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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 […]

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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. […]

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Reminder to comment on draft plan to improve public transport and access

Residents are reminded to comment on the City of Cape Town’s new Comprehensive Integrated Transport Plan (CITP), outlining the strategies and plans for the next five years – 2023 to 2028 – to improve transport in Cape Town, including access to a range of transport choices that are sustainable and dignified. The closing date for […]

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Gauteng police continue to recover unlicensed firearms and ammunition in circulation

It is all boots on the ground in Gauteng as members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) continue to recover unlicensed firearms and ammunition in circulation in the province. In partnership with other law enforcement agencies and relevant partners, Gauteng police have arrested over 120 suspects and recovered over 280 firearms and nearly 8000 […]

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Suspect apprehended for possession of copper wire

On Wednesday, 16 November 2022 at 02h00 the Frances Baard Essential Infrastructure Task Team, Kimberley Flying Squad, K9, and Public Order Police members, conducted a stop and search on the Bloemfontein N8 road about 10km from Kimberley. Members received a tip off of a white Toyota Quantum which was stopped and searched. While searching, the […]

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Police search for ‘hit and run’ driver

SAPS Bethelsdorp detectives are seeking the communities assistance in hunting down a ‘hit and run’ driver who fatally injured an eight-year-old child on the main road in Qunu, early yesterday evening, 15 November 2022. It is alleged that at about 18:00, the child’s mother had sent her to fetch water from a communal tap when […]