A total of 120 children became separated from their caregivers on the City of Cape Town’s beaches this festive season, the City said. All the children were ultimately reunited with their families, although 16 were initially placed in the care of the Western Cape Department of Social Development on Boxing[…]
Earlier this week, advocacy groups including members of Reclaim the City, Social Justice Coalition and UniteBehind erected shacks as part of a symbolic protest to reclaim Site B on the Foreshore. General secretary of the Social Justice Coalition Axolile Notywala said the protest follows allegations that the City of Cape[…]
The Heideveld Residents Association in collaboration with civil society groups filed an application to the Western Cape High Court against the City of Cape Town over high water bills. This follows an urgent public meeting announced by the Heideveld Resident Association held at the Heideveld library on Wednesday, to bring[…]
Water supply will be affected in the Atlantis area on Wednesday following a stern warning from the City of Cape Town on Tuesday which advised residents to fill containers for domestic use as pipe maintenance work will affect water supply throughout Wednesday. In a statement the City said the maintenance[…]
The cost of damage to several MyCiTi buses has been put at R10 million. Just this week alone, there have been two arson attacks on buses. On Wednesday a MyCiti bus was set alight in Khayelitsha. Another bus was set alight in Milnerton on Tuesday. Last month, a MyCiTi bus[…]
The City of Cape Town has designated eleven public open spaces for the discharge of fireworks for Monday, Guy Fawkes Day, and for Tuesday which is the Hindu festival of lights. Some of the spaces include Bishop Lavis sports field, Macassar beach parking area and Strandfontein pavilion. Mayoral committee member[…]
In its efforts to help communities affected by the recent fires in Cape Town get back on their feet, the City of Cape Town is in the process of clearing debris and issuing emergency fire kits. The fires engulfed Kosovo informal settlement, Khayelitsha and Overcome Heights in Vrygrond, leaving hundreds[…]
The City of Cape Town council will on Thursday table two reports by law firm Bowmans (previously known as Bowman Gillfillan), into maladministration in the city. The council will decide on what recommendations and conclusions it will adopt on the reports. Outgoing Mayor Patricia de Lille is seeking to discredit[…]
The City of Cape Town says a tract of land at Wallacedene in Kraaifontein where shacks were removed on Monday has been earmarked for a housing project. The anti-land invasion unit moved in Monday morning with police and metro police to demolish a number of shacks at Phase Nine. Mayoral[…]
Rail criminals, beware, there are new sheriffs in town. About 100 law enforcement officers have been deployed to platforms across Cape Town, in a bid to safeguard Metrorail trains from criminal activity. Scores of trains have been gutted in recent months from arson attacks, causing damage running into millions, leaving[…]
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