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Two suspects arrested in CT CBD shooting appear in court

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[…]

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MyCiTi bus drivers engage in “illegal” strike

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[…]

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City: No increase to parking fees in the CBD

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,[…]

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Cops’ handling of Cape mom and toddler probed

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[…]

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Domestic workers campaign for affordable housing in CBD

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.[…]

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Cape CBD set for R8bn construction boom

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[…]

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New start for CT’s former drug den building

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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