A fire has broken out on the mountain slopes in Simon’s Town in the Cape Peninsula. Fire and Rescue spokesperson Jermaine Carelse says the fire area has been divided into three divisions to make operations more manageable. He says two Oryx helicopters were requested from Ysterplaat Air Force base to[…]
The City of Cape Town has approved over 17 000 building plans worth R16 billion during the past year despite COVID-19 lockdowns. Mayoral spokesperson Lyndon Khan says a significant development, the Harbour Arch on the Foreshore, will create more than 13 000 jobs during the construction phase as part of[…]
The City of Cape Town says around 2 300 Metro, Traffic and Law Enforcement officers will be deployed to various areas during December and January as part of its Festive Season Preparedness Plan. Focus areas include economic hubs, transport interchanges, road safety, and beaches. The City of Cape says that[…]
Fed up with the “empty promises” by city officials, traders in Mitchells Plain busy Town Centre will be taking to the streets of Cape Town on Tuesday. The Mitchells Plain United Hawkers Forum are embarking on a march to the offices of the City of Cape Town to hand over[…]
The Western Cape provincial government and the City of Cape Town are applying pressure on Police Minister Bheki Cele to make good on his commitment to crack down on extortion rackets across the city. Cele, in turn, had a go at Cape Town mayoral committee member for safety and security[…]
There was a celebratory mood in Tokai, Cape Town, on Saturday as a group of “baboon angels” huddled around a mobile phone to hear Ryno Engelbrecht announce that the City of Cape Town had acceded to his demands and that Kataza the baboon would be returned to its home range[…]
The City of Cape Town has called on members of the public to report possible incidents of extortion on its newly launched hotline. This come after seven people were shot and killed in Gugulethu over suspected gang activity. Mayoral Committee member for Safety and Security JP Smith says callers will[…]
The City of Cape Town has welcomed the news that South African municipalities now can source their own power as opposed to buying electricity from Eskom. It comes after Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe gazetted amendments to the Electricity Regulations on New Generation Capacity last week. It also[…]
The City of Cape Town’s water tariffs has come under continued criticism from civic and political organisations who feel an increase is unjust and a financial burden. It comes as residents rebuke the lack of adjustment to tariffs since ‘Day Zero’ in 2018, with many still struggling to pay extravagant[…]
The City of Cape Town has refuted claims that they have not consulted with Crawford residents over the erection of a cellphone tower on Thornton Road Primary School property. Distressed residents of Crawford protested outside the Thornton Road Primary School on Monday to air their grievances over a cell tower[…]
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