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2015-05-19 06:00

Underrated Eden left to wilt . I appeal to George Zebra not to let his hard work go to waste and not to let people distract him from what is clearly his passion. We need people like him in our quest...

City cares for climate

2015-05-19 06:00

By joining the Compact of Mayors, the City of Cape Town became one of 33 cities at the ICLEI World Congress in Seoul, Korea held in April to intensify its commitment to battling escalating climate...

Rugby fun day for youngsters on Saturday

2015-05-19 06:00

Liesbeeck Primary will host a rugby mini-tournament at the Rocklands rugby grounds on Saturday from 08:00 to 13:00. The event will include 25 schools and is aimed at promoting the sport. The day will...

City combats dumping

2015-05-19 06:00

A man has been caught red-handed during an operation focused on illegal dumping in Philippi and Mitchell’s Plain. Mayor Patricia de Lille and members of the City of Cape Town’s task teams visited a...

Man killed on street

2015-05-19 06:00

An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in Elmarie Street on Wednesday last week. Mitchell’s Plain police spokesperson Sergeant Jerome Voegt says the man had been walking in the street at the time of...

Foundation rocked, but will be rebuilt

2015-05-19 06:00

A recent break-in has been a major setback for a local children’s organisation but it has not killed the passion of its workers. After a burglary on Tuesday 5 May, staff have had to get by with the...

Association’s taxi drivers are drug-free

2015-05-19 06:00

Taxi drivers in a local taxi association drive drug-free since drug testing is the order of the day. Due to concerns that drivers are driving under the influence the CALTA taxi association instituted...

Two men killed, possibly gang-related

2015-05-19 06:00

Tensions remain high following two confirmed murders in Rocklands. Two men were killed within 40 minutes of each other as bullets flew on Monday morning last week. At about 07:50 the Mitchell’s Plain...

Healthy shot for CT

2015-05-19 06:00

Government is set to invest up to R600m in the development of an innovation hub in Cape Town to improve the area’s competitiveness in the area of health technology. This was announced by provincial...

Hand up instead of hand-out

2015-05-19 06:00

The budget for council’s winter street people programme has more than doubled. The City of Cape Town’s social development and early childhood development directorate’s winter street people programme...

Healthy shot for Cape Town

2015-05-19 06:00

Government is set to invest up to R600m in the development of an innovation hub in Cape Town to improve the area’s competitiveness in the area of health technology. This was announced by provincial...

City buses to Wynberg

2015-05-19 06:00

Plans are all set for two main routes of the MyCiti bus service to link Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain to Claremont and Wynberg via the Landsdowne-Wetton corridor. According to a statement by Brett...

‘Kidnapper’ on Facebook untrue

2015-05-19 06:00

Social media has been abuzz with reports of a man allegedly taking pictures of young children in a park in Cape Town. A picture of the suspect has been circulated on various groups on Facebook with...


Thank you to our volunteers

2015-05-19 06:00

I want to thank and acknowledge all volunteers, community workers and all those who unselfishly render a service to our communities. Your time, efforts, labour and commitment to serve are...

Life after death needs 1 step

2015-05-19 06:00

Eastridge residents have raised their voices in a touching farewell aimed at bringing closure to families who have lost loved ones in this community. On Saturday more than 150 residents, armed with...

City bus routes come home

2015-05-19 06:00

Plans are all set for two main routes of the MyCiti bus service to link Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain to Claremont and Wynberg. According to a statement by Brett Herron, mayoral committee member...

Army cordons off centre

2015-05-19 06:00

Hundreds of pairs of combat boots, rifles at hand, dozens of arrests and more than R1m worth of illegal goods confiscated came to the fore in a massive operation with combined forces. Soldiers were...

R1.2m goods confiscated

2015-05-19 06:00

During the integrated cordon-and-search operation in the Town Centre on Thursday several successes were recorded. While soldiers manned the entrances and the other officers executed searches, home...

Local women help abused

2015-05-19 06:00

A group of women are giving back to empower victims of abuse. The Mitchell’s Plain Network Opposing Abuse, based in Beacon Valley, has been working in the community for close to 20 years. Mareldea...

Have you also been scammed?

2015-05-19 06:00

Community leaders are calling on people to come forward if they suspect they have been involved in a housing scam. Several residents in New Woodlands have conveyed concerns to People’s Post about a...

Frail Care Centre gets new wheels

2015-05-19 06:00

Transport is a bit easier for the residents of the Beaconvale Frail Care Centre now that they have their own bus. The Route Six Taxi Association donated the bus after it heard of the centre’s...

A blanket to keep the cold at bay

2015-05-19 06:00

With the colder weather making us reach for our blankets and warm clothing, the Winter Knights of the Round Table are calling on the public to join them in the fight against the cold and to help them...

43-year-old Vrygrond mother missing since last week

2015-05-19 06:00

The Muizenberg police need your help in locating 43-year-old Jo-Anne Jan­tjies. Jo-Anne, a resident of Vrygrond, was reported missing on Monday last week. She was last seen by her daughter at their...

Big dreams of little kids need small donations

2015-05-19 06:00

With a target of R79 000 a group of tersiary students, along with the Peninsula School Feeding Association (PSFA), aim to raise enough money to feed 200 primary school pupils in Kensington. The...

Car park’s no ‘shelter’

2015-05-19 06:00

Cardboard boxes, empty bottles, crates and litter are all strewn along the walls of a car park in Wynberg and the local neighbourhood watch is calling on authorities to clear the area. This as a...


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