Voice of the Cape

March2019

Good party talks manifesto

By Anees Teladia “My big concern is that the DA is politic-ing now [with Bo-Kaap] because it’s election time. They are misleading the people of Bo-Kaap and creating expectations around what this Heritage Protection Overlay Zone will do.” These were the views of GOOD Party secretary general, Brett Herron, as[…]

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 Bo-Kaap: milestone reached but “struggle continues”

By Anees Teladia The City council has given their stamp of approval to have Bo-Kaap included in the Heritage Protection Overlay Zone (HPOZ). According to some, this means Bo-Kaap residents have achieved their goal of having the area protected. The vice chairperson of the Bo-Kaap Civic and Ratepayers Association, Fowzia[…]

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HPOZ: How it impacts Bo Kaap residents

The regulations around the Heritage Protection Overlay Zone (HPOZ) will have an impact on all of those who own property in the Bo-Kaap, in particular as it relates to new developments, restorations, and the maintenance and alteration of properties. The HPOZ was approved by the City of Cape Town’s council[…]

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US calls airstrike on Yemeni hospital ‘awful’… then asks Saudis to investigate THEMSELVES

The “reports” about the deadly bombing of a Save the Children hospital in Yemen are “awful,” a State Department spokesperson said, urging the Saudi-led coalition to investigate the incident in a “transparent” fashion. The attack on the hospital occurred earlier this week, leaving at least seven people, including children, dead[…]

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