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

Zero tolerance: City moves to remove Mfuleni illegal connections

The City of Cape Town’s Electricity Generation and Distribution Department carried out another successful illegal connection removal operation in Mfuleni and in the vicinity. The City carries out regular operations in various areas in the metro and continues to monitor hotspots. The City is ramping up its efforts to protect critical electricity infrastructure and to […]

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 […]

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’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. […]


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 […]