Calls to exempt religious activity from the City of Cape Town’s noise and nuisance by-laws are mounting after a complaint was lodged over the sounding of the athaan at Nural Huda masjid in Leeuwen Street last week. The mosque said this was the second time a complaint was reported and[…]
A number of foreign nationals sleeping on pavements in the Cape Town CBD have been fined 300 rand each for violating the city’s by-laws. Families with their children moved onto the pavement of Albertus street a few weeks ago, after they were removed from Long Market and Burg Streets on[…]
Refugees living around the Central Methodist Mission Church in Cape Town are currently being removed along with their belongings. This comes after the Western Cape High Court granted the City of Cape Town an interim order in February, stating that the City can enforce its by-laws on the refugees and[…]
Cape Town is synonymous with rolling waves, rocky shores, dolphins, whales, and sunsets on pristine beaches. The coastline draws millions of tourists and local visitors every year; it is central to the city’s identity, and gives Capetonians a sense of place and pride. “We also cannot overestimate the importance of[…]
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