Press Releases

Sec. Hillary Clinton, Canada’s Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland, Oprah Winfrey, Malala, Christine Lagarde, Michelle Obama & Global Women Leaders from Over 14 Countries Sign an Open Letter Calling for UN Action Against Iran

The Open Letter, Published in Sunday’s New York Times, Calls for the Immediate Expulsion of the Islamic Republic of Iran from the UN Commission on the Status of Women WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The world’s preeminent women leaders in business, politics, advocacy and the arts published an open letter in Sunday’s New York […]

Internal Affairs

New spinning pitch a positive shift for road safety

The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith joined the leadership of the Western Cape Motor Club to officially open a new spinning pitch at Killarney International Raceway. The unveiling was part of the City-sponsored Killarney Motor Show hosted today. The 4 500m² spinning pitch will benefit Cape […]

General

13 African countries report 6,883 monkeypox cases in 2022: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA— Some 13 African countries have reported 6,883 monkeypox cases since the start of 2022, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. According to data released by the Africa CDC, 173 deaths and a case-fatality ratio of 2.5 percent have also been registered during the same period. The continental health […]

Internal Affairs

Mega party as South Africa crowns new Zulu king

DURBAN— South Africa’s new Zulu King was formally declared the head of the country’s most influential traditional monarchy at a colourful ceremony presided over by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday. Ramaphosa handed over the giant framed certificate to formally recognise the 48-year-old new ruler Misuzulu Zulu before tens of thousands of people in colourful regalia […]

Internal Affairs

Cape Town sets wheels in motion on 13th Wines2Whales event

The City of Cape Town is the partner of the FNB Wines2Whales which set off from the Lourensford Wine Estate yesterday Friday 28 October 2022. The nine-day mountain bike stage race, now in its 13th year, features 650 teams of 2 riders per event on an inter-town competition. Over the next week, approximately 3 900 […]

Production

City enables thousands of new homeowners

Council recently, on 27 October 2022, approved the No Cost Transfer Programme which will enable beneficiaries of Community Residential Units (CRUs) and similar municipal-owned housing properties to purchase their homes with the transfer costs paid for by the City. Some 22 000 Council-owned properties in various areas of the metro are available to qualifying beneficiaries […]