The City of Cape Town has announced the interruption of water supply in certain areas of the city, as part of a pipeline condition assessment, in preparation for the Cape Town harbour emergency desalination plant. The interruptions are scheduled to begin at 22h00 on Friday evening. The affected areas include,[…]
Cape Town’s Granger Bay, Hout Bay and Dido Bay may soon be home to three proposed new desalination plants that the city intends commissioning to make extra drinking water for its residents and visitors, according to tender documents issued this week. Earlier on Thursday announced that the city planned to[…]
Residents from Imizamo Yethu in Hout Bay planned to march in Cape Town on Tuesday to demand basic services and an end to “superblocking” in the fire-hit township. The organisers‚ mostly representatives from areas most seriously affected by the large fire in March‚ will hand over a memorandum to mayor[…]
By Ra-ees Moerat Cape Town is in the grip of its worst drought in 100 years, where three winters of below average annual rainfall was experienced. In response to this, the City of Cape Town is proposing a waterless solution to the car wash and taxi industry and has called[…]
Everybody needs to give greater consideration to combating climate change, says Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille. In a statement marking World Environment Day on Monday, De Lille said this day was all the more important this year in Cape Town because of the severe drought crisis the city was[…]
The City of Cape Town will soon begin looking for a private sector partner to begin work on its landmark incomplete bridge in the city centre, a project which must be aimed at easing traffic congestion and providing affordable housing. This was told by City Mayor Patricia de Lille who[…]
Blikkiesdorp residents on Monday met with Mayor Patricia de Lille to discuss the plans for relocation. While the City of Cape Town has assured residents that the temporary relocation area is soon to be dismantled, residents are unimpressed by what they describe as the City’s inefficiency. Secretary of the Blikkiesdorp[…]
More than 300 disgruntled African National Congress members in the Western Cape have jumped ship and joined the Democratic Alliance. Western Cape DA leader Patricia de Lille welcomed the Khayelitsha members into the fold on Tuesday night. “These new members came to the DA after losing faith in the lack[…]
Activists in informal settlements have launched a petition calling on Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille to urgently tackle people’s living conditions in the City’s informal settlements. “We are ashamed of living in a city where over 20% of the population are deprived of dignity, and would like to add[…]
Cape Town executive mayor Patricia de Lille on Tuesday handed over 30 houses in Heideveld as part of a R105 million Heideveld housing development project. The project consists of 738 housing opportunities for people living in overcrowded conditions. Mr Solomons of WestBank applied for a housing subsidy 38 years ago[…]
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