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Holiday

Festive season in Cape Town

Deck the halls and have a sunny Christmas and New Year’s season in Cape Town

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Sharks
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City’s Beach-Goers Urged To Be Cautious

Forget ghost-busters, become a shark spotter.

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Cape Town Among Leading City Investment Magnets

The City never seizes to impress.

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10 Questions For: Craig Hinds

Iconic South African rock band, Watershed, is touring around the country. We took it in our stride to catch up with the band’s front man, Craig Hinds, who established the band in 1998 and also managed to set up his solo career in the process. 

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Refuse Collection To Operate As Per Norm

Cleanliness is next to Godliness.

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CapeTownMag Hero: Paul Steyn

One step for man, one giant leap for mankind.

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City News

Mitchells Plain Commuters Get Free Connectivity

Home is where Wi-Fi connects automatically.

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Holiday

Have a Safe Summer on Cape Town's Beaches

The City of Cape Town urges beach users to assist in making this a safe summer

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Tsoku Maela
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10 Questions For: Tsoku Maela

Conceptual photographer Tsoku Maela is able to turn almost anything into a masterpiece by reinterpreting the world through his lens. The visual storyteller was awarded the 2016 Standard Bank Rising Star Award and boasts a body of work that’s not only appealing to the eye, but also enthralling.

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10 Questions For: Jade Hübner

SABC3’s Top Billing TV presenter and Bachelor of Commerce scholar Jade Hübner has shown the world, through her ambition and determination, that she is more than just a pretty face.

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Kids' Overview
Holiday

Stuck for things to do this December holidays?

School’s out: Keep your kids busy this summer with these amazing summer activities in and around Cape Town

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Olwethu Trom
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10 Questions For: Olwethu Trom

Meet the first Capetonian to win the acclaimed Viceroy Makoya Mix DJ Search competition– DJ Ozzil Waves, also known as Olwethu Trom. The stakes were high but he pushed on to become victorious and was crowned the master of the one’s and two’s over many other competitive participants. 

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News

City Scores Hat-Trick With HSBC Sevens Deal

Cecil Afrika is not the only one that’s scoring!

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Myciti Bus
News

Cape Town leads the way to a green economy by introducing the first electric bus in Africa

Electric bus service promises to boost Cape Town’s economy in 2018

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Caracal
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Burghers Walk Temporarily Closed

Anyone joining the catwalk?

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ProTea Cape Town: The Professional Teatox

Cleanse, revitalise and detox your body with this powerful five-ingredient health tea

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Sam and Danny
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CapeTownMag Hero: Samantha Grass

Charity really does start at home.

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Nik Rabinowitz
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10 Questions For: Nik Rabinowitz

With his series of ‘Fortyfied’ shows starting at the Baxter Theatre, we thought it a good idea to catch up with Cape Town-born comedian – Nik Rabinowitz. The humorist is also an actor and writer who has made several guest appearances on comedy shows, which includes the British panel show, Mock the Week. 

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Cape Confidential

Wake up with Rooster Mornings: A Social Alarm App

The application making people excited to wake up and hear their morning alarm clock

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Stinky Beach
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Cape Beaches Raise Concerns

Is enough being done to save our beaches?

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10 Questions For: Maya and Kahlil

YouTube never ceases to amaze us with its fresh and humorous content. Meet the latest online craze, Maya and Kahlil Visser. The brother and sister duo started their own YouTube channel after their SuzelleDIY parodies went viral. They have since collaborated with the likes of comedians Anne Hirsch, Marc Lottering and even with SuzelleDIY.

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Social

Cape Town Festive Lights 2016: “Let’s get on with it Cape Town – City of Ideas”

The Mother City welcomes the Festive Season with the Adderley Street Festive Lights Switch-On event taking place 4 December 2016 at 4pm

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Welcome The Sunny Summer Season

Time to soak up some sun and get your tan on.

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Activists Create Awareness for 16 Days of Activism in Cape Town

Cape Town activists beat drums in a symbolic demonstration against gender-based violence

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World Aids Day
News

SA Launches HIV Vaccine Trial

Historical Vaccine Trial Underway In South Africa.

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Kerwyn August
Social

CapeTownMagHero: Kerwyn August

Bachelor Party Of Compassion.

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Mannequin Challenge
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Cape Town Joins The Mannequin Challenge

Camps Bay sunbathers strike a frozen pose.

