In the Makhaza district of Cape Town, the Khayelitsha Canoe Club is leading the way in restoring the Blowy wetland. Their aim is to create an ecofriendly haven for the local community by removing invasive water hyacinths and clearing rubbish from the area. The club comprises over 20 volunteers, led by brothers Siyanda and Akhona Sopangisa, who founded the club in 2023.
Residents of Nomzamo and Lwandle have long faced the inconvenience of traveling for medical care. The situation is set to change with the Western Cape Department of Health’s plans to build a new, stateoftheart district hospital. This collaborative effort between the Department and the local community is expected to transform healthcare in the region.
Cape Mental Health invites kite enthusiasts of all ages to participate in the 29th Cape Town Kite Festival. This annual event aims to raise funds and awareness for mental wellbeing, providing free mental healthcare services and interventions to those in need.
Last week, the Woodstock community lost one of its most beloved figures, Muraad ‘Junior’ Kitching. Despite facing poverty, drug abuse, and gang violence, Junior rose above it all and became a respected member of the community. Unfortunately, his life was cut short by a brutal shooting on Women’s Day, leaving behind a wife, son, and daughter who adored him.
Located in the heart of Cape Town, the Netball World Cup Fan Park is an unparalleled experience for sports enthusiasts, families, and visitors alike. The Fan Park has attracted approximately 40,716 people since its gates opened on Friday, 28 July 2023, and will remain open daily until Sunday, 6 August 2023.
Are you ready for an unforgettable indoor Warehouse Groove experience that will leave an indelible mark on your memory? Join the “It’s a Groove Vibe” community and embrace the invigorating rhythm that will whisk you away to a world filled with infectious beats, alluring tunes, and an air of pure bliss.
On a tragic night in Umlazi, the Glebelands Hostel experienced an unimaginable tragedy that left many in disbelief. A peaceful gathering of nine friends quickly turned into a night of horror when unknown gunmen attacked them, resulting in seven deaths and leaving two with serious injuries.
My Cape Town Market Atlantis is an upcoming event that offers a unique opportunity for local vendors to showcase their products and services. The event aims to connect local traders with new and existing customers and create economic opportunities for the community.
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a dangerous condition that has been labeled as the “silent killer” due to its absence of visible symptoms. It is becoming an alarming trend in the City, with nearly half of the diagnosed patients being under the age of 45. This emerging pattern challenges the conventional belief that hypertension mostly affects older individuals. However, with appropriate measures, this condition is entirely manageable.
In Centurion, South Africa, it’s not unusual to see people in need at traffic lights. However, one visitor from Barberton had a different response when she saw Lucky, a middleaged gentleman selling a unique denim skirt. ### Lucky’s Story
On May 18, 2023, the Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) will hold a Special House Sitting to celebrate the life and contributions of the late Honorable Joe Mpisi, who was an elected Member of the Provincial Legislature (MPL). Hon. Mpisi’s sudden passing on May 12, 2023, due to a prolonged illness was a great loss to the community he had served with dedication and passion, especially as the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Education.
The City of Cape Town’s waste removal staff is facing violent threats and extortion attempts while delivering services in the Kosovo informal settlement and the surrounding Philippi East area. Despite the challenges, the City’s frontline delivery staff continues to provide doortodoor waste collection, area cleaning services, and waste disposal shipping containers.
The Makhathini Lower Pongola Water User Association (WUA) is a collective effort to promote efficient water management in the northern KwaZuluNatal area. The interim management committee started establishing a robust governance structure for the association. The goal is to facilitate the election of the management committee on May 16, 2023, in Jozini.
The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Limpopo successfully conducted a road freight operation resulting in the arrest of 26 individuals. These individuals were aged between 19 and 45 and had committed various offenses. The operation took place on Friday, 12 May 2023, along the R555 road in Sekhukhune, which is a part of the Burgersfort policing area.
The BRICS nations, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, have made significant progress in recent years. However, with the rapidly evolving geopolitical landscape, it is crucial for these countries to demonstrate unity, solidarity, and camaraderie. The Second Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting concluded with Thobile Lamati, DirectorGeneral of the Department of Employment and Labour, emphasizing the need for member states to leverage their collective power in multilateral forums to advance common interests and protect their positions.
In the first quarter of 2023, Cape Town’s Metro Police and Law Enforcement Departments made significant strides in their fight against crime, resulting in a notable increase in arrests and confiscations. This article will delve into the factors that contributed to this achievement, the challenges faced by the City’s Safety and Security personnel, and the importance of individual accountability in securing lasting change.