From 1968, more than 60,000 District Six residents were forcibly removed to the Cape Flats.
Safety, maladministration, non-payment of overtime and a lack of adequate resources or basic material rank among their concerns.
Melissa Whitehead was exonerated on allegations of corruption or financial misconduct, but was found guilty on two other charges.
The idea is to simplify the movement of South African and Mozambican communities.
Collins Chabane municipality suspended municipal manager Charlotte Ngobeni in October last year, on full pay.
The brutal murders followed a spate of violent robberies of immigrant-owned shops in Osizweni.

Woman allegedly manhandled, threatened by female traffic officers in North West

A Hartbeespoort woman was allegedly pushed by Madibeng traffic officers after they threatened her with arrest.

Residents find used coffins during drug ‘raid’

Residents of Orange Grove, Johannesburg raided the house of a known drug dealer, and made an unexpected discovery.

City of Johannesburg welcomes first batch of insourced cleaners

This move follows the insourcing of security guards, which the city claims brought dignity to 4,000 families.

Anti-crime patrollers treated to high tea in Cape Town

‘In our most gang-ravaged communities, it is commonplace to see women at the forefront in the fight against crime and gangsterism.’

Health warning after caustic soda spills into Duzi River, Inanda Dam

People and cattle should not use or drink water from the river or dam, the eThekwini Municipality warns.

City of Joburg to put cleaners on its books – Mashaba

Mashaba regarded this as a death knell for ‘tenderpreneurs’, and a way of empowering women who have not been on the council’s books for years.

Love at first lick: WOOF Project aims to set dog adoption record

The initiative is about changing the status quo surrounding animal adoption, and breaking the world record would be a double-win.

Meghan Cremer’s loved ones gather to remember her

More than 50,000 women have signed a petition indicating their opposition to her murder suspects’ release on bail.

Man seriously injured after being thrown from train in Johannesburg

The man was transported to hospital after allegedly being pushed from a moving train in Mayfair on Wednesday afternoon.

Moutse residents in Limpopo accuse MEC of deception

‘The MEC, just like all ANC charlatans, is ditching us again after the polls,’ community spokesperson Seun Mogotji said.

Calls for probe as Limpopo water projects dry up

The Capricorn district municipality has abandoned five water projects worth close to R50 million, and the poor still don’t have running water.

It’s discoloured but you can drink it: Tshwane says water is safe

This after Outa said it had told the municipality of the problem, and its follow-up sample found traces of E. coli and nitrates in the drinking water.

Cape Town’s Salt River Market rezoned for mixed development

Around 700 people currently live there and talks are ongoing about their continued living spaces.

SA startup Lumkani devises clever kit to prevent massive shack fires and save lives

The company claims its systems prevented 16 incidents within the first six months of operation.




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