Child care workers fill the gap

With May 7 to 13 having marked International Child and Youth Care Week, the Plainsman spoke to two child and youth care workers, Ashwin...

Centre in spotlight

At a meeting organised by Ward 79 councillor Solomon Philander to discuss the issues affecting Town Centre, its commuters and workers, hygiene and security...

Breaking the bad food boeka tradition

What comes to mind when someone mentions the term boeka (iftar), is a traditional table laid with soup, samoosas, dhaltjies, spring-rolls, vetkoekies, pancakes and...

Book dips into food philosophy

Liezie Mulder recently demonstrated a few versatile and tasty recipes from her book île de paï* anytime at Chez Gourmet in Claremont. While...

Billy Liar to grace Masque Theatre stage

Claremont Dramatic Society will stage Billy Liar from Friday May 25 to Saturday June 2 at the Masque Theatre in Muizenberg.It tells the story...

Witnesses to Isiqalo shootings sought

Two breadwinners from different households were left incapacitated after they were shot at during a protest on Jakes Gerwel Drive, in Colorado Park, two...

MEC to unpack housing

Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela said he will be embarking on a drive to specifically deal with people who have been on the housing...

’Plain man launches water-saving app

Carl Marks, who was born and bred in Mitchell’s Plain, and his big brother Matthew Marks have created an app to house the community’s...

Zabalaza fest winner on stage

The 2018 Best of Zabalaza Theatre Festival winner, Carlo Daniels’ arresting two-hander Onweer, will take to the stage at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio,...

Warning for City’s piping network

The City of Cape Town’s best kept secret is the poor state on sections of its bulk water reticulation system and if Day Zero...