NEWS

From Columbine to Agulhas: Strong winds to hit parts of the Cape

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a yellow level 2 warning as damaging winds are expected to hit parts of the Western Cape and Namaqua tomorrow. Also read: Greenpeace Africa disappointed that Al Kuwait could leave Cape Town According to SAWS, ‘strong and gusty southerly to south-easterly winds (50 to 70kph) are expected between Cape Columbine and Cape… Read more →
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Jive’s new campaign celebrates the Western Cape’s unique nicknames

There is a chance that you might spot your nickname on one of Jive’s cooldrink bottles this summer, courtesy of their ‘We Mos All Family’ campaign. Also read: Jive Cape Town Funny Festival: The ultimate antidote to winter blues The campaign was launched in the Western Cape to showcase popular nicknames in the region. The brand has been a long-standing… Read more →
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Yellow level 2 warning issued for damaging waves along WC coast

The South African Weather Service has issued a Yellow level 2 warning for damaging waves between Lambert’s Bay and Plettenberg Bay, from today at 10am until Saturday, 28 October at midnight. Also read: WSAR saves mountain biker on technical Western Cape track Cape {town} Etc discount: Looking for things to do in the city, at half the price? Get exclusive offers here…. Read more →
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RCYC Academy crew make history in Cape2Rio yacht race

Five youngsters from marginalised communities around Cape Town made history when they completed the 50th Cape2Rio yacht race in an epic 24-day sea voyage. Also read: SA students finish third in Cape2Rio This comes after the Alexforbes ArchAngel docked in Rio De Janeiro with the first complete crew from the Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC) Sailing Academy.  After nearly a month… Read more →
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It’s a scientific fact, folks: Cape Town has the bluest sky in Africa

When was the last time you looked up and marvelled at the colour of the Capetonian sky? Whether you do this often or not at all, you’ll now have even more reason to appreciate the infinite beauty because, according to published research, our beloved city has the bluest sky in Africa! That’s right, research conducted by S Money’s data scientists shows… Read more →
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Award-winning District Six documentary now available in South Africa

After scooping four awards during a successful festival run in 2020 and 2021, including Best Documentary at the Wales International Film Festival, District Six Rising from the Dust is now available on Prime Video across the continent. Also read: Salon Afrique opens at the District Six Homecoming Centre today This follows a long wait for South Africans to watch the documentary,… Read more →
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Never miss a Cape Town moment: Our top 10 stories of the week

The weather’s cold, but the stories and adventures are always hot. As always, we’re keeping you in the loop and making sure you don’t miss a Cape Town moment. Here are our Top 10 stories of the week: 10. Well-known Piketberg farmer robbed and killed on the West Coast Well-known Piketberg farmer robbed and killed in West Coast 9. 3… Read more →
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It’s a long road to Farro restaurant, but one worth travelling

Not many people would drive an hour or more for lunch. But for those who do, Farro is the reward at the end of the road. Farro at Gabriëlskloof is the new home of chef Alex Windebank and his wife and business partner, Eloise. She takes care of the front of house – and a more welcoming person is hard… Read more →
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WIN: 2 nights at the Karoo Art Hotel and expert-led cooking masterclasses

Enjoying a game of rugby and a lekker meal are synonymous. So, the Karoo Art Hotel in Barrydale is ramping things up with a rugby and venison weekend extravaganza. The Karoo Art Hotel should be on every traveller’s bucket list. This recently refurbished 1885 Karoo heirloom is an art-lovers delight. In addition to being a sensational place to stay, it… Read more →
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Here’s the full World Sevens Series schedule, with a pitstop in Cape Town

The popular leg of the World Sevens Series returns to the Mother City this year, when the best men’s and women’s teams will compete at Cape Town Stadium for the first time since 2019. The 2022-23 World Sevens Series schedule was announced on Tuesday, with 11 men’s tournaments – four of which will be standalone events. All seven women’s events… Read more →
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