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Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief

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

‘Black fathers’ complaint about Standard Bank ad crashes and ... ‘Black fathers’ complaint about Standard Bank ad crashes and burns

A viewer who claimed a Standard Bank TV ad featuring an astronaut was one giant leap backwards for black mankind has ...

Paramedics leapt to safety as chopper careered around hospital ... Paramedics leapt to safety as chopper careered around hospital roof: report

Details of the drama, which unfolded on the 30m roof at 1am on February 19, emerged this week in a preliminary serious ...

R4.5m libel claim ends in another legal black eye for school ... R4.5m libel claim ends in another legal black eye for school admin assistant

If Cathy Botha had been successful in a R4.5m high court damages claim, she would have eclipsed the SA record for libel ...

Covid-19 rules that ignored reality of shack dwellers’ lives ... Covid-19 rules that ignored reality of shack dwellers’ lives come under fire

Lockdown regulations that ignored the living conditions of shack-dwellers were "astonishing", according to a new ...

Principal who doubled matric pass rate fired for punching teacher Principal who doubled matric pass rate fired for punching teacher

A principal who doubled his school's matric pass rate by organising extra classes was furious when some pupils did not ...

‘Girls find me attractive,’ teacher accused of sex assault tells ... ‘Girls find me attractive,’ teacher accused of sex assault tells disciplinary hearing

A talk about gender-based violence at a Cape Town primary school left a grade 7 girl in tears as she told a teacher ...

138 inmates get go-ahead to sue for R69m damages over prison ... 138 inmates get go-ahead to sue for R69m damages over prison ‘assaults’

The appeal court has given the go-ahead for 138 men to sue the government for R500,000 each over alleged assaults at St ...

SA TV news producer evacuated from Ukraine after ambush by ... SA TV news producer evacuated from Ukraine after ambush by Russian death squad

A South African TV news producer and her four crew have been evacuated from Ukraine after two of them were shot by a ...

Cops must pay R275,000 to man they locked up when he refused to ... Cops must pay R275,000 to man they locked up when he refused to give them R10,000

Boccaccio Nhlapo was watching TV at home when seven police officers looking for a bribe arrived and turned his life ...

Dodgy meat and sanitiser in beer: Report reveals SA’s year of ... Dodgy meat and sanitiser in beer: Report reveals SA’s year of runny tummies

Sanitiser in homemade beer, dirty municipal drinking water and contaminated cake filling were behind some of the latest ...