Vacant land in Atlantis, Cape Town, has been freed up for the production of medical cannabis, the City of Cape Town announced on Thursday. The City approved the decision, “which will set the foundation to unlock Cape Town’s potential in this untapped sector”. “This positive move by the City gives[…]
Water supply will be affected in the Atlantis area on Wednesday following a stern warning from the City of Cape Town on Tuesday which advised residents to fill containers for domestic use as pipe maintenance work will affect water supply throughout Wednesday. In a statement the City said the maintenance[…]
Protest action by residents in Atlantis turned violent last week, following demands for service delivery. Clashes between community members and the police saw protestors burning tyres and police retaliating with stun grenades and rubber bullets. As a result, seven people were arrested for alleged public violence. There was a heavy[…]
Police have fired rubber bullets and teargas to disperse protesting crowds at Witsands in Atlantis on the West Coast. Protesters have locked down the area on Thursday morning by blockading roads with burning tyres and tree branches. Angry residents pelted stones and empty bottles at the police. They also looted[…]
Two men have been convicted of the murder of two-year-old Braydon Graaff and the attempted murder of his mother and another man in Atlantis two years ago. A stray bullet fired during a gang shootout hit Graaff in the chest while he was in the arms of his mother Rostan at[…]
Authorities are investigating a so called ‘sex list’ being circulated on social media. The list containing the names of 31 of children, believed to be from Atlantis, went viral on social media with the victims accused of being promiscuous. Western Cape department of social development spokesperson, Sihle Ngobese, says they[…]
A woman and young child have been found murdered in bushes adjacent to Thambo Street, Atlantis, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. They were found on Tuesday. The motive for the murders was unknown and no arrests had been made, Lieutenant-Colonel Andrè Traut said. The 22-year-old woman was believed to[…]
Two suspects have led police to the body of one of their own policemen who was reported missing on Christmas Eve on Tuesday morning in Atlantis. Police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said the two suspects were found in possession of the policemen’s vehicle, a white BMW. “After they were[…]
The parents of a primary school in Atlantis, north of Cape Town, have vowed to block any schooling until they are given a date for when they will get a new school building. “We want it on black and white,” said Shane Jennicker, chairperson of the Avondale Primary School’s School[…]
The body of an 11-year-old Richtersveld Primary student being found in the backyard of someone known to her family is a lesson for police in dealing with missing children. This is according to Atlantis ward councillor Barbara Ras, who aided in the search for the pre-teen who went missing on[…]
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