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Festive Season Road Death Toll Claims 1465 Lives

JOHANNESBURG – Transport Minister Dikobe Martins on Thursday said South Africans appeared to have recognised the message of road safety over the festive season. However he also acknowledged that too many drivers were driving under the influence on our national roads. Martins announced that the 2012 festive season’s road death toll reached an alarming 1,465

Table Mountain Cableway Sets New Visitor Record

Cape Town – Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain has set a new visitor record after a jam-packed holiday season. The city announced that the mountain’s cableway ticket sales for last month were 119000, a full 19000 more than predicted. Table Mountain was officially inaugurated as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature in December

Cop Investigated for Facebook Post Instigating Farm Violence

Cape Town – A Western Cape senior traffic officer is being investigated after allegedly posting calls for violence against farmers on the social networking site Facebook. The incident comes as the provinces farmers brace themselves for the continuation of the farmworkers’ strike, which ignited late last year. The Western Cape Witzenberg municipality confirmed they were