Cape Town, December 4, 2018 – Turning things around at NSFAS is going to take some doing. The bursary and loan scheme was placed under administration back in August, in order to address the state of its finances and how it was run. But NSFAS bosses don’t have time on their side. There are already 400-thousand applications in, that they have to deal with. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November27, 2018 – The South African Police Union says it doesn’t want the anti-gang unit shutdown, but it has serious reservations. It says it wasn’t consulted when the unit was established. The union is also taking issue with calling it the anti-gang unit, when it is in fact operating like a task force. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa unpacks the technicalities. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November 23, 2018 – Children from some of Cape Town’s poor neighbourhoods, Are being introduced to Yoga. Occupational therapy students from the University of the Western Cape, have come up with this novel way, of rehabilitating children from these tough environments. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports. courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November 21, 2018 – Unauthorised expenditure has increased by 38-percent to 21 billion rand. That’s according to the Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November 19, 2018 – There’s still no relief for MyCiti bus commuters. Some routes remain closed and many others are overcrowded with commuters desperate to get to work. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November 16, 2018 – Right-to-die organisation founder, Sean Davison, is charged with murdering Dr Anrich Burger, who’d become a quadriplegic following a car crash.
Cape Town, November 15, 2018 – Nearly 17,000 bottles of confiscated alcohol will be emptied down the drain in Cape Town on Thursday morning. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November 14, 2018 – SABC board chair Bongumusa Makhathini says that about 70 percent of SABC’s revenue went to wages. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November 9, 2018 – A prolonged strike and political instability in the DA led city council, threaten the safety of commuters on Cape Town’s MyCiti buses. Several incidents of arson across the city have resulted in buses being torched, forcing police to act as escorts on some of the routes seen as high risk. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has the details.
Cape Town, November 9, 2018 – Disruptions continue as the MyCiti bus strike enters its fourth week in Cape Town. Metro police are now escorting buses on several routes in the city and 2 buses have been set alight. Courtesy #DStv403