[cape_town] - SA to unveil first-of-a-kind tool to tackle climate change

Johannesburg - The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will on Friday unveil an online profiling and adaptation tool to help municipalities assess climate risks and growth pressures by implementing measures to develop climate resilient settlements.

The depths and scale of information provided in the tool is unprecedented in South …

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[cape_town] - SA urged to prepare for Fourth Industrial Revolution challenges

Cape Town – Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says South Africa needed to put measures in place to respond to the emergence of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

She addressed the last day of the inaugural Africa Tech Week conference in Century City yesterday.

The two-day conference, by the Department …

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[cape_town] - Still time to apply for National Arts Council funding

The council announced yesterday that it had opened applications for the 2019 project-funding cycle.

This will be the NAC’s second round of funding with new programmes and applications utilising an online system following the entity's strategic realignment last year.

Applicants can apply for funding within programmes such as social …

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[cape_town] - Ramaphosa to launch Good Green Deeds programme

Port Elizabeth - President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday, International Women's Day, will officially launch the national Good Green Deeds programme in East London, Eastern Cape, at the Sisa Dukashe stadium in Mdantsane.

Provinces are expected to host similar Good Green Deeds activities simultaneously, the Presidency said in a statement on Wednesday …

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[cape_town] - Cowboys & Cooks will leave meat lovers salivating for more

Cowboys & Cooks meat board.Cowboys & Cooks lamb chops.Cowboys & Cooks calamari tubes.Cowboys & Cooks grilled garlic and lemon prawns.Cowboys & Cooks char-grilled chicken wings.Cowboys & Cooks Marrow Bones served with flame-toasted ciabatta.Cowboys & Cooks in Sunset Beach is the brainchild of two Cape Town restaurants legends - acclaimed restauranteur Michael Townsend …

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[cape_town] - Nkosi-Malobane urges women to stand up against abuse

Johannesburg - As reaction continues unfolding over the alleged assault of Gqom artist Bongekile "Babes Wodumo" Simelane by boyfriend Mandla "Mampintsha" Maphumulo, Gauteng MEC for Community Safety Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane urged women to speak to speak out against any form of abuse.

Earlier this week, Simelane livestreamed what appeared to be an …

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[cape_town] - ANC mourns activist shot dead in Muizenberg

Cape Town – The ANC Western Cape has been shocked by the death of Peter Mgutyana, who was shot dead in his home in Vrygrond, Muizenberg.

ANC Western Cape secretary Faiez Jacobs said on Wednesday: “The news of Comrade Mgutyana’s death came as a big shock. He was a tireless …

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[cape_town] - Making the SADC neighbourhood a priority

It comes as no surprise that President Cyril Ramaphosa has devoted more time and energy to the SADC than any other part of the world. He has visited the capitals of Angola, Namibia, Botswana and Eswatini (Swaziland) on state visits.

The SADC remains a major focus of South Africa’s …

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[cape_town] - Nikita Lewis's mom speaks of agony of losing child

On Tuesday, the Western Cape High Court heard victim impact reports from a social worker in sentencing proceedings of the convicted murderer, Lloyd Simbarashe.

The report conducted by social worker Litessa Antony described the agony and heartbreak experienced by the Lewis family. Antony’s report said Nikita’s mother, Bonita …

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