Land returned to Lotus River family after 50 years

2015-07-28 17:14

Doud Davids bought the land in the 1960s, hoping his kids could build their houses there one day. Apartheid took that dream away. After decades of living across from the land, it has finally been returned to them.

Fake profile of Cape Town mayor 'used for scam'

2015-06-19 16:50

A profile supposedly belonging to Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has been reported to Facebook as a fake, her office has confirmed.

DA suspends councillor who asked judge to go easy on gangster

2015-06-08 13:08

The DA has suspended a Western Cape ward councillor after he handed a letter to a high court judge asking for a lighter sentence for a convicted gang member and killer.

MyCiTi a game-changer for weary commuters

2015-06-01 15:11

Clutching onto her valuables while holding on for dear life on an hour-long daily commute has become a distant memory for June Heyns, with easy MyCiti bus access from her home on the Cape Flats.

Maimane: ANC implementing reverse apartheid

2015-05-27 10:18

New DA leader Mmusi Maimane has told party supporters in Mitchells Plain that the ANC is "implementing reverse apartheid".

Zille has her last dance

2015-05-09 13:20

Outgoing DA leader Helen Zille had her "last dance" as party head as she assured members that the DA's mission to govern the country had only just begun.

Maimane taking Gauteng's vote

2015-05-03 15:53

The DA's Mmusi Maimane is expected to get the backing of Gauteng's delegates when the party elects its leaders at its federal congress next weekend.

Mandela bust unveiled at City Hall in Cape Town

2015-04-27 14:16

A bust of late former president Nelson Mandela has been unveiled in Cape Town as part of Freedom Day celebrations in the city.

Maimane has upper hand in DA succession race

2015-04-19 17:45

Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has used the platform of the Western Cape DA congress to be the first to launch his bid for leadership of Democratic Alliance.

DA Western Cape backs Maimane for party leader

2015-04-18 19:55

The newly-elected leadership team of the Democratic Alliance’s Western Cape branch has expressed its backing for Mmusi Maimane in his candidacy for party leader.


Cape Town taxi drivers go to business school

2015-07-03 08:13

Henry ‘Hawk’ Williams never finished matric. But he is one of 90 “senior” students applying their minds at UCT preparing to take on a role in the MyCiTi bus service.

Mayor honours Cape Town's 'Ninja Granny'

2015-06-10 17:50

A 72-year-old granny has received a pop-in from the mayor's office after fighting off thieves with a ninja kick and sprinting after them when they tried to take her handbag.

Samwu suspends CT strike action

2015-06-01 17:55

The City of Cape Town and the SA Municipal Workers’ Union have met to officially sign a settlement agreement in respect of outstanding grievances.

Cape Town ready for '2 weeks without power'

2015-05-29 13:30

The possibility of a complete countrywide power failure has forced the Cape Town City Council to be prepared at the highest level for such an event.

Cape Town mayor offers R25 000 for info on missing girl

2015-05-13 17:44

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is offering a R25 000 reward for anyone with information on the whereabouts of missing 6-year-old Shasha Lee November.

I should have intervened earlier, De Lille tells Samwu strikers

2015-05-06 15:19

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has told Samwu strikers that the city had failed to resolve all the problems regarding workers, admitting she should have intervened earlier.

De Lille formally endorses Maimane for DA leader

2015-04-27 16:08

Cape Town mayor and DA Western Cape leader Patricia De Lille has formally endorsed parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane's candidacy for the party leadership.

Maimane has upper hand in DA succession race

2015-04-20 09:02

Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has used the platform of the Western Cape DA congress to be the first to launch his bid for leadership of Democratic Alliance.

De Lille gunning for all Western Cape districts

2015-04-18 23:11

New Western Cape provincial leader for the Democratic Alliance Patricia de Lille has set her sights on the party achieving electoral victory in all of the province’s 30 municipalities.

De Lille named DA Western Cape leader

2015-04-18 18:04

Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille has been named the DA’s Western Cape leader, after the party’s provincial vote saw her appointed to the post ahead of counterpart Lennit Max.

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