September 29, 2022

Paw and Order: Fighting crime with the City’s K9 Unit

Today, Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis and Alderman JP Smith visited the Metro Police K-9 unit where our four-legged officers learn how to put their best paw forward as part of the City’s crime fighting team. Today, Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis and Alderman JP Smith visited the Metro Police K-9 unit where our

Governor Lesetja Kganyag: Centre for Education in Economics

An address by Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Centre for Education in Economics (CEEF) Africa Johannesburg Reflections of macroeconomic policy since 1995, from NICE to VICE – and back again? Good evening Thank you for inviting me to speak today. This is an unusually

City springs into action for a cleaner Bellville

The Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Growth, Alderman James Vos, led a #SpringCleanCT activation this week in Bellville CBD as part of the City’s campaign for a cleaner Cape Town, with a focus on business nodes. Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Waste, Alderman Grant Twigg, staff from the Economic Growth

Eight arrested in Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality for allegations of fraud

EASTERN CAPE – The East London based Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation team arrested a 60-year-old former director of Human Settlement at Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality (NMBMM), 57-year-old city manager, 41-year-old businessman and his 36-year-old wife, 29-year-old regional secretary as well as three former councillors aged between 42 and 61

Drug dealers nabbed in Port Shepstone

DURBAN – Yesterday, police officers from the Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit conducted an operation in the Murchison, Port Shepstone. A sting operation was executed on an identified target suspected of dealing in drugs. The 29-year-old woman was found in possession of 18 packets of crystal meth and 80 mandrax

City connects people to services

On 6 October 2022, the City’s Mobile Office in collaboration with the Basket of Services will be deployed to Maitland Garden Village and Bellville South. From 09:30 until 13:30 officials from the City’s Customer Relations Department will be at the Maitland Garden Village Community Centre on the corner of Beaty

Rapist sentenced to life

NELSPRUIT – On Wednesday, 28 September 2022, Nkateko Ndlovu aged 29 was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Mhala Regional Court for raping a 17-year-old teenager on 02 February 2022. According to the information at police disposal, on that fateful day both the victim and her mother went to Ndlovu’s

Poppy Khoza appointed as ICAO President

Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, has congratulated South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) CEO, Poppy Khoza, on her appointment as the first female president of the elective International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly. Established in 1944, the ICAO is a specialised agency

Eskom, DPE working hard to reduce load shedding – Minister Gordhan

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has reiterated government and Eskom’s commitment to ensuring that the power utility surpasses the challenges it is currently facing. Gordhan was answering questions in the National Assembly on Wednesday. The power utility has been under severe pressure with continuous breakdowns at power stations, slow

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