South Africa: Formula E kicks off in Cape Town amid clean energy hopes

By Audrey Simango

Posted on Monday, 27 February 2023 15:30
Photo: Formula E website

In a first for South Africa, the first Formula E electric motor race took place last weekend in Cape Town, where the showpiece will be held over the next decade.

With fully booked hotels three months in advance, the provincial Western Cape government says hosting the race would significantly increase revenue, in addition to promoting South Africa as an international tourist destination for the coming years.