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 p...

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Nelson Mandela dies

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president and the man who guided the country out of apartheid, has died at home just outside Pretoria. Mandela, 95, was receiving care for a lung infec...
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Six months free wi-fi in Cape Town

Cape Town is to provide six months of free wi-fi to residents of Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha from December. The pilot project is part of plans to increase access to affordable wi-fi in under-se...
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Cape Town targets breast cancer

South African breast cancer community carer Pink Drive has opened its first permanent education centre on Belgravia Road in the Athlone district of Cape Town. The Pink Drive education and walk-in c...
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Giant Mandela portrait unveiled in Cape Town

A giant portrait in honour of Nelson Mandela has appeared over the 11-storey Civic Centre in Cape Town, as the condition of the former South African president is described as "critical". The 42m-hi...
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Cape Town liquor laws come into effect

Cape Town City Council has suspended its plan to ban alcohol sales on Sundays following a last-minute motion to amend its controversial liquor law which came into effect on 1 April. However the bul...
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Daredevil charity flight from Robben Island

A man plans to fly from Robben Island to Cape Town using 200 helium-filled party balloons, in aid of charity. Matt Silver Vallance, who has been planning the event for four years, is currently wait...
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Cape Town liquor by-law

Cape Town has reminded the city's business owners to prepare for the upcoming liquor by-law which will reduce the hours of alcohol consumption. The by-law, which comes into effect on 1 April, will...
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Disabled citizens get help at traffic lights

Vision and hearing-impaired citizens living in Cape Town may find it easier to cross the roads after a decision by the city council to install a special pedestrian button at traffic lights. Develo...
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More strikes in South Africa.

Local council employees across South Africa have gone on strike over wages in the latest wave of protests to hit the country. On 27 July, the first day of the strike, news sources reported disruptions...
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Public service delivery protests grow.

Residents of townships across the country have staged a series of protests against poor delivery of essential services such as housing, water and sanitation facilities, local media sources report. Som...
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City Hall clock stops ticking.

The signature clock tower that rises above Cape Town
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Festive lights in Cape Town.

The festive season gets underway in Cape Town on 30 November with the traditional switching-on of the Christmas lights in Adderley Street in the city centre. Events begin at 16.00 with a concert at th...
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New coin for Mandela birthday.

A new coin bearing the face of Nelson Mandela has been unveiled in South Africa ahead of the 90th birthday of the country
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Grand Parade overhaul begins.

Work has begun to revitalise Cape Town
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Cape Town’s Zille in running for 2008 World Mayor Award.

Cape Town mayor Helen Zille and Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo are among 50 city mayors competing for the 2008 World Mayor Award organised by City Mayors, an international network of professionals wo...
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N1 Cape Town’s

The N1 is the most dangerous road in Cape Town in terms of fatalities according to the city
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?ID Yourself Now

The department of home affairs in conjunction with national broadcaster South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has launched a nationwide campaign to boost the possession of identity documents a...
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Manenberg Community Gardens open.

Residents of the district of Manenberg on the impoverished Cape Flats have a new green space for recreation and cultural events thanks to a project to improve living conditions in the area. Establishe...
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Cape Town’s Christmas lights.

The festive season got underway in Cape Town on 2 December with the traditional switching-on of the Christmas lights in Adderley Street in the city centre. This year
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