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[…]
The City of Cape Town says it will implement its by-laws to remove foreign nationals around the Central Methodist Church on Friday. The High Court last week granted the local authority an order to remove those living around the Green Market Square precinct. The foreign nationals began squatting on the[…]
The case against the second leader of the refugees housed at the Central Methodist Church in the Cape Town CBD has been postponed. Papy Sukami appeared briefly in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on two charge of robbery on Monday, after being arrested the previous week. It follows reports that[…]
Cape Town police have arrested the 38-year-old leader of a group of refugees housed at the city’s Central Methodist Church, they said on Wednesday. The Congolese national faces eight charges of assault, of which five are assault with the intention to do grievous bodily harm, the office of the provincial[…]
Violent clashes between two leaders of the refugees seeking shelter at the Central Methodist church in the Cape Town CBD on Sunday may hamper possibilities of finding a resolution to their housing crisis. This was according to commissioner Chris Nissen from the South African Humans Rights Commission (SAHRC), as a[…]
A church near the Parliamentary precinct made its opposition to the government’s nuclear plans visible when it unfurled a big yellow banner on Sunday. “New-Clear Power NOT Nuclear,” read the banner hung on the wall of the Central Methodist Mission church in Cape Town’s Green Market Square. The banner was[…]
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