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.

DA has taken lead in Cape Town

Cape Town, May 9, 2019 – Reporter Pheladi Sethusa is in the Mother City for us as counting of the Western Cape votes continues. Courtesy #DStv403

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.

 

Affordable counselling in Cape Town

Cape Town, 22 March, 2019 – Seeking services in South Africa is often a costly and stigma-ridden exercise. The Counselling Hub in Cape Town is trying to change that, by making therapy a lot more affordable. Watch full story below:

Climate kids fight climate change

Cape Town, March 19, 2019 – South African teenagers have joined thousands across the world in a coordinated strike against climate change. Dubbed the “climate kids”, they believe governments have dropped the ball in addressing this challenge. They say together they can begin to educate people and encourage change.