At the tail end of heritage month, former Claremont resident, 79-year-old Abdullah Abdullah shared his glorious childhood memories and what has moulded into his heritage with VOC journalist Aneeqa du Plessis. A nostalgic Abdullah travelled back in time to Stegman road in Claremont, 60 years ago before apartheid and all[…]
Noli Makha remained hopeful that her niece Uyinene Mrwetyana was alive, even as she stood in line to enter the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning where a man believed to be involved in the teenager’s disappearance was expected in the dock. Accompanied by loved ones, Makha shook her head[…]
The man arrested in connection with the disappearance of missing UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana is expected to make his first appearance in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday. This, as UCT students held a night vigil on Sunday. Mrwetyana, 19, a first-year film and media studies student, has been missing[…]
Nineteen-year-old Uyinene Mrwetyana from the Claremont area has been missing since the afternoon of August 24. She was last seen at approximately 1.30pm that afternoon, and no one has been able to get a hold of her for the past 48 hours. Mrwetyana lives at Roscommon House in Claremont’s Main Road,[…]
By Tauhierah Salie The Imam Haron Foundation is calling on public participation regarding the Al-Jamiah masjid in Claremont and the burial site of late martyr Imam Abdullah Haron, to be declared a provincial heritage site. On May 27th, the Imam Haron 50th year Commemoration Committee embarked on a 123 day[…]
A massive brawl on the streets of Claremont in Cape Town on Friday, involving some 1 200 pupils, led to the stabbing of at least five, Times Live reported. According to that publication, City of Cape Town law enforcement spokesperson Wayne Dyason said that learners from different schools started a[…]
The mistaken transfer of a tennis court is having undue consequences for the restitution process in Claremont, according to the Claremont Beneficiary Trust. Claimants whose families were forcibly removed from the area as a result of the old Group Areas Act have been forced to endure a further delay of[…]
A woman in her 30s has died after the vehicle in which she was travelling crashed into a shop front in Claremont in the early hours of Friday morning. “We think it was a furniture shop. Most of those shops there all are windows [have window fronts]. The car collided[…]
VOC News joined Mayoral member for Transport Councillor Brett Herron and a few journalists on a bus ride along the MyCiti Mitchell’s Plain-Claremont bus route on Friday morning. The proposed bus routes form part of Phase 2 of the MyCiti service to the metro-south east. This proposed route was developed[…]
University of Cape Town student Djavan Arrigone told the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court that he thought he was being funny when he urinated off the balcony of a nightclub, Saturday Star reported. Arrigone, 20, reportedly said he did not care if his urine landed on someone. He has been charged with[…]
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