Capetonians have reacted strongly in opposition to the Western Cape Education Department’s (WCED) visit to Israel, calling it ironic, disgraceful and unacceptable. The ANC’s shadow MEC for education in the Western Cape legislature, Khalid Sayed says that the claims the DA-run province is making cannot legitimise nor justify the trip and[…]
The City of Cape Town and Golden Arrow Bus Services officially launched a new law enforcement unit in Mitchells Plain on Wednesday morning. The unit forms part of several interventions dedicated to increasing commuter safety in Cape Town. Six arrests have been made since the unit’s trial period began in[…]
The Cape Town International Convention Centre was abuzz with activity on Monday for the start of Africa Halal Week 2019 which runs until the 9 October. Delegates from various halal sectors are gathering in Cape Town for the second year, showcasing inspiring opportunities presented by the Halal market on the[…]
The National Minister of Police has agreed to several proposals by the Western Cape Government, following a meeting to address policing needs and priorities in the province. In order to alleviate increasing crime, R5 million has been availed and 1 000 newly trained police recruits are expected to be deployed[…]
The Khayelitsha Health Forum has launched an initiative to protect Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Personnel, following reports of an increase in attacks by criminals. It comes on the foot of an attack in which two paramedics were robbed at gunpoint in Harare two weeks ago, while responding to an emergency[…]
By Loushe Jordaan Manenberg has been identified as a priority area for upliftment by the Western Cape government and City of Cape Town, given how deeply and tragically this suburb is affected by urban decay, and the resulting crises of drug abuse and gangsterism. With plans set in place, Manenberg[…]
Wesgro and the Western Cape Government, in partnership with Airbnb and CapeNature, have announced a new campaign to help tourists and the tourism sector save water. According to Wesgro, the new campaign will distribute 2 300 low-flow showerheads to guesthouses, B&B’s and Airbnb hosts across the province. Aimed at saving[…]
The City of Cape Town Health Services says nursing staff at its clinics have managed to reduce child mortality rates through different interventions. Nurses working for the City of Cape Town health services have been honoured with certificates for long service to mark International Nurses Day which is being celebrated on[…]
The City of Cape Town and Manenberg community members are engaging in pre-consultations meetings on the Manenberg upgrade project. The progress plan is based on the Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading methodology, with intent to enhance the overall safety in the suburb, which has been deeply impacted by gang violence.[…]
A site visit at the GF Jooste Hospital ended even before it began after members of the ANC Western Cape leadership met with concerned Manenberg residents outside the hospital on Thursday. Provincial ANC chairperson, Marius Fransman, provincial secretary Faiez Jacobs and members of the Manenberg Steering Committee for the city’s[…]
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