Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief

Dave Chambers is the Cape Town bureau chief for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE.

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Excess deaths head up again, but it could be ‘random fluctuation’

Based on 2018 and 2019 data, deaths in the week ending September 8 were 14% higher than forecast

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Owner of dogs that ripped off man’s arm fails in court bid to escape blame

The owner of three dogs that ripped off a man's arm in an unprovoked attack has failed in a Supreme Court of Appeal ...

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Excess deaths within 10% of predicted number in latest weekly report

The number of deaths in SA is only 10% above the predicted number in the latest weekly estimate by experts at the ...

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Drought’s a pig for an aardvark roaming the parched Kalahari

Even a desperate switch to daytime feeding wasn’t enough to stop the nocturnal animals starving to death

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Deaths slightly up in latest report from MRC team tracking impact of Covid-19

After falling for four weeks, the number of deaths in SA has increased again - albeit slightly - the Medical Research ...

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Council boss in SA's mining heartland lashed by judge after digging a hole for herself

Morakane Mokoena hadn't been a municipal manager for two years before she faced 12 charges of misconduct.

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Doctors reveal what happened when Covid hit Groote Schuur

From clinical and treatment breakthroughs to streamlined processes – how Groote Schuur stepped up

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Red alert! Healing power of rooibos can turn toxic, warn doctors

Four people, one a man who suffered two bouts of hepatitis, are believed to have been poisoned by the tea

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Excess deaths will soon be a thing of the past: Medical Research Council

After watching the number of excess deaths decline for the fourth successive week, SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC) ...

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How fynbos is key to saving Earth’s wildest wonderlands

Study points to the crucial role of climate stability in the Cape Floristic Region – and our role as protectors

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