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Drought is the ‘new normal’ in Western Cape

Climate change is taking its toll in the Western Cape, according to experts, with more municipalities expected to request emergency water assistance. This was after dry weather conditions led to runaway fires,...

Western Cape hotels rates cheaper since drought

The average price of a hotel room in Cape Town is R65.19 cheaper per evening than it was a year ago – this brings the average cost of a hotel room...

Cape drought sees 67% drop in accommodation bookings – Survey

Perceptions of the water crisis in Cape Town resulted in a 67% drop in bookings for accommodation in the Mother City, a survey by the hospitality industry body Fedhasa shows. ...

Capetonians are consuming more water

The latest water map report reading by the City shows that the number of green dot properties decreased in July 2018, meaning that most residents are still committed to saving water,...

Cape Town’s water restrictions still in place despite rain

Capetonians will have to wait longer before water restrictions are lifted. The City of Cape Town says level 6B water restrictions will remain in place until national government decides to...


Matches cancelled for the first time in World Cup history

World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 Organising Committee has officially cancelled two matches in areas predicted to be affected by Typhoon Hagibis, expected...


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