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10 Questions For: Arthur Mataruse

The Zimbabwean-born film producer and award-nominated stylist that is making waves in the industry with his forward-thinking vision

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Vanessa Lynch 10 Questions
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10 Questions For: Vanessa Lynch

After her father’s brutal murder, this inspiring local activist set about revolutionising crime investigation in South Africa by raising awareness about the importance of DNA evidence in solving cases

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10 Questions for VWS Firefighter Jon-Jon Emary
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10 Questions For: Jon-Jon Emary

As the Newlands Station Manager for the Volunteer Wildfire Services, this brave local man dedicates his spare time to keeping Cape Town from going up in flames

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10 Questions For: Tecla Ciolfi

Cape Town born and bred, this music lovin' writer is editor of Deezer SA and the brains behind music blog Texx And The City

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Dale Scogings Trinket Spotter blogger
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10 Questions For: Dale Scogings

This young, talented blogger of Trinket Spotter fame keeps abreast of fashion trends and always has quirky and easy to follow DIY fashion tips

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Nadia Krige & Guillaume Marais Slow Drive Travel Magazine
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10 Questions For: Guillaume Marais & Nadia Krige

Guillaume Marais (founder) and Nadia Krige (editor) are some of the people responsible for Slow Drive, a unique travel magazine that has recently been birthed in South Africa

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Kaaps Afrikaans San Khoi People
What's the deal with...?

… Kaaps?

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

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Jo-Ann Strauss of Top Billing fame
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10 Questions For: Jo-Ann Strauss

The Cape Town-born darling who’s gone on to win the millenium Miss South Africa, host Top Billing and prove that she’s a formidable entrepreneur

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What's the deal with...?

...Rainbow Nation?

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

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What's the deal with...?

...Toyi-toyi?

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

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Bonnie Mbuli
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10 Questions For: Bonnie Mbuli

The talented South African performer who’s graced both local and international screens

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10 Questions for Siya Kolisi
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10 Questions For: Siya Kolisi

This much-loved Stormers and Western Province rugby player has been making marks on the sports field ever since his talent was discovered at the tender age of 12

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Athi-Patra Ruga Cape Town Artist
10 Questions

10 Questions For: Athi-Patra Ruga

One of the winners of the 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist Awards, this game-changing Cape Town-based creative is constantly exploring the lines between fashion, performance and contemporary art

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10 Questions for Decio Lourenco
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10 Questions For: Deçio Lourenço

Most well known as the daredevil skater who set off the Kloof Nek Road speed camera, this gifted downhill boarder is breaking rules and pushing boundaries at every turn

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10 Questions for Jolynn Minnaar
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10 Questions For: Jolynn Minnaar

The director of controversial fracking documentary Unearthed, this fearless filmmaker and 2014 Glamour Women of the Year title-holder uses her camera to encourage change on local lands

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Michael de Beer New Kidz on The Block
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10 Questions For: Michael de Beer

Meet the co-founder of Newkidz on The Block, an NGO that finds loving homes for orphans and upgrades children’s homes, foster family accommodation, shelters for abused women and children and ECD training centres in vital need of repair and upliftment. 

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Carina Truyts Author
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10 Questions For: Carina Truyts

Best known for her budget cookbook, Yum-Mo, this charismatic anthropology masters student-cum-chef wants to change the way we understand food in South Africa

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The Kaapse Klopse

A look into the colourful, cultural Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

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Lunga Mateta-Phiri Creative Nestlings Cape Town
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10 Questions For: Lunga Mateta-Phiri

As the co-founder of the initiative Creative Nestlings, this ambitious woman uplifts and empowers the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of the youth

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What's the deal with...?

...Gumboot Dancing?

Stomp, spin and step got you confused?

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African woman
Cape Confidential

African live music in Cape Town

African bites with African beats

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South African English
What's the deal with...?

...South African Languages?

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

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zak mbhele 10 questions
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10 Questions For: Zakhele Mbhele

Africa’s first openly gay black Member of Parliament 

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Mali Tyilo 10 Questions For
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10 Questions For: Malibongwe Tyilo

Selected as one of the Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans in 2013, VISI Magazine’s editor-at-large is also an award-winning fashion blogger

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Chris Chameleon 10 Questions For
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10 Questions For: Chris Chameleon

Known as one of South Africa’s most versatile and eclectic stars, this BOO! frontman and award-winning solo act has been dazzling audience for almost two decades

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Ryan Sandes 10 Questions
10 Questions

10 Questions For: Ryan Sandes

As the only person to have ever won an ultra-trail race on every continent, this record-breaking endurance athlete is South Africa’s king of off-road running

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Ntsiki Biyela 10 Questions For
10 Questions

10 Questions For: Ntsiki Biyela

Most famous for her status as South Africa’s first black woman winemaker, this lovely lady has been at the top of her game for more than a decade

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Woodstock Street Art
Cape Confidential

Cape Town streets, the gallery everyone is invited to

Street art; a powerful tool for urban communication

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What's the deal with...?

...Devil's Peak?

