The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has concluded its inquiry into the City of Cape Town’s electricity tariff structure and price increases. Nersa had received numerous complaints regarding the City’s tariff structure and electricity prices from several parties and after months of consistent requests and complaints by the[…]
The City of Cape Town will be facing legal action after a local law firm agreed to a pro bono case, acting on behalf of seven homeless people who were issued fines for sleeping in public spaces. The City and local law enforcement have come under widespread public scrutiny and[…]
The City of Cape Town is conducting feasibility studies for development at the Woodstock Hospital site and has officially dedicated teams to addressing the illegal occupancy currently taking place there. The move to occupy the hospital, which began in 2017, was organised by a social movement called Reclaim the City.[…]
The City has denied claims that the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has launched a formal investigation into the City’s Nersa-approved electricity. “It appears that certain lobby groups and media outlets have contributed to the spreading of misinformation about the City’s Nersa-approved electricity tariffs,” Cape Town mayor Dan[…]
Pressure group Stop CoCT has welcomed the enquiry that is to be made by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) into the City of Cape Town’s electricity tariffs. Stop CoCT has continuously lodged several complaints with NERSA over the last year in relation to the tariffs and this[…]
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) is investigating the City of Cape Town’s electricity tariff increase and its tariff structure. The increases were brought into effect in July 1. “Nersa received numerous complaints regarding the City of Cape Town’s electricity tariffs and is looking into the matter,” said[…]
The City of Cape Town has confirmed it is investigating an alleged assault on what appeared to be a homeless man, which according to a witness saw the person beaten, pepper-sprayed, shoved and thrown to the ground. Executive director for the safety and security directorate Richard Bosman said the probe[…]
Mayor Dan Plato on Wednesday said the City of Cape Town will be looking at relaxing water tariffs at the end of the hydrological year in October/November to provide some additional relief to residents. Potentially reducing water tariffs This follows after heavy downpours in parts of the Western Cape in recent days, which has[…]
By Anees Teladia With gale-force winds, low temperatures and considerable rainfall expected by some in the Western Cape this week, the City of Cape Town has issued warnings to residents regarding the possibility of localised flooding and damage to property. Residents are asked to prepare themselves for any eventuality and[…]
By Tauhierah Salie A troop of South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members was deployed to Delft on Friday morning, in response to violent protests over high levels of crime and poverty. The SANDF was accompanied by the South African Police Service to the area where Blikkiesdorp residents blocked roads[…]
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