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News and Speeches Archive

Mayor to Award Civic Honours to Top Achievers

21 April 2010

Each year, the City of Cape Town bestows Civic Honours in five categories to outstanding individuals or organisations in recognition of their remarkable service to the Cape metropole and its residents.  Read More

Media Alert: Valuation Objection Period Closing Next Week

20 April 2010

Ratepayers are reminded that the window period for the submission of valuation objections closes on Friday 30 April 2010. No late objections will be entertained. The City of Cape Town has expressed its satisfaction with the way the latest property... Read More

City to Launch Community Adult Education and Training Project

20 April 2010

The City of Cape Town will launch the Community Adult Education and Training Project in Old Cross Roads, Nyanga on Friday. Ward Councillor Depoutch Elese (Ward 36) will officiate. Date: Friday 23 April Time: 10:00 Read More

Traffic Disruptions at the Intersection of Marine Drive and Milner Road

20 April 2010

Motorists should expect some disruption to the free flow of traffic at the intersection of Milner Road and Marine Drive from 23 - 25 April 2010. Read More

City to Announce Winners of 2010 Cape Town Entrepreneurship Competition

20 April 2010

The City of Cape Town will announce the winners of the 2010 Cape Town Entrepreneurship Competition at an event in the Buitengragt Centre on Thursday morning. The over-all winner of this competition will participate in the Barcelona Hit Competition... Read More

Media Alert: Mayor to Deliver Presention in Mitchells Plain on Investments

20 April 2010

Executive Mayor Alderman Dan Plato will deliver a presentation at the Mitchells Plain meeting on the City of Cape Town's investments in the area. The Mayor will provide a detailed breakdown of the Urban Renewal Projects. Date: Thursday 22 April Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Personally Deliver Donated Books Ahead of World Book Day

20 April 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be personally delivering 20 boxes of books to Equal Education's "The Bookery" ahead of Friday's World Book Day. Read More

Interruption of Water Supply to Delft Area

19 April 2010

The City of Cape Town's Water and Sanitation Department will be installing a pressure management system on the water supply network feeding the Delft area during the night of Tuesday 20 April 2010. Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of R260 Million Hospital Bend Upgrade

19 April 2010

The City of Cape Town will officially open the R260 million newly upgraded Hospital Bend Interchange on Thursday. Councillor Elizabeth Thompson, Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, Roads and Major Projects will officiate. Read More

City Takes Action to Restore Rocklands Villa

18 April 2010

The City of Cape Town and Heritage Western Cape are considering a Conservation Management Plan for Rocklands Villa in University Estate, an historical landmark and important example of Victorian architecture. Read More

Media Alert: Mayor to Deliver Presentation on Khayelitsha Investments

18 April 2010

Executive Mayor Alderman Dan Plato will deliver a presentation at the Subcouncil ten (10) meeting on the City of Cape Town's investments in the Khayelitsha area. Read More

People Requesting to be Moved to Delft TRA

18 April 2010

While the Delft Temporary Relocation Area (TRA), more well-known as Blikkiesdorp, has been portrayed as an area to move poor people to prior to the World Cup, the City continues to receive requests from people who want to move there. Read More

MEC Assess Progress on Naphakade Secondary School

18 April 2010

This morning, Western Cape Minister for Education Donald Grant visited Malmesbury to assess progress on Naphakade Secondary School. "School activities resumed as normal this morning at both the secondary and the primary school," said Grant. Read More

Traffic Disruptions at Hertzog Boulevard and Oswald Pirow Street Intersection

18 April 2010

Motorists are warned to expect traffic disruptions between Friday 23 April and Tuesday 27 April in the Cape Town city centre, as construction work will commence on the intersection of Hertzog Boulevard and Oswald Pirow Street. Read More

Media Alert: City of Cape Town's Upcoming Events

18 April 2010

Official Launch of rugby clubhouse at Rooikrans Avenue Sports Ground Date: Tuesday 20 April Time: 12:30 for 13:00 Venue: Rooikrans Avenue Sports Ground c/o Rooikrans Avenue and Italian Road Grassy Park Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of New Clubhouse

18 April 2010

The City of Cape Town's Sport, Recreation and Amenities Department will officially open a new rugby clubhouse at the Rooikrans Avenue Sports Ground in Grassy Park. Councillor George March, Ward Councillor for Ward 66, will officiate at the event. Read More

Official Opening of Nomzamo Community's Business Centre

15 April 2010

The Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Alderman Dan Plato, will officially open the recently completed Nomzamo Business Centre on Saturday, 17 April. Read More

Metro Police Raid Dagga Plantation

15 April 2010

In a joint operation between the Cape Town Metro Police and members of the Philippi East Police Station held yesterday morning, officers destroyed a vast dagga plantation in the Philippi area. Read More

City Warns Residents Not to Swim in Westlake River

15 April 2010

Recent water samples taken of the Westlake river have confirmed the presence of blue-green Algae, as well as the presence of the toxins associated with it. Read More

City Upgrades Water Pipeline in Simon's Town Main Road

14 April 2010

The City of Cape Town's Water and Sanitation Department has commenced with the first phase of upgrading the water main (pipe) in Simon's Town Main Road as part of its pipe replacement programme. Read More

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