A myth of mountainous proportions

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Stiaan Louw 10 Questions For
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10 Questions For: Stiaan Louw

Menswear designer Stiaan Louw has been pushing boundaries in the local fashion scene since 2008 with his eponymous label

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Marc Lottering 10 Questions For
10 Questions

10 Questions For: Marc Lottering

With over decade in the industry under his belt, the Cape Town-born performer and writer is one of the country’s most successful comedians  

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House without Eskom electricity in Noordhoek
Cape Confidential

Livin’ off the grid

In light of Eskom's ever-increasing electricity tariffs, we spoke to a Noordhoek local who’s giving the parastatal the middle finger by living a more energy efficient lifestyle

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jack parow 10 questions
10 Questions

10 Questions For: Jack Parow

With multi-platinum selling albums and a dedicated fan base, Zander Tyler aka Jack Parow is one of South Africa’s most popular performers

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VACorps Intern in Cape Town Hillary Johns
Interviews

Interview: on Occupational Therapy Internships in Cape Town

American graduate Hillary Johns looks back on her internship, her travels and…why she loved the chicken in the Mother City

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VACorps Internship Abroad Programme South Africa
Cape Confidential

VACorps International Marketing Internships in Cape Town

Find out why South Africa’s famous seaside metropolis makes for the ultimate internship destination for marketing majors and graduates

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Surfing lessons with VACorps summer student internship
Cape Confidential

VACorps: Internships in South Africa

Meet one of the people behind one of the coolest intern-travel programmes in Cape Town

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Best of CT

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Table Mountain

A round up of lesser-known and quirky facts about the Mother City’s majestic mound 

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Aaron Marshall Over CEO
Interviews

Over App Founder: My Move to Cape Town and Why I Love the City

Tech whizz Aaron Marshall shares his thoughts on the place that inspired his viral photo-editing app  

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VACorps Law Intern in South Africa Sophie Clarke
Interviews

Interview: On Summer Law Internships in Cape Town

Australian undergraduate Sophie Clarke looks back on her international intern abroad programme in South Africa

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VACorps Film Intern in Cape Town Rob Weidner
Interviews

Interview: On Summer Film Internships in Cape Town

American college graduate Rob Weidner reflects on his intern abroad programme in the Mother City movie biz

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Tipping waiter
Cape Confidential

Your Guide to Tipping in South Africa

How much does ‘thank you’ cost in the rainbow nation?

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Jeremy Loops - a south African musician
Interviews

Interview with one-man modern folk band Jeremy Loops

On his guitar, loop pedal and passion for music

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Features

Night time sparkle in Woodstock and Observatory

A little creative, Bohemian chic goes a long way

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Hot Water playing in concert
Interviews

Interview with Hot Water’s lead singer Donovan Copley

On everything from the meaning of life to the band’s eclectic music

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Women's day
Interviews

Galia Gluckman settles in the Mother City

Artist uses recyclable materials

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Seapoint 2
Cape Confidential

How to Pay Traffic Fines in Cape Town

Your guide to dealing with that dreaded traffic ticket

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Best of CT

10 top pool bars in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to play pool in Cape Town and surrounds

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Best of CT

10 top places to spot celebrities in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to spot celebrities in Cape Town and surrounds

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Hout Bay Harbour Comedy Club
Features

Bay Harbour Comedy Supper Club in Cape Town

Enjoy barrels of laughs and tables of treats at the Bay Harbour Night Market

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Jorgensens Gin
Cape Confidential

Jorgensen’s ginny gin gin

This distillery has added a fifth spirit to their range, an artisan gin with an African twist

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All-new DIY gin bar, PLUS: double your wine every Wednesday

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Two Hours of 2-For-1 Drink Specials with Happy Hour At La Parada

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Kick back, sip wine and relax with a country movie screening experience

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A talented 10-piece cast impersonates music legends to perfection

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Loved by locals, House of H now does delicious new lunch specials – from boerie rolls ...

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The vibrant diversity of District Six comes alive with an exhibition about a famously ...

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Grab your growler and bring a friend for burgers and beer at the Diep River taproom

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Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative ...

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Discover South Africa through its flavours and traditions at a family-table event ...

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Secure your desk at this excellent co-working space provider in Cape Town on Wednesdays ...

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What’s better than one burger? Two burgers. Arcade Cafe in Bree Street has exactly what ...

Just Like Papa 1Just Like Papa: The Ultimate Place to ...

Finally, there’s a place in Cape Town where you can get exceptional home, camping, ...

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Head to this classy restaurant and tapas bar in the Cape Quarter for a winter wine ...

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Le Bonheur Reptiles and Adventures offers patrons a 20% discount when they stay at this ...

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Pick your cherries and eat them too at this family-friendly cherry farm in Ceres

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A world of frozen fun this festive season

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Tuck into two lamb burgers and fries for the price of one every Wednesday

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Two Hours of 2-For-1 Drink Specials with Happy Hour At La Parada

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Flying in from the North Pole, Santa will be in Cape Town to see if kids have been ...

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Do your Christmas shopping at the all-new Panasonic pop-up store at Panasonic House in ...

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Kick back, sip wine and relax with a country movie screening experience

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Some of South Africa’s most established stage performers take to the stage in this ...

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Make it worthwhile with luxury set menu lunches from Coco Safar

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Pick your cherries and eat them too at this family-friendly cherry farm in Ceres

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A world of frozen fun this festive season

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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