The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Category: Paarl

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 […]

Dreams to Reality: Disabled Residents Receive New Homes in Vlakkeland

Photo of beneficiaries supplied.

PAARL – On Monday, 19 February, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde, Minister Tertuis Simmers, and Drakenstein Executive Mayor Conrad Poole brought joy to three families in the Vlakkeland housing development. These families, who had long resided in farms and backyard dwellings, received keys to brand-new homes specifically designed to accommodate their needs. The Vlakkeland development, […]

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