Kevin was born in Manenberg in a large family and at the age of 15 years old, had to give up his ardent dream of a career in the Navy. As the eldest son, Kevin had to go to work to support his family, after his father died. The abrupt ending of his life’s dream […]View Post
OBSID / SRA Notice
Membership is open to all the property owners who are encouraged to apply for membership so that they exercise their rights to influence the business of the CID. Membership cannot be denied and the property owner is then entitled to attend, participate and vote at the members meetings held under the auspices of the Companies Act.
Should a member be unable to attend they may give another individual their proxy to attend and vote on their behalf. Non-members may attend and participate but cannot vote and as such may thus have limited influence on the CID activities.
Three of the four internship spots at the Observatory Improvement District (Obsid) has been filled since the launch of the Obsid’s Internship & Job Shadowing program. One intern, 22 year-old Asive Myataza originally from the Eastern Cape,is currently capturing data for the Operating Incidents Reports for the Public Safety portfolio. Asive has a qualification in […]View Post
A report by Anine Kriegler, Obs resident and researcher at the Centre of Criminology, UCT Obsid approached the Knowledge Co-Op at UCT to compile a report to help assess, conceptualise and advocate around the possible impact of the area’s alcohol outlet density (AOD) on crime. Here are some of the results. According to the Western […]View Post