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Table Mountain Wonders of Nature

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Cape Town

Pretoria – Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) was officially inaugurated as a New 7 Wonders of Nature in Pretoria on Monday. [Read more…]

Condolences for boat accident victim

Charter Boat Capsized

Charter Boat Capsized

Pretoria – Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has sent condolences to the family of the man who was killed on Saturday evening after a charter boat capsized offshore near Hout Bay on a popular sight-seeing trip. [Read more…]

Brass Bell Weather Impact

Edit: Please note these images are from 2008 and the Brass Bell is alive and well

The recent strong weather in the Western Cape had quite an impact on the local Kalk Bay Restaurant Pub called Brass Bell, which has been a hang out for many a Capetonian. [Read more…]

SACS vs Wynberg Rugby

SACS vs Wynberg June 16th 2012

SACS vs Wynberg June 16th 2012

SACS High School; Newlands, Cape Town – On the 16th June, 2012, SACS played Wynberg High in the Inter Schools Rugby event contesting their 1st – 2nd and 3rd Teams

On a superb sunny day with an attendance of around 750 boys from each school the crowds of parents and onlookers swelled those watching well into the thousands.

A great spectacle on a great day which saw Wynberg triumphant, winning the main match 26-16

Thanks to Diana for the contribution

Send Cape Town to Canberra

Send Cape Town to Canberra

Send Cape Town to Canberra

On Wednesday 23 May, Theatresports Cape Town will be raising funds to send three of their improvisers (Candice D’Arcy, Megan Furniss and Tandi Buchan) to Canberra for an international Improvisation festival. [Read more…]

Table View High play Namibia team

The Fast and The Furious

The Fast and The Furious

May 14, 2012. Table View High School 1stXV played a visiting school from Namibia, who were on tour in Cape Town…. The weather was chilly… it was a hard fought game, both teams played very well,but in the end it was the Namibians that prevailed in the last few minutes of the game. Final score was 17-12 to Namibia. [Read more…]

Rudimentals Concert in De Waal Park

Free peoples concert in one of the original parks of Cape Town … it used to be a forest before made into a public park … De Waal Park … often have free concerts and people bring their kids , dogs blankets and picnic boxes …  Rudimentals are a South Sfrican Ska Reggae group who have been around forever,  gets the people dancing … fun was had by one and all [Read more…]

Defacing natural coastline a concern

Kommetjie Beach - Cape Town

Kommetjie Beach - Cape Town

The South African National Parks (SANParks) and the City of Cape Town are concerned about the growing trend of defacing and disfiguring the natural coastline by stacking rocks to form structures in Kommetjie beaches. [Read more…]

Football tourists spend R1.27bn

 

Football tourists spend R1.27bn

Football tourists spend R1.27bn

Pretoria – Cape Town has gained R1.27 billion from spending from more than 108 384 football tourists who visited the city during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Presenting his 2010/2011 annual report to the Western Cape Legislature’s Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Development on Friday, Cape Town Routes Unlimited (CTRU) CEO Calvyn Gilfellan announced that Gauteng had won the title for drawing the most football tourists, while the Western Cape ended second on the league table representing the South African cities that had hosted the tournament. [Read more…]

Investors prefer Cape Town

Cape Town Investment

Cape Town Investment

Cape Town is fast becoming a destination of choice for domestic and foreign investors looking to expand their operations in Africa.

Tourism has always been a major drawcard for Cape Town, known internationally as a top leisure destination, but the city is also gaining a solid business and investment reputation. [Read more…]