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Homeless people plead for dignity

By Rukaya Mosavel Choosing to live on the streets is a desperate attempt at survival and is not a decision made easy. These were the pained words of homeless people who are grappling with the authority’s decision to fine those living on the streets. The City of Cape Town have[…]

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Calls for public comment to rename Keizergracht

The City of Cape Town wants residents and interested parties to share their views on a request to give Keizersgracht in District Six back its historical name of Hanover Street. From 1968, more than 60-thousand people were forcibly removed to the Cape Flats, over 25 kilometres away, after the apartheid[…]

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City and tenants in loggerheads over Athlone stadium

By Rukaya Mosavel There are growing concerns about the access to the Athlone Stadium following an alleged lockdown by the City of the Cape Town. Members of the United Coalition for Sport and Community Based Organisations (UCSCBO) say they were unable to access their offices at the stadium on Thursday[…]

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City issues Al Noor with eviction notice

VOC News has learnt that the Al Noor Orphanage in Woodstock has been served with an eviction notice by City of Cape Town officials. The orphanage is under investigation for sexual and physical abuse. Its founder Amina Okpara also faces charges of fraud and corruption and possible charges under the[…]

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R50 000 reward for info on clinic arson attack

The City of Cape Town has called on the public to come forward with information on Friday morning’s fire at a clinic in Strand. The Ikwezi Clinic in Nomzamo were set alight at 2:30am, resulting in extensive damage to the roof and the clinic interior, including the pharmacy and records[…]

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