The City of Cape Town has announced it has launched a pothole-repair campaign to sharpen its service delivery to residents. “The purpose of this campaign is to refocus on the basics of service delivery and to remind residents that we are committed to ensuring that more people experience the benefit[…]
By Shakirah Thebus A Manenberg family of seven have been forced to live in a single room container after their council flat was left gutted in a blaze seven months ago. The container was given to them by the City of Cape Town as a form of alternative accommodation until[…]
In what is considered a victory for the community of Bo=Kaap, the City Council has approved the inclusion of the historic area in a heritage protection overlay zone (HPOZ). The HPOZ will become effective once published in the Provincial Gazette. The decision comes after the City conducted a comprehensive public[…]
The panic that emerged after Day Zero was announced was instrumental in getting Capetonians to cut water consumption substantially – but a water-saving programme driven by fear is not sustainable. This is the view of Gina Ziervogel, an associate professor at UCT’s Department of Environmental and Geographical Science, one of[…]
Embattled Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille heads to court on Tuesday. She wants DA councillors to be allowed to vote according to their conscience and is demanding a secret ballot during a no-confidence motion against her. The motion will be debated in the Cape Town city council on Thursday.[…]
The City of Cape Town Health Services says nursing staff at its clinics have managed to reduce child mortality rates through different interventions. Nurses working for the City of Cape Town health services have been honoured with certificates for long service to mark International Nurses Day which is being celebrated on[…]
Capetonians can brace themselves for even tougher water restrictions from next month. The City of Cape Town’s Council today approved the implementation of Level 3b restrictions water restrictions from 1 February 2017. Among others, the use of potable water for non-essential use will be further restricted. The Democratic Alliance and[…]
The Cape Town City Council on Thursday approved level two water restrictions during its final council meeting for 2015. In a statement, the City said this would have implications on water accounts, while also getting residents to tighten up on their use. According to the amendment, when watering gardens, parks[…]
A City of Cape Town official says authorities cannot take legal action against the founders of the Open Mosque until they have the necessary evidence of the unauthorised use of the building at 4 Lester Street in Wynberg. This comes after a written query by Al Jama-ah party leader in[…]
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