ANC councillor, Peter Mgutyana, was shot and killed outside his home on Tuesday.
The shooting took place in Vrygrond, near Muizenberg.
The ANC has expressed condolences to Mgutyana's family as well as outrage at his death. Police have opened a case of murder and have asked any citizens with information to come forward.
Mgutyana is said to have been active in his community and was a housing activist. He chaired a civic organisation and was a former ANC branch chairperson.
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