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[…]
Wednesday morning was full of woe for motorists and commuters in the southern suburbs of Cape Town. Main Road through Wynberg was closed after a car and a minibus taxi were involved in a collision. The VW Polo then demolished four pillars holding up the canopy in front of a[…]
Eight men accused of abducting and gang raping a 13-year-old girl in Nyanga are expected back in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. The case was previously postponed for the men to get legal representation and for the State to get information relating to bail. During their last appearance, Magistrate[…]
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[…]
The decision by the Western Cape High Court to effectively halt the plans for the Wynberg MyCiTi route was hailed by the ANC on Tuesday. Provincial secretary Faiez Jacobs said in a statement that the ruling, which was handed down on Monday and stops the City of Cape Town from[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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.[…]
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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