Hostel residents in Langa say they are tired of empty promises of houses and failure to maintain the hostels by the authorities.
The horrific accident that claimed the lives of five children has put a spotlight on the issue of learner transport in the country.
The city has identified 46 flood-prone informal settlements across the metro and assembled a winter task team made up of 25 city departments and external partners under the leading role of the Disaster Risk Management Centre.
Some students were still digging in their heels and refusing to vacate the university residences by 16h00 on Friday, arguing that an eviction order would be required to make them go.
Local film festival recognises local talent.
The partial re-opening of the central line in Cape Town has brought a collective sigh of relief from commuters.
A calling to hear ancestral voices has got some learners suspended from school.
The department says it is doing its best to place learners who applied late.
The finance minister would deny in his speech that he was presenting an austerity budget, but confirmed the expectations of public sector unions and the unemployed who marched in Cape Town against budget austerity.
Absenteeism continues in schools in Khayelitsha because of the climate of fear and uncertainty caused by the taxi associations, says the Western Cape education department.