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10 Questions For: Siphosethu Phikelela

An emblem of combining one’s passion with one’s sense of self – isiXhosa-poet, Siphosethu Phikelela, has been writing since the age of 13 and was crowned the 2016 champion of the Open Book Festival Poetry Slam. Her talent also gave her the chance to get published in sport, arts and community activism magazine, Sparkling Women.

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Specials for Students in Cape Town

Use your student card to get discounts on meals, drinks and everything cool in Cape Town!

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South African Public Holidays

The Mzansi calendar is full of national holidays that reflect and celebrate the country’s wealth of cultural diversity!

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10 Questions For: Chelsea Macleod

This Cape Town-born model and actress is definitely not afraid to chase after her dreams. Chelsea Macleod has recently made a move from SA to the USA in order to fulfill her dreams of being an actress and producer in Hollywood.

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Club Lenin in Blouberg

Prime hotspot for night owls in the Mother City

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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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Mitchells Plain Commuters Get Free Connectivity

Home is where Wi-Fi connects automatically.

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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
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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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City Scores Hat-Trick With HSBC Sevens Deal

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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
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SA Launches HIV Vaccine Trial

Historical Vaccine Trial Underway In South Africa.

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Kerwyn August
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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
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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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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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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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10 Incredible Photos Of The Supermoon In Cape Town

Cape Town skies makes way for the Supermoon

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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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Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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Find hidden gems and unique antiques at this vintage market

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Watch the choir that wowed America’s Got Talent Live at Grand West

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A container cafe in a business park with well-priced lunch menu

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11 stories inspired by hip hop and children’s imagination

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Learn where good food comes from, how to read labels, what to avoid and get ...

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Feel the love in the city and make friends across the dancefloor at this house ...

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And see what’s new at the Stellenbosch estate

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Bass … Brazilian bass … Plus a touch of techno and afro-house too

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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Inspired by 'The Greatest Showman', this local circus tells the story of how the ...

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Live music and DJs at no charge + half-price drinks + R50 pizza until late

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Learn how to handle yourself on camera

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Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool (or fireside bar) parties on a private ...

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Yoga, meditation and rosé on tap at this Women’s Day brunch in Milnerton

WildFlower2Join The Wild Flower Tour Madiba Did

Stay in a luxury guesthouse and learn about more than 1200 flower species

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Extended To 2020 ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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All aboard, gin lovers. You’re about to discover Cape Town’s hidden gin gems

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Sundoo’s South-Indian-inspired tapas are ideal for that lazy lunch that turns into ...

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Chef Matt Manning serves a two-, three- or five-course brunch

ghost_walksWalk With Ghosts In A Haunted Village ...

Discover the mysterious Lavender Lady, an unsinkable coffin, butchering barbers, exhumed ...

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With a coffee brew at the start and a barley brew at the end, the Greyton Brew run is ...

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Up close with wild Cape fur seals in small, intimate excursions that are super special, ...

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Turn the Tigger 2 Royale catamaran into your personal Love Boat, with their special ...

Teen Photography Boot CampTake Your Shot: Photography Boot Camp ...

The course includes live demo training, camera equipment to hire plus an official ...

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Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

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Knife will treat you to a free meal on any Saturday that falls in the month of your ...

Camissa Tour 5 2015Get A Unique Sunday Gospel Experience ...

Embark on a spiritual Sunday journey through one of the Mother City’s most soulful ...

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Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownSave on your kids’ birthday party ...

Make your kids’ birthday party extra special with outdoor laser tag with Battlefield ...

Nasty Womxn - 4But What If Medusa Had Won?

A sketch art exhibition retelling stories of Greek mythology from a women’s perspective

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

Toybox_4Step Into The Toybox Universe: Billy ...

Bass … Brazilian bass … Plus a touch of techno and afro-house too

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition To Open At The ...

The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

the_greatest_little_circus_showGravity-defying Trapeze, Acrobatics And ...

Inspired by 'The Greatest Showman', this local circus tells the story of how the ...

Ash_EvansBecome A Video Star

Learn how to handle yourself on camera

blowfish_new_4Half-Price Sushi Every Wednesday and ...

And drink in the sunset and view (and a cocktail)

Jedi Tedi 3Drink Rosé & Find Inner Peace

Yoga, meditation and rosé on tap at this Women’s Day brunch in Milnerton

goudini_buffetA Sunday Buffet That’s Worth Taking A ...

Take your swimming gear along and enjoy the hot pools while you’re there

WildFlower2Join The Wild Flower Tour Madiba Did

Stay in a luxury guesthouse and learn about more than 1200 flower species

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Extended To 2020 ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

chicha2Sundays at Chicha!: Wine Tasting and ...

Beat the Sunday blues with wine, tapas and live music

ac_marriott_roast2Treat the Fam To a Sunday Roast at AC ...

Don’t feel like cooking? Relax in the elegant AC Kitchen and let their chefs prepare a ...

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Experience Cape Town’s funniest comedians (for less on Sundays) at the Waterfront’s ...

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Round off the weekend by dancing the day away at La Parada Constantia Nek’s Sunday ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Sea Point’s premier all-day cafe offers a breakfast worth waking up early for, and a ...

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End the weekend on a high note with fun rides, educational play and something for ...

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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