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News Wrap: Formula E pumps billions into CT economy- Mayor Geordin Hill Lewis 

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Formula E pumps billions into CT economy- Mayor Geordin Hill Lewis 

There’s been much controversy around the City of Cape Town allowing the Formula E to take place in the city as the country continues to be gripped with its energy crisis, but Mayor Geordin Hill Lewis said the event injected R2bn into the Mother City’s economy. The City further believes that the event will boost tourism in Cape Town. The mayor said that he hoped the visuals televised across the globe would encourage others to visit the Mother City.

May be good news on the cards as Eskom hopes to lower loadshedding stage

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Tutuka power stations returning to service.

SAPS Special Task Force, best in Africa

The South African Police’s Special Task force has placed in the top 10 of Global SWAT challenge. The SAPS special forces placed at 9th overall out of 55 teams and remained the best in Africa after their recent five day challenge.

More Lord of the Rings films on the horizon 

There may be more Lord of the Rings films on the horizon. This after Warner Bros struck an agreement to make more movies based on the epic fantasy books. No details were provided on which storylines or timelines from the books would provide the source material for the new films.

Written by: Keenan Williams

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