Press Releases

TRADE X Expands its Presence in Africa with the Opening of a Trade Route in Ghana

This is the third TRADE X facility in Africa, following the opening of an import facility in Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya earlier this year TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — TRADE X, a B2B cross-border automotive trading platform with its headquarters in Ontario, Canada, today announced that it has opened a new trade route […]


Spike in public drinking complaints

The increase in calls to the City’s Public Emergency Communication Centre (PECC) corresponds with enforcement efforts on the ground that has seen a steady rise in the detection and confiscation of alcohol in recent weeks. This past weekend, the PECC logged 33 incidents of drinking in public, which is in contravention of the City’s by-laws, […]

Internal Affairs

Council’s water advisory committee concludes work for 2022

The City of Cape Town’s Council established the Water Quality in Wetlands and Waterways Advisory Committee in March 2022 to advise the City on the quality and health of Cape Town’s rivers, vleis and waterways. The committee consists of City councillors, aquatic ecologists, and citizen scientists. It concluded its work for the year with the […]


City to install traffic calming measures around Fish Hoek High School

The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate will be installing traffic calming measures along rounds around Fish Hoek High School from Monday, 28 November 2022. Residents can expect the works to continue until Tuesday, 6 December 2022, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather. The work is planned to take place on weekdays, from 08:30 […]

Human Rights

City Health ‘doubles’ down on Diabetes screening

During the 2019/20 financial year, City Health screened 36 666 persons for Diabetes, aged 40 and above. In the 2021/22 financial year, that number increased by 90% to 69 695. ‘This is quite the achievement and underscores the City’s commitment to tackling this very serious non-communicable disease. However, we still have a mountain to climb, […]


City condemns violence, calls on Transport Minister to prioritise minibus-taxi industry

Statement by the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility, Councillor Rob Quintas Once again, stay-away action by the minibus-taxi industry is being marked by violence, intimidation, thuggery, and attacks on other public transport services, leaving thousands of commuters stranded and deprived from earning an income. The City of Cape Town has also received reports […]