GCTCA supports transparency in Party Political funding

The thorny issue of party political funding has again raised its head, via the fracas between Premier Helen Zille and The New Age (TNA). In this regard the Right2know campaign and other civil society groups have steadfastly campaigned for donations to political parties to be made public knowledge for this very reason.

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Editorial: Spaced out

THE right of access to the beach is a particularly sensitive issue in Cape Town, where for so many years the best beaches were closed to most of the city’s population.

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Princess Vlei: ‘Irregularities’ in mall process

Documents alleging irregularities in the process surrounding the proposed Princess Vlei shopping mall have been handed to the National Prosecuting Authority ( NPA) and to the Public Protector.

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Princess Vlei ‘dressed’ in shrubs and trees

The Princess Vlei was “dressed” with 200 indigenous trees and shrubs at an Arbor Day event on Wednesday September 5, boosting the Save the Princess Vlei Campaign.

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Greening the Vlei

PRINCESS Vlei got a green makeover when about 100 trees were planted in honour of Arbor Month. Pupils from Lotus River High School and John Graham Primary School, in Plumstead, rolled up their sleeves to plant trees at a ceremony on Wednesday.

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Princess Vlei: We live in a divided city

We live in a divided city. A city riven by history, by class, colour, culture, language, creed.

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Cape Town mayor challenged over Princess Vlei mall development

DISPUTED: The land around the Princess Vlei, Grassy Park, earmarked for a shopping mall. Photo: Matthew Jordaan

CAPE TOWN mayor Patricia de Lille has been challenged to publically state her stance on whether a shopping mall should be built on the banks of Princess Vlei.

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Princess Vlei: The same mistakes should never be repeated

Mayor De Lille’s actions fly in the face of the well meaning “Save Princess Vlei” volunteers, who have been “dressing the Princess”

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Don’t Mall our Princess

“If the bulldozers come my wife must look for another husband because I will fight to the end…”

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16th June: Please come and support the People’s Protest for Princess Vlei

June 16th Princess Vlei

Public of all ages are invited to share their ideas at this opportunity for a creative expression of our future

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Princess Vlei: What’s it all about?

“My appeal now is directly to the developer. Hear the people. Save yourself a lot of trouble and withdraw. Can’t you see the anger of the people?”

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Princess Vlei: Front line between two value systems

To convince authorities of this wisdom, one way to go would be to demonstrate the real cost in cash of disregarding the imperatives of nature and destroying cultural heritage.

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Peoples Plan for Princess Vlei

THE communities opposed to the development of a 9 000m2 shopping complex on the banks of Princess Vlei have developed their own alternative plan

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Join us at Princess Vlei 3 June 2012 from 09h00-14h00

The public are invited to join the Princess Vlei Forum on Sunday 3rd June between 9 am and 2 pm, on the banks of Princess Vlei.

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MP’s no to vlei mall

A DA Member of Parliament, Denis Joseph, has added his weight to the swell of objections against plans to build a shopping mall at Princess Vlei.

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Save Princess Vlei, heartbeat of the Cape Flats

When one stands there, one can only wonder at the lack of imagination that allowed someone to look at this place and think “shopping centre”

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