Fed up with the “empty promises” by city officials, traders in Mitchells Plain busy Town Centre will be taking to the streets of Cape Town on Tuesday. The Mitchells Plain United Hawkers Forum are embarking on a march to the offices of the City of Cape Town to hand over[…]
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[…]
Green Point traders are seething after trading was suspended for Sunday 5 January 2020 due to a PSL football match. According to the City of Cape Town, a soccer game at the stadium scheduled to start at 15h30 requires trading area (P4) for the purpose of parking. The chairperson of[…]
The interim chairperson of the Grand Parade Trader’s Forum has indicated that traders on the Grand Parade are not satisfied with the level of public participation allotted by the City of Cape Town to stakeholders of the marketplace insofar as the development thereof is concerned. Although traders are demanding that[…]
By Zahraa Schroeder The ten-year tug of war between the Green Point Market traders and the City of Cape Town will finally come to an end in November 2019. After years of upheaval for traders, the City has announced that 98 of the original traders have been verified to return[…]
Informal traders are dissatisfied with the development of a new trade site that was promised to them after the Greenpoint Market was shut down in 2009 for the construction of the Cape Town Stadium. Hawkers, who had for year’s traded at the prime spot, were forced to relocate as building[…]
By Anees Teladia Local city traders on the Grand Parade in Cape Town have expressed their dismay at being banned from trading in the area, ahead of the Cape Argus Cycle Tour. Rashieda Muller, chairperson of the Grand Parade United Traders, says they received an email from the City of[…]
Traders have criticised the organising of this year’s Cape Town Night Market, which came to a conclusion on Tuesday evening, after the popular festive season event witnessed a dwindling of support from the public. Traders have voiced their displeasure that the market, held for the second year at the Company’s[…]
The City of Cape Town has decided to extend the trading hours of the Cape Town festive season nightmarket, following complaints from traders that the market’s reduced hours would not benefit traders this year. The popular event started on Friday 18th December and will run until the 22 December –[…]
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