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News and Speeches Archive

SAS Wingfield Naval Unit to March Through Streets of Goodwood

15 September 2009

The SAS Wingfield Naval Unit, based in Goodwood, is to exercise its right to the freedom of Goodwood with a military parade on Friday, 18 September 2009. Read More

City Explains Princess Vlei Mall Development Proposal

15 September 2009

The City of Cape Town has received several media enquiries and a petition from concerned residents about the proposed development of a shopping centre on Erf00 82176 at Princess Vlei. Read More

Traffic Officers Arrest 66 Drunk Drivers at Road Blocks

14 September 2009

City of Cape Town Traffic Officers intensified their efforts to reduce the number of road accidents involving drunk drivers by holding roadblocks until the early hours of the morning in Khayelitsha, Gordon's Bay and Bishop Lavis this past weekend. Read More

Maccassar Dunes Nature Reserve to Host Heritage Week Programme

14 September 2009

A Heritage Week programme will be hosted by Macassar Dunes Nature Reserve and its partners at the reserve from Tuesday 22 to Thursday 24 September 2009. Read More

Security Guards Assist Cable Thieves

14 September 2009

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who guards the guards? Read More

Grade Seven Learners to Participate in Reading Competition

14 September 2009

The City of Cape Town's Library and Information Services Department, in partnership with Eskom, is to host a Reading Competition for Grade Seven learners. Fifteen libraries and 24 primary schools have entered. Read More

Mayor's Outreach Programme is Taking the City to the People

14 September 2009

The Executive Mayor Dan Plato will today embark on a community outreach programme, "Taking the City to the People", where he aims to hear what residents feel are their most important service delivery needs. Read More

Metro Police Equestrian Unit Visits School as part of Reaching Out to the Community

14 September 2009

The City of Cape Town Metro Police Equestrian Unit will be visiting the Trevor Manuel School in Durbanville as part of its community outreach programme. Read More

Mec Grant Condemns Yet Another School Stabbing

14 September 2009

Minister for Education in the Western Cape, Donald Grant, has condemned the stabbing of two learners at Arcadia Secondary in Bonteheuwel on Tuesday. Read More

Grand Opening of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital's Operating Theatre Complex

14 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health and the Children's Hospital Trust of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital will host the opening of the completed Operating Theatre Complex. Read More

Two Free Music Concerts at Mamre Flower Show

14 September 2009

Mamre, normally a quiet West Coast village on the flower route to Darling, will experience a temporary change of character on the weekend of September 18 to 20 when it stages the annual Spring Festival and Wild Flower Show. Hundreds of species of... Read More

Youth in Housing Launch in Knysna

13 September 2009

Today we are sending a strong signal to the people of this province that young people are the leaders of tomorrow. We must nurture them and invest in them. Read More

Launch of Safety Plans in 24 Priority Areas in the Western Cape

13 September 2009

The Department of Community Safety have pleasure in announcing that Safety Plans for the Western Cape will be launched tomorrow (Tuesday, 15 September 2009). Plans will be disclosed of various multi disciplinary safety structures that will be... Read More

MEC Max Calls for Urgent Meeting with Mitchells Plain Community Policing Forum (CPF) after Shooting of Member

13 September 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has called for an urgent meeting with the Mitchells Plain Commmunity Policing Forum (CPF), after a forum member, Mr. Vincent Naidoo, was gunned down by unidentified suspects on Friday night. Read More

Upgrading of Greenmarket Square Progressing Well

13 September 2009

Greenmarket Square, which celebrates its 300th anniversary in March next year, is being upgraded to enhance its role as a special, active and people-friendly space. Read More

Power Outage at a Substation near Kenilworth Centre

13 September 2009

Claremont, Kenilworth, Rondebosch, Rondebosch East, Kenwyn and parts of Lansdowne were left without electricity at 07:20 this morning after a circuit breaker faulted at a substation near the Kenilworth Centre. Read More

Greenmarket Square Upgrading

13 September 2009

Greenmarket Square, which celebrates its 300th anniversary in March next year, is being upgraded to enhance its role as a special, active and people-friendly space. Read More

Interruption of Water Supply to Philippi Area

13 September 2009

The City of Cape Town's Water and Sanitation Department will be installing a pressure management system on the water supply network feeding the Philippi East and Philippi Island areas between 22:00 on Tuesday, 15 September 2009 and 06:00 on... Read More

World Economic Forum Provides Useful Guidelines for Future City Policies

13 September 2009

The visit by Executive Mayor Dan Plato and a delegation of City of Cape Town officials to the World Economic Forum meeting in China is providing useful guidelines for the future development of Cape Town. Read More

City of Cape Town Libraries gives free Access to World online's Three Encyclopaedic Databases

13 September 2009

The City of Cape Town's 100 libraries have become the first in Africa to give the public free access to World Book Online's three encyclopaedic databases which provide an outstanding learning facility to students from primary school to university... Read More

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