Internal Affairs

Parliament to consider Section 89 report next week

The National Assembly will consider and adopt a resolution on the report of the Section 89 independent panel into President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday next week. This was announced by National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula during the handover of the report by the panel led by retired Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo. The panel investigated whether […]


Government welcomes job growth

Government welcomes the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey for quarter three: 2022, which revealed that 204 000 jobs were gained between the second quarter of 2022 and the third quarter of 2022. The Labour Force Survey also revealed that the total number of persons employed was 15,8 million in the third quarter of […]

Human Rights

City encourages safe and healthy rite of passage for initiates

The City of Cape Town is committed to working with the Cape Metro Initiation Forums to ensure this season’s initiates have a safe and healthy rite of passage into manhood, with special emphasis on compliance with the Customary Initiation Act. As part of its commitment to ensuring the safety of initiates, the City will continue […]

Internal Affairs

Fire Chief extinguishes his career after a fiery 43 years

A few weeks shy of 43 years in the City of Cape Town’s Fire & Rescue Service, Chief Fire Officer Ian Schnetler has retired. He reflects on a career which started in December 1979 as a rookie, only a few days after writing his final Matric exam. Rookie firefighter, Ian Schnetler, was deployed to Roeland […]


City advises of planned power supply interruption in Langverwacht

The City’s Electricity Generation and Distribution Department would like to advise residents in the Langverwacht area that a necessary electricity supply interruption will be carried out on Saturday, 10 December 2022, from 07:00 to 16:30. This is critical maintenance to a major substation which needs to be carried out. The maintenance work ensures reliable electricity […]


Atlantis next stop for City’s R4,7bn assistance campaign

The City’s indigent benefits and rates relief campaign drive will be in Avondale, Atlantis this week on 1 December 2022. The City encourages residents who may benefit from its indigent assistance to visit and speak to an official about the available assistance. Upcoming events are as follows: 1 December 2022 09:30 – 15:30 Avondale Community […]