De Lille denies disclosing source

2014-07-25 05:00

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has denied disclosing to the media the source of a dossier alleging corruption in the multi-billion rand arms deal.

De Lille withdraws statement

2014-07-24 18:15

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has withdrawn her statement that officials lied to politicians about the number of jobs the arms deal was expected to create.

De Lille: Government had evidence

2014-07-24 16:54

Government was repeatedly presented evidence of possible wrongdoing in the 1999 multi-billion rand arms deal, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry.

Officials lied about arms deal - De Lille

2014-07-24 15:20

Those involved in the procurement of the multi-million-rand arms deal lied and took the country's leaders for a ride, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry.

De Lille submits affidavit to Seriti Commission

2014-07-24 13:17

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has submitted an affidavit to the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 multi-billion rand arms deal.

21 appear for Cape Town protest

2014-07-23 20:16

Twenty-one members of the Social Justice Coalition have pleaded not guilty to contravening the Regulations of Gatherings Act outside the Cape Town civic centre last year.

De Lille unhappy over SAHRC toilet report

2014-07-17 18:58

An SA Human Rights Commission report into sanitation in Cape Town's informal settlements has numerous shortcomings, the city's Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

De Lille: Two Lwandle evictions this year

2014-07-15 18:57

Two evictions on Sanral-owned land in Lwandle, Cape Town, took place this year, Mayor Patricia de Lille has said in trying to set out the "facts".

Prof Botman's departure a great loss – De Lille

2014-06-28 12:28

The city of Cape Town has expressed sadness on the death of Professor Russel Botman, the vice chancellor of Stellenbosch University.

Cape Town taxi drivers to get bus training

2014-06-18 15:47

Around 100 minibus taxi drivers will be trained to operate a new MyCiti bus route in Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Sisulu: Evictions should be humane

2014-06-13 05:00

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has called on land owners to be humane when enforcing evictions.

Lwandle evictees relocation met with anger

2014-06-10 09:07

Cape Town’s eviction drama has taken another turn as tensions rose between Blackheath residents and their new neighbours who were moved from Lwandle last week.

De Lille: Sanral must follow processes

2014-06-09 16:42

Sanral needs to comply with statutory processes before it can move evicted families onto new land in Cape Town, Mayor Patricia de Lille has said.

De Lille asks for impartial Lwandle probe

2014-06-06 06:00

The head of the team to investigate the evictions at Lwandle has extremely close links to the ANC, claims Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille.

Dissatisfied Samwu members march in Cape Town

2014-05-20 17:31

SA Municipal Workers' Union members have marched to the Cape Town Civic Centre in protest against how line managers treated them.

Zille back on home turf

2014-05-10 12:39

Helen Zille, leader of the opposition DA would start work on the 2016 elections from Monday, she says at her arrival in Cape Town after her party secured the province and increased national support.

DA defector brands Zille as 'neurotic'

2014-04-13 08:46

Former DA Cape Town metro chairperson Grant Pascoe has reportedly described party leader Helen Zille as neurotic and has also said his defection to the ANC was his way of “sticking it to her”.

Defection naked opportunism - De Lille

2014-04-07 16:36

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says DA metro chairperson Grant Pascoe's defection to the ANC, is nothing more than naked opportunism by a once strident critic of the ANC.

New energy project in Kraaifontein

2014-03-17 10:50

A new way to turn plastic into oil will be tested in Cape Town, the project is seen as a new energy option that will be funded by various Japanese companies.

ANC's Cape Town march set to go ahead

2014-02-05 07:24

The ANC’s planned march in Cape Town’s CBD has received the go-ahead from the municipality, the party says. Marchers will also reportedly get free transport from Metrorail.

Mayor welcomes Bafana to CT

2014-01-09 20:21

Mayor Patricia de Lille says Cape Town is looking forward to hosting Bafana Bafana for the first time in a major competition.

1 500 destitute after Cape fire

2013-12-27 22:32

The City of Cape Town continues to provide disaster relief aid to those left destitute by the fire in the Agstelaan informal settlement in Valhalla Park, mayor Patricia de LIlle says.

Minstrels, Cape Town sign agreement

2013-12-22 18:02

The City of Cape Town and various minstrel associations have signed an agreement to ensure the Cape Minstrels' annual carnival is a success, mayor Patricia de Lille says.


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Cape Town announces Mandela memorial events

2013-12-07 19:00

Cape Town Stadium is expected to host thousands of mourners at an official commemoration event for former president Nelson Mandela, mayor Patricia de Lille has announced.


