Bo-Kaap Civic Association

Bo-Kaap sees its first positive Covid-19 case

73-year-old Mogamat Salie has become the first Bo-Kaap resident to be infected with the coronavirus.  The Salie family have advised residents who has come into contact with their father to take the necessary precautions after he tested positive for Covid-19. The family released a statement via the Bo-Kaap Covid-19 Response[…]

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The Bo-Kaap’s battle to keep its heritage

The Bo-Kaap: Quaint! Colourful! Picturesque! Historic! Experience city living at its finest! The CBD just on your doorstep! Majestic mountain views! Majestic harbour views! Location, location, location! An investor’s dream! While all conceivable property jargon applies to the Bo-Kaap, for the close-knit community of more than 6 000 people, whose[…]

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Bo-kaap: ‘The City ignores our concerns’

The City of Cape Town’s plan to construct a 19-storey apartment building in Bo-Kaap has recently been met with opposition by residents who feel that the building will be in stark contrast to the 2-storey homes that make-up the heritage site. This prompted concerned residents to campaign against the development[…]

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