Articles for Steve Kretzmann

Municipal tribunal gives go-ahead to mega-development at Two Rivers Urban Park

Developer says Amazon will be anchor tenant

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News | 22 September 2020

City appeals against provincial authorisation of R4 billion River Club development

Environment department cites several concerns, particularly the risk of flooding

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News | 17 September 2020

R4 billion River Club development clears major obstacle

Environmental Authorisation given despite outstanding heritage matters and civil society opposition

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Feature | 27 August 2020

City withdraws advert to lease golf club for less than R1k per month

Controversy mounts over Cape Town’s low leases for leisure activity properties amid housing shortage

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News | 24 August 2020

Claims of liquidation scams emerge in Cape Town defamation case

Noseweek editor sued by top lawyer

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News | 4 August 2020

Herbicides accumulate in Camps Bay sea life

Scientists blame sewage pipe but city councillor says the paper is flawed

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News | 3 August 2020

Women in danger let down by courts

High Court takes five days to issue a protection order against domestic violence

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News | 26 June 2020

No high school places for thousands of Grade 7s in 2021

Online schooling proposed as a solution for education

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News | 25 June 2020

Covid-19: Only 488 of over 5,000 artists who applied for relief were paid

Thousands of people in the creative arts don’t expect venues to reopen until 2021

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News | 29 May 2020

Coca-Cola and Cape Town’s sweetheart Day Zero deal

How big business ignored the water restrictions and got away with it

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Feature | 8 May 2020

Beaches at risk: Report reveals alarming pollution along Cape Town’s coast

Popular beaches are among 31 polluted sites, long-awaited water quality report shows

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News | 29 April 2020

Tribunal slams province and City over River Club developments

Government accused of political posturing in support of a private developer rather than working with Heritage Western Cape

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News | 18 April 2020

Covid-19: Civil society left to feed thousands of children on Cape Flats

Civil society network feeding more than 1,300 children in Lavender Hill and surrounds

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Feature | 17 April 2020

Academics raise alarm over by-law restricting water testing

The City says research in its nature reserves is allowed but only with permission

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News | 26 March 2020

Covid-19: New UIF provisions may help workers

But labour lawyer has his doubts and the Fund is “inundated with enquiries from businesses”

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News | 23 March 2020

PRASA official ‘declines’ to go on air with #UniteBehind

Demand that #UniteBehind not be allowed to participate on the same programme is a direct form of censorship, says organisation

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News | 10 March 2020