CT councillors deny claims that Salt River housing project being blocked
They held a meeting on Wednesday morning with social housing company Communicare to talk about plans for the development of the contentious Salt River Market site.
CT Mayco member Felicity Purchase to prioritise social housing, public transport
Felicity Purchase has been tasked with managing the tough portfolio of Urban Development. She was unveiled as part of Dan Plato's new mayoral committee on Sunday.
Woman who lost house in S Cape fire hopes to have house by January
Fiela Makelie, her husband, their five children and two grandchildren are homeless.
Plato: Restructuring of mayco portfolios will ease burden on councillors
Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato announced his mayoral committee on Sunday.
Garden Route fires largely contained
The wildfire has burnt tens of thousands of hectares of vegetation since it first started burning along the Garden Route.
Plato retains two De Lille-era MMCs in new mayoral committee
Dan Plato says these positions will change at the next full council sitting when the Organisational Development and Transformational Plan (ODTP) comes under review.
WC health dept: Correct procedures followed in disciplinary action against staff
Parliament's Select Committee on Petitions and Executive Undertakings heard from Nehawu earlier this week about alleged irregularities at the Khayelitsha District Hospital.
Mihalik described as proud dad at funeral attended by cops, guards & gangsters
Pete Mihalik was laid to rest in Cape Town yesterday. He died two weeks ago after he was shot outside his children's school.
Family, friends pay tribute to Pete Mihalik
Mihalik was assassinated two weeks ago in front of his children's school in Green Point.
Cash-in-transit van, car go up in flames as 10 robbers make off with money
Police say a 72-hour activation plan has been initiated. One of the security guards of the vehicle was injured.
Sarpbac: No complaints received from MyCiTi employees, unions during strike
An illegal strike by some MyCiTi workers employed by a number of companies contracted to help run the service has been on-going for several weeks now.
No timeline for CT’s first social housing development in city bowl
Western Cape Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela went on the defence on Thursday during a press briefing in which he slammed claims by former Mayco member Brett Herron that city officials blocked inner-city social housing projects.
Reclaim the City ‘disappointed’ in DA’s handling of CT housing crisis
Nkosikhona Swartbooi, head of Ndifuna Ukwazi, says he still believes the government is not prioritising affordable housing in the inner city.
Patricia de Lille to reveal future plans soon
Eyewitness News has asked the former Cape Town mayor whether she plans to revive her former party, the Independent Democrats, and contest in 2019’s elections.
Madikizela denies Herron's claims that housing projects were blocked
This comes after former Cape Town mayoral committee member Brett Herron said some officials within the DA caucus stopped the sale of land for social housing projects in Salt River and Woodstock.
De Lille lays criminal complaint against several DA members
Patricia de Lille has been threatening to take legal steps for months now, since they shared a social media post of an alleged fake Auditor-General report.
Damage to MyCiTi buses following attacks at R10m
Just this week alone, there have been two arson attacks on buses.
Garden Route wildfires largely contained
Cooler weather and light rain have helped firefighters in the Southern Cape where it's been burning for over two weeks.