Dam levels hold despite heatwave
Despite the heatwave in some parts of the country, dam levels in the Western Cape remain consistent, with an improvement from 60.6% to 61.6% this week. This is a sharp contrast to the water situation in that province, when dam levels were below 20% during the beginning of the... Read more
Committees meet with former Steinhoff CEO
The Standing Committees on Finance, Public Accounts, Trade and Industry and Public Service and Administration have met with the former CEO of Steinhoff, Markus Jooste. Today’s meeting was the fourth meeting held this year by the committees on the Steinhoff matter. “Jooste’s overall statement and responses to questions made... Read more
Local project officer for local wind farm takes the reins and shows women the way
Ceres resident Gaylene Koopman, has taken on the key role of local Project Officer, for what will become the Western Cape’s newest wind farm. Women play an important part in the renewable energy industry, from construction management, engineering, health and safety management to administrative jobs. Perdekraal East Wind Farm,... Read more
International photographic exhibition
BRICS Media photographers honour Nelson Mandela through the eye of the lens  The BRICS Media Forum will be hosted in Cape Town on 18 and 19 July 2018.  Bringing together over 180 delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, as well as other countries across the African continent,... Read more
W-Cape water restrictions to remain in place
The Western Cape Department of Water and Sanitation says the prevailing water restrictions will remain in force until dam levels reach more than 85% as a collective average of the dams in the Western Cape. According to the latest dam levels assessment of 09 July 2018, the combined average... Read more
Simon’s Town and Cape Point in the spotlight in latest tourism video
Cape Town Tourism showcases more of the spectacular natural and cultural experiences in the city, along with some history; from penguins, whales and ostriches to the graceful ships of the naval port, Simon’s Town and Cape Point come to life in this video. The goal of the Love Cape... Read more
Atlantis SEZ to be designated soon
The process of designating the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ) should be completed soon, says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe. Speaking at Friday’s engagement session with business, the Deputy Minister said the designation of the SEZ in the Western Cape will be completed in two months. Deputy... Read more
Cape Town urges commuters to find other means of transport
The MyCiTi service in the City of Cape Town remains suspended as the nationwide bus strike is still ongoing. “After nearly three weeks of strike action it is still unclear when the deadlocked wage negotiations will be resolved,” the City of Cape Town said in a statement on Sunday.... Read more
MEC opens R90m Road D670
Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, on Tuesday launched a R90 million Road D670 rehabilitation project between Bronkhorstspruit and Ekangala, east of Tshwane. The 19km road project, wholly funded by the department, was completed eight months ahead of schedule. Road D670 is located north of Bronkhorstspruit towards... Read more
Cape Town Airport renaming process in full swing
President Nelson Mandela’s name is among the top names recommended for the renaming of Cape Town’s International Airport, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande said on Tuesday. “There are a number of names that have been put forward around the renaming of Cape Town International Airport. Some officially, others in the... Read more