Cape Town, February 8 2019 – A group of pensioners are asking the president for a Christmas bonus or thirteenth cheque. They’d hoped to hand over a petition of 30-thousand signatures to Cyril Ramaphosa ahead of the state of the nation address. But they were left disappointed. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has this story.
Cape Town, February 1 2019 – Twelve children between the ages of two and 16 have been taken to a place of safety in the Western Cape town of Worcester. Courtesy #Dstv403
Cape Town, January 30 2019 – Some students are getting a real DEEP perspective on the world.
Several schools in the Western Cape have added Marine Sciences to the curriculum. Students can now take it as an 8th subject in Grade 10. They attend lessons twice a week, at a cost of 500-rand a term. Here’s eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa. Courtesy #Dstv403
Cape Town, January 28 2019 – The uncertainty could have a ripple effect on businesses in the Western Cape. For many, exports to the UK are their bread and butter. Watch full story below.
Cape Town, January 16, 2019 – A new school in Cape Town’s CBD is teaching robotics and coding in a unique technologically-driven curriculum. There are no uniforms and no homework either! And as eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports, it’s all designed with the future in mind. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, January 15, 2019 – The Kannaland municipality has appealed to the Gift of the Givers for urgent aid as the towns of Zoar and Calitzdorp run dry. Pheladi Sethusa is on the story for us, she filed this report. Courtesy #Dstv403
Cape Town, January 14 2019 – Eskom says it’s struggling under a massive debt of over R400-billion. And they want you to pay some, if not all of it. The power utility has applied for a 15 percent tariff increase, over the next three years. But after the first day of the public hearings, Eskom faces an uphill battle to convince the regulator. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa explains. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, January 11 2019 – Golden Arrow Bus Services are set to hike fare prices by a whopping 9.5 percent this month. They say the increase is to offset the numerous petrol hikes experienced in the last few months.
Cape Town, January 10 2019 – The National Council of Provinces has passed the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill, with 65 MPs supporting it and no abstentions. The bill makes it illegal for public funds to be used for political campaigning. Courtesy #Dstv403
Cape Town, January 8, 2019 – Langa High School in Cape Town, is proof that other underperforming schools can be turned around. It took just six months to improve its matric pass rate. All thanks to a partnership between donors and the department of education. And from nearly closing down, the school now boasts a 78 percent matric pass rate. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has the story. Courtesy #DStv403