ARTICLES RELATING TO CITY OF CAPE TOWN

Motorists to cough up as much as R400 a day to park in the Cape Town CBD

2018-07-10 12:55

If finding parking in the Cape Town CBD isn't hard enough, the City of Cape Town plans to increase roadside parking to as much as R400 per day.

Cold and leaking shacks: The long wait for brick houses for the people of Blikkiesdorp

2018-06-30 12:20

Blikkiesdorp residents are frustrated by housing delays as councillor Brett Herron estimates that new RDP homes will be completed in two years.

'We have no place to defecate' - Khayelitsha resident

2018-06-29 07:02

City of Cape has promised to fix blocked toilets in Khayelitsha's Green Point informal settlement, but has blamed land occupiers for problem.

Cape Town speed cameras to be more visible: 'The ultimate goal is to save lives and reduce fatalities'

2018-06-27 14:47

Hidden cameras has long been a heated debate as it has been designed to trap speeding drivers rather than serve as a deterrent. Has the City of Cape Town heeded the call for making traffic cameras more visible in the Western Cape?

Battle for Bo-Kaap's future

2018-06-27 12:13

Residents are protesting against gentrification but a heritage consultant is skeptical of "nostalgia of an imagined past".

De Lille victorious in bid to overturn DA axing

2018-06-27 10:17

The Western Cape High Court has set aside the Democratic Alliance's decision to terminate Patricia de Lille's party membership for comments she made during a radio interview.

Fears of a dry future for Cape Town as water conference kicks off

2018-06-25 08:01

The days of plentiful water supply may very well be over, Deputy Mayor Ian Nielson warns about Cape Town, which has been touted as one of the first major cities in the world that could run out of water.

Toilets blocked at Cape Town informal settlement for nearly a year

2018-06-20 10:05

Some of the toilets in Shukushukuma informal settlement in Mfuleni in Cape Town have been broken and blocked for nearly a year, according to a janitor employed to clean them.

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WATCH: Land occupiers sell plots for a pittance in Cape Town

Having parted with R300 each to 'people from the local committee', two Cape Town women were all too willing to share their excitement as final touches to their shacks were made before they could move in. Watch.

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REVEALED: Factors fuelling the fight over the City of Cape Town's controversial R1bn prime land tender

2018-05-24 07:41

A group of Clifton and Camps Bay residents argue that a R1bn tender's lease payment method will mean the City of Cape Town gets one initial payment, but then nothing for decades.

 

City of Cape Town moves shack residents off flooded plains

2018-07-03 21:20

Shacks belonging to about 135 people in Cape Town are expected to be demolished, moved and rebuilt on higher ground.

De Lille hits back at DA's Mazzone, calls her 'clueless'

2018-06-29 12:44

The battle between Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and the Democratic Alliance is getting uglier, with De Lille slamming the party's Natasha Mazzone as "clueless".

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WATCH: No Day Zero for Cape Town in 2019

The threat of Day Zero has been hanging over Cape Town after years of below average rainfall, but the City has some good news to share with its citizens. Watch.

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DA to seek another motion of no confidence in De Lille after court loss

2018-06-27 13:22

The DA will seek to move another motion of no confidence in Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille, after the Western Cape High Court ruled in her favour in her case against the party.

AS IT HAPPENED: DA considering appeal of De Lille court judgment

2018-06-27 10:30

The Western Cape High Court has ruled in favour of Patricia de Lille in her application to have the Democratic Alliance's decision to strip her of her membership reviewed and set aside.

De Lille back in court to hear her fate - how we got here

2018-06-27 05:20

The Western Cape High Court is expected to deliver judgment in Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's application to have the DA's decision to cancel her membership set aside.

Getting below the surface of the Cape Town water crisis

2018-06-22 05:22

It will take three months and cost R350m for a small-scale temporary desalination plant to produce enough water to raise the level of Cape Town’s supply dams by just one percent, City's executive director for water and waste says.

Battle for Bo-Kaap: 'Gentrification is too beautiful a word for what's happening here'

2018-06-18 09:21

Wasielah Soeker grew up playing in the cobblestoned streets of Bo-Kaap, born and raised at the foot of Signal Hill just like her mother and great-grandmother – but now her way of life is under threat.

Cape Town activists demand social housing on sports field in Green Point

2018-05-29 05:25

Supporters of Reclaim The City have gathered on a vacant piece of City of Cape Town-owned land along Main Road in Green Point to draw attention to housing struggles faced by working class people in Cape Town.

DA caucus v De Lille: Business as usual in the City of Cape Town?

2018-05-22 06:04

Patrica de Lille has been back in office as Cape Town mayor for the past week, but how has her temporary return affected the functioning of the City of Cape Town?

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