The City of Cape Town has completed the General Valuation for 2015. Property owners will soon receive an official notice in the post or via e-mail, advising them of the 2015 valuation of their property/properties. This is the first year that the total valuation of all rateable properties has passed the trillion rand mark in value. Read more below:
The City’s latest general valuation shows that the total valuation of all rateable properties has increased from R911 billion in 2012 to R1 156 billion in 2015. Property owners would therefore be encouraged to see that their property investment is still increasing in value in most areas in Cape Town.
In total there are 845 764 rateable properties on the General Valuation Roll (GVR) for 2015. The largest portion of properties comprises residential properties (719 681). It also includes, among others, 31 296 commercial properties. Continue reading
KFC Mini-Cricket kids looking to secure series win in final KFC Mini-Cricket Kids vs Proteas Tour match at PPC Newlands
16 February 2015. The KFC Mini-Cricket Kids vs Proteas Tour reaches its climax on Thursday, 18 February, at PPC Newlands, with the KFC Mini-Cricket kids taking on the Proteas in the final game of the season.
The KFC Mini-Cricket kids, who will be represented by St Andrews Primary School from Saldanha Bay, will be looking to claim a historical series victory over one of the best limited overs sides in the world. The Proteas, who will be represented by ICC T20 World Cup squad memebers Kagiso Rabada, David Miller, Imran Tahir and Rilee Rossouw, will be looking to level-up the series after their Duckworth-Lewis victory over the kids in Gauteng. Continue reading
De Jongh has 84 Vodacom Super Rugby caps for the DHL Stormers and is no stranger to the captaincy role, having led DHL Western Province to the Currie Cup title in 2014, while powerful tighthead prop Malherbe has long been earmarked as a leader within the squad.
The experienced De Jongh will lead the team out onto the pitch and have the final say in on-field decisions, but will share the captaincy duties with Malherbe both on and off the field.
Fleck said that the move to co-captaincy is an extension of the collective leadership that has driven the pre-season preparations. Continue reading
The invasive tree of heaven is plaguing the suburbs of Cape Town, causing extensive ecological and infrastructural damage. The City of Cape Town is looking to gauge the extent of the invasion across the city and calls on residents to assist by reporting sightings.
It might look exotic and pretty, but the tree of heaven is an extremely harmful invasive species. To date, the City has almost 200 records of the tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima) in Cape Town and urges members of the public to report any sightings of this tree to assist with the development of an effective management programme. Continue reading
Springbok Sevens player Francois Hougaard will join Aviva Premiership side Worcester Warriors in England on a short term contract, SA Rugby confirmed on Monday.
The Springbok scrumhalf is currently on a one-year contract with the Springbok Sevens side. He will return to the squad in May, in time to be considered for selection for the last two World Series tournaments of the season, in Paris (14 and 15 May) and a week later at Twickenham in London.
Since joining the Springbok Sevens, Hougaard has played in four HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournaments, helping South Africa to joint first place on the log as well as the inaugural HSBC Cape Town Sevens title.
Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, said Hougaard has made a big impact since joining the squad before the start of the season. According to Powell, the player has always played open cards with him regarding his desire to undertake a short spell overseas. Continue reading
Generations: The Legacy actor Rapulana Seiphemo is reportedly fighting after being involved in an horrific accident last night.
Seiphemo, popularly known as the character Tau, is said to be in a critical condition at Milpark hospital after a car crash in which two people lost their lives. The accident took place on the N14, near Diepsloot.
Publicist for Generations: The Legacy Gaaratwe Mokhethi was understandably reluctant to divulge any details about the incident and Seiphemo’s condition.
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Marmalade Productions are proud to present – The Best of Divas, Divos & Duets 2016, a night to remember…… The culmination of the very best of 5 years of Divas, Divos & Duets. The show will feature the cream of South African performers and international artist Judy Boucher, with moments to remember from the best of past shows. Over 2 hours of beautiful memories and nostalgic moments!
Featuring: Judy Boucher, Alistair Izobell, Claire Phillips, Garth Taylor, Sasha Lee Davids, Karin Kortje, Robin P, James Bhemgee and supported by the best Cape Town musicians – Camillo Lombard &Top Dog.
All the artists featured on the line-up have all performed in successful shows around the country recently. All are current, relevant and will be on one grand stage in February.
Our successful brand Divos and Divas has hosted thousands of people and our new show will not disappoint. Marmalade Productions will elevate the brand and bring you the best entertainment in one packed show. Continue reading
Following the disruptive events of the 2016 Presidential State of the Nation, the School of Etiquette’s government protocol expert, Fraser Carey, offers insight into how leaders might make use of Conversational Intelligence to ensure respectful and productive debates during this next week’s parliamentary debate, when members of parliament will be allowed to weigh in on and pose questions regarding the President’s speech.
According to Carey, the conflict displayed during the State of the Nation address could be remedied through an understanding of the art of getting along. “When one engages with an enemy, the brain releases the stress hormone cortisol as well as adrenaline, which shut down one’s ability to think rationally and analytically; it counters any sense of trust and prevents the parties from being able to listen to one another effectively,” he explains. Continue reading