Two people arrested following shootings in the Cape Town CBD on Monday are expected to appear in court today. Seven people were wounded when gunmen opened fire at three locations including the Cape Town Station Deck. Two men aged 31-year-old and 39-years old were arrested at different locations on the[…]
Disgruntled Bo-Kaap residents have taken to social media to air their plight as criminality continues to perpetuate in the infamous ‘Kraal’ and the heritage Prayer Quarry. Bo-Kaap Neighborhood Watch Chairperson, Ebrahim Christians said their continuous calls to the City of Cape Town have fallen on deaf ears. “It’s not that[…]
Plans are underway to relocate hundreds of foreign nationals living in the Cape Town CBD. A site for their relocation has been identified in Bellville and should be ready soon. Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille and other city and government officials visited the area on Tuesday. Marquees, which can[…]
Chaos erupted in the Cape Town CBD on Wednesday after the South African Police Service and the City’s Law Enforcement Unit were sent to carry out court orders to end a three-week long foreign national sit-in outside of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) offices in the city. […]
Commuters in Cape Town faced more disruptions on Monday morning, as MyCiti bus drivers in Cape Town embarked on a so-called “illegal or wildcat strike.” Some of the bus drivers who are employed by the Vehicle Operating Companies (VOCs) operating the MyCiTi bus routes embarked on an illegal strike at[…]
Motorists commuting to Cape Town will not be paying more for parking space in the CBD. This after the City of Cape Town rejected claims about a proposed increase in parking fees in the CBD from R130 to R400 per day. Mayco member for Urban Development and Transport, Brett Herron,[…]
A young mother and her two-year-old child were bundled into a police van, detained in a holding cell and released without charge this week. The police have launched an investigation of improper conduct into the actions of two officers, but the Booysen family say they are taking the matter to[…]
As the City’s development expands, the sale of the Tafelberg School property continues to draw contestation. On Tuesday, Reclaim the City held a protest at the legislature regarding this matter whilst Ndifuna Ukwazi, on Wednesday, hosted a demonstration in the CBD, on the corner of St. George and Long Street.[…]
Infrastructure and business growth in the Cape Town CBD is outpacing other metros across South Africa, with construction worth almost R8 billion due to take place in the city over the next five years. The investment into new developments has substantially increased. An additional R1.872bn has been earmarked in the[…]
It was once one of the most notorious blocks of flats in the CBD. Now, it has finally been removed from the City of Cape Town’s list of problem buildings. Senator Park, previously a drug dealing and prostitution hotspot, was one of the first buildings identified after the adoption of[…]
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