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Community faces uncertain future after fire in Imizamo Yethu

Mixed reaction among residents to City plans to reblock

By Thembela Ntongana - 17 March 2017
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Legal dispute stalls Dunoon’s R16.5 million sports centre

Project should have been completed two years ago

By Peter Luhanga - 7 March 2017
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Europe’s rubbish cleared in Nyanga

Mounds of garbage uncollected since December removed after residents agree to use City database

By Mandla Mnyakama - 22 February 2017
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Masiphumelele residents march to Fish Hoek to demand better living conditions

Protesters call on municipality to provide electricity and sanitation to everyone living in the township’s informal settlement

By Thembela Ntongana - 14 February 2017
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Maggots in baby’s mouth as uncollected garbage piles up

A dispute over refuse removal services in early December has left the informal settlement of Europe near Nyanga with growing mounds of rubbish

By Mandla Mnyakama - 13 February 2017
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Landmark Marikana case begins: 60,000 people’s homes at stake

City asked to buy or expropriate land occupied in Philippi East

By Ashleigh Furlong - 8 February 2017
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Proposed Wolwerivier expansion is disastrous for Woodstock tenants

Removal plans to be laid bare in Bromwell Street court case on 9 November

By Daneel Knoetze - 8 November 2016
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Fire victims left without electricity for months

Residents in Masiphumelele wetlands have been without power since November 2015

By Thembela Ntongana - 27 July 2016
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City taken to court over toilets

SJC says Cape Town municipality has failed to provide adequate sanitation to decades-old informal settlements

By Kayla Molander and Rejul Bejoy - 4 July 2016
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Residents urge De Lille to stop 19-storey Bo-Kaap building

Mayor will have final say on giant development

By Rejul Bejoy - 29 June 2016

City replies to budget criticism

Xanthea Limberg, Mayoral Committee Member for Corporate Services, replies to SJC's Axolile Notywala

By Xanthea Limberg - 5 May 2016
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Activists to interdict sale of Tafelberg site

Reclaim the City campaign demands a transparent public process

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 15 March 2016
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City says “a few individuals” blocked the Mfuleni housing project

Resources allocated to other areas

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 3 February 2016