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City of Cape Town committed to rebuilding economy amid lockdown level 2

24th August 2020 The City of Cape Town on Monday urged all residents to continue wearing their masks, washing their hands and practising social distancing as the... 

Plastic carrier bags to be 100% recyclable by 2027

24th August 2020 South African Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Barbara Creecy said on Monday that the department was in the process of amending a... 

DA wants Speaker to discipline Ndabeni-Abrahams over Icasa

24th August 2020 Parliament should take disciplinary steps against Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams for defying the National Assembly by not... 


SA business owners reluctant to incur more debt under current economic conditions – Basa

24th August 2020 Business owners are reluctant to incur more debt while uncertain business conditions and a weak economic outlook hampers their ability to generate... 

DA calls on President Ramaphosa to take concrete steps against ANC corruption, not 'harsher slap on the wrist'

24th August 2020 Democratic Alliance (DA) leader John Steenhuisen has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to lay charges of corruption against his own party members... 

City of Cape Town gets ready to roll out business retention and expansion visitation programme

24th August 2020 The City of Cape Town is preparing to implement its business retention and expansion (BR&E) visitation programme which will be rolled out in Cape... 

Mabuza should step aside as govt business leader due to illness – DA

21st August 2020 The Democratic Alliance on Friday called on president Cyril Ramaphosa to appoint a new leader of government business in parliament given the... 

SIU freezes bank accounts linked to Gauteng Health Department Covid-19 tender scandal

21st August 2020 The Special Investigating Unit said on Friday it had obtained an interim court order freezing the bank accounts of 40 companies involved in suspect... 

Western Cape govt gives green light to mixed-use redevelopment

21st August 2020 The Western Cape provincial government has given the green light to the River Club redevelopment in Observatory,  Cape Town which is expected to... 

‘Cape Town can get back to business,’ says Mayor Dan Plato

20th August 2020 During a council meeting on Thursday, Cape Town's executive mayor Dan Plato welcomed the city's return to business in full swing.  Plato said... 

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