Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cape Town power cuts have strong racist undertones, says Cosatu

Cape Town power cuts have strong racist undertones, says Cosatu
"The City of Cape Town rejects any notion that load shedding is determined according to the racial makeup of an area," she said. "We will in the coming weeks reshuffle the schedule so that different areas experience load shedding at times that are …
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SMA Solar opens state-of-the-art factory in Cape Town
A multimillion-rand manufacturing facility will be opened in Cape Town by SMA Solar Technology, a German manufacturer of solar inverters, on Friday, 12 December. The facility includes a production line and quality test centre for SMA's Sunny Central …
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Cape Town Set to Host Africa's First Bitcoin Conference
South Africa This April, the city of Cape Town, South Africa plays host to the first ever Bitcoin conference in Africa. The event is set to take place on the 16th and 17th April 2015 at the Atlantic Imbizo Conference and Function Studio, located at the …
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Cape Town – the hub of racism? 5 recent incidents

Cape Town – the hub of racism? 5 recent incidents
Cape Town and, to an extent the Western Cape, have long had a reputation of strained race relations as well as racial tensions, and 2014 was no different. During the course of the year, myriad cases of racist incidents were reported in the country …
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Foo Fighters in Cape Town: All you need to know
Cape Town – Concert organisers have released all the information you need to know for the Foo Fighters' show at the Cape Town Stadium taking place tonight, Wednesday 10 December. Concert info: Date: Wednesday 10 December Venue: Cape Town …
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E coli warning for popular Cape Town beach
Tourists and locals visiting a popular Cape Town beach have been warned the water could contain high levels of E coli. The Clifton Fourth beach is actually one of 82 Blue Flag Beaches in South Africa, but a study has shown it contains elevated levels …
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Cape Town bursting at the seams

Cape Town bursting at the seams
Cape Town International Airport said yesterday that it expected passenger numbers to soar in the coming days after a bumper November. Airport workers "processed" more than 1.5million passengers in October and last month. Domestic arrivals were up by …
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Beware of crime on Cape Town's N2 this festive season
Cape Town – Motorists using the N2 between Cape Town and Somerset-West experienced major problems with crime and destruction throughout the past year. Now, traffic and road safety officials have warned road users, and especially visitors from other …
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PICS: Patricia de Lille splish-splashes with kids at Cape Town beaches
De Lille, along with city officials visited the popular Clifton beach in Cape Town to launch of this year's “I love my beach” campaign, which seeks to keep the city's 83 beaches clean, safe and alcohol-free over the holidays, reports IOL News. De Lille …
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Fun in Cape Town from R0 to R100k
Summer is here and it's time for fun in the sun. From activities that won't cost you a cent to splashing out on limo rides while sipping on expensive champagne, Cape Town caters for every budget. Here are a few ways to have fun in Cape Town without …
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Cape Town has 7 out of 10 most expensive SA suburbs

Cape Town has 7 out of 10 most expensive SA suburbs
When it comes to trophy homes – those valued at more than R20-million – Cape Town has more than Joburg, even though Jozi is the country's commercial hub. International wealth consultancy New World Wealth says Camps Bay has the most trophy homes in …
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City of Cape Town 'deals with corruption' by dismissing 484 employees
A TOTAL of 484 employees were dismissed from the City of Cape Town over the past three years for a range of transgressions including corruption, unethical and dishonest conduct and theft. "I am happy to say that the majority of our staff perform their …
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Capetown: Peak tourism season starts well
Cape Town's peak season for leisure visitors is in full swing and indicators reflect the likelihood of a festive season that is as busy if not busier than our last. CEO of Cape Town Tourism, Enver Duminy says, “We are pleased with the industry's …
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This website brilliantly takes the mickey out of an exclusive Cape Town party
The Enigma Mansion in the exclusive Cape Town suburb of Camps Bay is a monument to excess and any time someone throws a public party there, it's bound to draw some attention. Just ask So, Happy in Cape Town, which runs what it calls a “limited series …
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Zipping Around Cape Town

Zipping Around Cape Town
The tour begins with a safety briefing, followed by “a serious 4×4 trail in the middle of Cape Town” driving a rugged mile and a quarter to the starting point, where participants begin to get a sense of the terrain, height and scenery of the zip line …
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Cape Town's new waterfront
Cape Town – Cape Town's Foreshore is set for a major overhaul, with an ambitious Port Gateway Precinct plan on the cards which promises to restore the central city's access to its seafront. The project, which given its infancy is described as a …
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A weekend break in… Cape Town
Because Cape Town has been voted the best city in the world for the third time in a row by readers of the Telegraph – and it's time for you to see what all the fuss is about. This fascinating South African destination pipped Venice and Vancouver to the …
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Giant sun fish washes ashore in Camps Bay
CAPE TOWN – City of Cape Town disaster risk officials have now confirmed it is in fact a giant sun fish that beached near Camps Bay. It was previously reported that a baby whale had washed ashore at Camps Bay near Saunders Rocks. Members of the …
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ANC pays R2m-plus to use Cape Town Stadium
City of Cape Town's mayoral committee member for tourism, events and economic development, Garreth Bloor, said the ANC had paid the full amount the city had quoted it for hiring the venue. The city demanded that the ANC pay the full amount up front.
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Uber, Kalahari join forces to bring UberSleighs to Cape Town
Uber, Kalahari join forces to bring UberSleighs to Cape Town. Times LIVE | 2014-12-17 12:06:37.0. Image by: Uber. Taxi app Uber is partnering with Kalahari.com to allow Cape Town riders to use the service to order their christmas shopping in a UberSleigh.
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Fears of serial killer loose in Cape Town
Cape Town – The bodies of five women have been found naked and buried in shallow graves near Century City train station leading Western Cape police to suspect a serial killer is on the loose, a report said on Wednesday. The most recent body was found …
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Cape Town shack fires leave 118 displaced

Cape Town shack fires leave 118 displaced
A total of 118 people have been left homeless after 30 shacks burned down in various parts of Cape Town, the City's Disaster Operations Centre said. “No injuries were reported,” the Centre's acting head Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said today. In the most …
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A Festive Season guide to Cape Town
“Travellers from the Northern Hemisphere may find their first African Christmas a little strange,” says Cape Town Tourism's Executive Marketing Manager, Velma Corcoran. “There's no snow, the days are long and warm and instead of huddling around fires …
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WP says no to Cape Town Stadium
The courtship is over – after almost four years of wooing and sweet-talking, Western Province Rugby has announced it will not move from Newlands Stadium to the cash-strapped Cape Town Stadium. The news was met with disappointment by the City of …
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ANC secures Cape Town stadium for R2.2 million
City of Cape Town's mayoral committee member for tourism, events and economic development, Garreth Bloor, said the ANC had paid the full amount the city had quoted it for hiring the venue. The city demanded that the ANC pay the full amount up front.
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Mamelodi Sundowns 2 Ajax Cape Town 1 – As it happened!
Mamelodi Sundowns 2 Ajax Cape Town 1 – As it happened! Teko Modise of Mamelodi Sundowns – Pic: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix. Live play-by-play coverage of the game between Mamelodi Sundowns and Ajax Cape Town at the Lucas Moripe …
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