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Cape Town establishes academy to boost BPO talent pool

The city officially opens its business process outsourcing academy at the College of Cape Town, as it sets out to create a talent pipeline for the fast-growing sector.

Oct 29, 2020

Durban residents demand 123 MTN cell masts be taken down

A lobby group seeks a review of an alleged secret deal between the Ethekwini municipality and MTN, which paved the way for the cell mast installation.


Cape Town plans to boost BPO sector skills

The city partners with the National Skills Fund to enable upskilling and placement of young people in employment opportunities in the BPO sector.


Cape Town readies neighbourhood watch app

The city extends its assistance to neighbourhood watches, with a planned mobile app to help enhance community safety.


Cape Town vows to continue renewable energy fight

The city will keep standing up for residents and businesses whose livelihoods depend on a reliable energy supply, says mayor Dan Plato.


Blow for Cape Town’s bid to buy own renewable energy

Judge Leonie Windell finds the city failed to follow a formal intergovernmental dispute process before litigating and asks for an out of court settlement.


Cape Town emerges as a start-up powerhouse

The city now ranks among the top 100 emerging start-up ecosystems in the world, coming in second on the African continent.

Jun 26, 2020

Telkom loses ConCourt battle on cellphone masts

The Constitutional Court dismisses Telkom’s bid to be allowed to install telecoms stations at locations of its choice without prior approval from local authorities.

Jun 2, 2020

Solar industry wants clarity on generation capacity

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association says the draft regulations on generation capacity continue to fall short of addressing municipalities’ needs.


MyCiTi app notches up 21 000 downloads

Four months into its lifecycle, the MyCiTi bus app proves to be a hit among commuters, with 21 000 downloads recorded.


Cape Town turns attention to IT-intensive sectors

Three of the city’s top five high-growth economic sectors are IT-intensive, presenting impressive growth potential for the city’s economic efforts.

Jan 22, 2020

ANC lekgotla lauds renewables, 4IR as new growth areas

It is agreed to build new growth sectors as the ruling party takes a friendly approach towards renewable energy independent power producers.

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