They looked like ghostly shapes in the early morning mist – one by one, jogging or walking briskly. And by the time they were at the beach, there was a long line of people – all making use of the 06:00 to 09:00 exercise window allowed during South Africa’s Level[…]
The City of Cape Town’s Social Development and Early Childhood Development is making its way to the beach with its Identikidz project. The project, which provides children on beaches with identification tags to help them be located in case they get lost, has become an important element of the festive[…]
The Cape Town High Court heard closing arguments in the Tafelberg property case on Friday but one of the applicants in the matter, Ndfiuna Uwkwazi, says they only expect judgement as late as May or June next year. The case which has been taken up by social movement Reclaim the[…]
The constitutional right to housing does not mean people can choose exactly where the house is or what type of house it is, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday. This was as social housing activists and government departments squared off over whether a plot in Sea Point should[…]
The body of a 16-year-old boy was found in the surf at Rocklands Beach in Sea Point, Cape Town, on Monday afternoon. This followed shortly after the body of a 15-year-old girl was found in the same area by the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI). The NSRI said on Sunday they[…]
The fight for spatial justice in the Tafelberg land dispute continues this week from Monday until Thursday in the Cape Town High Court. The case, taken up by social movement Reclaim the City and NPO Ndifuna Ukwazi among others, symbolises an ideological battle between spatial justice and redress in Cape[…]
A 23-year-old Blue Downs woman is considering suing the police after she was arrested while sitting on a bench in Sea Point and locked in a cell for the night, GroundUp reported. Esethu Mcinjana was in Sea Point last Sunday for a job interview at a hotel at 10:45. She[…]
Cape Town – Sea Point residents poured cold water on the victory of social housing activists and said they planned to challenge last week’s Municipal Planning Tribunal decision to cater for inclusionary housing in a new high-rise development in their area. “The decision has been strongly objected. We are planning[…]
A three-year-old girl has sustained serious head injuries after she was knocked over by a minibus taxi in Sea Point. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said the incident occurred along Beach Road on Tuesday evening. “Paramedics arrived at the scene to find the child lying in the road, while the taxi[…]
Supporters of affordable housing in Cape Town on Thursday lodged a “racism” complaint with Mayor Patricia de Lille over comments a ratepayers group official made about a contentious site in Sea Point. The complaint centred on what David Polovin, deputy chair of the Sea Point, Fresnaye, Bantry Bay Ratepayers &[…]
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