Cape Town

Penguins on the move in a warming world

No animal is more iconic of Antarctica than the penguin, but now there is evidence global warming is forcing some colonies to move.<p>Mount Siple stands alone in one of the most remote parts of West Antarctica. It's one of the continent's largest volcanoes, rising 3,110 metres from a normally frozen …

University of Cape Town

We'll be genuine title contenders if we beat Sundowns, says Cape Town City coach

“In my mind if we can collect three points against Sundowns‚ then we can consider ourselves as potential league winners‚" he said on Wednesday.<p>“I …

Open Streets Cape Town

A group of volunteers founded Open Streets Cape Town (OSCT) in 2012, and registered a non-profit organisation in 2013. It enjoys the full support of …

South Africa

This is what I have to say about Cape Town traffic

“Argggggggggggg!!!!!!!!!!!!!” There is not a single drive I do without this expression coming out of my mouth at least once. Let’s all just say it …

South Africa

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF debuts in SA

<b>NEW MX-5 RF:</b> The Mazda MX-5 RF is finally available in SA. <i>Image: QuickPic</i><p>Related Links<p>Cape Town - Mazda South Africa introduces the Mazda MX-5 RF …

Concept Cars

Highlights of Year 7 as Digital Nomads

It’s our seven year nomadiversary! Like every year, we’re amazed that we’re still on the road and feel so blessed to be able to live this life of …

Travel

If this is what it takes to improve education, so be it – Parents shut down classes

Cape Town - Parents say classes will not resume at Mseki Primary School in Gugulethu until they get a clear response to their demands from the …

Education

Cape Town is looking at “water shedding” – here’s how much more you will be paying

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has approached the Western Cape provincial government to have the city declared an emergency disaster area and …

News (South Africa)

Angry Cape Town residents stone fire trucks for 'being late'

Thembela Ntongana<p>From left to right: Usef Usen, Patrick James and Doubt Ibrahim, who lost their homes and all their belongings in a fire in Grassy …

News (South Africa)

20 Free Things to do in Cape Town

Everyone loves saving money while having fun so I thought I would compile a quick list of 20 cool things to do in Cape Town that are free. These are …

South Africa

South Africa says Durban may lose out on hosting 2022 Commonwealth Games

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Tuesday Durban may loose out on hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games due to cost challenges.<p>In December South Africa's officials said it remained "fully committed" to hosting the games despite falling short of requirements. …

South Africa

Gone but not forgotten: Cape Town's thomassons

A flight of stairs that leads into a wall, a door suspended high on a wall leading only to a two-story drop, a beautifully painted archway that opens …

Built Environment

Tackle the world’s coolest country in just a week

Balancing on a rocky outcropping of Lion’s Head, a mountain whose oft-photographed apex is 2,195 feet above Cape Town, I felt on top of the …

South Africa

Heatherwick Studio Designed The Silo Hotel In Cape Town And It Opens Tomorrow

Photography courtesy of The Royal Portfolio<p>The Royal Portfolio are ready to launch their latest venture, The Silo, a hotel in Cape Town, South …

Hotels

Travel Photo Tuesday (Ep.47) feat. @danniellelily

<b>Hi There!</b> And welcome to my “<b>Travel Photo Tuesday</b>” Series! Thank you for stopping by!<p>Travel Photo Tuesday is a place to share some awesome shots from</b> …

Travel

Cape Town Uber driver recalls night of fatal assault on client

Jenna Etheridge, News24<p>Cape Town - An Uber driver on Tuesday identified Brent Henry and Juane Jacobs as the men who beat him and a client up after …

Crime

DA's Beaufort West mayor resigns

Paul Herman, News24<p>Cape Town – Beaufort West municipal mayor Djorge Malooi has resigned from his position, the DA in the Western Cape said on Tuesday.<p>…

News (South Africa)

How Etho-Nationalism Explains Trump’s Early Presidency - VICE

The two most striking initiatives of the new Trump administration are policies that many people assumed Donald Trump would never go through with, despite his campaign rhetoric: The wall on the southern border and the travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. Both have been advanced …

University of Cape Town

3 Days in Cape Town, South Africa

Having heard so much about South Africa over the years — and having still traveled terribly little on the African continent! — I decided it was …

Travel

Turkey's İşbank Forges Payments Deal With Fintech Company PPRO, Offers China's Alipay

Turkey’s biggest private bank Işbank, which last year ranked first in terms of total assets among the nation’s banks with shareholders’ equity amounting to almost €10 billion ($10.6bn) and reported profits of €1.3bn (c.$1.4bn), has struck a partnership with PPRO Group, one of the fastest growing …

University of Cape Town

Design Indaba Festival 2017: We head to Cape Town for the annual celebration of creativity across disciplines

Design Indaba is a truly inspiring annual festival of multidisciplinary creativity set to the stunning backdrop of Cape Town. We’ve been in attendance since 2010, and each year the program is packed with opportunities to learn, engage and celebrate. At the conference we’ve had the chance to hear …

Design

Popular Cape Town seafood eatery all at sea after getting its marching orders

Panama Jacks - best known for serving delicious seafood dishes for almost three decades - has become an institution in Cape Town.

News (South Africa)

Cape Town’s skyline is changing as the city launches its tallest residential development

Cape Town is set to get the latest addition to its expanding skyline as ’16 on Bree’ – a 35 storey retail and residential development planned for the …

News (South Africa)

London, UK to South African cities from only £382 roundtrip

Fly from London, UK to Johannesburg, Cape Town or Durban, South Africa from only £382 roundtrip with Turkish Airlines.<p><i>Fly to:</i> <i><br>Johannesburg: £382</i> <i><br>Cape</i> …

Something In The Air

Cape Town’s life-ruining wind.<p><i>Photos by Jared Figgins</i><p>A thing you have to know about Cape Town is the wind. There is nothing on the cover of <i>Lonely</i> …

Renewable Energy

Should we still be calling it the Cape Flats?

Should we still be calling it "the Cape Flats"?<p>Sarah Crawford-Browne<p>Capetonian children are killed and injured in gang-related conflicts each …

University of Cape Town

Murdered Matie graduate’s brain injury normally only seen in car accidents

Jenna Etheridge, News24<p>Video<p>Last month we spoke to Lee Schoombie, brother of the late Carl Schoombie who passed away following an altercation at …

The Brain

Western Cape dams now only 31% full - MEC

James de Villiers, News24<p>The Lowe Steenbras Dam last year. (File, Netwerk24)<p>Video<p>The City of Cape Town has just implemented level 3B water …

Water

Former Springbok player arrested in CT

CAPE TOWN – A former Springbok rugby player has spent the weekend in a Seapoint jail after he was arrested last week.<p>It is understood the man, who …

South Africa Springboks

This Cape Town art-tech entrepreneur is inspired by maths!

Cape Town - Victor Kirov quit his lucrative engineering career to create unrivalled stainless sculptors that has caught the attention of …

Business (South Africa)