Court date set for Cape Metro’s bid to buy power directly from IPPs
The City argues it would help reduce green house gas emissions and mitigate against the electricity supply shortage given Eskom's operational and financial woes.
The City of Cape Town on Tuesday welcomed the high court in Pretoria setting a date for its petition to buy electricity directly from independent power producers (IPPs).
“The City maintains that it will be vital for the national government to open up the electricity generation environment if cities are to be able to reduce carbon emissions and if the security of power supply is to be achieved,” the metro said in a statement.Read more: The Citizen News
Rat poison a growing threat to peri-urban wildlife in Cape Town – UCT study | Cape TimesUrban rat poisons are spilling over into Cape Town’s natural environment, threatening species such as caracal, mongoose, otter and owl.
Premier-elect Alan Winde lays out his vision for Western Cape | Cape ArgusWinde said his top priorities during his first 100 days in office would be jobs, education and health, as well as ensuring safer public transport, and energy and water security. TheCapeArgus TheCapeArgus Housing? TheCapeArgus No housing and no crime combatting and fixing the police Like was promised
Videos of Cape pupils having sex ‘at school’ go viral | Cape ArgusVideos in which Cape Town pupils are having sex at two different schools “have spread like wildfire” on social media. We should be careful at altimes as teachers and parents. EducationGP Lesufi zilevandamme afriforum steve_hofmeyr apartheid was and is evil but the sexual assault and rape of our children by our children and educators in our schools is a Human Rights violation TopThokozile205 Zoe99539253 carteblanchetv CyrilRamaphosa Disgusting
Bill could damage tourism sector in Cape Town | Cape ArgusInterested parties including and the provincial government have slammed the Tourism Amendment Act, saying it could damage the sector in Cape Town. TheCapeArgus TheCapeArgus People would then just do it illegally. Why would you want to shoot yourself in the foot and just pay pay pay. TheCapeArgus Follow the money. it is not as clear cut, as it seems with those objections. A proper investigation, as to who really run Airbnb rentals, will be no surprise. We will see why these objections are being pushed by some, and those looking to protect their own interest. Investigate
EFF MP Nazier Paulsen in court over ‘stolen’ laptop | Cape ArgusThere remains confusion over whether the laptop was stolen, but after Paulsen returned the laptop last year, he said the NPA decided to still proceed with the case. TheCapeArgus
Cape Town wine farm granted interdict after BLF land occupation fearsD'Aria Vineyards in Durbanville, Cape Town has secured an interdict in the Western Cape High Court against what appears to be threats by Black First, Land First to occupy wine farms in the Western Cape. kamva_somdyala How many seats have BLF won in Parliament Oh yeah... Zero!! Stop giving them attention, they and their followers don't even make up 0.15% of the vote.. Stop wasting our time.. There must be other news kamva_somdyala Yawn kamva_somdyala Somebody please take Andile to a mental institution.
Second ammunition stash found at Cape Town dumping siteCape Town metro police found a second stash of ammunition discarded at one of the city's main dumping sites.
Intruder breaks into Cape Town fire stationThe case has been reported to police and video footage has been secured.
Cape drag queens strip off their wigs & bare their souls in 'NON-Specific'Gate 69 has been voted the best theatre experience in the Western Cape on TripAdvisor. Claire Keeton chats to the stars of its latest show
HOTEL REVIEW | Lekkerwater Beach Lodge, Western CapeJust a three-hour drive from Cape Town, this luxurious lodge was once FW de Klerk's coastal hideaway, writes Richard Holmes