Internal Affairs

‘Who’s Xi?’ What Do South Africans Really Know About China’s Leader?

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — During his more than nine-year-long tenure Xi Jinping, who looks set to take on a third term as head of China’s Communist Party at its party congress this week, has emphasized the importance of China-Africa relations. In South Africa, which counts China as its biggest trade partner, not one of about […]

Human Rights

Information day about MyCiTi station, road improvements for Claremont

The City’s Urban Mobility Directorate is hosting a public information day on Tuesday, 18 October 2022, about the proposed MyCiTi station, facilities for other bus services, and upgrades to Stanhope Road and Claremont Boulevard in Claremont. The investment in this precinct forms part of the expansion of the MyCiTi footprint to Claremont, Wynberg, Mitchells Plain […]

Internal Affairs

Mayor Welcomes Global Dining Experience arriving in Cape Town in 2023

It is also testament to the appeal of Cape Town as a place to bring premier initiatives which not only are enjoyable for all foodies The Time Out Market is a concept that showcases a city’s best food and drink experiences under one roof and in 2023 the V&A Waterfront will welcome this major international […]


Let’s all unite for ‘universal hand hygiene’

The City’s Environmental Health Service put a group of Grade R learners through their paces in a hand washing exercise to mark Global Handwashing Day. ‘Washing hands properly, with soap and water, is acknowledged as one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of germs, and this was re-emphasised during the Covid-19 pandemic. […]

Internal Affairs

Body of baby found during area cleaning operation

Sadly yesterday, the body of a baby was found during a clean-up operation in Kraaifontein. This was immediately reported to the police The City of Cape Town’s cleansing team was busy cleaning an illegal dumping spot along Maroela Road in Kraaifontein, when they found the body of the baby. The City’s Mayoral Committee Member for […]


City concludes new Fire Service collective agreement

MEDIA STATEMENT BY MAYORAL COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY, ALDERMAN JP SMITH The City’s Fire and Rescue Service has concluded a new collective agreement with unions, which is binding until the end of June 2030. The agreement regulates ordinary working hours, standby time, weekends and public holidays, as well as night work for Fire […]