Stad Kaapstad in die spervuur

Tender onreëlmatighede, dissiplinêre stappe teen senior personeellede en die sluiting van ’n forensiese ondersoek is bespreek tydens ‘n spesiale raadsvergadering van die DA beheerde Kaapse Stadsraad. Daar is gevra dat ondersoek heropen moet word rondom korrupsie bewerings teen Melissa Whitehead, die kommissaris van stedelike beplanning. Die DA burgemeester, Patricia de Lille en raadsbestuurder Achmat Ebrahim […]
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More guns seized in ‘underworld’ firearms clampdown in Cape Town

Firearms have been seized from the owner of a Cape Town security company – the latest in a string of actions clamping down on apparent underworld activities. The firearms were confiscated from the owner of the company, whose name is known to News24, in Bellville on Tuesday. Bruce Hendricks, who heads up Hassan-Harmse Attorneys, confirmed […]
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UCT, CPUT students to descend on Parliament over Fees Commission report

University of Cape Town (UCT) and Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students are set to march to Parliament on Wednesday to demand that President Jacob Zuma release the Fees Commission report. This comes as Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba delivers his medium-term budget statement to the legislature. – Mini Budget site Zuma received the Fees […]
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Kaap ontsoutingsproses verloop nie vlot

Kaapstad sal hul eerste ontsoutingsaanleg gereed hê net voordat damme in die stad gaan opdroog. Dit aldus Xanthea Limberg van die stad se burgemeesterskomitee rakende water en energie sake. Verbruikers sal egter moet saamleef daarmee dat water nie meer ‘n goedkoop kommoditeit gaan wees nie. Die skielike bekendmaking dat die ontsoutingsaanleg binnekort gereed gaan wees, […]
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Cape Town’s Special Investigation Unit shut down

The City of Cape Town’s Special Investigation Unit‚ which worked with police and international law enforcement agencies such as the FBI‚ has been shut down. The unit had a wide mandate and‚ before it’s mandate was changed along with it’s name in August‚ it was tasked with assisting the Hawks and the FBI in obtaining […]
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Kleinmond word spookdorp agv voortslepende betogings en protesoptogte

Na ‘n dag van geweld en brandstigting en ‘n rustelose nag, met vrese dat die polisie nie die situasie kan beheer nie, is Kleinmond vandag ‘n spookdorp. Skole en besighede is gesluit en verkeer het tot stilstand gekom. Die inwoners van dié vreedsame Overbergse dorpie is vir alle praktiese doeleindes gyselaars in hulle eie huise. […]
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Stellenbosch University is likely to become an English medium institution

The University of Stellenbosch is likely to become an English medium institution after years of struggle to retain it as an Afrikaans university. It appears that a confidential conversation about the university’s language policy between the already controversial rector, Prof. Wim de Villiers, and a councilor leaked and can now end up in the courts. […]
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Die geskiedenis van die Kaap word alweer verdraai en verkonkel in pas vrygestelde rolprent “Krotoa”

Die rolprent “Krotoa” wat pas vrygestel is en wat handel oor die Khoi-meisie Krotoa (Eva), is besig om opslae te maak. Nie vanweë die artistieke kwaliteit nie, helaas, maar vanweë die feit dat die geskiedenis alweer verdraai en verkonkel word om die eietydse interpretasie te dien en die Europese nedersetting aan die Kaap so boos […]
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Kaap Skiereiland Universiteit van Tegnologie gesluit

Die Kaapse Skiereiland Universiteit van Tegnologie het alle aktiwiteite opgeskort op sy kampusse. Dit volg na ‘n reeks vergaderings tussen die bestuur, studente en werkers. Alle klasse is vir Dinsdag 25 en Woensdag 26 Julie opgeskort ter wille van die veiligheid van studente en personeel. ‘n Verdere vergadering sal geskied om sake rakende die kontrakte […]
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As die Kaap jou in jou moederstad in stuur

Kaapstad is bekend as die Moederstad. Fraai, maar wie se moeder? Want soms behandel hierdie matriarg haar kinders erg stief. Onder die postwaarheid- skynheilige dekmantel van vooruitgang en desensifisering, draai die Kaap van Storms haar rug op vele van sy weerloosste inwoners. Seepunt was eens ’n mengelmoes van ryk en arm mense. Vandag word die […]
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