Fears that Uitsig drop-out rate could rise after ConCourt orders school closed
The Constitutional Court has dismissed an appeal by Uitsig High School against Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer’s decision to close it.
Plato: CoCT considering buying Woodstock Hospital from WC govt
The hospital has been occupied by homeless and evicted residents since 2017, who dubbed it Cissie Gool House.
Salt River, Woodstock housing projects still going ahead - CoCT
The municipality said it was awaiting the approval of building plans for the Pine Road project, which would see 240 affordable rental units being built.
ConCourt dismisses Cape school’s bid to keep doors open
Uitsig High School’s governing body has been fighting for months to keep the doors open, calling instead on the provincial Education Department to upgrade it.
CT inner-city housing projects to continue via different process
The city said it had canceled the Request for Proposals for these different sites so that it could follow a different process. This would ensure it complied with the various municipal regulations and policies.
ANC to work on ‘building and renewal’ of Western Cape leadership
On Friday, the NEC announced the disbanding of the provincial executive committee (PEC).
District Six land claimants ‘hopeful’ restitution plan will now be drafted
On Friday, the Land Claims Court found former Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane did not comply with a court order to come up with a proper plan for restitution in the area.
ANC NEC: Western Cape PEC disbanded due to infighting
The NEC announced the decision in the statement on Friday, saying it was concerned by the functioning of the PEC, with infighting taking place in the public eye.
District Six land ruling hailed as a major victory for the whole country
Legal representative for the claimants Laura Macfarlane said the ruling was a major victory.
Court finds Land Reform Minister non-compliant in District Six matter
The Western Cape High Court has found the Land Reform Minister in contempt of court for not drawing up a comprehensive plan to return former residents to the historic neighbourhood.
Didiza in court over District Six land claims matter
The Land Claims Court will rule on whether to hold the Land Reform Minister in contempt of court because government failed to provide a proper plan for restitution.
Masiphumelele residents rebuild homes but fear next fire disaster
Over 1,200 people were left homeless after Sunday's blaze gutted their shacks.
Most shacks rebuilt following Masiphumelele fire
Almost 1,300 people were left destitute following Sunday night's blaze that swept through an entire section of the township.
Missing Laingville boy (4) found dead in dam
He'd last been seen playing outside his house in Laingville on Tuesday morning. His parents reported him missing at the police station that night.
Hout Bay tourist murder suspects known in community as criminals
Two suspects of the three suspects linked to the murder of a Ukrainian tourist in Hout Bay are expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrates Court on Friday.
De Lille ensuring service providers for Public Works Dept are paid on time
The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure said nearly 70% of close to 2,100 unpaid invoices have been settled.
CoCT: High-density townships lead to large-scale fires
Mayco member for Human Settlements Malusi Booi said that if residents heeded their warnings to maintain space between structures, the spread of fires could be avoided.
Masiphumelele residents now face cold front after deadly fire
Community leaders said that residents were in need of donations of blankets, clothes, school stationery and food.