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, 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, 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
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.
Cape Town, December 4, 2018 – Turning things around at NSFAS is going to take some doing. The bursary and loan scheme was placed under administration back in August, in order to address the state of its finances and how it was run. But NSFAS bosses don’t have time on their side. There are already 400-thousand applications in, that they have to deal with. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November27, 2018 – The South African Police Union says it doesn’t want the anti-gang unit shutdown, but it has serious reservations. It says it wasn’t consulted when the unit was established. The union is also taking issue with calling it the anti-gang unit, when it is in fact operating like a task force. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa unpacks the technicalities. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November 23, 2018 – Children from some of Cape Town’s poor neighbourhoods, Are being introduced to Yoga. Occupational therapy students from the University of the Western Cape, have come up with this novel way, of rehabilitating children from these tough environments. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports. courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November 21, 2018 – Unauthorised expenditure has increased by 38-percent to 21 billion rand. That’s according to the Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November 19, 2018 – There’s still no relief for MyCiti bus commuters. Some routes remain closed and many others are overcrowded with commuters desperate to get to work. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, November 16, 2018 – Right-to-die organisation founder, Sean Davison, is charged with murdering Dr Anrich Burger, who’d become a quadriplegic following a car crash.