Cape Town in the news:
- UPDATE 2-South Africa pledges unpopular wage cuts to rein in deficit: CAPE TOWN, Feb 26- South Africa will cut its public sector wage bill to contain a rising budget deficit, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday, setting the stage for a showdown with trade …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Give us a Peoples’ Budget, protesters demand ahead of Mboweni address: Her group feeds 250 homeless people every Thursday at the Arch in Cape Town’s Company Gardens. In his speech, Mboweni announced that part of South Africa’s economic strategy would require focusing …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- New venue to launch 52 SUPER SERIES: As the ninth successive year of racing on the 52 SUPER SERIES opens on March 2-6, racers on the world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit are relishing a whole new set of challenges as two regattas …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Ramaphosa cuts public sector pay in bid to keep South Africa afloat: “We have to get our house in order and it’s going to be a difficult process,” Tito Mboweni, the finance minister, said before presenting his budget to parliament in Cape Town today. “We have to …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
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Quick Cape Town Fact: Cape Town was home to many leaders of the anti-apartheid movement. On Robben Island, a former penitentiary island 10 kilometres (6 miles) from the city, many famous political prisoners were held for years.