Register your solar PV system with the CoCT before 31 May 2019

The City of Cape Town requires all home and business owners with rooftop solar photovoltaic installations to register both grid-tied and off-grid small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) systems on or before 31 May 2019. There is no charge for registering, but a non-compliance fee is payable after the deadline. Further, your […]

Invitation to celebrate Museum Month in Langa and Bellville

International Museum Day (#IMD2019) takes place on 18 May 2019. Join the City of Cape Town for events in Langa and Bellville to celebrate IMD2019 and Museum Month. About International Museum Day International Museum Day is a global celebration that takes place annually on 18 May. ‘The main aim of […]

Cape Town wins City Nature Challenge thanks to citizen scientists

The City of Cape Town proudly announced that Cape Town triumphed in two categories in the 2019 City Nature Challenge. Cape Town came out tops in the categories for making the most observations and recording the most species. Over 150 cities worldwide competed to see who could make the most […]

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City and Table Mountain Cableway team up to make tourism affordable for locals

In a collaboration between the City of Cape Town and Table Mountain Cableway, Cape Town’s own New 7 Wonders of Nature, will now be even more accessible for locals and domestic visitors. The Cableway already offers year-round deals which are tailored to locals. The 3-for-1 Kidz Season was launched on […]

Nature challenge calls on locals to capture their moments with nature

Cape Town is competing with various international cities in the City Nature Challenge that is taking place from 26 to 29 April 2019. The challenge for each city is to record the most observations of local plant and animal species. Cape Town stands a good chance of occupying the top spot on the international biodiversity map – with the help of […]

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Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town maximises rooftop space with hybrid PVT project

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore, together with Solarus, installed Cape Town CBD’s first large-scale commercial hybrid Photovoltaic and Thermal (PVT) project. The installation, to be completed mid-March and scheduled to be fully operational by the end of the month, is located on the hotel’s rooftop and produces an […]

Hospitality interns learn to cook up a storm

A group of 38 Cape Town interns are getting skills training that could have them cooking up a storm, putting their best foot forward as front-desk staff or concierges, or marketing the city to tourists. The interns are participating in a capacity-building workshop to equip them with both life skills […]

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Waterwise tourism still needed despite Day Zero being avoided

Due to sustained and heavy rains over the last two months, Cape Town’s dams have collectively increased by over 20 percentage points. There is now more water currently in the dam system, mid-way through winter, than there was at the end of last year’s winter-rainfall period in October. With several months left […]

Cape Town training programme sees more youth trained in hospitality

The City of Cape Town and FEDHASA Cape have extended their partnership to provide workplace training for young people. The original agreement was made in 2016 and it saw 20 young people trained. Another 50 candidates will now follow the same path to potential permanent employment.

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