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Man hit by taxi while walking with son (10)

2015-05-26 06:00

A taxi driver was arrested after a man was killed in an accident in Highlands Drive on Thursday. A 32-year-old man and his 10-year-old son were walking down Highlands Drive on their way to work and...

Man found in town centre

2015-05-26 06:00

The Mitchell’s Plain police are looking for information on a man whose body was found in the town centre. The African man, aged around 50 years, was found on the corner of First Avenue and Alpha...

Four arrested with two hijacked cars in Plain

2015-05-26 06:00

Following extensive investigative work, Mitchell’s Plain detectives arrested four suspects on Tuesday morning after a car was hijacked in Cranberry Street, Westridge. The suspects are aged between 28...

Rubble trouble after fire

2015-05-26 06:00

A New Woodlands family is starting to rebuild their life following a blaze that claimed all of their belongings. A fire broke out in their wendy house in Moses Kottler Street on Wednesday 13 May....

Swindled by fake death Now watching his two kids grow up without a father breaks my heart. I’m here to march to make my voice heard. – Protester Lillian Adams

2015-05-26 06:00

A woman from Harfield Village in Kenilworth suffered a double shock when she heard her loyal domestic worker of five years had passed away; her sadness turned to disbelief when she discovered she had...

Tell police if anything stands out

2015-05-26 06:00

The Wynberg police are concerned about the increase in robberies in the area and warn the public to be vigilant at all times. Warrant officer Silvino Davids, spokesperson of the Wynberg police, says...

Less access in Main Road during roadworks

2015-05-26 06:00

Roadworks along Main Road in Hout Bay are expected to “prolong the road’s lifespan”. The City of Cape Town is undertaking the roadworks from this week at a cost of about R10m to resurface the 1.2km...

Cape Town must be more ‘liveable’

2015-05-26 06:00

Every resident has a part to play in drawing investment to Cape Town. This was the message of Wesgro CEO Tim Harris, who addressed the Mouille Point Ratepayers’ Association on Thursday last...

Locals protest GMO food

2015-05-26 06:00

Capetonians have taken to the street to demand correct labelling of genetically modified foods. As part of an international protest, the march took place in the city centre on Saturday. Protesters...

Store showcaseslocal products

2015-05-26 06:00

KIN Culture, a Cape Town-based NGO, is launching a pop-up store in the heart of Cape Town for the month of June. The organisation is building a village for orphans and vulnerable children. The pop-up...

Claim land invaded

2015-05-26 06:00

An informal settlement on restitution land has beneficiaries with their hands in their hair. An empty plot in District Six has become home to a handful of informal shacks. But the settlement is...

What to do with the Strand St quarry?

2015-05-26 06:00

A public participation process is underway to find an alternative use for the Strand Street quarry. The quarry, which has been linked to crime, vagrancy and littering, was to be developed by the City...

Claim land invaded

2015-05-26 06:00

An informal settlement on restitution land has beneficiaries with their hands in their hair. An empty plot in District Six has become home to a handful of informal shacks. But the settlement is...

 

Correction

2015-05-26 06:00

Last week People’s Post reported on a bus donation (“Frail care centre gets new bus”, 19 May). The bus was in fact handed over to Re­abled, an organisation based at the Beacon Vale Frail Care Centre,...

Our reporters win big in national awards

2015-05-26 06:00

People’s Post sister publication TygerBurger is once again the best free (corporate-owned) newspaper in the country. The newspaper’s Bellville edition won this prestigious award at the 2014...

Police pick up the ball in match against crime

2015-05-26 06:00

Seven police stations and 28 sports teams will participate in a tournament aimed at combating crime. NGO Sport Against Crime and the Mitchell’s Plain police are holding a seven-a-side netball and...

Love from the fifties still going strong

2015-05-26 06:00

After six decades of love, Mr and Mrs Moses’ marriage is still going strong. Catherine (82) and Peter (83) grew up and met in Salt River, and they got married out of St Luke’s Church. “We met while...

Protesters seek state of emergency

2015-05-26 06:00

Rainy weather could not deter residents from Cape Flats communities to march to parliament on Tuesday last week. Residents from Manenberg, Parkwood, Mitchell’s Plain and Bonteheuwel protested...

Note new MyCiti bus routes during roadworks

2015-05-26 06:00

The MyCiti bus route 109 (Hout Bay, Imizamo Yethu, Sea Point, Adderley Street) will be changed as a result of the roadworks in Main Road. “The route from Cape Town will operate normally to the Imizamo...

Watch out for ‘friendly shop helper’

2015-05-26 06:00

The Wynberg police reported over 10 cases in which women have been conned into “buying clothes” at half price only to have their belongings stolen. Over the last two years several women have been...

Kids can win with their Xhosa stories

2015-05-26 06:00

Xhosa-speaking children are invited to enter the Puku Children’s Literature Foundation story competition. The competition not only celebrates and preserves the Xhosa language and rich heritage of...

Will the next Trevor Noah please stand up

2015-05-26 06:00

Budding comedians are invited to try out their jokes at one of Comedy on a Roll’s two open mic nights. They’ll be at I heart IT, Main Road, Rondebosch every Monday night from 19:30 to 20:00. Entrance...

Pay tekkie tax and wear your tekkies on Friday

2015-05-26 06:00

It’s time to tie up your tekkies – for a good cause. On Friday the national Tekkie Tax campaign will raise funds for over 280 organisations. Last year’s event raised almost R5m. This year, schools can...

Locals protest GMO food

2015-05-26 06:00

Capetonians have taken to the street to demand correct labelling of genetically modified foods. As part of an international protest, the march took place in the city centre on Saturday. Protesters...

Kids can win with their Xhosa stories

2015-05-26 06:00

Xhosa-speaking children are invited to enter the Puku Children’s Literature Foundation story competition. The competition not only celebrates and preserves the Xhosa language and rich heritage of...

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