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Driver’s Licence Renewal in Cape Town

A step-by-step guide to renewing or replacing your South African driving permit

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18 Gangster Museum
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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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The best museums in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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How to Apply for a South African Retirement Visa

Everything you need to know about applications for retired temporary and permanent residency in Mzansi

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Nelson Mandela Videos: Madiba’s greatest film moments

We’ve collected the 20 best Mandela moments caught on tape

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How to Survive the Flu Apocalypse in Cape Town

If you’ve succumbed to the shakes and aches, here are ten ways to survive…

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Origin Coffee Roasters in Cape Town
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The Rise of Coffee Culture in Cape Town

We travel back in time to trace the fresh aroma of the much-loved java bean in the Mother City

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Cape Towns MyCiTi Stations Are Canvasses

The Mother City has transformed its public bus stops with incredible artworks

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Representation, Rhymes and Cape Town’s Fiercest Femcees

Palesa Maloisane speaks to three of Cape Town’s rising stars to talk about representation in hip-hop and breaking into South Africa’s music industry.

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Sweetie Pie, you’re Mint to be…

Beyers’ most recent addition to the much-loved chocolate coated marshmallow family

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Kalk Bay’s Stop-and-Go Traffic System To Be Suspended

Is this finally the end to the coastal town’s terrible roadworks? 

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... Passion Gaps?

The toothy truth behind the Cape Flats smile

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How to Apply for a Work Permit in South Africa

Everything you need to know about work visa application and temporary residency

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Your Guide to Cape Town Slang

Awê, get the low-down on the Mother City’s colourful colloquialisms and sayings, ek sê...

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Djembe Drumming in Cape Town
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The African Djembe Drum & Drumming Circles in Cape Town

The story behind one of Africa’s oldest instruments, and how to get your hands on the ‘talking drum’ in the Mother City

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A Short History of Erf 81

Erf 81 is a historic gem in Tamboerskloof. Volunteer at the foster farm, work in the Tyisa Nabanye garden or visit the Sunday market to make a difference.

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Cape Town Maker Movement
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How to survive a robot uprising (hint: join the Maker Movement)

The Maker Movement has arrived on our shores offering way more than just child’s play and tinkering in your garage 

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A brief look at the history of Kaaps and the origins of Afrikaans

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...Rainbow Nation?

"Each of us is as intimately attached to the soil of this beautiful country" – Nelson Mandela

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...Toyi-toyi?

You can take everything away from South Africa, but you can’t stop us from dancing

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The Kaapse Klopse

A look into the colourful, cultural Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

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...Gumboot Dancing?

Stomp, spin and step got you confused?

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South African English
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...South African Languages?

Howzit bru? Here’s the lekker lowdown on local lingos and the official language of South Africa  

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...Devil's Peak?

A myth of mountainous proportions

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Nelson Mandela Release
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...Nelson Mandela?

Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, living legend , great toyi-toyer, icon of a nation, all while wearing a funky shirt

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...Sangomas?

South African traditional healers under the moral microscope

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...Ubuntu?

The word "Ubuntu’’ gets thrown around a lot, but what does it actually mean?

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100 Days
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Wondering about the World Cup Waltz? We investigate the 2010 soccer dance

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...Vuvuzelas?

Ever wondered about the instrumental madness that has swept South Africa?

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…Kwaito?

Ever wondered what the deal is with the style of song dominating the local music scene?

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...Shosholoza?

Introducing South Africa's inspirational soccer anthem to the world

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...Cape Town Mother City?

Ever wondered why Cape Town is referred to as the Mother City?

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Local and lekker – Taste the difference in South African beer

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…Desmond Tutu?

Celebrate South Africa’s spiritual leader, Desmond Tutu, the man who coined the term ‘Rainbow Nation’

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Learn how to craft (and then eat!) the best gingerbread houses this Christmas

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Support this deserving NGO with a day out on the greens

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Moana, Up and Home Alone are all on the line-up!

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Get sexy, groovy and love-y with Sexy Groovy Love

Cafe ExtrablattSunday Brunch at Café Extrablatt

Home to one of Cape Town’s most affordable all-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

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Laugh 50% off top-notch entertainment every last day of the week at this one-stop-funny-shop

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10 years later, Ismaël Lô comes back to the continent for a stellar performance

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Watch a local cast tackle this British classic

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24 concerts featuring 30 acts including 6 international artists, spread out over 20 weeks; the best summer of your life!

