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A symbolic act of restoring the historical name of Hanover Street in District Six is hoped to ease some of the pain for those forcefully removed from the area decades ago, Cape Town mayor Dan Plato says.
The ANC in the Western Cape is trying to paint the City of Cape Town as a municipality that doesn't care for the homeless when the opposite is true, Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has said.
The first time pint-sized teenager Amiena Pillay drove in a firetruck, she knew she would one day fulfil her dream of battling infernos in the coveted uniform.
Mayor Dan Plato has blamed his predecessor, Patricia de Lille, for making promises to the community.
On March 2-3, 2019, more than 25 000 petrol heads and casual motoring fans are expected to descend upon GrandWest to attend the Cape Town Motor Show (CTMS).
City of Cape Town mayor Dan Plato has themed his first 100 days in office "service delivery in action" – and after getting through that first phase, he says he is happy with the progress made.
Social Justice Coalition general secretary Axolile Notywala has been released on a warning, after Western Cape police detained him for a short while in connection with a protest.
The City of Cape Town has passed an adjustment budget that would make a further R165m available for safety and security, despite the ANC's objections that it is only a reward for "sheriff" JP Smith for the role he played in removing former mayor Patricia de Lille.
Protesters clashed with residents and beachgoers at Clifton Fourth Beach while a sheep was slaughtered as part of a cleansing ceremony. Watch.
The City of Cape Town has signed a R1.3bn loan with the German government-owned KfW Development Bank for urban wastewater management, according to Mayor Dan Plato's office.
The City of Cape Town's full council has approved a motion to rename Keisersgracht to Hanover Street, one of the most well-known streets in District Six before the forced removals.
Off the back of Formula 1's owners Liberty Media considering an F1 race in Africa, the City of Cape Town could host a Formula E race in the future, according to mayor Dan Plato.
After protesters were ejected from the Cape Town City Council's public gallery, Mayor Dan Plato also had to step in to keep councillors apart during a council meeting.
Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has announced that more than R4bn has been allocated to formalising informal settlements and backyard dwellings.
Cape Town mayor Dan Plato is in hot water over video clip.
Cape Town mayor Dan Plato says he is disappointed that City officials did not return the statue of former statesman Nelson Mandela to the Cape Town City Hall in time for the anniversary of his release from prison.
Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has promised protesting residents that he will visit their communities to get a clearer picture of their grievances.
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.
The City of Cape Town will lower water restrictions from Level 5 to Level 3 from December.
Cape Town's new mayor Dan Plato has revealed his new mayoral committee, after a fraught period of uncertainty at the council amid the crisis of his predecessor Patricia De Lille.
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