Retreat residents want City to dump rubbish site plan

Cape Town plans to greatly expand its drop-off facility for bulky waste and recyclables

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News | 25 September 2017

City of Cape Town to provide eight new spaces for homeless people

Councillor admits current law enforcement approach a “lost cause” that’s “foolish” to continue


News | 15 September 2017

Cape Town parking marshals made to work through storm

“We are staying in shacks. We don’t know what is going to happen at home”


Brief | 7 June 2017

Community faces uncertain future after fire in Imizamo Yethu

Mixed reaction among residents to City plans to reblock


News | 17 March 2017

Legal dispute stalls Dunoon’s R16.5 million sports centre

Project should have been completed two years ago


News | 7 March 2017

Europe’s rubbish cleared in Nyanga

Mounds of garbage uncollected since December removed after residents agree to use City database


Brief | 22 February 2017

Masiphumelele residents march to Fish Hoek to demand better living conditions

Protesters call on municipality to provide electricity and sanitation to everyone living in the township’s informal settlement


News | 14 February 2017

Maggots in baby’s mouth as uncollected garbage piles up

A dispute over refuse removal services in early December has left the informal settlement of Europe near Nyanga with growing mounds of rubbish


News | 13 February 2017

Landmark Marikana case begins: 60,000 people’s homes at stake

City asked to buy or expropriate land occupied in Philippi East


News | 8 February 2017

Proposed Wolwerivier expansion is disastrous for Woodstock tenants

Removal plans to be laid bare in Bromwell Street court case on 9 November


Opinion | 8 November 2016

Fire victims left without electricity for months

Residents in Masiphumelele wetlands have been without power since November 2015


News | 27 July 2016

City taken to court over toilets

SJC says Cape Town municipality has failed to provide adequate sanitation to decades-old informal settlements

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News | 4 July 2016

Residents urge De Lille to stop 19-storey Bo-Kaap building

Mayor will have final say on giant development


News | 29 June 2016

City replies to budget criticism

Xanthea Limberg, Mayoral Committee Member for Corporate Services, replies to SJC's Axolile Notywala


Right to reply | 5 May 2016

Activists to interdict sale of Tafelberg site

Reclaim the City campaign demands a transparent public process


News | 15 March 2016

City says “a few individuals” blocked the Mfuleni housing project

Resources allocated to other areas


News | 3 February 2016