Voice of the Cape

February2018

Gunmen attack Prasa security guards

Armed security staff employed by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to escort train drivers were attacked and shot at by a group of unknown armed men in Philippi, Samora Machel, in Cape Town on Sunday, Prasa said. The driver of the vehicle was shot in the shoulder,[…]

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‘I want to clear my name’: De Lille

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says she remains focused on clearing her name through the Democratic Alliance’s disciplinary hearing processes and on governing the City of Cape Town. “Today [Sunday] I received media inquiries about whether I am negotiating an exit with the Democratic Alliance,” she said. She had[…]

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ANC NEC says cabinet reshuffle not on their agenda

ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule said Monday’s meeting of the party’s top six officials would not discuss a potential cabinet reshuffle. The party’s top leaders meet every Monday. The meeting occurs as speculation grows about who will become South Africa’s deputy president after Cyril Ramaphosa replaced Jacob Zuma as president[…]

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2 Cape Town huffath win in national Quran competition

The Mother City has again dominated the 12th annual South African Quran Memorisation Competition, with two winners of last night’s event from Cape Town. The event, MC’d by the revered Mufti Ismail Menk, was attended by some of South Africa’s top huffath, ulema, students and hundreds of aspiring youth. After a[…]

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