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Easter-ready chef's pickled fish recipe + a surprising veggie alternative

Cape Town chefs Andre Hill and Heinrich Koen dish out their Easter recipes

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The Colorful Stories, Songs, History Of The Kaapse Klopse

Also known as the Cape Town Minstrel Carnival, it happens on 4 January 2020

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12 Ways To Spend Your 67 Minutes This Mandela Day

We know you want to do good, but often don’t know what to do and where to go. To make it easy for you, here are suggestions of simple and impactful causes to get involved in.

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Coming Soon: New Workshop17 Space on Kloof Street

Soon, you'll be able to innovate and experiment in a collaborative workspace for entrepreneurs and businesses in bustling Kloof Street

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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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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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New Place: What An Architect is Doing To Get Tourists to Explore Cape Town on Foot

Layovers, early check-out and late check-ins come with many hassles. Here’s why baggage should not be one of them

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Desmond Tutu
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A Celebration of SA's Spiritual Leader Desmond Tutu

We celebrate the man who coined the term ‘Rainbow Nation’

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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 South Africa

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New Mandela Bust To Be Unveiled. Plus 8 Other Must-See Mandela Landmarks

Explore the role Mandela played in forming our free South Africa

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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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Influenza Apocalypse
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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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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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… Kaaps?

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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...Gumboot Dancing?

Stomp, spin and step got you confused?

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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?

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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...Diski Dancing?

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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Vote for Table Mountain as one of the 'New 7 Wonders of Nature'

Table Mountain has been nominated as one of the 'New 7 Wonders of Nature' - so help it into the final 7 by voting for it!

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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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Why South Africans have beer bellies

Local and lekker – Taste the difference in South African beer

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Stock your winter cupboard up from an exclusively curated collection

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