City of Cape Town

Digital marketing agency wins #YouthStartCT challenge

The Afriversity founder has won the entrepreneurial competition for teaching coding and Web design to pupils from disadvantaged communities.


Cape Town’s building plan applications go online

The city plans to only accept online submissions for building plans and land use applications, starting 1 July.


Shark spotting gets hi-tech dimension

Plans are in place to introduce an automated shark spotting system to enhance safety at beaches across the City of Cape Town.

Feb 11, 2019

Spike in SA's ICT jobs

ICT-related jobs feature in the top five South African sectors looking for new talent recruits.


Cell C to help Cape Town expand WiFi network

The city joins forces with Cell C to expand public WiFi hotspots and connect more citizens to the Internet.


Cape Town tops as tech employment hub

The region's tech entrepreneurial ecosystem shows promise to be a key driver of economic growth and job creation, and is already the most productive tech sector in Africa.


E-billing helps Cape Town cut costs

With paperless invoicing, the city saves on postage, printing and paper, which amounts to a cost saving of R2.1 million per annum.


Cape Town makes access to clean water a digital priority

SAP Work Manager gives the City of Cape Town digital tools to install, inspect, maintain and repair water and sanitation assets.

Mar 5, 2018

Hackathons seek drought-prevention solutions

City officials, business leaders and tech gurus are rallying together to find viable solutions to the national drought disaster in SA.


Cape Town seeks ideas to create a smart city

The city requests ideas for technologies it can use to improve service delivery and enhance performance.


Online map shows CT water usage per household

As Day Zero looms ever closer, the City of Cape Town develops an online water map that shows the water usage of all free-standing houses.


City Of Cape Town modernises its public safety radio network

The city has decided to upgrade to a Motorola Solutions DIMETRA 8.2 system.

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