Lotus river

Man’s body found in burnt car

The body of a man in his mid-thirties was discovered in the burnt husk of a car on Henley Road in Lotus River in the early hours of this morning. The City’s Fire & Rescue Service responded to an emergency call reporting a dwelling alight at 4.55am this morning, which[…]

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Mayor mulls over madrassa closure

By Anees Teladia Mayor of Cape Town Dan Plato is mulling over a decision to close Madrassa-Tu-Taliya in Lotus River, in light of calls by the community that any shutdown will severely impact the school. Learners, teachers and parents fear that they may be forced to move after several unsuccessful[…]

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Madrassa pleads City to reconsider its lease

Parents and learners at Madrassa-Tu-Taliya in Lotus River fear they may have to move, following several unsuccessful attempts to have the City of Cape Town renew the schools lease agreement. The school is located on City of Cape Town owned property on the corner of De Wet and Clip roads.[…]

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Call to assist Lotus River fire victims

A man and a 7 month old baby have died after a blaze gutted a house in Lotus River in the early hours of Monday morning.  Neighbours woke up to the house engulfed in flames just before 4am, with the Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services quickly on the scene.[…]

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City returns land to Davids family

The Davids family finally received their land in Lotus River as part of the City of Cape Town’s restitution process. It’s been fifty years since the Davids family was dispossessed of their land which was taken from the late Doud and Garaniesa Davids, under the apartheid regime. On Tuesday, the[…]

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