Future fit school

Cape Town, January 16, 2019 – A new school in Cape Town’s CBD is teaching robotics and coding in a unique technologically-driven curriculum. There are no uniforms and no homework either! And as eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports, it’s all designed with the future in mind. Courtesy #DStv403

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Hearings on Eskom tariff increases

Cape Town, January 14 2019 – Eskom says it’s struggling under a massive debt of over R400-billion. And they want you to pay some, if not all of it. The power utility has applied for a 15 percent tariff increase, over the next three years. But after the first day of the public hearings, Eskom faces an uphill battle to convince the regulator. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa explains. Courtesy #DStv403

Langa High’s Quick Turnaround

Cape Town, January 8, 2019 – Langa High School in Cape Town, is proof that other underperforming schools can be turned around. It took just six months to improve its matric pass rate. All thanks to a partnership between donors and the department of education. And from nearly closing down, the school now boasts a 78 percent matric pass rate. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has the story. Courtesy #DStv403

Bo-kaap residents fight on

Cape Town, December 18 2018 – The David and Goliath battle rages on, between Bo-Kaap residents and developers Blok. The community is objecting to the construction of luxury apartments in their neighbourhood. And now they’ve gone even further. They say the sale of the land is invalid, and the public participation process was inadequate. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has the details. Courtesy #DStv403 #eNCANow 

Cape Town | Safe driving campaign

Cape Town, December 14 2018 – With the long weekend beginning and the festive season in full swing, travelers are making their way to various destinations. Law enforcers are hard at work monitoring compliance on the road, to ensure the safety of motorists. Travelers are making their way in and out of the mother city. To give us an update on that we are joined by eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa live from Cape Town.

Cape Town’s city council will unlock prime pieces of land for mixed-income housing

Cape Town, December 13 2018 – A landmark decision by Cape Town’s city council will unlock prime pieces of land for mixed-income housing. The Salt River Circle site will see middle and upper-income households subsidising those with lower incomes. There were fears the deal would fall through the cracks, as those responsible for the project had resigned and left the DA-led council. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports. Courtesy #DStv403

Blok Bo-Kaap case postponed

Cape Town, December 6 2018 – The case involving property developer Blok and Bo-Kaap residents has been delayed. The developer is looking to interdict protesting residents, who have in recent weeks blocked construction cranes from entering their community. They say they want to see an end to the unchecked gentrification in what should be a heritage area.