City of Cape Town obtained interdict against squatter protest

The City of Cape Town obtained a court interdict preventing the city’s informal settlements’ organisation from holding a march, said mayor Patricia de Lille.

The march was scheduled to take place on Friday.

She said the order was obtained as … Read the rest

Barack and Michelle Obama receive freedom of Cape Town from DA

A United States embassy official received a scroll on Friday giving the freedom of Cape Town to US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, Mayor Patricia de Lille said.

She said the decision to award the freedom of the … Read the rest

Democratic Alliance renames Cape Town road after Steve Biko

The NY1 road in Gugulethu, Cape Town, was officially renamed Stephen Biko Drive on Monday.

The renaming process was in line with Biko’s philosophy, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille said in a speech prepared for delivery on Heritage Day,… Read the rest