Table Bay Boulevard to be Renamed FW De Klerk Boulevard

It has been confirmed that Table Bay Boulevard in Cape Town will be renamed FW de Klerk Boulevard to honour the former South African president who helped end Apartheid. Patricia de Lille, the mayor of the City of Cape Town, confirmed that the name change would go ahead.  The council will meet on the 28th […]

Energy Trends Point to a Solar-Powered South Africa

South African homeowners and businesses are increasingly opting for solar powered solutions in order to cut their dependence on Eskom and contribute to the growing alternative energy industry. Africa is one of the sunniest places on the Earth and South Africa has more than enough solar energy which we can harness so that we become […]

The Cape Minstrel Carnival Finally Takes Place

The annual minstrels’ parade was held on Saturday the 17th of January in Cape Town.  After numerous delays the carnival was placed back on track. The City of Cape Town and the Cultural and Carnival Committee were responsible for hosting and managing the event.  The City of Cape Town awarded R2 million to the committee […]

Cape Town is South Africa’s Greenest City

Cape Town is South Africa’s greenest city considering achievements such as the city’s high score in Siemens’ African Green City Index and attaining the title of the Global Earth Hour Capital of 2014. The report by Siemens identified 15 African cities that have shown commitment towards improving their carbon footprints and promoting environmental conservation.  The […]

R300 Million Wind Turbine Factory Planned in Cape Town

Spanish Corporation GRI Renewable Industries announced that R300 million will be spent on creating a wind turbine production facility in Atlantis, Cape Town. South Africa has been experiencing problems with Eskom’s electricity supply in 2014, but as a result alternative methods of electricity generation and supply have emerged and are being implemented around the Cape.  […]

Cape Town Gains 6 Percent More Tourists

Cape Town maintains its spot as the number one tourist destination in South Africa, with its V&A Waterfront gaining a 6 percent year on year growth in tourists. Part of this rise is attributed to international visitors who make up a sizeable sum. 26 percent of foreign visitors to Cape Town come from Germany, Holland […]