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City Limits on Large Events during World Cup™

6 June 2010

The City of Cape Town would like to advise event organisers that any further applications for large events during the FIFA World Cup™ period may not be granted.  Read More

City Introduces Child Safety Plan World Cup

2 June 2010

The City of Cape Town is implementing a comprehensive child safety plan for the FIFA 2010 World Cup™ tournament. Read More

Transport Info Centre Experiencing Problems in Dealing with Golden Arrow Complaints

1 June 2010

The City of Cape Town's Transport Information Centre (TIC) is at present experiencing difficulty in dealing with complaints received from the public about Golden Arrow's bus services. Read More

City Attends First World Congress on Adaptation to Climate Change

31 May 2010

The City of Cape Town attended the first World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change held in Bonn, Germany from 28 - 30 May 2010. Read More

Progress Report: Demolition of Athlone Cooling Towers

31 May 2010

The City will be releasing regular progress reports to keep the public informed, via the media, on the progress of the planned implosion of the Athlone cooling towers. The implosion date will be announced as soon as the information becomes available. Read More

Relocated Grand Parade Traders Get Ready for the World Cup

31 May 2010

The Grand Parade, boasting probably the country's oldest market, is getting ready to host the FIFA Fan Fest™ from 11 June 2010 and sell proudly South African arts and crafts, as well as soccer merchandise, to the thousands of foreign visitors set to... Read More

Cape Town Welcomes the World

30 May 2010

The City of Cape Town has arranged a spectacular street festival to 'welcome the world to the Mother City', on the eve of the Fifa 2010 World Cup kick-off.  Read More

Park and Ride Facilities Ready for 2010

12 May 2010

Park-and-ride facilities across the city have been upgraded to encourage soccer fans, daily commuters and visitors to the 2010 FIFA World Cup to make use of the extended public transport services available during the event. Read More

City to Hand Over Largest 'Green Electricity' Certificate Purchase Statement

10 May 2010

The City of Cape Town will hand over a Green Electricity Certificate purchase statement in a special ceremony during the Wind Power Africa 2010 Conference. The conference is taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 12-14... Read More

City Announces Vending Opportunities for World Cup

6 May 2010

The City of Cape Town has launched the application process for the one hundred and fourteen (114) vending opportunities at its four Public Viewing Areas (PVAs) and the Fan Walk. Read More

Road Closures during 2010 World Cup

4 May 2010

"Traffic will be affected on match days in Cape Town during the 2010 FIFA World Cup? due to a number of necessary road closures. The City asks the public to be aware of these and to plan their routes and travel times accordingly. Read More

Media Alert: City Unveils New Branded Integrated Rapid Transit Buses

4 May 2010

The City of Cape Town will on Thursday unveil the first of its branded buses for the new Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) system. Read More

Public Invited to Attend Landfill Monitoring Committee Meetings

3 May 2010

The general public is invited to attend the next Landfill Audits and Monitoring Committee meeting which will take place on 20 May 2010. The City of Cape Town owns and operates three waste disposal facilities in the Western Cape, namely: Read More

Eighteen Year Old Dragster Arrested, Wife and Baby as Passengers

3 May 2010

This weekend Cape Town Traffic Services held various drag-racing operations in Bellville, Athlone and Ottery as well as roadblocks in Maitland and Woodstock. Read More

Cape Town Prepares for Winter Storms

3 May 2010

With long range weather forecasts indicating the possibility of above normal rainfall for the coming winter months, the City of Cape Town has already started implementing a comprehensive plan to deal with the inevitable effects of the forthcoming... Read More

Cape Town Highlanders Celebrate 125th Birthday with Freedom March

3 May 2010

Celebrating 125 years of continuous, dedicated service to the people of Cape Town and South Africa, the Cape Town Highlanders will exercise its right to march through the city centre 'with flags waving, bands playing and bayonets fixed' on Saturday... Read More

Media Alert: Cape Town Plans ahead for Winter

2 May 2010

The City of Cape Town is implementing a comprehensive management plan to deal with the inevitable affects of the forthcoming winter storms. Read More

Electricity Supply Interruption in Parts of Three Anchor Bay/Sea Point

2 May 2010

The City's Electricity Department urgently needs to complete network system improvement work carried out in Green Point. Read More

City to Host International Conference on Software Engineer

28 April 2010

The City of Cape Town will host a cocktail reception to welcome delegates attending the 32nd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), which will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 05-07 May 2010.  Read More

Khayelitsha Properties Available for Social Care Purposes

26 April 2010

The City of Cape Town's Property Management Department has identified fifteen (15) definite and fifty three (53) potential sites in Khayelitsha which could be used for churches, educare centres and other social care purposes. Read More