Cape Town

Sat in the lap of Table Mountain and on the shores of the Atlantic, Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. African, Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers have all left their mark on the city, and all creeds and colours continue to share it to this day. With a po...

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New railway planned in south-east Cape Town

Railway line will connect Kuils River with Khayelitsha. Cape Town has announced plans to develop a new railway line connecting the eastern Kuils River suburb with the neighbouring Khayelitsha distric...
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Cape Town seeks solutions for unfinished freeways

Cape Town invites private sector to develop land under foreshore freeways. The mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille has invited private investors to help find a solution to the "useless" unfinished...
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New luxury cruise terminal for Cape Town harbour

Cruise liner terminal finally gets green light A luxury cruise liner terminal is to be built at Cape Town's harbour after management company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) confirmed V&...
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Major restyling for Cape Town centre

CBD being revamped over next decade Cape Town's Central Business District (CBD) is set for a major upgrade over the next decade, with many projects nearing completion and others in the pipeline....
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Cape Town considers desalination

Cape Town is conducting a feasibility study into establishing a giant desalination plant to turn sea water into potable water for the city's residents. The report, which is due for completion in De...
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Cape Town's Athlone Towers to be demolished

One of Cape Town's most well-known landmarks is scheduled to disappear on 22 August. Both cooling towers from the decommissioned Athlone power station are to be demolished in the interests of public s...
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Construction workers end strike.

Construction workers in South Africa are due to return to work on 16 July after a week-long strike over pay. The decision comes after the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), South Africa
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Construction workers go on strike.

Construction workers across the country downed their tools on 8 July for an indefinite strike in protest over pay. The National Union of Mineworkers, South Africa
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Energy crisis in South Africa.

There is mounting anger in South Africa over the latest power crisis, which has already cost local businesses an estimated R2 billion and is affecting other countries in the region. State electricit...