The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Day: February 7, 2024

SANParks Initiates Management Plan for Robben Island Marine Protected Area

Photo taken from Table Mountain by Tom Podmore.

In a significant move towards the conservation of South Africa’s marine biodiversity, the South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced the commencement of the Management Plan for the Robben Island Marine Protected Area (MPA). This initiative falls under the broader framework of Table Mountain National Park and aims to engage the public in shaping the […]

Mitchells Plain Residents Celebrate as Title Deeds Handed Over

Deed Beneficiaries of Mitchells Plain.

In a significant milestone for Mitchells Plain, the City’s Human Settlements Directorate continues to make strides in the provision of homeownership opportunities. Following the success of the Festive Deeds Challenge last year, the Directorate, led by Mayoral Committee Member for Human Settlements, Councillor Carl Pophaim, celebrated another round of title deed handovers in Tafelsig on […]

Cape Forum Urges Urgent Investigation into Alleged Political Interference in Fishing Industry

Photo by Cape Forum.

SOUTH AFRICA – The civil rights organization Cape Forum has called for an immediate and thorough investigation into allegations of political interference in South Africa’s fishing industry. The organization contends that rumours of undue influence and claims that the industry has become a breeding ground for cadre deployment pose a significant threat to the livelihood […]

UCT Study Reveals Rural Childhood’s Positive Impact on Immune Development

Photo of Zithulele, Eastern Cape, South Africa by Joshua Gaunt.

In a groundbreaking study conducted by the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Division of Paediatric Dermatology and Paediatric Allergy, researchers have discovered that a rural upbringing positively influences immune development in South African children, whether they suffer from allergic conditions or not. Published in the January issue of the prestigious journal Allergy – the European […]

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