Voice of the Cape

November2018

CTIEC hosts graduation ceremony

The Cape Town Islamic Educational Centre (CTIEC) hosted the graduation and certification of Ulama, Imams and Huffaath at the Ebrahim Karim Hall on Wednesday. This year saw nine graduates, in addition to awarding 410 students on their achievements for the 2018 academic year.  The ceremony was attended by principal Moulana[…]

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Loadshedding Schedule – Dark times ahead for Cape Town

Power utility Eskom is currently facing coal shortages and maintenance backlogs. South Africa faces a dark festive season after Eskom announced loadshedding will be implemented for the remainder of the year. Eskom deputy spokeperson Dikatso Mothae said the power stations are not operating optimally. “We’ve seen a lot of breakdowns[…]

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BKYM denies receiving payment from Blok Developers

The Bo-Kaap Youth Movement held a closed press conference on Thursday in response to allegations that the movement entered into an agreement with development company Blok to allow for the construction of high-rise buildings in the area. A member of BKYM Robyn Moore said the group is registered as a[…]

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DR Congo Ebola outbreak second largest in history: WHO

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak is now the second largest in history, behind the devastating West Africa outbreak that killed thousands a few years ago, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr Peter Salama, WHO’s emergencies chief, called it a “sad toll” as DR Congo’s health[…]

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BKYM denies receiving payment from Blok Developers

The Bo-Kaap Youth Movement held a closed press conference on Thursday in response to allegations that the movement entered into an agreement with development company Blok to allow for the construction of high-rise buildings in the area. A member of BKYM Robyn Moore said the group is registered as a[…]

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S&P keeps Eskom’s credit rating at junk status

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has kept Eskom’s credit rating below sub-investment grade. The power utility on Thursday evening issued a statement indicating that the ratings agency affirmed its foreign and local currency long-term ratings at CCC+, with a negative outlook. A CCC rating means that the power utility is[…]

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