EARTHBOX is an underground chamber at Lourensford Wine Estate that takes visitors on a journey through Earth’s ancient past, dating back 560 million years. The chamber spans 8×24 meters and is located five meters below the earth’s surface, providing a unique and immersive experience. EARTHBOX offers a range of experiences, including guided meditations, geology audio tours, daily yoga and Pilates sessions, music series, and special dining experiences curated by renowned chefs. It promotes a cellphone-free environment and is open from November 1, 2023, to May 1, 2024, with ticket prices ranging from R100 to R170. What is EARTHBOX? EARTHBOX is
In today’s world, urban mobility is essential for the wellbeing and productivity of city residents. Safeguarding public transport facilities is a key priority with a large segment of the population depending on these services. The City’s Transport Enforcement Unit and the Western Cape Mobility Department have joined forces to create safer transport facilities for all.
Cities worldwide are contending with climate change and sustainable living challenges, pushing them to become innovation and change hubs. Cape Town is one such city, where municipal energy efficiency projects have saved R84 million and an astounding 72,500 MWh of electricity within 12 years. The metamorphosis started in 2009/10 when an initiative identified public buildings with energysaving potential. This led to an ambitious retrofitting program, resulting in 100 futurefit buildings as shining examples of efficiency and sustainable living.
In the scenic city of Cape Town, there has been a strong initiative to tackle the ongoing issue of littering and unlawful dumping. The #SpringCleanCT campaign, initiated by the City of Cape Town, strives to rally communities, companies, and organizations to collaborate in making a cleaner and healthier environment. Remarkably, in just the first week, the campaign managed to remove an impressive 800 bags of rubbish, showcasing a proactive and committed response from the city’s inhabitants.
Cape Town is set to welcome a new, expansive clothing and textile distribution centre in King Air Industria, an industrial park located near the city’s international airport. This project is a partnership between Truworths International Limited and King Air Industria, which is a collaboration between Atterbury Property and Old Mutual Property. The upcoming facility is expected to be the largest of its kind in the Western Cape.
Discover the vibrant city of Cape Town, a popular tourist destination teeming with natural wonders, unique wildlife, bustling city life, and a rich culinary scene. This article guides you through the city’s top attractions, from hiking Table Mountain to penguin spotting at Boulders Beach, exploring the inner city’s historical sites, and indulging in the local cuisine at trendy tapas bars and markets. Embark on this exciting journey and experience the best of Cape Town.
Minister Lindiwe Zulu: A Political Journey Defined by Achievements, Challenges, and Public Perception Introduction to Minister Lindiwe Zulu Minister Lindiwe Zulu, a prominent figure in South African political landscape, currently holds the role of Minister of Social Development. She is also a steadfast member of the National Executive Committee and the chairperson for the African National Congress’s Subcommittee on International Relations. Born and educated in Swaziland, Zulu’s political journey began in the wake of the 1976 student uprising, leading her to join the African National Congress (ANC). Her time in exile took her to Morogoro, Tanzania, and later Russia, where
On June 16, 2023, the City of Cape Town celebrated a historic milestone—the Langa Centenary Sports Festival. Despite the rainy weather, the Langa community remained enthusiastic, determined to embrace their rich history and tradition that has spanned a century. ### Junior Sports
Small, medium, and micro enterprises (SMMEs) have the opportunity to partake in the growing waste management sector in the City of Cape Town. The Urban Waste Management Directorate hosted an event to encourage SMMEs to register as accredited waste management companies and comply with legal requirements.
A good surge signals a transformative period for the law enforcement departments of the City of Cape Town. The previous week they witnessed the apprehension of 363 suspected offenders, a significant increment of nearly 30% from the preceding week’s tally of 283. In addition, the departments meticulously chronicled over 82,000 offenses, affirming their unwavering commitment to public safety.
As South Africans prepare for the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) planned national shutdown on Monday, Cape Town’s integrated law enforcement agencies have been placed on high alert. Tactical Deployments in Place The integrated forces comprise members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), South African Police Service (SAPS) units, metro police, law enforcement officials from various municipalities, traffic services, and private security officials. Operational Preparedness According to Western Cape Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Thembisile Patekile, police officials on foot, horseback, in vehicles and on motorcycles, with air support at strategic positions, are on standby to respond promptly and appropriately
Last week, Gasant Abarder attended the world premiere of the musical “Calling Us Home” at Artscape. The set of double tickets was left for him, with the name “Gasant Alexander” on the envelope. It turned out to be a fabulous night out, and Abarder wasn’t the only one dressed in casual attire. The New Face of Theatre The theater scene in Cape Town is evolving, with producers dabbling in multimedia and narrative to reach a wider audience. The Star Theatre’s “Maxeke: This work is not for yourselves” told the story of Charlotte Maxeke using puppetry, music, and narrative. The play
On Sunday morning, a 69-year-old Worcester rider named Mahmud Valley died while participating in the 45th Cape Town Cycle Tour. The family buried him on Monday following Islamic customs, while the circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear. A Well-Known Track Cyclist Mahmud was a well-known track cyclist who had won various track cycling titles under the former South African Cycling Federation in the 1970s. He loved nothing more than being on his bike, and his brother, Nazeem Valley, remembered how much he enjoyed cycling. “I could see how he absolutely enjoyed being on his bike,” Nazeem said. A Shocking Loss