We were sick of poor sanitation - SJC

2014-07-25 05:00

Social Justice Coalition members refused to leave the Cape Town civic centre last year because they wanted to make a statement about poor sanitation, the city's magistrate's court has heard.

Arms inquiry could be extended - As it happened

2014-07-24 18:00

Judge Willie Seriti says he would apply for a three to four months extension in order to give all witnesses a chance to testify in the inquiry. Read more about the arms deal here.

Arms deal cases 'disappeared' - De Lille

2014-07-24 15:57

Charges laid against some individuals by Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille were never followed up and disappeared, she has told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry.

I was vilified - De Lille

2014-07-24 14:28

Patricia de Lille says she was vilified and called names after she blew the whistle on alleged corruption in the multi-billion rand arms deal, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry has heard.

De Lille to testify at arms deal inquiry

2014-07-24 06:35

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is expected to testify at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry. She was the initial whistle-blower regarding the arms deal, who called for Parliament to investigate it.

Lwandle eviction hearings continue

2014-07-21 06:04

Public hearings into the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town are expected to continue into their second week.

Cape capital expenditure stands at R4.5bn

2014-07-16 17:06

The City of Cape Town has spent around R4.5bn of its R5.6bn budget for the 2013/2014 financial year, says mayor Patricia de Lille.

Few Lwandle evictees on housing database - mayor

2014-07-15 17:48

Only 73 people evicted from Lwandle, Cape Town, last month are legally on the city's housing database, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Residents protest Sanral evictees' move

2014-06-25 22:44

Macassar, Cape Town, residents have protested against plans to relocate Lwandle Sanral evictees to their area.

C Town rains affect over 20 000 - De Lille

2014-06-16 14:02

Rainy weather conditions in Cape Town have affected more than 20 000 people and over 5 000 households, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Sisulu, De Lille to visit Lwandle families

2014-06-11 05:33

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will visit the evicted Lwandle families.

Sisulu: Zille should have taken responsibility

2014-06-10 05:00

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille should have taken responsibility for Lwandle residents from day one, Human Settlement Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

CT has housing kits for Lwandle evicted

2014-06-07 07:07

Cape Town is ready to provide emergency housing kits to illegal shack dwellers evicted from Sanral land next to the N2, says mayor Patricia de Lille.

De Lille proposes R34bn draft budget

2014-05-28 13:04

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has called for increased allocations of revenue to cope with service delivery demands as she tabled a R34bn draft budget.

Harris: Move not linked to Mazibuko quitting

2014-05-15 09:34

DA MP Tim Harris has reportedly denied that his decision to leave Parliament is linked to the resignation of DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko.

Cape Town mayor hands over keys to new homes

2014-04-22 13:26

Two Ocean View residents have been handed the keys to their innovative new homes by City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille.

DA replaces defected Cape metro leader

2014-04-08 20:09

The DA has replaced its defected Cape Town metro chair Grant Pascoe with another Cape Town councillor.

These pictures of Zuma, Zille, Malema will give you nightmares

2014-04-02 14:33

Ever wondered what it would look like if you were to merge Patricia De Lille and Julius Malema into one person? Yes, that just happened and it can never be unseen.

City: Reports of new Cape Town logo misleading

2014-02-21 12:42

Media reports on a new logo for the City of Cape Town are “misleading”, the city has said following reports on Friday about the new branding.

ANC in Western Cape ready to march

2014-02-04 07:43

The ANC in the Western Cape is ready to go ahead with a march to Premier Helen Zille and Mayor Patricia de Lille’s offices this week.

Cape Town fire victims rehoused

2014-01-06 15:42

Residents of an informal settlement in Cape Town who were left homeless after a fire in the area last month have been rehoused.

Cape Town mayor victim of smash-and-grab

2013-12-24 20:54

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has become the victim of a smash-and-grab attack in the city.

Cape Town fan walk renamed for Madiba

2013-12-17 10:53

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has renamed the fan walk to the city's stadium the Walk of Remembrance, in honour of former president Nelson Mandela.

Local acts announced for Madiba’s Cape Town memorial

2013-12-09 12:20

City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has announced the local acts that are set to perform at Nelson Mandela’s memorial at the Cape Town stadium.

SA prepares for emotional Mandela funeral

2013-12-07 15:23

South Africa is preparing a sweeping, emotional 10-day farewell to Nelson Mandela – a funeral that will draw an unprecedented gathering of world leaders and luminaries.

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