The Cape Navigator

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Category: Khayelitsha

Zandvliet R2 Billion Wastewater Upgrade Complete

Photo of Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works by Russell Traut.

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis officially marked the completion of the R2 billion upgrade of the Zandvliet Waste Water Treatment Works on Wednesday, March 20. The project represents a major investment in sanitation infrastructure for the city, particularly benefiting lower-income households in the eastern regions. The upgrade expands the plant’s treatment capacity from 72 to […]

Over 500,000 Capetonians Empowered by City’s SmartCape Programs

Alderman Theresa Uys posing for a group photo alongside trainees and staff members of the SmartCape Digital Inclusion program.

The City of Cape Town’s SmartCape initiative has seen over half a million residents benefit from its free digital inclusion programs. The success of these programs was highlighted during a recent visit by the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Corporate Services, Alderman Theresa Uys, to the Harare Library in Khayelitsha. The visit aimed to both […]

Blaze Forces Closure of Khayelitsha Library

Fire inflicts damage on the Khayelitsha Library.

The Khayelitsha Library, a cherished hub of knowledge and community engagement in the City of Cape Town, has been forced to temporarily close its doors after a fire broke out yesterday, February 1. The incident occurred shortly after the library closed for the day, with an apparent explosion in the server room triggering the unfortunate […]

Abalone Bust: Two Suspects Arrested on N2

Image Supplied: Excellent photographic skills on display.

In a successful operation conducted by the Harare Crime Prevention Unit, two suspects were apprehended in the Western Cape for possession of abalone. The arrests were made during a stop and search operation on Wednesday, January 31, 2024. The police members acted on operationalized information about a Silver Toyota Etios allegedly transporting abalone. At approximately […]

Lingelethu-West Police Foil Alleged Stolen Property Syndicate in High-Intensity Operation

Lingelethu-West Police Foil Alleged Stolen Property Syndicate in High-Intensity Operation

KHAYELITSHA – In a commendable display of vigilance, police officers attached to Lingelethu-West SAPS successfully thwarted a suspected stolen property operation during high-density patrols on Tuesday, 30 January 2024. The operation unfolded when officers, conducting routine patrols, entered Siphiwe Street in Illitha Park at approximately 10:20. Alert to their surroundings, the officers observed a White […]

Tragic Disappearance at Sea: Khayelitsha Man Swept Away by Currents Near Monwabisi

FALSE BAY – In a heart-wrenching incident, a 23-year-old man from Khayelitsha has gone missing after being swept away by strong currents at Monwabisi Beach, False Bay. Despite an extensive search and rescue effort, there are still no signs of the young man. The City of Cape Town (CoCT) water rescue network was alerted to […]

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