The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Day: February 5, 2024

BELA Bill Threatens Parental Rights in Western Cape Schools, Warns Cape Forum

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SOUTH AFRICA – The Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (BELA Bill) has come under intense scrutiny from Cape Forum, a civil rights organization, as it warns that if accepted in its current form, the legislation will undermine parents’ influence in their children’s education, particularly concerning language and admission policies in schools. In a media statement […]

Knysna Residents Still Waiting for Refund for Double Debit by Municipality

Photo by Knynsa-Plett Herald.

The coalition government (ANC/PA/EFF/PBI) in Knysna Municipality issued an apology for a grave error that resulted in the double debiting of residents’ municipal accounts. The municipality now faces demands from concerned residents for immediate intervention to rectify the situation and refund the duplicate payments. Numerous residents were left dismayed when they discovered that their bank […]

Education Official Ordered to Pay Back The Money Convicted for Fraudulent Expenditure

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EAST LONDON – In a significant development, Zukiswa Wana (52), a government official, has been convicted and sentenced by the East London Regional Court on charges of fraud and money laundering. The conviction follows an intensive investigation and subsequent arrest by the East London Serious Corruption Investigation of the Hawks. The case dates back to […]

Fuel Prices Set to Soar as Motorists Brace for February Price Hikes – AA

Photo by Kyle Bushnell (For Hire).

SOUTH AFRICA – In an unsettling revelation, the Automobile Association (AA) has disclosed that South African motorists should brace themselves for significant petrol price increases in February. The AA’s warning is based on the current unaudited fuel data from the Central Energy Fund (CEF), which indicates a sharp uptick in fuel costs across all grades. […]

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