Hundreds of people in Overcome Heights informal settlement in Vrygrond‚ near Muizenberg‚ were left homeless when their shacks burnt in a fire that started on Thursday afternoon. According to the City of Cape Town‚ 309 homes and 842 people were affected. The City is providing starter kits to rebuild dwellings‚[…]
The City of Cape Town is conducting assessments on the fire that ravaged through Vrygrond near Muizenberg in Cape Town on Thursday night. According to the City, the fire started at about 17:30 and up to 120 shacks were destroyed, though the final number will be determined once the assessment[…]
Law enforcement officials in Cape Town are on high alert as they anticipate protests in the volatile areas of Vrygrond and Parkwood. Police and traffic officials blocked access to the M5 highway from Vrygrond, and were also in attendance at the intersection of the M5 and Hyde Road, near Parkwood.[…]
Residents have agreed to halt a land occupation which started in Vrygrond on the weekend. This comes after 15 residents, including community leaders, met with Mayor Patricia de Lille on Wednesday, GroundUp reported. “We tabled our issues with the mayor,” said community leader Daniel Nomavile. “We explained to her that[…]
A group of concerned community members are to picket outside the Muizenberg Magistrate’s Court at the bail hearing of a man suspected of stabbing to death 10-year old, Micholine Jantjies at a local play park last week. The accused, 20, is also alleged to have attacked the girl’s 15-year old[…]
Just a few weeks after the 16 Days of Activism against Women and Children, and another innocent girl has been brutally murdered. On Tuesday night, the body of a 10 year old girl was found dead in Vrygrond, after she was stabbed multiple times and bled to death. It’s been[…]
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