Reintegrate or be repatriated, Home Affairs warns refugees

Motsoaledi tells MPs that the countries refugees want to go to are not ready to welcome them


10 March 2020

Parkwood families await repairs to fire-ravaged council flats

Two council units in Parkwood burnt down in May and June. Residents were given containers to live in


10 July 2018

Maynard Street residents snubbed by mayoral committee members

“They are running away from accountability to the electorate” says community spokesperson


21 May 2018

State of the art library to open in Dunoon

Libraries in poor communities have to be built from scratch


16 May 2018

Cape Town councillor promises new social housing by 2019

Activists vow to continue occupying Helen Bowden Nursing Home and Woodstock Hospital


11 May 2018

Violent clashes between Mitchells Plain and Siqalo residents

30 people arrested for public violence


2 May 2018

Anger over 10,000-seater stadium for Observatory

“We want development that supports the area,” says resident


11 April 2018

Grand Parade Traders squeezed by City

Barricades in preparation for cycle tour are ruining business while vendors still have to pay rent


6 March 2018

One-year-old, R12 million Atlantis park vandalised

Residents say the community has other priorities


28 February 2018

Foreshore development was one of the reasons for De Lille fallout

Plans pushed through by senior official, claims mayor’s executive director


26 February 2018

Residents object to R1.6 million fence for Wynberg Park

City says it is going ahead but will assess the fence route and meet the community


15 November 2017

Philip Kgosana honoured in Cape Town

De Waal Drive renamed after struggle veteran


13 October 2017

De Lille urges: Build better homes for the poor

City agreement with developers expected to fast track land approvals and rezoning for affordable housing


12 October 2017

Retreat residents want City to dump rubbish site plan

Cape Town plans to greatly expand its drop-off facility for bulky waste and recyclables

By and

25 September 2017

City of Cape Town to provide eight new spaces for homeless people

Councillor admits current law enforcement approach a “lost cause” that’s “foolish” to continue


15 September 2017

Cape Town parking marshals made to work through storm

“We are staying in shacks. We don’t know what is going to happen at home”


7 June 2017