Keith and Desiré strike gold

SUMMER JACOBSIn 1955, Desiré O’Connor set off for Johannesburg. Fresh out of school, the high-spirited, adventurous girl from Brooklyn was ready to “see the...

Hawks swoop on card-cloning trio

The Hawks have arrested three men, including a 26-year-old Canal Walk restaurant employee, for cloning bank cards.The restaurant employee was arrested at the mall...

Frustrating case of missing money

Pumla Hashe had the blues after R400 her daughter transferred to her from Shoprite U Save, Parklands, disappeared. Ms Hashe said she was on...

Five tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

STEVE REIDIt is a great privilege to have this platform to share with a considerably larger audience than I have to date. They say...

Clampdown on West Coast road

A month after it was formed, the City’s Integrated Roadblock Unit, which targets drunken drivers and motorists with outstanding warrants, has made more than...

Centre’s point of no return

Athina MayIt seems the mothballs are finally being shaken off the stalled Centre Point development on the corner of Loxton and Koeberg roads. There was...

Businesses to source own energy

Janine Myburgh, president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and IndustryNearly half the businesses in Cape Town are planning to generate their own electricity...

Road freight transport comes at a heavy cost

A City plan to save some of the hundreds of millions of rands lost each year to repair and maintain roads damaged by heavy...

Neighbourhood watch member survives chest stabbing

Athina May A Table View Neighbourhood Watch (TVNW) member narrowly escaped death after being stabbed in the chest while investigating a tip-off about the inhabitants...

Fleeting memories of childhood

Last year, Social Development MEC Albert Fritz said there were 3 482 child-headed households in the province.“If we are to turn this tide,...