The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) has urged masajid to remain closed, given concern around the expected peak of the coronavirus. At the start of level 3 of the lockdown, the MJC advised Masajid to remain closed for the month of June as the Western Cape, however, some mosques chose to[…]
Perturbed informal traders in the Mitchells Plain Town Centre have fervently expressed their plight on crime to the City of Cape Town and its officials. However, for many of the brokers, these continuous grievances have fallen on deaf ears. The complaints put forth by the traders surround the ever-growing crime,[…]
A R5 million building renovation project by Gift of the Givers at the Mitchells Plain District Hospital started at the weekend and would be completed within a month. Founder of the Gift of the Givers, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman said increasing capacity within a given hospital is more practical than setting[…]
In a rare display of unity, several South African political parties have condemned Israel’s intentions to annex more than 30 percent of Palestinian land, as part of a plan announced by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in late January. The parties have collectively called on governments around the globe to take[…]
Metrorail has urged train commuters to obey new travelling protocols ahead of an expected resumption of phased in services from this week. Spokesperson Rianna Scott said on Tuesday that the rail service must get the go-ahead from Western Cape Transport MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela. Speaking to VOC’s Breakfast Beat, Scott explained[…]
As calls mount for schools in the Western Cape to be closed, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) maintained that it has covered all its bases. On Tuesday, parents, teachers and students held peaceful picket in Athlone, while various schools in Ravensmead, Elsies River and Belhar did the same on[…]
By Tasneem Adams Criticism against Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is mounting, with several more organisations voicing their indignation in response to his remarks on Israel. The head of the Constitutional Court in South Africa is facing a furore after he criticised the ANC government’s position on the Israel-Palestinian conflict. In[…]
The coronavirus pandemic has claimed yet another stalwart of the Muslim community in Cape Town – local businessman and community worker Omar Majiet, the chairman of the Belgravia Islamic Society. Majiet, 70 years old, passed away on Friday, sadly four days after his wife Maryam. Both husband and wife had[…]
Displeased principals, teachers, and parents of the surrounding Athlone areas joined hands on Thursday morning against the basic education department’s decision to reopen schools amid the ever-spreading covid-19 pandemic in the country. For many of the teachers, they are less concerned about finishing the academic school year but more about[…]
For many hoteliers in the hospitality industry, the coronavirus pandemic has brought the business to its knees. Despite this, the Peninsula All-suite Hotel in Sea Point has gone above and beyond to do what they can to ensure destitute learners at St Pauls primary school in Scotcheskloof are fed every[…]
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.