We'll fight for our metro police - De Lille

2015-08-27 17:33

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille claims the ANC-led government is hell-bent on destroying anything that works, including her metro police.

De Lille: Cape Town is a victim of its own success

2015-08-27 16:42

An influx of residents to Cape Town in the last 10 years has put much strain on existing infrastructure, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Minister of finance told SA's mayors there is no money to support cities - Patricia de Lille

Speaking to News24, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille describes how the Minister of Finance told all SA mayors that the national fiscus could not support funding for cities. Watch.

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City makes us out as a monster - Sanral

2015-08-23 18:21

Sanral says it has always engaged with Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille and claims it offered to resolve the latest tolling feud without litigation.

Cape Town honours Kathrada with Freedom of the City

2015-08-19 19:04

The City of Cape Town has awarded struggle icon Ahmed Kathrada the Freedom of the City.

Oudtshoorn municipality placed under administration

2015-07-31 16:15

The troubled Oudtshoorn municipality in the Western Cape will be put under administration, the department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs says.

Land returned to Lotus River family after 50 years

2015-07-28 17:14

Doud Davids bought the land in the 1960s, hoping his kids could build their houses there one day. Apartheid took that dream away. After decades of living across from the land, it has finally been returned to them.

Fake profile of Cape Town mayor 'used for scam'

2015-06-19 16:50

A profile supposedly belonging to Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has been reported to Facebook as a fake, her office has confirmed.

DA suspends councillor who asked judge to go easy on gangster

2015-06-08 13:08

The DA has suspended a Western Cape ward councillor after he handed a letter to a high court judge asking for a lighter sentence for a convicted gang member and killer.

MyCiTi a game-changer for weary commuters

2015-06-01 15:11

Clutching onto her valuables while holding on for dear life on an hour-long daily commute has become a distant memory for June Heyns, with easy MyCiti bus access from her home on the Cape Flats.


I am open to constructive criticism - De Lille

2015-08-27 16:57

The Cape Town mayor says she welcomes critics who propose solutions but, will not engage with so-called "armchair or social media" activists.

Alli's 'olive branch' to De Lille over Cape tolls

2015-08-27 14:45

Sanral CEO Nazir Alli has written to the Cape Town mayor to ask for a 'win-win' solution because he believes citizens will be prejudiced by a delay in the project to upgrade roads.

Patricia de Lille says providing full-flush toilets to informal settlements is difficult legally

Full-flush toilets can often not be installed in informal settlements that are built on private land or have overhead electricity wires, says Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille. Watch to find out why.

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Seeing the world through different eyes

2015-08-23 10:33

Fifteen years ago, Sandra Dreyer was forced to leave her job as an educator after she lost her sight to AMD. Today, she is the head of the Training, Education and Development department at the Cape Town Society for the Blind. Read more...

Cosatu calls on Madonsela to probe failed CT Cup

2015-08-05 19:35

Cosatu has called on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to investigate the failed R30m Cape Town Cup and especially the role of mayor Patricia de Lille.

Cape Town steps up fight against derelict buildings

2015-07-29 19:31

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has asked city directorates to compile a list of problem buildings in their possession and what their intended use is, with photographs included, for the City's Problem Building Unit to investigate.

Cape Town taxi drivers go to business school

2015-07-03 08:13

Henry ‘Hawk’ Williams never finished matric. But he is one of 90 “senior” students applying their minds at UCT preparing to take on a role in the MyCiTi bus service.

Mayor honours Cape Town's 'Ninja Granny'

2015-06-10 17:50

A 72-year-old granny has received a pop-in from the mayor's office after fighting off thieves with a ninja kick and sprinting after them when they tried to take her handbag.

Samwu suspends CT strike action

2015-06-01 17:55

The City of Cape Town and the SA Municipal Workers’ Union have met to officially sign a settlement agreement in respect of outstanding grievances.

Cape Town ready for '2 weeks without power'

2015-05-29 13:30

The possibility of a complete countrywide power failure has forced the Cape Town City Council to be prepared at the highest level for such an event.

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