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South African President Urged to Use Military Sites to Solve Cape Town’s Housing Backlog

Housing activists have taken the City of Cape Town’s housing backlog dilemma to President Cyril Ramaphosa, urging him to immediately release three large, well-located and vacant military sites in Cape Town for the development of low-income…

Cape Town Launches Free Electric Car Charging Station

The City of Cape Town has launched its first public electric vehicle (EV) charging station, situated in the parking area of the Bellville Civic Centre. This is the first of two solar-powered EV charging stations that will be offered free-of-charge…

School That Grows its Own Food Feeds Hundreds Daily

Levana Primary School in Lavender Hill is one of 1010 Western Cape schools that depend on government’s National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) feeding scheme. The school has 1090 learners. Only half of them attend at any one time because…

Western Cape Launches Safe Travels Tourism Website

The Western Cape province has launched its Safe Travels tourism website. The website was developed by the Department of Economic Development and Tourism together with destination marketing and promotion agency Wesgro to help domestic and…

Western Cape Wants To Be the First Province to Ditch Load-shedding As It Moves Away From Eskom

As part of the Western Cape’s promise to eliminate load shedding, the provincial government says it has assisted 24 local municipalities and the City of Cape Town with their small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) projects. This forms part…