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.

Cape Town prays for Mandela

2013-12-06 19:12

Mourners have flocked to Cape Town's Grand Parade to pay tribute to former president Nelson Mandela and pray in the place where he made his first speech after he was freed from prison.

Cape Town police out in full force despite interdict

2013-11-28 22:40

Police are out in full force to prevent an illegal march by the Cape Town Informal Settlement Organisation, despite the Western Cape High Court granting an interdict against the protest.

De Lille criticised for Mandela gesture

2013-11-27 19:00

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has been criticised by political opponents for encouraging people to mark the holiday season by writing personal messages to former president Nelson Mandela.

Arrests made after Cape Town protest

2013-10-31 15:52

Two men have been arrested in connection with a protest that turned violent in central Cape Town.

De Lille: We have to make Cape Town stand out

2013-10-11 10:32

South Africa is facing uncertain times, including investor uncertainty, according to executive mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille.

Jazz fest pours R522m into W Cape

2013-09-05 18:13

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival shows the cultural industry can make a real contribution to growth and job creation, says arts minister Paul Mashatile.

W Cape to spend R6m on gang violence

2013-08-18 17:02

The DA says the Western Cape government will divert R6m from education to the City of Cape Town to use in efforts to curb gang related violence.

Cape Town to review busker policy

2013-08-01 09:42

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has announced plans for a new by-law to deal with street musicians, following widespread controversy over the removal of a blind busker from the city centre.

Cape Town mayor condemns cop killings

2013-07-30 17:36

Killing police officers amounts to an attack on law and order and should be condemned by everyone, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Cape Town spends record R5.7bn budget

2013-07-24 16:56

The City of Cape Town has spent 92.9% of its R6.22bn capital budget for the 2012/2013 financial year, mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Women stage sit-down portaloo protest

2013-06-21 10:27

People, mostly women, have taken turns sitting on a clean portaloo on the steps of the Western Cape legislature in protest against the portable toilet system.

De Lille slams SAHRC over toilet saga

2013-06-19 08:08

City Mayor Patricia de Lille has slammed the SA Human Rights Commission over its independent probe of the toilet saga.

SAHRC to meet De Lille over toilet issue

2013-06-08 08:00

The SA Human Rights Commission will meet Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille to discuss sanitation issues, it says.

De Lille not bothered by ANCYL 'thugs'

2013-06-05 19:40

The City of Cape Town will not be distracted from delivering sanitation services by "thugs" within the ANCYL, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

De Lille praises Cape Town sanitation

2013-06-05 16:03

At least 97% of Cape Town residents have access to sanitation - the highest level in the country, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Cape Town has growth plans - De Lille

2013-05-30 19:07

The City of Cape Town has two strategies which can bolster social and economic development, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.


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.

Hard to say goodbye, says De Lille

2013-12-06 11:45

Former president Nelson Mandela's story is part of the lifeblood of South Africa, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says, adding "it’s so hard to say goodbye", to the late struggle icon.

Cape Town aims to stop illegal protest

2013-11-27 19:22

The City of Cape Town has applied for a court interdict to stop a protest by the city's Informal Settlements Group.

Govt condemns Cape Town protest

2013-10-31 20:10

The government has condemned a protest that turned violent in central Cape Town, saying damage to property and looting during protests will not be tolerated.

Mbeki to be represented by State at arms inquiry

2013-10-27 21:17

Former president Thabo Mbeki and his former ministers have agreed to being represented by a State attorney at the inquiry into the multi-billion rand arms deal.

TAC's Zackie Achmat arrested in Cape Town

2013-09-12 15:28

Treatment Action Campaign founder Zackie Achmat and 18 Social Justice Coalition activists have been arrested for illegally gathering outside the Cape Town civic centre.

Cape Town Stadium's sustainability in spotlight

2013-09-04 13:35

The Cape Town Stadium will only attain a measure of financial success if a basket of rights are secured, says the city's executive mayor Patricia de Lille.

SA must up its competitive edge - chamber

2013-08-15 19:42

Despite pockets of encouraging news, business confidence in South Africa remains worryingly low, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce.

Arms inquiry extension considered

2013-07-31 22:34

President Jacob Zuma is considering extending the commission of inquiry into the multi-billion-rand arms deal, the presidency says.

Mthethwa's master plan for Cape drugs

2013-07-29 21:26

A "master plan" to deal with the serious drug problem in Cape Town is being considered, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Crowds flock to Mandela expo in CT

2013-07-16 11:51

The Cape Town civic centre will now be open on weekends and public holidays to allow more people to view the Nelson Mandela exhibition, mayor Patricia de Lille says.

City granted final interdict on toilets

2013-06-19 18:34

The City of Cape Town has been granted a final interdict against those who interfere with servicing of toilets, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Zille: 1913 Land Act legacy still with us

2013-06-17 19:00

The legacy of the 1913 Land Act was still with South Africa and so it is the duty of the state to implement effective redress through land restitution, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says.

We won't support toilet plan - SAHRC

2013-06-06 12:04

The SA Human Rights Commission will not support the call by Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille to educate residents about portable flush toilets, a report says.

Cape Town porta-loos 'provide dignity'

2013-06-05 16:58

The City of Cape Town is trying to eradicate the bucket toilet system, but is facing resistance from some communities, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

ANCYL disrupts De Lille speech

2013-06-05 07:12

The City of Cape Town has accused the ANC Youth League of disrupting a public meeting, resulting in mayor Patricia de Lille being forced to abandon her speech.

De Lille: Cape Town budget pro-poor

2013-05-30 07:03

Mayor Patricia de Lille says the proposed budget for the City of Cape Town is R31.5bn and it makes provision for free basic services and for business to thrive.

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