Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief

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

Rowallan Park dog owner fails in court bid to escape blame for mauling

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Just three people have died of rabies in 2020, but Covid-19 blurs the picture

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Rabies is suspected to have killed three children in SA so far this year, says the National Institute for Communicable ...

Number of Covid-19 patients in Western Cape hospitals stabilises

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The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised in the Western Cape has stabilised, the provincial government said on ...

Cats can catch Covid-19, but they can’t pass it on to humans, study finds

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Humans can give it to cats but cats can’t give it to humans, so infected people are urged to avoid feline contact

Appeal court closes financial loophole in divorce cases

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A legal loophole often used by husbands to reduce the amount their wives receive in a divorce settlement has been ...

Judge has mercy on grandmother stuck with kids in lockdown

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Exhausted, arthritic woman has been saddled with her grandkids thanks to Covid-19, and she’s had enough

Attorney gets second chance, a decade after helping himself to client's cash

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An attorney who was struck off after taking almost R60,000 from a deceased estate has been re-enrolled a decade later.

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