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JP Smith, Cape Town City safety boss faces vote of no confidence

Smith said the motion against him doesn’t have anything to do with issues playing out in the party's leadership, but over disagreements in the Cape DA

Clifton beach security company ‘eff’d’ up again’ — City

The security company ‘effed up again’, says a councillor as the City of Cape Town complains to the regulator about the beach debacle

City of CT to act against security company, #ReclaimClifton protesters

Beach-goers were told to leave Clifton beach by PPA guards last Sunday, two days before Christmas

CT social housing brought to standstill

Departmental disagreements are halting the development of five prime sites in Cape Town

Silver Town: The picture of devastation

A single image of the aftermath of the blaze cannot tell the whole story

Five Cape Town councillors resign in support of De Lille

Both caucus deputy leader JP Smith and outgoing mayor Patricia De Lille confirmed the resignations

Evidence in the De Lille dossier

The Cape Town mayor’s supporters and her critics feel disappointed by her resignation deal

De Lille lining up civil suits against 12 people

Patricia de Lille says she is not finished with pursuing legal action against 12 people whom she says defamed her

De Lille, speaker face motions of no confidence in Cape Town council

The motion against De Lille is the second brought by her own party that she will face in council this year

De Lille: New motion of no confidence scheduled

The Democratic Alliance's federal executive will meet this week to give the vote its approval

‘We may have over-reached’ — JP Smith on trying to curtail De Lille powers

The DA intends to table a new motion of no confidence against De Lille in council with Smith saying it could happen before the end of July

Taxi peace is cold comfort

Rival bosses in Cape Town make up after a bloody feud that claimed the lives of 13 people and wounded commuters

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it