Cape Town in the news:
- Springboks rugby player Aphiwe Dyantyi facing doping ban: CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Springboks wing Aphiwe Dyantyi is facing a four-year doping ban after testing positive for anabolic steroids. The South African anti-doping agency says Dyantyi’s “B” …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Cabinet Calls For Maximum Sentences To Be Imposed On GBV Perpetrators: The post-Cabinet briefing was supposed to take place on Thursday, but it had to be called off due to unrest in Cape Town which saw President Cyril Ramaphosa having to address students outside …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Shocked Springbok squad wake to ‘horrible’ news of Chester Williams death: “There was a very sombre mood in the breakfast room, it really is unbelievable news.” Williams died from a heart attack in Cape Town on Friday. He was 49. “I played with Chester and many of our …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Police Minister to attend funeral of Uyinene Mrwetyana: Police Minister, Bheki Cele will honour the wishes of the parents of murdered University of Cape Town student, Uyinene Mrwetyana and attend her funeral service in the Eastern Cape on Saturday. He will …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
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Quick Cape Town Fact: The Cape of Good Hope used to be called the Cape of Storms – The waves and storms caused the explorer Bartholomeu Dias to name the peninsula ‘Cape of Storms’ in 1488. Later the Portuguese king changed the name to ‘Cape of Good Hope’ to make clear to other colonial powers that as from this point they were close to the sea route to India.