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Teen dies over cap

2015-09-01 06:00

An 18-year-old boy lost his life on Friday evening after he was stabbed to death in an altercation over a cap, which was quiet likely a part of a robbery attempt.

Streets taken by storm

2015-09-01 06:00

Just as the dark, grey clouds began to descend on the Cape Peninsula, Cape Town’s law enforcement authorities swooped down on the People’s Centre in Manenberg on Friday.

Champ needs your chops

2015-09-01 06:00

Aayesha Kleinsmith (18) from Kensington has numerous medals and trophies to her name as she is at the top of her game in karate. The first-year student at the University of the Western Cape, who is...

Taxis halt for checks

2015-09-01 06:00

In an effort to clamp down on taxi drivers transporting commuters without the correct permits Kirstenhof police, in partnership with the traffic department, held an operation in Main Road.

New, better station on the right track

2015-09-01 06:00

In less than a week commuters who use the Rosebank train station will be proud of being users of this station as it has recently undergone upgrades. Though the work was contracted to be completed by...

ID in hand worth much

2015-09-01 06:00

Many people go without one of the most important documents in life – an identity document. But a local organisation has set out to change that for hundreds of people living in Strandfontein informal...

Tips to help safeguard against robberies

2015-09-01 06:00

Mitchell’s Plain police are concerned with the increases in street robberies in the precinct. As a result, the police precinct office has released preventative tips for the public to minimise the...

Legal aid better from colleagues

2015-09-03 14:54

Ncumisa’s face lights up when she talks about helping sex workers.

‘One-stop centre’ for abused

2015-09-01 06:00

Putting a stop to the cycle of abuse has been made easier after the launch of the Khuseleka victim empowerment model at the Saartjie Baartman Centre in Athlone.

Safety boost for train commuters

2015-09-01 06:00

Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) is taking steps to ensure a safe walk home for commuters. Recognising that the walk from False Bay station poses a security risk to residents, MID has stepped in...

Their dreams become action

2015-09-01 06:00

Two inspirational pupils from Klipfontein are on a mission to inspire others across the board.

Gov rids Military Rd of settlers

2015-09-01 06:00

The national department of public works has reportedly given the City of Cape Town an undertaking that it will start addressing the longstanding complaints about its property in Military Road in the...

School needs funds for maintenance

2015-09-01 06:00

A range of fundraisers hosted at Belthorne Primary School in Athlone is a way for the school to cope with its financial difficulty.


Neighbours clash

2015-09-01 06:00

Residents living in 8th Avenue, Lotus River are very pleased after police responded to complaints about a problem property in the road on Friday evening. Under the charge of the main neighbourhood...

Owners demand roads

2015-09-01 06:00

Owners of unserviced plots below Elsie’s Peak have banded together and, after nearly a century of limited access, are asking for proper roads. The Elsie’s Peak Ratepayers’ Association is putting...

Eyes open, watching

2015-09-01 06:00

In a quiet street in Lakeview a small number of residents have established their own neighbourhood watch to keep their eye on crime.

‘Spate’ of hijackings

2015-09-01 06:00

City Bowl residents have been warned to be vigilant after a number of hijacking incidents in the area in the past two months. Nicola Jowell, chairperson of the Community Police Forum (CPF), says the...

Teenage trio blazes trail

2015-09-01 06:00

A trio of teens have set their sights on achieving greater heights, following their participation in the Durban international u.19 tournament recently.

Young communities unite with soccer

2015-09-01 06:00

Play Sport 4 Life (PS4L) recently held a soccer development programme in Pinelands.

Shop small to make big impact

2015-09-03 14:53

“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy from a small business and that’s almost the same.”

Pupils get a peek behind TV scenes

2015-09-01 06:00

Pupils from different schools in the province couldn’t believe their eyes when the world of television was revealed to them.

“This beach is no picnic for us, say locals“

2015-09-01 06:00

Muizenberg ratepayers say the beach is falling into a sorry state, with irregular maintenance of the facilities and little security.

Comms station still up in air

2015-09-01 06:00

An application to erect a telecommunication base station in Lansdowne was brought to the Athlone subcouncil on Thursday. However, the application was sent back to the applicant because the paperwork...

Locals float ideas for Vlei

2015-09-01 06:00

The release of a draft concept development framework for the greater Princess Vlei area is an important victory for the Princess Vlei Forum campaign. They believe it shows that the City has listened...

Activists dispense legal mouthfuls

2015-09-01 06:00

A group of passionate community activists have been rewarded for their hard work and dedication. Starting in March this year, the participants had six months of hard work ahead of them. After...

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