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Housing activists want probe into City of Cape Town ‘spying’

The City of Cape Town admits it monitors the social-media pages of housing activists but denies that this is spying, as tensions surrounding land occupations increase

Metro cops, SAPS clash over control

Tensions between the City of Cape Town and the police service over responsibilities mirrors the strain between national and local government

Cape Town suspends metro cops involved in eviction of naked man

Four police officers are being investigated after a video of them evicting a man, who had been bathing at the time, was circulated on social media

Blindness: How the Strandfontein camp was set up to fail

The facility in Cape Town was about quarantining the most vulnerable — the homeless — rather than preventing Covid-19

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

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