The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Day: February 10, 2024

A New Chapter Unfolds as DMRE and IDC Ink Historic Deal to Launch Junior Mining Exploration Fund

Photo by Dominik Vanyi.

In a groundbreaking move aimed at bolstering South Africa’s mineral exploration efforts, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have officially signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), heralding the establishment of the Junior Mining Exploration Fund (JMEF). This marks a significant stride in the nation’s mineral exploration strategy, […]

Vaal River Ecological Crisis Escalates: Urgent Action Needed to Save Vital Water Source

Vaal River as seen on 10 February 2024.

SOUTH AFRICA – The hyacinth issue on the Vaal River has reached alarming levels, exacerbated by the invasion of water lettuce, raising concerns over the collapse of wastewater treatment infrastructure. A recent Twitter outcry by concerned citizens sheds light on the severity of the problem, prompting urgent calls for government intervention. Users shared images of […]

Urgent Recall: NCC Flags More Peanut Butter Brands Due to Elevated Aflatoxin Levels

Some of the peanut butter brands recalled. Photo by Pretoria FM.

The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has issued a critical alert, urging immediate action from individuals who have purchased specific peanut butter brands. Dischem’s Lifestyle 400 grams Smooth and Crunchy, Dischem’s Lifestyle 800 grams Smooth and Crunchy, Wazoogles Superfoods in all sizes from 32g to 20 KG, Pick n’ Pay’s No Name 1KG Smooth, and Eden […]

New Director to Spearhead SALDRU’s Mission of Tackling Inequalities

Newly-appointed Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) director, Reza Daniels.

In a significant development for the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), Reza Daniels has assumed the role of Director, succeeding Murray Leibbrandt, who stepped down in December 2023. With a firm commitment to challenging inequalities through policy-relevant academic research, Daniels brings a wealth of experience and a vision for fostering continuous methodological […]

International Car Salesman Sentenced for Fraud and Theft in Bellville

Photo by Alex Suprun.

CAPE TOWN – In the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court, international car salesman Coert Knoetze (56) has been sentenced for fraud and theft after being convicted on January 22, 2024. The court, in a ruling delivered on February 9, 2024, sentenced Knoetze to six years of imprisonment, wholly suspended for four years under the condition […]

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