Lockdown: Foreign nationals living in CT CBD transported to temporary location
They left the chapel on Green Market Square after police hammered through the church’s locked door.
Foreign nationals living in CT CBD to be relocated to Bellville, Maitland
The sites have finally been identified and approved and Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille visited one of the sites this week.
Plans afoot to de-densify CT’s Kosovo, Dunoon to curb COVID-19 spread
Western Cape Human Settlements MEC Tertuis Simmers said Dunoon had 13,000 households, while the Greater Kosovo had more than 68,000 informal structures.
Lockdown sites to be allocated for foreign nationals living in Cape Town CBD
Hundreds of them, including children, had been camping at a church on Greenmarket Square since October after they were removed from outside the UN Refugee Agency offices.
Govt's COVID-19 plan to de-densify Du Noon a mystery for residents
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisiulu announced last week that certain areas that were simply not conducive to social distancing would have to be thinned out.
Long queues, frustration awaits pensioners collecting Sassa payouts
On Monday, there was chaos outside Mitchells Plain's Town Centre when pay points struggled to accommodate the masses.
Mayhem at Mitchells Plain Sassa pay points as many queue for hours
Grant beneficiaries, mostly the elderly and shoppers, were in long queues at stores like Shoprite and banks.
Law enforcement patrolling CT as lockdown takes effect
In some parts of Cape Town, the national lockdown left many areas deserted, while others were busier than usual.
Langa residents push lockdown boundaries, some direct anger at Ramaphosa
In sections of Langa, people are seen sitting on chairs, standing in groups, and even having their hair cut at a local barber
Lockdown: Still no accommodation for foreign nationals living in CT church
The Western Cape government and the City of Cape Town indicated that they were looking for space to house men, women and children who were camping in the city since October.
UberEats service halted as e-hailing firms face lockdown restrictions
E-hailing services, such as Uber and Bolt, can only operate between 5am and 9am in the morning and again from 4pm to 8pm in the evening.
Golden Arrow to operate reduced service for essential staff during lockdown
Services will run from 5am until 9am in the morning and again from 4pm to 8pm in the evening.
Foreign nationals living in CT church to be accommodated during lockdown
The men, women, and children have been camping in the city since October after they were removed from outside the UN Refugee Agency offices where they were demanding assistance to leave the country due to xenophobia.
Coronavirus: S. Africans buy essentials as lockdown looms
The 21-day national lockdown is aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Construction workers raise concerns over lockdown survival
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Panic buying: Capetonians flock to stores ahead of national lockdown
Long queues on Tuesday could be seen at Pick n Pay at Waterfront and Shoprite in the city centre.
CT Metrorail passengers accuse govt of neglecting coronavirus measures
While other forms of public transport such as mini-bus taxis and Golden Arrow have started rolling out their anti-COVID-19 plans, it seems Metrorail has yet to begin.
CoCT reduces staff complement to 60% at all offices
The municipality said that customer service offices would remain open, however, it was reducing the number of employees at facilities and offices to limit contact between staff.