Cape Town

Charlottesville and Stellenbosch: twin towns hiding a history of oppression

The university towns in Virginia and South Africa are picturesque on the surface. But a closer look reveals another similarity: a sense of ‘genteel denialism’<p>John Edwin Mason first visited South Africa before Nelson Mandela walked free from prison, and he keeps going back. He is an associate …

University of Cape Town

Cape Town City beat Wits as the champions get title defense to worst possible start

Cape Town City snuck into Johannesburg and pick-pocketed three points from Friday night’s frenetically-paced 2017-18 Absa Premiership opening game …

News (South Africa)

My Business Expo and Business StartUp Show creates opportunities for African business

My Business Expo and Business StartUp Show, an African business startup and growth showcase will provide you with all the tools your business needs.

Small Business

Removing racist statues is 'taking history to task' in South Africa

On March 10, 2015, a student threw excrement at the statute of Cecil Rhodes at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.<p>It was a symbolic gesture of protest against the British imperialist and avowed white supremacist who some call the “architect of apartheid.”<p>Just one month later, the Rhodes …

University of Cape Town

The way that Taiwan, India, and other countries deal with statues that symbolize ugly pasts

After a protest against the removal a Confederate statue sparked deadly violence in the US, states around the country are mulling removing similar icons of history from parks and public spaces.<p>To families whose ancestors died during the Civil War, the statues are a tribute to lost lives. The …

University of Cape Town

The end of South African universities?

Jonathan Jansen, vice-chancellor of the University of the Free State in South Africa until a year ago, has written a book on the country’s higher …

University of Cape Town

Government lawyers: 'No diplomatic immunity for Grace'

The South African government has received legal advice indicating that, despite travelling on a diplomatic passport, Zimbabwean first lady Grace …

University of Cape Town

South African City to Build More Water Desalination Plants

South African City to Build More Water Desalination PlantsThe City of Cape Town intends commissioning three water desalination plants at Granger Bay, …

South Africa

UCT launches new degree, first of its kind in Africa

CAPE TOWN - The University of Cape Town (UCT) is now the first university on the continent to offer a degree specifically designed to equip students …

University of Cape Town | Cape Town reveals sites of proposed new water desalination plants

Cape Town's Granger Bay, Hout Bay and Dido Bay may soon be home to three proposed new desalination plants that the city intends commissioning to make …

News (South Africa)

Check it out: This bank’s stock price has jumped 50,000% since 2002

Nothing, outside a financial-market collapse on the scale of the Great Recession, can faze Capitec Bank Holdings Ltd.<p>The lender’s stock has gained in …

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#WaterCrisis: Emergency water plan unveiled

The water plan is an emergency response, hoping to add 500 million litres per day to local water resources, which will cost upwards of R3.3 billion.


Vice will partner with Airbnb for travel packages

In an effort to add value to the travel experience, Williamsburg’s <b>Vice</b> is partnering with <b>Airbnb</b> to curate interesting locations and experiences …



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International 'Steroid King' shot dead in Cape Town home in possible hit

Caryn Dolley, News24<p>Cape Town - A convicted steroid smuggler, at one stage on Interpol's wanted list and previously found guilty in Ireland for …

News (South Africa)

5 Bedroom Townhouse for sale in Clifton | T1138942

Perched atop the landmark Clifton Terraces, the twin North and South Villas redefine the meaning of luxury in Cape Town. Beautifully aligned with …


A worthy cause to keep running for

Cape Town - What started as one woman’s desire to run for a cause has helped young women across the province receive free sanitary pads.<p>“I am so …

News (South Africa)

These pictures show how Cape Town looked in the 1940s compared to today

The face of Cape Town has changed significantly over the decades, but the Mother City has always been one of South Africa’s most eye-catching …

University of Cape Town

South African 'slam' poet: She tells it like it is, and some don't want to hear it

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Arms outstretched and eyes locked on her audience, Koleka Putuma is a big stage presence for a young woman barely 5 feet tall. Her voice is velvet. But her words cut like a knife.<p>Race, religion, womanhood and sexuality: In a society still healing the wounds left by …

South Africa

A Cape Town House on the Foot of a Mountain

Situated at the foot of a mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, House Sealion was designed by Greg Wright Architects for entertainment with large open …

South Africa

'Cape Town will not run out of water'

CAPE TOWN - Getting water from sources other than dams, that’s the City of Cape Town aim as it has issued its plans for augmenting water from new …


Chef duo turn to internet to fund new Cape Town restaurant

Neil Swart and Anouchka Horn are hoping to raise R600k via crowdfunding to make their dream of opening a nose-to-tail eatery a reality


The Five Most Expensive Houses On The SA Market Right Now

It’s that time of the day where we imagine we are stinkin’ rich, folks.<p>Real estate agency Private Property have revealed their 10 most expensive …


Drought bulletin: consumption still well above target

On 15 August 2017 dam levels serving Cape Town were at 31% of capacity compared to 57% last year, 72% in 2015 and 101% in 2014. Meanwhile, …

News (South Africa)

Horror Movie Night at Eaglevlei 2017 | Date night ideas in Cape Town, movies on in Cape Town, Movie theatres in Cape Town

Celebrate the comeback of this historic musical! Watch VIDEO footage of the original King Kong Musical<p>Warm up your tummy this winter with dishes by …

News (South Africa)

Mother in dock for poisoning, suffocating 4-year-old daughter

DURBAN - A 24-year-old woman from KwaSanti, Pinetown, allegedly poisoned her 4-year-old daughter for days and later suffocated her when the father …


The Cheapest And Most Expensive Places To Buy A Beer, Worldwide

Every year Deutsche Bank releases their Mapping The World Prices index. This is a book of charts that looks at the price of goods and services and relates that to the general quality of life around the world. It’s jammed with numbers and prices in big spreadsheets that are honestly dizzying to look …

South Africa

Parents post £100,000 a year nanny job in BARBADOS with Michelin meals and a fleet of sports cars - but 'demanding' is an understatement

A couple based in London, Barbados, Cape Town and Atlanta are after a live-in nanny and the perks are incredible - but be prepared to fly long-haul …


Hitmen, mafia and control – SA’s underbelly

<b>CRIME</b><p>The issue of murder in South Africa had fascinated me since I returned to the country to take up a post at the University of Cape Town (UCT).<p>I …

University of Cape Town

Cape Town’s latest renaming effort goes south

Has Cape Town finally run out of ideas for people to name things after? Judging by a report to Tuesday’s city council naming committee‚ the answer is …

South Africa