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Romeo and… Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter

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Head to the V&A for a movie session with a difference

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The Junior MTB Skills Workshop Series at BreakAway Rides will turn your kids into champion mountain bikers

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La Motte's culture of excellence reaches far beyond wine-making, by embracing the wonder of classical music

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Take it easy this Sunday at one of these great Sunday markets to take a stroll through

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Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

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Buy one adult kayaking ticket and get a kids ticket FREE with Kaskazi

ScootoursJunior Passengers Ride FREE Every Sunday with Scootours®

This exciting off-road adventure provides fun for the whole family

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Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

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Watch the sun set over the Sea Point Promenade from an electric two-wheeler at half the price!

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Cap off the weekend with a hearty, affordable spread at this family-friendly West Coast reserve

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Dizzys Camps BayDizzys Beer Pong and DJ Sundays Competition

Are you Cape Town’s next beer pong champ?

Bugz Playpark in Cape TownSunday Funday at Bugz Playpark

Every Sunday, CapeTownMagazine.com readers can enjoy a day of fun and learning with their children.

Kloof Street HouseSunday Lunch & Free Live Jazz at Kloof Street House in Cape Town

While away the last few hours of the weekend with some smooth tunes and good grub at this hidden gem

Crystal TowersSushi Making Classes at Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

Wow guests at your next dinner party with your sushi making skills

Piano Bar 2016 food and cocktails 5Bubbly Special at The Piano Bar

Make this charming musical revue haunt home on Sunday afternoons for half price glasses of MCC

Cafe ExtrablattSunday Brunch at Café Extrablatt

Home to one of Cape Town’s most affordable all-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

marc lottering cape town comedy clubHalf-Price Sundays Stand-Up at Cape Town Comedy Club

Laugh 50% off top-notch entertainment every last day of the week at this one-stop-funny-shop

ismael lo Ismaël Lô Sets the Tone at the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

10 years later, Ismaël Lô comes back to the continent for a stellar performance

The Full Monty - 4Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Full Monty with a Local Production

Watch a local cast tackle this British classic

Kirstenbosch Summer ConcertsKirstenbosch Goes Big for 2017/2018 Concert Series

24 concerts featuring 30 acts including 6 international artists, spread out over 20 weeks; the best summer of your life!

Shakespeare in Love - 12Shakespeare in Love at The Fugard Theatre

Romeo and… Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter

Our City Film Project - 3Big Bad Wolf Pictures Presents Our City Film Project

Head to the V&A for a movie session with a difference

Junior MTB Workshop - 2BreakAway Rides Will Teach Your Kids to Mountain Bike With Confidence

The Junior MTB Skills Workshop Series at BreakAway Rides will turn your kids into champion mountain bikers

La Motte ConcertsClassical Concerts at La Motte Wine Estate

La Motte's culture of excellence reaches far beyond wine-making, by embracing the wonder of classical music

Markets3Sunday markets in and around Cape Town

Take it easy this Sunday at one of these great Sunday markets to take a stroll through

MAReSOLSatisfying Specials at MAReSOL Restaurant

Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

sea kayaking 12 apostlesSea Kayaking Weekend Family Special

Buy one adult kayaking ticket and get a kids ticket FREE with Kaskazi

ScootoursJunior Passengers Ride FREE Every Sunday with Scootours®

This exciting off-road adventure provides fun for the whole family

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

GONOW LogoGet a discount on Sunday Sunsets with GONOW Electric Bicycles!

Watch the sun set over the Sea Point Promenade from an electric two-wheeler at half the price!

Food at Thali Thali Game Lodge and Reserve Sunday Lunch Buffet at Thali Thali Game Lodge

Cap off the weekend with a hearty, affordable spread at this family-friendly West Coast reserve

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Dizzys Camps BayDizzys Beer Pong and DJ Sundays Competition

Are you Cape Town’s next beer pong champ?

Bugz Playpark in Cape TownSunday Funday at Bugz Playpark

Every Sunday, CapeTownMagazine.com readers can enjoy a day of fun and learning with their children.

Kloof Street HouseSunday Lunch & Free Live Jazz at Kloof Street House in Cape Town

While away the last few hours of the weekend with some smooth tunes and good grub at this hidden gem

Crystal TowersSushi Making Classes at Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

Wow guests at your next dinner party with your sushi making skills

Piano Bar 2016 food and cocktails 5Bubbly Special at The Piano Bar

Make this charming musical revue haunt home on Sunday afternoons for half price glasses of MCC

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