City salutes SA Maritime School for contribution to area cleansing

Students at the South African Maritime School and Transport College last week participated in the final clean-up event for the year since they began organising area clean-ups in March this year. Alderman Grant Twigg, Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Waste Management, handed over certificates acknowledging their contribution to cleanliness in Cape Town. Since March 2022, […]

Human Rights

Cele’s mindless ‘Shoot to Kill’ order reinforces need for police devolution

Speaking at the SAPS Western Cape Festive Season event in Mitchell’s Plain yesterday, Minister Cele said that police officers must not ask questions, they must just “shoot and kill.” I strongly condemn Minister Cele’s remarks, and call on other leaders in government and civil society to join me in doing so. This instruction from the […]


Salt River next stop on City’s R4,7bn assistance campaign

The City is continuing its indigent benefits and rates relief campaign drive across the metro, with the next stops in Salt River tomorrow, 17 November 2022, and in Khayelitsha next week on 24 November 2022. The City encourages residents who may benefit from indigent assistance to apply for help and to speak to an official […]


City’s mobile office off to Salt River

On 17 November 2022, the City’s Mobile Office will be in Salt River from 09:30 until 14:30 at the Salt River Community Hall, 15 Voortrekker Road, Salt River. The intention is to provide customer services to communities who are far from municipal facilities such as customer services, housing, and subcouncil offices, or free call lines. […]

Internal Affairs

City’s Human Settlements Roadshow kicks off

The City of Cape Town’s Human Settlements Directorate is providing feedback directly to communities on housing projects and plans in their areas over the coming months. Today, 16 November 2022, the City kicked off its roadshow in Subcouncil 6. The City has been hard at work and is making significant progress at various projects across […]


City to expand on key programmes to drive economic growth, jobs

Statement by the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Growth, Alderman James Vos. The City has announced that it has renewed its appointment of Wesgro, Cape Town and the province’s investment promotion agency, to expand on key programmes that have helped to drive economic growth and job opportunities. The City has prioritised goals within specific […]


New asphalt for Old Paarl Rd, other busy roads in Bellville

The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate will be resurfacing sections of major roads in Bellville and surrounds from the end of November until February 2023. One of the roads to be worked on is Old Paarl Road (R101) which carries a high volume of traffic in the morning and afternoon peak hour periods. […]