City warns exotic Tree of Heaven not welcome

STAFF REPORTERIt might look exotic and pretty, but the tree of heaven is considered an extremely harmful invasive species. To date, the City has...

Calls to stop dodgy social grant deductions

Social Development MEC Albert Fritz has reiterated his call on the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to stop unauthorised deductions from social grant...

Remembering dark day in District six

MATTHEW HIRSCHFebruary 11, 1966 is a date etched into the memories of many people of colour across the city. It marks the day District...

Past pupils give Manenberg a blast from the past

MOGAMAT TOFFARManenberg High took a nostalgic trip down memory lane when the pioneers of the school - its first pupils - joined in its...

Growing your own ‘edibles’ during water restrictions

OWN CORRESPONDENT With much of the country suffering the effects of drought, the City of Cape Town implemented Level 2 water restrictions at the...

Shameeg needs help to pursue art dream

NABEELAH MOHEDEEN Heideveld artist Shameeg Lakay is using his talent to brighten up his community and beat the challenges faced by many school drop-outs...

Open businesses, open doors

NABEELAH MOHEDEEN A non-profit organisation, which shows young people how to be their own bosses and survive the prophets of doom who tell them...

Meet the Mandelas

* Nelson Mandela’s eldest grandson, Mandla Mandela, married Rabia Clarke from Primrose Park at the weekend. The union, which took place on Saturday...

Hanover Park clinic still closed

STAFF REPORTER The City of Cape Town is working on a plan to protect the Hanover Park clinic from gang violence before...

Echoes from D6 linger still

NABEELAH MOHEDEEN At the age of 61, Omar Lalla sits on his couch at his mother’s home in Rylands and casts his mind back...