Voice of the Cape


City of Cape Town will be looking at relaxing water tariffs

Mayor Dan Plato on Wednesday said the City of Cape Town will be looking at relaxing water tariffs at the end of the hydrological year in October/November to provide some additional relief to residents. Potentially reducing water tariffs This follows after heavy downpours in parts of the Western Cape in recent days, which has[…]

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Ramaphosa still has to explain Bosasa funding: Maimane

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane, says President Cyril Ramaphosa still has a case to answer on whether or not he deliberately misled Parliament over receiving R500 000 from Bosasa for his campaign for African National Congress (ANC) presidency. Maimane says his party will reconsider its position once the Public[…]

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ANC not impressed with State of the Province Address

ANC shadow Community Safety MEC in the Western Cape, Mesuli Kama is not impressed with the State of the Province Address delivered by Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde yesterday. Kama has stated that Winde “is not serious about crime,” has “betrayed the people” and that the DA is continuing to[…]

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EFF remains unapologetic about Gordhan protest in Parliament

Facing potential sanctions for misbehaving in Parliament, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have remained defiant saying the rules do nothing but protect corrupt politicians. It all stems back to an issue from the week before when the EFF, led by Julius Malema, interrupted Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s department budget speech. They[…]

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Anger grows over fines for Cape Town’s homeless

Social media is abuzz condemning the City of Cape Town for fining homeless people for various offences which include obstructing pedestrian traffic, erecting a shelter in an undesignated area and starting a fire in a public area. As winter sets in, temperatures drop and rain continues to pummel Cape Town,[…]

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