V&A desalination plant almost ready to roll - City of Cape Town

2018-03-01 17:42

The City of Cape Town's desalination plant at the V&A Waterfront is set to come online in the second half of March, Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson has announced.

#DayZero pushed out to May but Capetonians urged to continue saving water

2018-02-05 14:12

Day Zero, the day residents may have to start queueing for water, is expected to move out to mid-May 2018 due to a decline in agricultural usage, says deputy mayor Ian Neilson.

Cape Town deputy mayor apologises for his behaviour during News24's Day Zero interview

2018-02-01 18:19

City of Cape Town Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson has apologised for his behaviour during last week's interview with News24's multimedia journalist Aletta Harrison.

So madam minister, where is the water? - asks Cape Town deputy mayor

2018-01-28 16:20

"So madam minister, where is the water?" This is the question Cape Town's deputy mayor Ian Neilson put to Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.

WATCH: 'Don't ask me about Day Zero,' says the man in charge of CT's water crisis

Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson has taken charge of Cape Town's water crisis, but seemed stumped on Thursday when News24's Aletta Harrison asked him questions about 'Day Zero'. Watch.

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World Rallycross Championship launches new track at Cape's Killarney

2017-03-17 08:24

The Cape Town leg of World RX joins the rallycross calendar in 2017 and marks the first time that the World Championship will visit Africa.

Too many golf courses in Cape Town?

2016-04-03 10:00

Perhaps Cape Town has too many golf courses and they should amalgamate, says deputy executive mayor Ian Neilson.

Consumers pushed to knife's edge

2015-06-30 14:55

Consumers are about to be hit by various increases, pushing them more and more towards the edge of what they can bear financially, warns a debt expert.

Manhunt under way for cop killers

2014-07-01 20:02

The Western Cape police has vowed to find the killers of three policemen in Cape Town.


City of Cape Town ups price of water to reduce consumption

2018-02-06 21:49

The City of Cape Town has announced its "the more you use, the more you pay" water prices in a bid to reduce water consumption during the drought.

City of Cape Town confident about safety of desalination plants

2018-02-03 07:01

Desalination plants are a safe and reliable solution to the City of Cape Town’s water crisis, Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson has said in response to concerns from scientists.

Borehole rules? Can you use sea water to flush? - The City of Cape Town answers your questions

2018-01-30 06:21

Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson, mayoral committee member for Safety and Security and Social Services JP Smith and City of Cape Town spokesperson Priya Reddy answer your water questions.

#News24 ICYMI: 'Don't ask me about Day Zero,' says CT Deputy Mayor while JP Smith says it is going to be ‘unpleasant’; and Koko stays at Eskom for now

2018-01-26 18:19

Residents are coming to grips with living in a city without water; Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says it would take "a lifetime" for one commission to probe all government corruption, and the ANC says the law must take its course in the Vrede Dairy matter.

Construction sector urged to get water wise

2017-09-12 06:00

The construction industry should make use of treated effluent water wherever possible, says Cape Town deputy executive mayor Ian Neilson.

City of Cape Town to demolish homes in Imizamo Yethu

2017-03-16 20:17

The City of Cape Town says it needs to demolish homes that were rebuilt in Imizamo Yethu informal settlement following devastating fires in the area on Saturday and Sunday.

Mayor to cover funeral costs of teen killed in tavern stampede

2015-07-10 18:37

The City of Cape Town will assist with the funeral costs of one of the teens killed in a stampede at a Khayelitsha tavern.

Frustration at rates clearance delays

2014-12-02 07:00

Delays in the issue of rates clearance certificates in the Cape are causing huge frustration among property buyers, sellers, conveyancers and estate agents.

No frills for Cape Town mayor

2013-04-03 14:04

The City of Cape Town says it will not apply certain benefits allocated to the mayor, deputy mayor, and speaker.

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