Trawler runs aground

A Taiwanese trawler ran aground off Clifton on Saturday, 12th May, 2012. The salvage operation to tow the beached trawler back into the sea has been postponed for now. The trawler is 50m in length and due to the vessel being beached on a … [Read more...]

SA tap water remains world class

Cape Town - South Africa's drinking water is among the best in the world, and the country remains among a few in the world where water can still be consumed from the tap, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa said on … [Read more...]

AfrikaBurn 2012

AfrikaBurn is a spectacular feast of visual, aural and sensory expressions created on the plains of the Tankwa Karoo by plus minus 6000 like minded people of all ages who come together to experience 6 days of pure bliss. It is a chance to … [Read more...]

Conference looks at ways to improve safety at sea

Cape Town – Amid a dramatic increase in piracy, South Africa may have to amend its maritime laws if it decides to supply any foreign commercial vessels that carry armed security guards and dock at its ports, Defence and Military Veterans … [Read more...]

New series Leaps onto SABC3

Just when you thought the commissioning of local programming by the SABC had come to an (almost) grinding halt - a new series has just leapt onto the small screen. I Am Woman Leap of Faith, a new weekly series which launched on SABC3 on … [Read more...]

In Living Colour

On the 14 March 2012, The Barnard Gallery launched the highly anticipated Group Exhibition “In Living Colour” by artists Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi and Lonwabo Kilani. A successful evening that was well received by these artists’ strong … [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 … [Read more...]

Defacing natural coastline a concern

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. This practice has been … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

No crises for Cape Tourism

No crises for Cape Tourism. Cape Town Tourism cautions against alarmist statements about a tourism crisis. “We are in the middle of winter, traditionally a very tough time for the tourism sector in Cape Town.  This is reflected in the low … [Read more...]