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Drone footage of Cape Town's dry Theewaterskloof dam Drone footage of Cape Town's dry Theewaterskloof damDate: 23/01/2018

Cape Town has been undergoing extreme water level restrictions since 2015, in a bid to combat the onset of a drought...

The Cape Town Coffee Festival, a first of its kind The Cape Town Coffee Festival, a first of its kindDate: 23/01/2018

The festival is a first of its kind in Cape Town, and is another step in solidifying Cape Town’s status as an international...

Tourists bring own water to Cape Town Tourists bring own water to Cape TownDate: 22/01/2018

There have even been reports of some tourists bringing their own water along from their home towns...

Dam project fast-tracked to tackle Cape Town water crisis Dam project fast-tracked to tackle Cape Town water crisisDate: 22/01/2018

Sputnik Ratau, spokesperson for the Department of Water Affairs, told GroundUp that Minister Nomvula Mokonyane had said the...

Useful water-saving tool? Or has Cape Town gone dotty? Useful water-saving tool? Or has Cape Town gone dotty?Date: 21/01/2018

Water-stressed city residents can use the map to check up on their neighbours’ water habits based on households’s municipal...

Cape Town’s R25-million answer to crime-ridden Delft Cape Town’s R25-million answer to crime-ridden DelftDate: 21/01/2018

This officer is here‚ with 120 others‚ as a part of the City of Cape Town’s new effort to stop crime and stabilise crime-ridden...

#ComeDineSA is back #ComeDineSA is backDate: 20/01/2018

The SA version of the popular cooking/home dining show was last seen five years ago...

#WaterCrisis: City of Cape Town launches its water map #WaterCrisis: City of Cape Town launches its water mapDate: 20/01/2018

We thank all of our water savers who are working hard to avoid day zero which is estimated to kick in on the 22 of April...

 11-year-old becomes youngest person to swim from Robben Island to Cape Town 11-year-old becomes youngest person to swim from Robben Island to Cape TownDate: 19/01/2018

Abriella Bredell took this challenge upon herself to raise money for the Red Cross Children's Hospital...

Cape Town to Joburg is one of the busiest domestic air routes in the world Cape Town to Joburg is one of the busiest domestic air routes in the worldDate: 19/01/2018

The 2018 On-Time Airline & Airport Rankings, published this month, ranks airports and airlines across the globe, looking...

Is Cape Town still safe for tourists after mountain knife attacks? Is Cape Town still safe for tourists after mountain knife attacks?Date: 18/01/2018

These incidents are not unique to Cape Town as it happens all over but if we respond quickly with solutions and expose the...

Giant whale carcass hauled off Cape Town beach Giant whale carcass hauled off Cape Town beachDate: 18/01/2018

Part of the beach was closed for the removal of the carcass‚ and a crowd of locals turned out to watch the whale being winched...

Whiff of a partner calms women's anxiety‚ study finds Whiff of a partner calms women's anxiety‚ study findsDate: 17/01/2018

Researchers found women who had inhaled a partner’s scent had lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol before and after...

Tourism stream flowing in Cape Town Tourism stream flowing in Cape TownDate: 17/01/2018

The drought crisis in Cape Town appears to have done little to dry up the flow of tourists flocking into the Mother City...

Tourism enterprise Langa Quarter officially launched in Cape Town Tourism enterprise Langa Quarter officially launched in Cape Town Date: 16/01/2018

Proactively zoned for tourism, the Langa Quarter consists of a nucleus of 207 homes. These have been transformed into...

Klopse events cost City of Cape Town R6m Klopse events cost City of Cape Town R6mDate: 16/01/2018

The parade, also known as the Tweede Nuwe Jaar parade, is one of the most festive and colourful days on the Cape Town...

Cape Town's top road races aiming to go greener in 2018 Cape Town's top road races aiming to go greener in 2018Date: 15/01/2018

Fresh water and marine ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to non-biodegradable plastic, with the impact on living organisms...

Domestic Tourism On The Decline Over The Festive Season Domestic Tourism On The Decline Over The Festive SeasonDate: 15/01/2018

Tourists are heading to Cape Town and Durban, but the rest of the country is not a popular destination...

Security at Cape Town’s hottest party spots allegedly taken over by underworld figures Security at Cape Town’s hottest party spots allegedly taken over by underworld figuresDate: 14/01/2018

According to Colonel Charl Kinnea‚ who testified in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Thursday‚ the manager was informed by...

#BizTrends2018: Trends shift as travel evolves #BizTrends2018: Trends shift as travel evolvesDate: 14/01/2018

It's up to destinations to shift with the trends to ensure ongoing relevance. 2017 has seen some key trends being developed...

Billionaire, Elon Musk turns his attention to helping overworked South Africa employees Billionaire, Elon Musk turns his attention to helping overworked South Africa employeesDate: 13/01/2018

Not the politically controversial version. He is part of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that has the potential to change...

All the details for My Kitchen Rules S2 auditions All the details for My Kitchen Rules S2 auditionsDate: 13/01/2018

Now the broadcaster has confirmed that auditions will take place in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg on Saturday 13 January...

Do Durban and Cape Town have “too many” tourists? Do Durban and Cape Town have “too many” tourists?Date: 12/01/2018

The findings were based on an analysis of tourism data as well as research on specific destinations and dozens of interviews...

Cape Town school celebrates rise in university passes Cape Town school celebrates rise in university passesDate: 12/01/2018

The class of 2017 achieved an overall pass rate of 75.1%, with the Western Cape coming in third with 84.4%, behind the...

Cape Town climbing community mourns one of their own Cape Town climbing community mourns one of their ownDate: 11/01/2018

A highly experienced geologist by profession, adventurous 61-year-old Slatem was officially credited as a mountaineering guide...

Drownings still a big concern, says City of Cape Town Drownings still a big concern, says City of Cape TownDate: 11/01/2018

A 63-year-old Cape Town resident drowned at Kalk Bay harbour over the weekend, bringing the number of fatal drowning incidents...

Don't let your home become a 'fast food outlet' for baboons, City of Cape Town warns Don't let your home become a 'fast food outlet' for baboons, City of Cape Town warnsDate: 10/01/2018

In a statement, the city's biodiversity manager Julia Wood said during the festive season people generate significant...

Thousands pour into Cape Town's CBD for Tweede Nuwe Jaar parade Thousands pour into Cape Town's CBD for Tweede Nuwe Jaar paradeDate: 10/01/2018

A supervisor at an electrical company, Simons has been taking part in the parade for 40 years, starting at the age of five...

Your guide to buying a holiday home Your guide to buying a holiday homeDate: 09/01/2018

For many, the idea of having an idyllic coastal or leisure setting that can be enjoyed on a whim and for any length of time is...

Premium alcohol favourites differ in Jozi, Cape Town Premium alcohol favourites differ in Jozi, Cape TownDate: 09/01/2018

Whiskey and whisky is still the number one sales category for the company. Consumers are looking for certain premium Scotch...



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