Cape Town council's desalination debacle: Seawater 400% more polluted than City of Cape Town's tender data indicated

2019-05-27 06:23

Quality Filtrations Systems maintains that seawater feeding into the desalination plant at the V&A Waterfront is polluted by raw sewage from the Green Point outfall pipe and is sometimes up to 400% dirtier than specifications the City gave companies that tendered to build the plant.

City 'dishonest' and 'opportunistic' for trying to take over control of trains - Nzimande

2019-03-27 21:50

Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande is at loggerheads with the DA-controlled Western Cape government and City of Cape Town over the control of rail services in Cape Town.

City of Cape Town to petition court to allow electricity purchases from IPPs

2019-02-26 15:24

City of Cape Town mayoral committee member for energy and climate change, Phindile Maxiti, says the City will petition the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg to expedite the matter to allow municipalities to be able to purchase energy from independent power producers.

City wants your comment on new strategy to drought-proof Cape Town

2019-02-15 08:36

After a drought almost left Capetonians queuing for water, the City of Cape Town wants your comment on a proposed R5.4bn strategy to avoid another possible "Day Zero".

City of Cape Town launches automated shark detection project

2019-02-12 16:00

A new automated shark detection project aimed at developing a low-cost computer-aided vision shark detection algorithm to be used on fixed cameras above Cape Town's beaches has been launched.

Watch rising water usage - City of Cape Town urges residents

2019-02-12 06:39

The City of Cape Town has urged residents to watch their water usage as consumption steadily increases amid dropping dam levels.

Stun grenades fired outside Cape Town Civic Centre during water, toilets protest

2019-01-31 13:18

The new year started off with a bang for Cape Town's city council as stun grenades were fired at protesters demanding the installation of water and toilets.

SAFA CT refuses to vacate Athlone Stadium

2019-01-31 10:36

SAFA CT president Bennett Bailey says the association will ignore the City of Cape Town's demands of vacating Athlone Stadium.

Bo-Kaap saga: City of Cape Town asks for public comment on heritage protection proposals

2019-01-16 14:03

The City of Cape Town is calling for comment on how to protect the Bo-Kaap's heritage and character as developers clamour for prime land in the suburb on the slopes of Signal Hill.

Dashboard shows just how much water Cape residents are saving

2018-12-27 09:52

Cape Town water users have managed to stay well below the target of 650 million litres a day under the more relaxed Level 3 restrictions.


Cape Town mosque holds emergency meeting over noise complaints

2019-05-12 09:44

Cape Town's famous Muir Street mosque, in District 6, has been hit with a noise complaint as its congregants mark the holy month of Ramadan.

This is why Capetonians are spending so long stuck in traffic

2019-02-27 07:25

Population growth and a deteriorating train service are among the reasons Capetonians have given for the lengthy periods of time they spent in traffic in 2018, according to the City of Cape Town.

Standing ovation from DA, empty ANC benches for Premier Zille's SOPA swansong

2019-02-15 18:12

In her final State of the Province Address, Helen Zille – who in May will become the only Western Cape premier to have completed two terms – has focused on the legacy of her two administrations and contrasted it with that of the national government.

Chemicals accumulate on Cape Town's coasts

2019-02-13 08:51

Drugs, flushed through the sewage system, are ending up in sea life.

City of Cape Town fails to publish water quality tests for two years

2019-02-12 12:02

Cape Town's scenic beaches, which are a draw card for tourists, are occasionally contaminated by bacteria from faeces, at levels which pose a risk to human health.

City of Cape Town, PPA 'sang from the same hymn sheet' on Clifton saga

2019-02-04 20:49

Private security company Professional Protection Alternatives and the City of Cape Town "sang from the same hymn sheet" when they made presentations to Parliament on what transpired at Clifton Fourth Beach on December 23.

City of Cape Town pumps R165m into safety and security

2019-01-31 12:16

The City of Cape Town's safety and security directorate will receive a cash injection of R165m towards its budget, Mayor Dan Plato has announced.

Zille: Old Conradie hospital project could be 'make or break' for housing system

2019-01-17 09:46

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has said the 'pioneering' housing project expected at the site of the derelict old Conradie Hospital in Cape Town could 'make or break' the current housing system.

Security company had 'no authority' at Clifton - Plato declares Cape Town beaches 'open to all'

2018-12-28 15:01

Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato says everyone is welcome on the city's beaches and has slammed those using the Clifton Beach saga to drive a 'politicised' and 'racial' agenda.

Man arrested following clash between fired Cape Town MyCiTi drivers and police

2018-12-13 13:18

A man has been arrested following an exchange of rocks and stun grenades between fired Cape Town MyCiTi drivers and police.

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