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Little has changed since our protest: Kimberley residents

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Residents of Kimberley say since they took to the streets calling for alleged corruption at the Sol Plaatje Municipality to be dealt with, little has changed.
'Residents of Kimberley say since they took to the streets calling for alleged corruption at the Sol Plaatje Municipality to be dealt with, little has changed. . The post Little has changed since our protest: Kimberley residents appeared first on SABC News – Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events.Africa's news leader. .'

‘Intense’ cold front, bringing snow and heavy rain, set to lash Cape Town this week

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'An “intense cold front” is set to strike the Western Cape on Tuesday, bringing with it a whole host of wintry weather conditions, the SA Weather Service (SAWS) warned on Sunday.SAWS has been monitoring the system since Saturday . “Advisories issued by the Cape Town Weather Office including: Disruptive Snowfall, Strong to Gale force winds, and Heavy Rain leading to flooding,” the service warned on Twitter. #Coldfront UPDATE: Intense cold front still on track to make landfall on Tuesday (23 July 2019). Advisories issued by the Cape Town Weather Office including: Disruptive Snowfall, Strong to Gale force winds, and Heavy Rain leading to flooding. @ReenvalSA pic.twitter.com/zzCvJ6UBEx — SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) July 21, 2019 According to SAWS, the system will bring “disruptive snowfall” of between 10cm to 20cm over the southern areas of the Northern Cape, and western high ground of the Western Cape on Tuesday into Wednesday.More than 20cm is possible around the Northern Cape town of Sutherland.Up to 80mm of rain is also expected on Tuesday across the Cape Winelands and Overberg.And finally, winds of 70km/h are expected to blow into the Western and Northern Cape on Tuesday, with interior winds blowing up to 60km/h.South Africa sees snow, bitterly cold weekend The forthcoming cold front comes just days after a less intense front passed through the country , bringing with it freezing temperatures to areas in the Eastern Cape.The town of Buffelsfontein saw temperatures drop to -17.5 ° C . Snowfalls were also recorded in the Western Cape this weekend on the Outeniqua mountains near George, the Swartberge near Oudtshoorn, and the Winterberg near Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape.Today @ 14h30 we experienced a #snow flurry on the #Outeniqua_mountains above #George Andre Roux @SAWeatherServic @sawx_sa_weather @eNCAWeather @eNCA @venter_annette @debeer_anika @GeorgeHerald @TeamNews24 @JoelGuy_ @maroelamedia @AgriWesKaap @TheSAnews @zarsg @YouMagazine pic.twitter.com/N1s1fWeDgG — ReenvalSA (@ReenvalSA) July 20, 2019 We’ll be updating this article should SAWS issue further advisories, watches and warnings, so stay tuned, and stay warm and dry.Feature image: A thunderstorm rolling into Cape Town in December 2007, by Warrenski via Flickr ( CC BY-SA 2.0 , resized) . The post ‘Intense’ cold front, bringing snow and heavy rain, set to lash Cape Town this week appeared first on Memeburn .'