“The biggest disease around child protection matters is ignorance,” says director at shelter on the Cape Flats

By Aneeqa du Plessis With child protection month being commemorated in May, Non-Profit Organization (NPO) Ihata Shelter for Abused women and children in Heideveld on the Cape Flats has reiterated the importance of supporting survivors of abuse. Speaking on VOC’s Breakfast show on Tuesday morning, Director at Ihata Shelter Nuraan[…]

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Duo arrested after drive-by shooting in Heideveld

By: Aneeqa du Plessis Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting incident in Heideveld earlier today. According to the City, Metro police officials on patrol in the area heard gunshots and gave chase after two community members were wounded by the perpetrators. During the hot pursuit,[…]

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Heideveld teacher wins regional award

Another Capetonian teacher is leading the way in the education industry by inspiring learners from disadvantaged backgrounds to engage and invest more in their education. Heideveld High School educator, Riefqah Sasman won the Western Cape category for Excellence in Technology-Enhanced, Teaching and Learning in the National Teaching Awards for her[…]

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Local soccer coach killed in Heideveld

A local soccer coach was killed in an alleged hit on Tuesday evening in Heideveld. 43-year-old Faried Lakay was sitting in his friend’s car in the parking lot of the Heideveld Sports Field when he was shot seven times. It’s believed to be a case of mistaken identity. Acting station[…]

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Heideveld to receive R13m ECD centre

The City of Cape Town commenced with the construction of a R13 million state-of-the-art Early Childhood Development Centre (ECD) in Heideveld, Cape Town.  The official sod turning for the construction commenced last week and was visited by Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security and Social Services, Alderman JP Smith.[…]

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Man killed in Heideveld robbery

A 23-year-old man had sustained fatal wounds as a result of a stabbing incident at 06h50 on Tuesday in Mountain Road, Heideveld. According to reports, Waahid Phigeland was on his way to work when he was confronted by unidentified males who threatened him and when he resisted the assailants stabbed[…]

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Protests as Heideveld resident receive title deeds

About 100 property owners from the Heideveld housing development received their title deeds from the City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority on Thursday. This follows yesterday’s handover of 60 title deeds to property owners from Kleinvlei and last week’s 170 title deeds that were handed over to[…]

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