South Africa News

Cape Town tackles homelessness

The city of Cape Town wants homeless residents living on land outside the Castle of Good Hope removed.

Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis has written to Public Works Minister, Sihle Zikalala, demanding he urgently evicts the group.

Hill-Lewis claims the space is not fit for human habitation while also negatively affecting tourism at the castle.

Source: eNCA

In other news – Interesting things to know about Thembinkosi Lorch’s ex-girlfriend, Nokuphiwa Mathithibala

South African soccer star who plays for Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana, Thembinkosi Lorch made headlines on Tuesday, 6 June, when he was found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend Nokuphiwa Mathithibala.

Nokuphiwa Mathithibala and Thembinkosi Lorch

The former couple made headlines in September 2020 when Sunday World reported that Lorch was arrested for physically assaulting Mathithibala. Lorch – who currently shares a one-year-old baby with actress Natasha Thahane – was arrested on 7 September 2020 and granted immediate bail in the amount of R2 000. Learn More