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City concludes embedded electricity generation contract with Black River Park Investments

Today the City of Cape Town signed the first small-scale embedded electricity generation contract with Black River Park Investments, an office block in Observatory.

We commend Black River Park for leading the way in the commercial real estate sector by utilising large-scale solar power systems to generate environmentally sustainable energy.

They will be producing some of the electricity to meet their own consumption demands.

Under the terms of this contract, Black River Park will feed a limited amount of extra electricity which they generate back into the City’s electricity grid and they will receive an offset against their monthly electricity accounts.

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After a successful inaugural event in 2013 The Momentum Cricket Sixes, presented by The Legends Trust – Graeme Smith, Mark Boucher and Justin Kemp – will be heading to Johannesburg on the 18th of October at Old Eds Cricket Club in Houghton.

The social cricket tournament, which has cemented itself as the newest “must-attend” social sporting event of the year, will be back bigger and better with even more cricket legends, entertainment, fun and heart than before with all proceeds going to charities selected by the Legends Trust.

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The City’s Social Development and Early Childhood Development Directorate recently held an induction programme for 56 new field workers and clerks who have been employed through the Expanded Public Works Programme to help implement the directorate’s Street People Programme. Read more below:

The City of Cape Town is spending R2,5 million on its latest Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) initiative. Recently, the City held an induction programme for 49 field workers and seven clerks who will be employed by the directorate’s Street People Programme until the first quarter of next year.

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The Sandton precinct becomes the hub of jazz this week as the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz comes to the Sandton Convention Centre (SCC) for the first time from Thursday, September 25, to Saturday, September 27.

The festival is expected to draw an audience of nearly 30 000 over the three day period necessitating a strict cordon of road closures around the area while a system of park and rides will be in place to ferry audiences to the venue.

Entry Points

There will be two public entry points to the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival precinct situated on West and 5th Streets which will take festivalgoers to the entrance to the SCC on Maude Street. There will be no pass-outs once festivalgoers have entered this area.

Road Closures: (MAP TOO)

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HEAVYWEIGHTS CONFIRMED TO SUPPORT THE SOUTH AFRICAN LEGEND – SIPHO “HOTSTIX” MABUSE FOR HIS 1 NIGHT ONLY SHOW CALLED TIMELESSNESS. IT HAS BEEN 30 YEARS SINCE HIS HIT “BURNOUT” BLEW UP THE CHARTS AND 50 YEARS SINCE SIPHO BEGAN HIS JOURNEY IN SONG. FEATURING 2 SURVIVING MEMBERS OF HIS BAND HARARI, NAMELY ALEC KHAOLI AND CONDRY ZIQUBU. PJ POWERS AND POPS MOHAMED WILL ADD TO THE MAGICAL LINEUP.

On 1 October 2014 patrons inside The Lyric Theatre will be assured of a show filled with great friends, exceptional music and remarkable stories. 

The show will pay take fans on an extraordinary and unique musical journey which will pay tribute to some of the greatest figures in music.

Timelessness will comprise two sets, the first opening with the singer/songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist’s debut composition.

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The X Factor SA/ SABC1

The X Factor SA/ SABC1

The X Factor SA – 6 Chair Challenge 
Date: Saturday, 27th September
Time: 18:00 on SABC 1

Arno has filled 5 chairs and the pressure mounts as he fills his chairs and has some difficult decisions to make: To swap or not to swap. Plus Oskido is in the hot seat as he begins his 6 chair challenge with the groups. In classic Oskido style, the challenge is turned upside down as the group’s mentor.

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