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How to have a safe holiday season

It’s time for some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Here’s how to stay safe over the holidays when you come into town to enjoy the downtown vibe.

20 December | 2021

Cape Town CBD security beefed up for holiday season

Safety in the Cape Town CBD is being beefed up ahead of the Festive Season, with the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID) upping its security contingent on the ground to preve

30 November | 2021

City finalises operational plan to mitigate risks of public unrest

The City of Cape Town has been working on an operational plan to mitigate the risk of public unrest, amid ongoing scenes of violence and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

13 July | 2021

Crime in CBD drops drastically during Covid-19

Crime in the Cape Town CBD dropped by 56.5 % from the onset of restrictions to stem the coronavirus epidemic in March 2020 until March 2021, compared with the same period in 2019-2020, acco

4 May | 2021

Crime in the CBD set to increase

Opportunistic crime in the Cape Town CBD is expected to increase "marginally" when the nationwide lockdown eases and various restrictions are lifted, according to the Cape Town Central City

27 May | 2020

Cape Town CBD crime rate plummets during lockdown

Despite a spate of opportunistic incidents, crime in the Cape Town CBD has dropped dramatically during Lockdown.

17 April | 2020