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Summer in Cape Town
News

Uber Deals in Cape Town this Summer

Uber offers promotional discounts on rides in the Mother City this festive season

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7 Reasons You Should Spend Your summer in Cape Town

Here’s why the Mother City’s summer sun will light up your life this festive season – and why you won’t be able to get enough of it.

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Shelley Nicole Christians
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10 Questions For: Shelley Nicole Christians

Talk about a quadruple threat! Cape Town-born-and-based actress, model, dancer and choreographer, Shelley Nicole Christians, surely knows how to keep an audience entertained. She is also well-known as one of the Top 16 contestants on the second season of the SABC1 reality dance show, So You Think You Can Dance. 

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Wine or Beer Ice Lollies, Anyone?

Keep cool this summer with these tasty alcoholic frozen-treats from NOMAD Bistro Fusion in Cape Town

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Pod Of 60 Humpback Whales Spotted In Cape Town

Incredible Footage Of 60 Humpback Whales Having A Feeding Frenzy.

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Mitchells Plain
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Mother City’s Housing Project Wins First Place

Cape Town and partners' housing project named best in South Africa.

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Moyin Oloruntoba
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10 Questions For: Moyin Oloruntoba

Moyin Oloruntoba is a Cape Town-based fashion, celebrity news and pop culture blogger and vlogger. The Nigerian-born 25-year-old is certainly making her mark in the world of media after being named the 2016 Fairlady Magazine Rising Star. What’s more, her popular YouTube channel The A1 has got the attention of an international audience. 

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Christmas gift ideas inspired by Cape Town

A selection of unique and thoughtful Christmas gift ideas that don’t cost the earth

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Vincent Ntunja
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10 Questions For: Vincent Ntunja

Cape Town born and based South African basketball player, model, actor and philanthropist Vincent Ntunja is not only tall, dark and handsome, but also a man of many talents. Aside from being a star in his own right, this youth enthusiast seeks to make a great impact on young lives. 

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Cape Town Summer Playlist

Get into that warm season vibe with some of Cape Town’s finest musicians and beat makers. 

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Loaves in Long
Wine & Dine

2015 Restaurants and Hot Spots in Cape Town and Surrounds

Our round-up of the latest eateries, bars, shops, pubs and clubs to launch in the Mother City in 2015

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10 Questions For: Claire Winstanley

There is more to this model-turned-chef than meets the eye. After falling in love with food, Claire began her own website and YouTube Channel called ‘Good Looking and Cooking’, where she aims to inspire people to create simple, delicious dishes.

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Danilo Acquisto
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10 Questions for: Danilo Acquisto

Vivacious and passionate, Danilo Acquisto wears many hats with ease. With his infectious energy, unrivalled talent and ability to make you take note and listen it’s no surprise that everything he touches turns to gold. Find this multidisciplined man presenting SABC3’s Afternoon Express and Goodhope FM’s the #MusicLab. 

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The City of Cape Town Launches Solar Academy

maxx-solar in partnership with SARETEC opens solar academy in Bellville

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Features

10 Incredible Photos Of The Supermoon In Cape Town

Cape Town skies makes way for the Supermoon

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Wildlife & Nature

Rare Dwarf Sperm Whale Spotted in V&A Waterfront Harbour

Rare sightings of a whale generated a lot of interest from guests of nearby restaurants at the Waterfront Harbour.

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10 Questions For: Amy Samuels

Cape Town-based Amy Samuels is a girl of many talents. In addition to being a Sports Reporter for eNCA, Amy believes in the gift of giving back and has volunteered for the Reach for a Dream Foundation and has a vision as a Philanthropist.

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News

R11,4 Million Strand Pavilion Upgrades Gets Underway

The City is pleased to announce that a contractor has been appointed for the R11,4 million Strand Pavilion Precinct upgrade project.

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City News

Cape Town is the Smartest City in Africa

The Mother City snatches yet another top honour for its forward-thinking practices 

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Eskom
News

Koeberg Safety Exercise On The Cards

The Mother City will participate in the National Nuclear Regulator’s (NNR) emergency safety exercise.  

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10 Questions For: Sandi-lee Permall

This passionate makeup artist is an inspiration to all. Although she has been wheelchair bound since birth, Sandi-lee continues to do what she loves and is the creator of a make-up app called ‘Tempted by Make-Up’.

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Absa PSL News in Cape Town

Get all the latest news from the Absa Premier Soccer League right here

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