Cell mast sparks health fears

HAZEL ALLIES-HUSSELMAN Some Sherwood Park residents are worried about a cellphone tower that was erected on church property in Second Avenue. The tower went...

Carnival lights up city

Firemen and the SAPS also made special appearances.Jay Douwes, CEO of Cape Town Carnival, said: “After the success of last year, we were aiming...

Carnival

* Cape Town embraced carnival fever on Saturday, March 12, when the streets came to life at the seventh annual Cape Town Carnival....

Safe haven and creative outlet for the disabled

HAZEL ALLIES-HUSSELMAN A protective workshop and daycare facility in Bonteheuwel not only cares for the needs of adult disabled people, but this service also...

Relaying an important message about cancer

Thousands of Capetonians of all ages will take to the track at Athlone’s Vygieskraal Stadium in a 12-hour relay race over two days to...

The thorny question of interest on rental deposits

Thierry Gardeur was unhappy when estate agent Brooks and Michaels (B&M) gave him 1 percent interest on a deposit of R8 250 he paid...

Shebeen owners speak out

HAZEL ALLIES-HUSSELMAN Shebeen owners in Hanover Park, who are members of the Cape Flats Shebeeners’ Association, claim Philippi police are victimising them, as they...

Reaching out for help

NABEELAH MOHEDEEN Widaad Jones’s 61-year-old uncle spends his days in front of the TV, unable to wash or clean himself properly after a stroke...

Province gets behind e-learning

NABEELAH MOHEDEENGiven the increase in the amount of pupils in the Western Cape, government will never be able to afford the number of teachers...

Ministerial task team probes SASSA deductions

NABEELAH MOHEDEENFor the second time in two months mysterious deductions have chewed into Lansdowne resident Sumaya Eksteen’s child support grant, leaving her with peanuts. The...