Land restitution in District Six, has been a slow & frustrating process

Cape Town, May 19, 2019 – Land restitution in District Six, has been a slow and frustrating process for those removed from the area during apartheid. However land claimants in the area remain cautiously optimistic as their restitution case against government gains momentum in court. Courtesy #DStv403

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CT owes contractor R51 million

Cape Town, May 15, 2019 – Cape Town owes a whopping R51-million to a private contractor for a desalination project. Quality Filtration Systems, which runs the V&A Waterfront plant, is now taking the City to court. Not only has the City been refusing to pay, it’s also not using the water produced at the plant. The contractor believes the City is trying to force it to close down.

Muslim community vows to fight noise complaint

Cape Town, May 12, 2019 –

he Islamic call to prayer can be heard five times a day in cities and towns the world over. In Cape Town, a resident has complained that the call is “too noisy”. Members of the Muslim community are incensed that a formal investigation will now be pursued.

Understanding Western Cape election results

Cape Town, May 9, 2019 – The Democratic Alliance looks set to retain the Western Cape. They have received just over 54 percent of votes counted in the province so far. Tracking developments for us from the IEC’s Western Cape results centre is reporter, Pheladi Sethusa.

Voting underway in Cape Town

Cape Town, May 8, 2019 – Ordinary South Africans and political leaders have come out in numbers today to elect their new government. Pheladi Sethusa was in Kenilworth earlier this morning where ANC veteran Andrew Mlangeni and now joins us from Joe Slovo Park.

Third murder charge for Davison

Cape Town, April 29, 2019 – Assisted dying advocate and Dignity SA founder, Sean Davison, is facing yet another murder charge. His arrest late last year has seen new charges added with each court appearance. Full story below:

Atlantis residents say education will drive their economic zone

Cape Town, April 9, 2019 – Atlantis residents in Cape Town are sceptical after the area has been declared a special economic zone. They believe actually making the area economically viable for investment, is a tall order. The community says until issues like housing, unemployment and education are improved, nothing else will change. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has this story.

Bo-Kaap granted heritage

Cape Town, March 31, 2019 – After years of fighting the City of Cape Town, Bo-Kaap residents have finally managed to secure municipal heritage protection. A lengthy public participation saw 2 300 votes in favour, and only 27 against the move. Now, new developments and alterations to old buildings will have to follow strict guidelines on height, style and construction materials used. This, all in line with the area’s character.