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Using a Cell Phone while Overseas in South Africa

Everything you need to know about calling internationally, chatting locally, buying a prepaid SIM card and cruising the Web

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Tashna B
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10 Questions For: Tashna B

Cape Town hip-hop vocalist Natasha Olckers, otherwise known as ‘Tashna B’, caught the attention of Heart FM with her song titled ‘No More Running’. Born and raised in Atlantis, Western Cape, this up-and-coming female songstress has worked with other local talented musicians such as Jody Williams and Emo Adams and is set to win South Africans hearts.

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10 Questions For: Confidential SA

You’ll recognise these five faces from the popular reality television series SA’s Got Talent, where Brent, Herschel, Junaid, Niyaaz and Faeez were semi-finalists. Having met in high school, friendship wasn’t the only thing that blossomed between these talented Capetonians and their shared passion for music led to the formation of their band, Confidential SA.

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Table Mountain Cableway Wi-fi Lounge in Cape Town

Stay connected 1085m above the Atlantic Ocean at this epic new FREE wireless internet hotspot

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10 Questions For: Steven McKellar

Lead singer Steven McKellar, together with his brother Andrew McKellar on guitar, Richard Wouters on drums and Kevin Dailey on keys and guitar form the much-loved internationally recognised band, Civil Twilight. Currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee, the Cape Town-origin group is living proof of what happens when one lets go of the aspiration to be the chosen one and creates music built on both the roots that grew you and the love that keeps you thriving every day. 

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10 Questions For: Rob van Vuuren

Established as one of the most creative players in the South African entertainment industry, this multi-award winning stand-up comedian – he is also a theatre director, producer, actor, playwright and MC – certainly knows how to captivate audiences far and wide.  

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Three Overviews that Show why Cape Town is Conde Nast Traveler’s Best Food City in the World

We're the big cheese, the bees' knees and the cat's pyjamas of culinary capitals according to this new survey!

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Noah Swinney
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10 Questions For: Noah Swinney

Changeling’s siblings, Noah and Ruby Swinney have collaborated with Heroine’s Roxy Caroline to form the South African psychedelic rock band The Psalms. Changeling and Heroine are two already established Cape Town-based underground bands. In March 2016 The Psalms released their debut EP titled Your Karma Reversed Over My Dogma. Cape Town musician Noah Swinney takes the time to answer our 10 Questions Project.

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10 Questions For: John Grundlingh

Meet Ultimate Braai Master Season 4 winner, John Grundlingh. Together with his braai partner Piet Marais they formed the winning team Weskus Annas and took home the Ultimate Braai Master title in 2015. 

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10 Questions For: Thomas Cartwright

This Toronto-born, Cape Town-based artist specialises in painting urban landscapes in oil on gesso with a limited palette of between three and five colours. He expertly builds up layers by rubbing paint away and laying it back on to create depth and rich colour. Thomas’ work is held in collections across the globe including in Cape Town, New York, London, Toronto and Mexico City.

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10 Questions For: Jeremy de Tolly

This award-winning Cape Town-based musician was the lead singer of the much-loved South African band The Dirty Skirts (2004 – 2013). He now splits his time between various musical projects and commercial works as well as is currently singing and writing songs for experimental electronica band Original Swimming Party.

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Cellucity B4I.Travel: Buying a Prepaid SIM Card in South Africa

The most affordable, hassle-free cell phone solution for tourists who need to call home or locally and surf the web while in SA

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10 Questions For: Zola Nene

This Cape Town chef and food stylist is renowned for the culinary skills she showcases on the popular SABC3 Expresso ‘Feel Good Breakfast Show’ every weekday morning. Zola released her debut cookbook Simply Delicious in February 2016 as another means of sharing her passion for food and cooking.

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Leigh-Anne Williams
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10 Questions For: Leigh-Anne Williams

Good Hope FM radio presenter, Expresso Morning Show host, actress and model, Leigh-Anne Williams does it all and is fast becoming a rising star in the South African entertainment industry. She was even runner-up of SABC3’s Strictly Come Dancing South Africa Season 8. 

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10 Questions For: Justin Bonello

Justin Bonello is a filmmaker, presenter, author and cook, not to mention also the Head of Production at one of South Africa’s leading film production companies, Cooked in Africa Films. Cooked in Africa has produced over 21 television series across various national and international broadcasters including South Africa’s first original reality-based television cooking formatted series, Ultimate Braai Master. Other shows include Charly’s Cake Angels, Global Wheeling, Around Iceland on Inspiration, Beer Country and Surfs Cooking to name but a few.

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Exploring De Hoop Nature Reserve: A Detailed Travel Log

Dodge dung beetles and wave to whales in season at this special Cape Nature reserve

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Lionel Richie Concert South Africa

Let Lionel croon tunes to make you swoon during his South Africa tour

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10 Questions For: Theodora Lee

Known by her fans for being “honourably open” when talking about awkward topics, Theo – as she prefers to be called – has a YouTube channel where she tackles coming-of-age issues that educate and inspire hundreds of thousands of teenagers across the globe. What’s more, in 2015 Theo won Best YouTube Channel at the African Blogger Awards and was a finalist for Best African Blogger at the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. 

