Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief

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

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Ex-SAA pilot with 100% safety record died because his passenger was too heavy

Stewart Lithgow flew everything from military aircraft and jumbo jets to aerobatic biplanes, and in 25,000 hours at the ...

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Helicopter pilot who died in crash alongside sister 'may have been fooled by reflection ...

A businessman whose helicopter crashed into the Vaal Dam was able to escape from the wreckage but died after his ...

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More stats show the third wave of Covid-19 is starting to engulf SA

Having gone as low as 0.5 at the beginning of February, SA's latest Covid-19 reproduction number is now 1.33.

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SA's Covid-19 mortality rate among top five in world, say excess death boffins

The number of deaths due to Covid-19 in 2020 was nearly three times the official toll, and SA's Covid-19 mortality rate ...

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Toads in the hole as Cape Town gets tunnels for amorous amphibians

Cape Town has what are believed to be SA's first tunnels built especially for toads.

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You can't count on UCount ads, watchdog tells Standard Bank customers

One of SA's big five banks has been censured for practising "deception" in advertising for its rewards programme.

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Why the race question in this year's census will be a bit different

When you're asked about your race in this year's census, you'll have much more freedom than before about the way you ...

Politics

Realty regulator suffers setback in R1.5m defamation claim against DA MP

The boss of the estate agency regulator has been dealt an early blow in her fight to extract R1.5m in defamation ...

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Two sex-pest teachers fired for targeting teenage pupils

Two teachers have been fired for misconduct after sexually inappropriate behaviour with female pupils.

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Covid-19 antibodies as high as 68% in latest Western Cape study

More than two-thirds of diabetics in the Western Cape's biggest township have Covid-19 antibodies, the provincial ...