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Weather warning issued for Cape

Locals are advised to be careful when leaving the house on Friday, June 21 as an intense cold front will hit the Western Cape in the morning. As predicted by the South African Weather Services (SAWS), strong westerly to northwesterly winds with speeds of between 40 and 60 km per hour will usher in the […]

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South Africa: The WhatsApp ‘news’ sharing nation

South Africa is the only country in a Reuters study on digital news consumption that discovers and shares more news via WhatsApp than Facebook. And more than 70% of English-speaking South Africans are concerned about their ability to distinguish between real and fake news. The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University […]

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Farmers use drones, AI to take security into their own hands

As the provincial government scrambles to set up structures to improve rural safety, farmers are looking to technology to boost security in the face of recent farm attacks and related agricultural crime. Drakenstein Farm Watch (DFW) chief executive Daan van Leeuwen Boomkamp said on Sunday that drones – which use a combination of technologies including […]

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Cape dam levels on the rise

After a weekend of bountiful rain locals will be happy to know Cape Town’s water storage levels have increased significantly, pushing the overall storage level close to 50% again. As of today June 10, Cape Town’s overall dam storage stands at 48%. The much-needed rainy days are not about to disappear, with forecasts predicting more […]

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