Unemployed doctoral graduate to test the waters after finally landing internship

2017-09-21 07:03

One of the youngest doctoral graduates from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology is expected to report for the first day of his new internship at the City of Cape Town.

Cape Town identifies inner city housing sites for lower income families

2017-09-13 20:51

The City of Cape Town says it has identified 11 central sites, which it owns, that would be set aside for affordable, social and transitional housing initiatives.

WATCH: Latest dam levels for CT as 'rainy season' nears its end

The average storage level of Cape Town's major dams is a mere 32.5%, which is still alarmingly low compared to the 57.95% average this time last year. Watch the latest on the Cape water crisis.

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Cape Town takes govt to court in bid to buy electricity from IPPs

2017-08-07 07:53

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has confirmed that the Department of Energy and Nersa have been served with court papers by the City of Cape Town demanding the right of the city to purchase electricity from independent power producers.

De Lille to visit Imizamo Yethu after peace talks bring calm

2017-07-27 20:40

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will visit troubled Imizamo Yethu on Thursday night, following peace talks that have allowed for rebuilding to continue.

Harsh summer predicted for 2018 - Cape Town

2017-07-04 21:26

The City of Cape Town has warned residents to conserve more water as a harsh summer is predicted for the city in 2018.

#HoutBayProtest: Several roads remain closed

2017-07-04 09:17

Several roads in Hout Bay remained closed as protest action in the area enters its fourth day, authorities say.

Hooded shooter kills Cape Town councillor at close range and walks away

2017-06-22 12:03

DA ward councillor Xolile Gwangxu has been shot dead in Philippi East after wrapping up a meeting, a Cape Town official has announced.

Cape Town dam levels rise by 3.7% following recent rains

2017-06-19 17:20

The City of Cape Town has warned residents to curb water consumption, saying recent rains have done little to elevate the ongoing drought.

Cape Town launches rapid response missing persons unit

2017-06-06 18:09

Cape Town has set up a rapid response programme to fast-track searches, following an upsurge in the number of missing children who have been found dead.


De Lille uses 89l of water per day, 2l above target

2017-09-14 06:22

City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says two-minute showers, doing laundry once a week and leaving dishes in the sink help keep her personal consumption below 90l a day.

National Disaster Management Centre grants Cape Town R20.8m for drought relief

2017-08-23 22:35

The City of Cape Town has been granted R20.8m from the National Disaster Management Centre to mitigate the effect of the ongoing drought, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Cape Town issues first tender to produce extra 500Ml of water

2017-08-17 20:12

The City of Cape Town has advertised its first tender for the desalination of water as part of a R2bn initiative to produce an extra 500 million litres (Ml) for the drought-stricken city.

Valhalla Park building project held hostage by gangsters - De Lille

2017-07-27 21:25

The City of Cape Town has been forced to cancel the construction of more than 700 homes in Valhalla Park following ongoing threats from gangsters in the area.

Cape Town to host massive water loss conference

2017-07-07 09:23

The City of Cape Town will play host to one of the world’s largest water loss conferences in 2018, the Western Cape's investment agency has said.

Operations to get Imizamo Yethu back on its feet being fast-tracked, De Lille following protests

2017-07-04 14:23

Operations to ensure that fire-ravaged sections of Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay, have easy access to basic services are being expedited following protests in the area, mayor Patricia de Lille says.

The 'dangerous' living conditions for Imizamo Yethu residents

2017-07-03 21:29

Asanda Busakwe often lies awake in the early hours of the morning, staring at the sink roof of her 3x3m shack because it is too cold to sleep.

Puppy paw-litics: ‘Patricia de Lille’ looking for love after ‘Helen Zille’ leaves the nest

2017-06-21 14:22

Both 'Patricia de Lille' and 'Helen Zille' have learnt that politics can leave you out in the cold. And that street-cred, struggle credentials and big brown eyes can only get you so far.

City of Cape Town on 'high alert' for the storm

2017-06-06 22:05

The City of Cape Town has urged residents to keep calm and do everything possible to keep safe as the storm approaches.

De Lille to brief Capetonians on 'water resilience' plan

2017-05-31 07:53

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is expected to announce further plans to deal with the city’s water shortage.

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