It is a mighty tome from the great Nigerian writer. Chronicles From The Land Of The Happiest People On Earth is a mire of poetic prose. It is possible to sink in it. Flail about and enjoy the view. Tense doesn’t always seem to make sense, but not often enough to do away with it altogether.… Read more
We cannot wait any longer to save the city’s train service
by Roberto Quintas/GroundUp
An efficient rail service will save lower-income households up to R932-million a year, according to preliminary findings of the City of Cape Town’s rail feasibility study. We cannot wait any longer to fix the city’s railway service.… Read more
- The City of Cape Town is seeking an eviction order against the Willow Arts Collective occupying municipal land in Observatory, after they proposed renting the land.
- The property was formerly leased to the South African National Circus School whose owner had unlawfully sublet the property.
Development of Cape Town’s Gateway Precinct linking the Foreshore to Bo-Kaap, De Waterkant and the V&A Waterfront, which includes new housing, can now begin as land along lower Buitengracht Street has been released to the City by the provincial government.
After being held back for more than 40 years due to a road reserve along Buitengracht Street being kept by the provincial government for the unfinished Foreshore freeway, the 11,254 square metres of land was released to the City of Cape Town on 20 January.… Read more