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W. Cape ANC will use dismal showing to launch 2021 municipal fight back
W. Cape ANC will use dismal showing to launch 2021 municipal fight back
The ANC in the Western Cape says the 2019 provincial poll is a platform for the party to retake the City of Cape Town in the 2021 local government...
Top 10 things to do in Cape Town in just 24 hours
Top 10 things to do in Cape Town in just 24 hours
Looking back at my first trip to Cape Town, I realise how much of a fail it was - always wishing I did things differently and knowing someone...
Getting to know the Bo-Kaap
Getting to know the Bo-Kaap
The Slamse Buurt, Schotcheskloof, the Malay Quarter … the colourful Cape Malay district set at the foot of Signal Hill has had many names...
District still at sixes and sevens
District still at sixes and sevens
Victims of forced removals from Cape Town’s inner city during the 1970s and 1980s have been waiting for more than two decades to return to the...
Bo-Kaap ‘fights off capture’
Bo-Kaap ‘fights off capture’
The Bo-Kaap community, led by the Bo-Kaap Civic and Ratepayers Association (Bokcra), has taken property development Blok to task for its association with a youth group in the suburb....
Cape Town private property developers on a ‘civic capture’ crusade, say residents
Cape Town private property developers on a ‘civic capture’ crusade, say residents
Concerns are growing in three Cape Town communities that private developers are muscling into local associations to get them to rubber- stamp...
The real Afrikaans experience
The real Afrikaans experience
‘Are you sure? Fok, these leeskringe are usually a bunch of old white women,” Herman Lategan messages me in response to me telling him I would...
Bo-Kaap to be declared national heritage site
Bo-Kaap to be declared national heritage site
A process to have the Bo-Kaap declared a national heritage site will begin early in the new year, Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa...
Slice of life: They would die for Bo-Kaap
Slice of life: They would die for Bo-Kaap
When we got there on that morning of the protest [Tuesday] here in Bo-Kaap, what was also really encouraging was to see some of the elderly...
Bo-Kaap divided over developers
Bo-Kaap divided over developers
As the Bo-Kaap neighbourhood in Cape Town faces off against big development, factionalism has been brewing among its residents.
Protesting Bo-Kaap residents claim small victory as crane leaves, charges dropped
Protesting Bo-Kaap residents claim small victory as crane leaves, charges dropped
Bo-Kaap residents cheered and waved as a crane belonging to construction company Blok left the neighbourhood on Wednesday.
Bo-Kaap residents lose bid to stop development
Bo-Kaap residents lose bid to stop development
The Western Cape high court has dismissed an application by residents in the Bo-Kaap to halt the development of a mixed-use building that has...

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