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10 Questions For: Sumaiya De’Mar

A forerunner in the South African fashion law industry, fashion lawyer Sumaiya De’Mar helps designers protect their brands and businesses. Fashion law is a specialised area of law that covers issues relating to the business of fashion from conception to brand protection. Extending to other related areas such as public relations, modelling and photography, the field of fashion law is continually growing and is fast becoming a necessary industry in our country.  

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10 Questions For: Devin Gray

This Cape Town-based comedian has made audiences laugh on various platforms including Comedy Central, Cape Town Comedy Club and Parker’s Comedy and Jive, as well as at various major music festivals. When he isn’t telling jokes Devin likes to eat ice cream. It doesn’t matter what flavour really, just as long as it is ice cream.

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Of Monsters And Men Concert in Cape Town

The world-renowned Icelandic indie/folk band will perform in the Mother City

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Winter is Coming! Say Bye to Summer with these March Events

We're suffering from end-of-summer-time sadness, so here are ten top events in March to say a sweet sayonara to the sun. 

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George Benson Concert Live in Cape Town at GrandWest

The world-renowned jazz legend will put some soul back into the Mother City at his concerts.

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10 Questions For: Jeremy Olivier

This Cape Town-based singer-songwriter and recording artist has performed alongside many big names in the music industry including Daniel Bedingfield, Freshlyground, Jimmy Nevis, Beatenberg and Johnny Clegg to name but a few. As a skilled and accomplished guitarist and vocalist, he also has a couple of well-known and much-loved chart-climbing singles under his belt. 

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10 Questions For: Jenny Morris

This well-known Cape Town-based celebrity chef and TV personality certainly knows her way around the kitchen. She has several cookbooks under her belt, her own cooking show – she was the first South African to host her own show on the international Food Network channel – and a chef school. Not to mention, she is also the owner of Yumcious restaurant in Green Point. Jenny Morris is a culinary force to be reckoned with.

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Lakota Silva
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10 Questions For: Lakota Silva

Born and bred in Cape Town, Lakota Silva’s vocal talent was first recognised when she featured in Locnville’s hit ‘Closer’ and performed alongside the electro duo as part of the opening act for Justin Bieber’s South Africa tour in 2013. Since then, she has starred alongside big names in the South African music industry including Pascal and Pearce, DeaderThanDisco, Royal K, Ameen Harron and Reason. 

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10 Questions For: Locnville

Meet identical twin brothers Andrew and Brian Chaplin of the award-winning electro hop music duo Locnville. In addition to being singer-songwriters, song producers and musicians, the twins are also guitarists, drummers and entrepreneurs. Not to mention, in 2013 Locnville performed as the opening act for Justin Bieber’s South Africa tour.

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How to Make Friends in Cape Town

Follow these tips to find life-long companions in this pretty city

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10 Questions For: Umlilo

Since the release of his debut EP, Shades of Kwaai, in 2013, this Mother City performer has gone on to earn local and international acclaim for his unique sound

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Leeorah Hursky artist in Cape Town
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10 Questions For: Leeorah Hursky

Cape Town artist and author Leeorah Hursky creates artistic pieces that reflect her passion for dance. She also hosts monthly social gatherings at her Bree Street gallery, Gallery 301, that combines art and dancing in a unique and beautiful way.

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Jonathan Roxmouth Sweeny
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10 Questions For: Jonathan Roxmouth

Jonathan Roxmouth is an award-winning actor, vocalist and musician. Many will recognise him as the lead in Pieter Toerien and KickstArt’s 2016 production of the musical thriller Sweeney Todd. Other career highlights include his role as the Phantom in Pieter Toerien and The Really Useful Group’s record-breaking return production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera, his role as Danny Zuko in Pieter Toerien and David Ian’s Grease, and as the male lead, Tony, in the Fugard Theatre’s production of West Side Story at the Artscape in Cape Town, to name a few.

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5 Cape Town Questions for Our Team

As CT insiders, we decided to share our favourite summer activities, plans and hot spots with you!

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10 Questions For: Dalin Oliver

This Cape Town-based comedian delights audiences with his energetic brand of humour and wit. He’s been on Comedy Central and performed at the National Arts Festival and at the Baxter Theatre, and is fast becoming a familiar face on the country’s entertainment scene. He is also the sports presenter on Good Hope FM’s breakfast show every weekday morning.

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10 Questions For: Graeme Richards

From television and the stage to leading roles in global commercial campaigns and films, this presenter, actor, MC, voiceover artist and model is a prominent personality on the South African social and entertainment scene. Catch him every morning on SABC3’s Expresso Morning Show. 

