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The City Walk will take people on a route down the pedestrian spine of Cape Town's city bowl. Along the way, there will be experimental street food offerings, permanent and temporary public art, and various events that will tell the story of the city, including its many voices and rich history.
New A Re Yeng bus rapid transit system buses have been unveiled by the City of Tshwane. The BRT system will start operating on 17 November for a two-week test period with buses operating from the city centre through to Hatfield.
South African city Johannesburg leads other African countries in international communications company Ericssons 2014 Networked Society City Index despite slipping a few places. The index measures how 40 global cities leverage ICT to solve the social, environmental and economic challenges that they face.
International travellers have for the umpteenth time picked Cape Town as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, ranking the Mother City 24th out of 1 830 cities from around the globe for being a fun place to visit.
City of Johannesburg residents who want to add alterations to their existing houses or build new structures will have to add "green features for their plans to be approved by City authorities.
Two-thirds of South Africa's population now lives in urban areas, according to the most recent survey of the country released by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
The Cape Town city skyline will soon feature a new addition in the form of an impressive skyscraper being built as a joint initiative between FirstRand Bank and Old Mutual. When complete, the Portside Building is likely to be the first high-rise building in Africa to have a four green-star rating.
Plans to establish a R1.5-billion "telecoms city" - targeting business process outsourcing and call centre operators - outside Cape Town has secured the support of the city government and local business-led organisations, as well as "substantial interest" from potential customers.
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