ARTICLES RELATING TO CITY OF CAPE TOWN

Cape businesses plead for rates holiday to curb coronavirus job losses

2020-03-23 17:21

Members of the Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industry are anxious about being able to afford high rents and City Council rates as the economy shrinks.

Prasa in talks with City of Cape Town to 'keep lights on' at stations

2020-03-04 15:09

Prasa aims to pay R22 million to the City of Cape Town by March 15, 2020.

Two people die in Cape Town shack fire

2020-02-01 11:18

The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Service has responded the fire in Delft South.

We have become mosquito food, say Gugulethu families living along filthy canal

2020-01-22 11:48

Residents of Ward 42 in Gugulethu in Cape Town say they have become mosquito food after an infestation of insects at the nearby canal, which has not been cleaned for almost a year.

Gale force wind tears off roofs, uproots tree in Cape Town

2020-01-18 13:23

A roof has been blown off a building in Bo-Kaap and another from a property in Gardens. A tree was uprooted in Rylands.

Cape Town prepaid electricity meters will be offline due to maintenance

2020-01-08 12:46

The City of Cape Town has informed residents that prepaid electricity meters will be offline for a few hours in mid-January, due to maintenance.

City of Cape Town says Bakoven beach water acceptable despite sewage spill - report

2019-12-20 10:42

Water quality results at Bakoven, following a sewage discharge during load shedding, indicate that the water is within the acceptable guidelines for recreational use as stipulated by the Department of Environmental Affairs.

Court orders meeting with foreign nationals living in church as City calls situation a 'crisis'

2019-12-09 15:51

The Western Cape High Court has heard the City of Cape Town's application for an urgent interdict against foreign nationals living in a church, but believes a meeting should be held to find an overarching solution.

Sea Point land sale challenge dissects right to housing

2019-11-28 07:01

The constitutional right to housing does not mean people can choose exactly where the house is or what type of house it is, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.

City of Cape Town makes fireworks site available for Diwali

2019-10-15 16:36

The City of Cape Town has backed down on its decision not to have designated fireworks sites this year, after receiving complaints from the Hindu community.

 

Blind man arrested for drunk driving continues quest for justice, traffic cop denies charges

2020-03-23 15:10

A City of Cape Town traffic officer has denied assaulting a blind man and arresting him for drunk driving.

Will Fikile 'Mr Fixit' Mbalula fix Cape Town's MyCiTi N2 Express?

2020-02-06 11:54

Fingers are crossed that a meeting between Transport Minister Fikile "Mr Fixit" Mbalula and high ranking Western Cape government officials will get Cape Town's MyCiTi N2 Express back on the road again.

More than 150 firefighters battling Noordhoek blaze in Cape Town

2020-01-27 21:08

More than 150 firefighters are battling a fire in Noordhoek, Cape Town, which flared up at around 06:00 on Monday, according to City of Cape Town fire and rescue service spokesperson Jermaine Carelse.

City of Cape Town refuses to say how many shacks were demolished at the weekend

2020-01-21 08:23

The City of Cape Town has refused to say how many shacks were demolished in Zweledinga informal settlement in Khayelitsha at the weekend.

City of Cape Town to begin 'enforcement operations' against Greenmarket Square refugees

2020-01-09 15:39

The City of Cape Town will soon begin 'enforcement operations' against the group of refugees camping outside the Central Methodist Church in Greenmarket Square, says Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security JP Smith.

City of Cape Town to use bylaws to remove refugees

2019-12-21 19:07

The City of Cape Town has withdrawn its application for an urgent interdict against a group of refugees in and around the Methodist Church on Longmarket Street.

Drunk Cape Town beachgoers attack officers who confiscated their booze

2019-12-17 11:21

Drunken brawls have broken out at Cape Town beaches as bathers attacked authorities who confiscated liquor during bylaw enforcement operations.

Sea Point land battle: Decision on disputed R135m property expected in 2020

2019-11-30 11:19

The long-awaited Tafelberg case has ended after five days of arguments in the Western Cape High Court.

Western Cape in for wet weekend as heavy rainfall, flooding expected

2019-10-24 13:16

Heavy rainfall and flooding has been predicted for the western parts of South Africa as a cold front is set to hit.

Response to City of Cape Town's fireworks sites ban mainly positive

2019-10-14 14:18

There has been a largely positive reaction to the news that the City of Cape Town will not have any designated sites for fireworks this year.

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