Makhaza might wait another four years for promised police station

Bheki Cele’s 2018 promise will not be kept until 2025-6

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Brief | 18 May 2022

Mbalula tears into PRASA management

“Our biggest problem is management negligence”, minister says

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News | 16 May 2022

“I stood there watching the blaze kill my family”

Relative describes her helplessness as five people die in Khayelitsha fire

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Brief | 16 May 2022

It’s been 15 months since the Cape High Court reserved judgment in this “emergency” housing case

The Office of the Chief Justice and Judge President John Hlophe are silent on why Acting Judge Bernard Martin has taken so long to hand down his ruling

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Law | 16 May 2022

Minister promises land to people living on railway track

Fikile Mbalula tells community leaders he’ll be back in two weeks to show them the land

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Brief | 14 May 2022

New delay in lesbian murder case as Khayelitsha court runs out of paper

Family of Phelokazi Mqathanya losing hope after multiple postponements

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News | 12 May 2022

Lansdowne train station is full of excrement, garbage - and rats

Subway is too filthy to use, so commuters cross over the railway lines

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News | 12 May 2022

Diarrhoea cases in children surge in Cape Town

This spike comes after several years of improvement. A public health expert is worried that sewage spills might be the cause

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Feature | 6 May 2022

Video: He was in prison. Now he teaches elderly people how to grow vegetables

Thirty-three year old Ludwe Qamata teaches vegetable gardening to older people in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

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Video | 3 May 2022

Huge factory building stripped bare in Hout Bay harbour while Public Works department dithers

Former Oceana fishmeal plant could have been used for a community project, says fisher

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News | 29 April 2022

Fifty families share two toilets in Taiwan, Khayelitsha

Toilets have not been cleaned for five weeks

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Brief | 26 April 2022

Hundreds of city centre security guards suspended in Cape Town

The workers want the Cape Town Central City Improvement District to intervene after accusing Phangela Group of demoting security guards and racism

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News | 26 April 2022

Video: Africa’s first LGBTQ+ shelter needs help to gear up for winter

The Pride Shelter in Cape Town houses 20 people, who can stay for up to three months

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Video | 21 April 2022

Mfuleni families left to use the canal as a toilet

Chemical toilets fill up, flush toilets are blocked

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News | 19 April 2022

Over a thousand people lose their homes in devastating shack fire

Mayco Member alleges that firefighting effort was hampered by people cutting fire hoses

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News | 17 April 2022