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Nicki Minaj Concerts Cape Town South Africa

The award-winning American performer descends on the Mother City to wow her local fans

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Shimmy Isaacs
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10 Questions For: Shimmy Isaacs

Drawing material from her life story, this award-winning Worcester-born comedienne has quickly become one of the most sought-after acts on the local comedy circuit. Widely regarded as one of the Mother City’s funniest female comedians, she has performed alongside top artists such as Rob van Vuuren, Mark Lottering, Kurt Schoonraad and more.

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10 Questions For: Grant Hinds

YouTube marketer, professional geek and gaming guru Grant Hinds is the video games and tech contributor on South African TV shows Top Billing, Expresso, Tech Report and Hectic Nine 9. He is also the video games contributing editor for GQ magazine and a GoodHope FM radio personality. What’s more, recently his YouTube channel reached one million views – an accolade only a few South Africans have achieved.

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10 Questions For: Zoë Brown

A girl of many talents, this TV presenter, radio personality, voice-over artist and model is host of the popular early morning ‘Feel Good Breakfast Show’ – Expresso – on SABC3 as well as of her own radio show on the much-loved Cape Town station KFM

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Travelling Through Africa: An Inspiring Journey

Dayana Dreke and Tresor Ilunga Mukuna, along with their daughter Benisha, will embark on an empowering year-long adventure through the world’s second largest continent to promote the African philosophy of Ubuntu

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Katlego Maboe
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10 Questions For: Katlego Maboe

Host of the popular SABC3 early morning show Expresso and the much-loved Strictly Come Dancing South Africa (season 7 and 8), this Cape Town-based TV presenter, singer, voice-over artist, MC, model and actor is certainly making his mark in the South African media industry

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Ultra Music Festival South Africa

Miami’s supercharged EDM music festival confirmed to return to Mzansi in February 2016

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Freddy Djanabia Actor, Model Cape Town
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10 Questions For: Freddy Djanabia

Freddy Djanabia is an actor, model and personal trainer based in Cape Town. He does what makes him happy and celebrates life.

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Stand-up Comedian Yaaseen Barnes from Cape Town
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10 Questions For: Yaaseen Barnes

We got to know ‘The Prince of One-liners’, an up-and-coming Muslim stand-up comedian from the heart of Athlone

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10 Questions For: Sibongile Mlambo

Sibongile is an actress, model and dancer based in Cape Town. She plays the role of Eme in the Michael Bay produced Black Sails.

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10 Questions For: Grant Almirall

Many will recognise actor Grant Almirall from his stellar performance as Don Lockwood in Pieter Toerien’s 2015-2016 rendition of Singin’ in the Rain at the Artscape in Cape Town. Since his debut performance in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats over a decade ago, Grant has starred in various other well-known stage productions including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, We Will Rock You, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar and Jersey Boys to name a few.

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Best Mobile Phone Packages for International Travellers

Stay connected with friends and family while in Mzansi with this nifty service provider

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10 Questions For: Lucy Kruger

Since the release of her debut album, Cut Those Strings, in 2012, this Mother City- based singer/songwriter has become one of South Africa’s most-watched and prolific performers. 

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10 Mother City Resolutions to Make

Ditch the 'become a better you' list and resolve to better acquaint yourself with our city instead!

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Mariah Carey Concert South Africa

Lambily, your favourite diva is making your sweet fantasies come true!

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Iron Maiden Concert South Africa

Get ready to rock as Britain’s best heavy metal band heads to Mzansi shores in 2016

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Cape Town homebrewers put their best beer forward

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Dress-up fun, games, chocolate and general madness in a Constantia garden

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How does it feel to drive a car that makes no sound?

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Come dance, ride, skate and perform, or just have fun at Open Streets Woodstock

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Anything and everything will be made fun of in Juliet Jenkin’s new satire

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Book this month to get bubbles and breakfast on the house

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Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

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Where meat lovers and vegans can come together to enjoy good grill

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

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A fluffy soufflé pancake (or two) at Torii at Tjing Tjing House

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The Milnerton family eatery also serves tapas

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Improve your fitness, strength and overall functionality with the Functional Performance ...

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Royaltea at the V&A Food Market is offering a second one of their special teas at half ...

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Get two sushi plates, pay for one, plus women also get 50% off on all cocktails on ...

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Sip the renowned wines and taste delicious gourmet food from Haskell Vineyards

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This Parisian-inspired steakhouse is top class

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Is it your dream to see a great white?

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Anything and everything will be made fun of in Juliet Jenkin’s new satire

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Come out to support comedians you know... and new ones you’ll love

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Chico the Clown, cardboard headdresses, and memories that last a lifetime

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Book this month to get bubbles and breakfast on the house

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Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

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

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... and while you eat, chill out to reggae by locals The Rivertones

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R110 gets you two fully stacked meals at both Sotanos

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

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Hiking, biking, canopy tours and luxury glamping just 50 minutes outside of Cape Town

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And Cafe Paradiso has a weekend seafood platter special for two

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A family game drive with a difference at Vredenheim

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The chance to see ocean and bird life at sunrise and get to work on time

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