With the festive season looming, the City of Cape Town has announced a plan to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the Gatesville, Rylands area. However, the informal traders who are going to be affected by the proposal are unhappy with the decision that they say will affect them[…]
The City of Cape Town is inviting the public to comment on the proposed draft informal trading plans for Gatesville and Athlone. The public has until Friday, 31 July 2020 to submit their comments. The coronavirus pandemic has prompted changes in trading dynamics and the need to review the current[…]
Plans are afoot to implement structural changes that accommodate COVID-19 safety regulations in the bustling Gatesville trading hub. It comes after City of Cape Town officials joined the area’s ward councillor Aslam Cassiem on an in-loco inspection and found numerous violations. While the area was deserted a few weeks ago,[…]
The Western Cape Government’s Department of Human Settlements has indicated that all arrears accumulated until 31 August 2019 by residents of the Gatesville Rental Housing Complex in Athlone will be written off. Provincial government has also indicated that annual rent increases will be frozen for pensioners living in the complex.[…]
By Shakirah Thebus Last week Thursday residents from the Gatesville community protested in Wale Street and handed over a memorandum of demands to the MEC of Housing and Settlements Tertius Simmers. The memorandum prepared and pushed by the Gatesville Tenants Association called for no rent for seniors living in the[…]
The International Sacred Trusts Exhibition has been moved to Gatesville masjid, following objections that the original venue was non-compliant. The exhibition features the priceless relics of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), dating back 1,440 years. It was meant to be held at the Palestine Human Rights Centre in Woodstock. The Exhibition’s[…]
The recent murder of Gatesville shop owner, 27 year old Aqib Khan, has left residents concerned for their safety, since the incident highlighted the growing levels of crime within the area. Khan, who is a Pakistani citizen, was fatally shot when three men entered his cell phone shop at 15.30pm[…]
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