Top highlights in and around Cape Town, South Africa
This post is contributed by Tony Plowman; my ex-boss, good friend, and a proud South African. For years Tony’s been telling me to visit his homeland (which we hope to do in the near future!). This is ...
The changing face of Cape Town
I have just returned from Cape Town, some 12 years or so after my first visit there. Like all South African cities, Cape Town is of course a city that has seen phenomenal change in recent decades, eve...
Cape Town - Documentary
Located on the southern edge of Africa and lying at the foot of Table Mountain, the metropolis of Cape Town is certainly one of the world's most beautiful ci...
Impact Direct Ministries
Impact Direct Ministries (IDM), established in 2001, is a non-profit community-based organisation operating in South Africa with the main operational base in Cape Town, Western Cape. It was founded by...
Top highlights in and around Cape Town, South Africa
This post is contributed by Tony Plowman; my ex-boss, good friend, and a proud South African. For years Tony’s been telling me to visit his homeland (which we hope to do in the near future!). This is ...
N2 Gateway
The N2 Gateway Housing Pilot Project is a large housebuilding project under construction in Cape Town, South Africa. It has been labelled by the national government's former Housing Minister Lindiwe S...
Western Cape Division
The Western Cape Division of the High Court of South Africa (previously named the Cape Provincial Division and the Western Cape High Court, and commonly known as the Cape High Court) is a superior co...
Western Cape Division - Wikipedia
Mitchell's Plain Land Occupation
On 14 May 2011 the Mitchell's Plain Backyarders' Association occupied two pieces of land in Kapteinsklip and Swartklip in Mitchell's Plain. About 5,000 people participated in the occupation.
There...
Mitchell's Plain Land Occupation - Wikipedia
Table Mountain National Park
Table Mountain National Park, previously known as the Cape Peninsula National Park, is a national park in Cape Town, South Africa, proclaimed on 29 May 1998, for the purpose of protecting the natural ...
Table Mountain National Park - Wikipedia
Mandela Park Backyarders
The Mandela Park Backyarders or just Backyarders is an unfunded Khayelitsha-based South African social movement made up of poor and marginalised residents of Mandela Park that is working for housing r...
Noon Gun
Video of the Noon Gun being fired in Cape Town, South Africa. The gun is fired at precisely 12:00 every day from Signal Hill.The Noon Gun has been a historic time signal in Cape Town, South Africa ...
Noon Gun - Wikipedia
Aloe succotrina
Aloe succotrina, the Fynbos aloe, is an medicinal aloe which is endemic to Cape Town and the south-western corner of the Western Cape, South Africa.
Aloe succotrina is naturally found on the Cape ...
Aloe succotrina - Wikipedia
Cape Town
Cape Town (Afrikaans: Kaapstad [ˈkɑːpstɐt]; Xhosa: iKapa) is the second-most populous city in South Africa, after Johannesburg, and the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape....
Cape Town - Wikipedia
City Bowl
The City Bowl is a part of Cape Town in South Africa. It is a natural amphitheatre-shaped area bordered by Table Bay and defined by the mountains of Signal Hill, Lion's Head, Table Mountain and Devil...
City Bowl - Wikipedia
Marikana Land Occupation (Cape Town)
On 27 April Day 2013, the national public holiday of Freedom Day in South Africa which some grassroots social movements have termed UnFreedom Day, members of Abahlali baseMjondolo occupied a piece of ...
Robben Island
Robben Island (Afrikaans: Robbeneiland) is an island in Table Bay, 6.9 km west of the coast of Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa. The name is Dutch for "seal island". Robben Island is r...
Robben Island - Wikipedia
Anti-Land Invasion Unit (Cape Town)
In 2009, the Anti-Land Invasion Unit was created by the The City of Cape Town in an effort to stop people from illegally attempting to occupy land. In 2011 the City stated that the unit demolished abo...
Cape Town International Jazz Festival
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is an annual music festival held in Cape Town, South Africa. The first one was held in 2000 to 2005 and is recognised as the fourth largest jazz festival in t...