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Airport arrivals set to boost local trade and travel industries

In 2019, the airport alone helped funnel just under R14 billion into Cape Town and supported over 28 000 jobs

The most recent passenger arrival figures from Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) are the clearest sign yet that the metro’s trade and travel-related industries - and the economy at large - are set for re-growth in 2022. According to the airport’s data, Cape Town welcomed 869 119 air passengers between…

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Cape Town: City receives medal of honour in global sustainability award

The awards recognise innovation that improves social, economic and environmental solutions in cities and regions

The City of Cape Town has been awarded a Medal of Honour in the fifth Guangzhou International Awards for Urban Innovation for its partnership with the Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP), delivered by GreenCape. The awards recognise innovation that improves social, economic and environmental solutions in cities and regions.…

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Effort to weaken local policing powers endangers the lives of Capetonians

Statement by Cape Town Mayor, Geordin Hill-Lewis

The City of Cape Town is committed to building and expanding Cape Town’s policing powers and resources, because, given the failings of the national police service, this is the only way that we can keep Capetonians safer. Inexplicably, a former mayoral candidate in the city, Brett Herron, has proposed that…

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Coronavirus- South Africa: City increases its vaccination capacity

The City already has 12 fixed vaccination sites that are augmented by the area-based mobile vaccination vans

With the festive season in the rear-view mirror, the City appeals to residents to start the new year with a vaccination, if they have not done so already, or a booster shot, if they are eligible. The City of Cape Town is introducing vaccination services at four additional sites this…

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Busy festive season for beach rescue services

A 10-year old girl drowned at Strand Beach, and just hours later, an adult male was swept off the rocks at Graaff's pool in Sea Point

The City’s lifeguards and other emergency services responded to more than a dozen non-fatal drownings since the start of the summer season. In the latest incidents on Sunday, 2 January 2022, a female in her 30s was transported to hospital from St. James Beach, while a 30-year-old male received medical…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Covid-19 vaccine booster shots available to eligible persons

The announcement was made recently that both Johnson & Johnson AND Pfizer booster shots are now available

The City of Cape Town encourages eligible persons to report to their nearest vaccination site as soon as possible for their Covid-19 booster shots. National government recently announced that persons who have received the Pfizer vaccination can report for a third booster dose, SIX months after their second dose. Those…

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City finalises details of interfaith tribute to the Arch

A lane closure will be in place on Darling street, between Buitenkant and Corporation streets from midday onwards

The City of Cape Town advises the public that numerous roads around the City Hall will be closed tomorrow, ahead of tomorrow evening’s interfaith tribute to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Parade street from Caledon street to Darling street will be closed at 06:00. A lane closure will be in place…

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Alcohol confiscations on the up once more

The City’s enforcement staff have confiscated nearly 5 500 bottles of alcohol since 16 December

Following a dramatic dip in confiscations last summer when beaches were summarily closed due to lockdown restrictions, the City notes with concern that many people continue to disregard the by-laws prohibiting alcohol in public spaces. The City’s enforcement staff have confiscated nearly 5 500 bottles of alcohol since 16 December.…

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Cape Town fire service geared up and ready for Summer season

The service has acquired aerial support in the form of two helicopters and a spotter plane

The warmer months typically coincide with an increase in vegetation fires in particular. As is custom, the City has made additional resources available to boost its Fire and Rescue Service’s capacity. As part of its festive season and general summer readiness, the City’s Fire and Rescue Services has once again…

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City’s Metro Police Department marks 20 year anniversary

The City of Cape Town’s Metro Police Department held a parade at the Green Point Athletics Track, including officers from the first intake of recruits who remain in service

From its first intake of recruits in July 2001, the then City Police has evolved into the Metropolitan Police Department making on average more than 4 000 arrests each year, and boasting numerous specialised units. The City of Cape Town’s Metro Police Department held a parade at the Green Point…