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Wynberg

Search underway for missing hifz teacher

By Najma Bibi Noor Mahomed Family members of missing Haafith Fareez Hendricks have dismissed a Whatsapp message indicating that he has been found. Hendricks, who is the principal of Cape Quran Academia School in Retreat, disappeared on Wednesday morning. According to Hendricks father-in-law Yunus Allie, he was last seen in[…]

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Bail postponed after woman is beaten to death

A man accused of beating the mother of his four-month-old child to death will spend Christmas behind bars. The bail application of Andrew Makeleni, who appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday, was postponed to January 8. The State has indicated they would oppose his release. The decision was[…]

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Proposed BRT route to affect taxi industry

A proposed MyCiti bus route being touted for Wynberg and Plumstead is expected to have negative implications for a taxi industry currently operating within the same vicinity. The new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system is being planned for construction on South Road, which runs through both suburbs. However the route[…]

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South Rd residents fight eviction

Residents in Wynberg and Plumstead are in an uproar over a proposed MyCiti bus route being planned for construction through their respective suburbs. This follows the City of Cape Town’s decision to issue eviction notices to 30 families residing in council owned homes, which will likely be demolished make way[…]

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Open Mosque targeted in arson attack

The Open Mosque in Wynberg was the target of an arson attack on Friday night. According to police, at approximately 1:00am, they received an anonymous tip off of a fire at the former warehouse building in Lester Street, Wynberg. The area was cordoned off as fire fighters doused the flames.[…]

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Beitul Aman warns of scam

The Beitul Aman Home for the Aged in Wynberg has been used in a scam to gain access to the pockets of local members of the community. Individuals using the name of the facility have been making their rounds on the Cape Flats, asking the community to generously donate to[…]

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