorrow, to participate in the G20 Leaders’ Summit, which will end on Wednesday. The G20 Leaders’ Summit will discuss strategic issues and the role of the G20 as part of the solution to a wide range of global challenges including addressing food and energy insecurity, strengthening the global health architecture and advancing digital transformation. The President will also address the two working sessions during the summit.






Divers discover remains of Space Shuttle Challenger, which exploded on take off in the late 80s 

Divers who thought they were going to explore through the wreckage from a WWII aircraft off the coast of Florida, found instead that they discovered the remains of Space Shuttle Challenge, which famously blew up on takeoff in 1986. After contacting NASA, and viewing the footage, the Space agency confirmed that it was from the Challenger space shuttle. Although many parts of the space shuttle have been found after the tragedy, this new find provides yet another piece of history.


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