The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Day: March 12, 2024

South African Children Face High Infection-Related Hospitalization Rates, UCT Study Finds

Stock photo by Ben Wicks.

Young children in South Africa experience alarmingly high rates of infection-related hospitalization, primarily due to pneumonia. This is according to a new study by the University of Cape Town (UCT) and international scientists analyzing a South African birth cohort. The study, part of the Drakenstein Child Health Study based in Paarl, monitored 1,225 children from […]

Coastal Crisis: Cape Town’s “Dirty Secret” Threatens Ocean Health

Milnerton Lagoon, Cape Town. Photo by #ReThinkTheStink.

Cape Town has submitted a report to the Minister of Fisheries, Forestry and Environment summarizing the results of a recent 60-day public comment period regarding discharge permits for the city’s marine outfalls. The report includes comments and concerns raised by the public, and the Minister will consider these inputs before deciding on appeals to permits […]

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