Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief

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

Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief
Rain gets another brolly good scolding for exaggerating its torrents

SA’s first 5G network has lost an ARB appeal and been ordered to desist from making misleading claims in its ads

Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief
A sure bet: deadbeat dad's going to jail if he doesn't pay maintenance to his ex

A father who spends R14,000 a month on internet gambling and trading but claims he cannot afford maintenance for his two children can bet on going to ...

Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief
SA has already tried and tested 14 Covid treatments

The team has published findings from its first six months and approved just one of 14 drugs: dexamethasone

Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief
Sometimes sticking your neck out comes at a deadly cost

The adaptive advantage of long necks was a death knell for two giraffes believed to have been killed by lightning

Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief
Excess deaths head up again, but it could be ‘random fluctuation’

The announcement of level 1 lockdown coincided with an uptick in excess deaths linked directly or indirectly to the virus.

Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief
Owner of dogs that ripped off man's arm fails in court bid to escape blame

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

Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief
Excess deaths within 10% of predicted number in latest weekly report

The number of deaths in SA is only 10% above the predicted number in the latest weekly estimate by experts at the Medical Research Council and the ...

Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief
Deaths slightly up in latest report from MRC team tracking impact of Covid-19

After falling for four weeks, the number of deaths in SA has increased again - albeit slightly - the Medical Research Council (MRC) said on Wednesday.

Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief
Council boss in SA's mining heartland lashed by judge after digging a hole for ...

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

Dave Chambers Cape Town bureau chief
When Covid hit Cape Town’s ‘big barn’: doctors reveal what happened

In the five months after Cape Town’s first two Covid-19 diagnoses, Groote Schuur Hospital became the epicentre of a national fight.

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