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Meet the young woman lobbying for a second police station in SA’s murder capital, Nyanga

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 14 March 2017

Meet the young woman lobbying for a second police station in SA’s murder capital, Nyanga

“I’m not an activist,” says the soft-spoken Nelisa Ngqulana, as she sits on the couch of her living room in Fish Hoek. “I think of it as, if there’s an issue, I respond as an active citizen.” She may not consider herself an activist but her petition for a second police station in South Africa’s...

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ARMS DEAL WHISTLEBLOWER (DE LILLE) TO GIVE TESTIMONY

by: Aphiwe Pasiya - 24 July 2014

ARMS DEAL WHISTLEBLOWER (DE LILLE) TO GIVE TESTIMONY

Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille is due to appear before the Seriti Commission of inquiry in Pretoria today. De Lille is seen as the original whistleblower to the controversial arms deal, when she was still a Pan Africanist Congress member of Parliament. In 1999 the South African government signed huge deal contracts to buy...

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Lwandle Inquiry neither Kosher nor Halaal

by: Robyn Frost - 16 July 2014

Lwandle Inquiry neither Kosher nor Halaal

On Tuesday, members of the media gathered at the Western Cape legislature to hear the DA’s position on the Lwandle land eviction incident. This is after over 800 destitute people were forcibly removed from illegally occupying  SANRAL-owned land near Somerset West. A commission of inquiry has been set up to investigate why those people were occupying...

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