Explore the hidden wonders of South Africa’s Stellenbosch region, known for its vineyards, treelined streets, and lively student atmosphere. From cycling through picturesque countryside to hiking through the Banhoek Conservancy, there are endless outdoor adventures to discover. For a unique culinary experience, try the Chilli Oil Taste Kitchen’s signature chili oil milkshake. Stellenbosch offers something for everyone, from wine tastings to familyfriendly hiking and walking tours of the area’s rich history.
Cape Town, the beautiful coastal city in South Africa, is set to experience water supply disruptions this week due to essential maintenance work on the water supply infrastructure. The city’s water and sanitation directorate advises residents in affected areas to prepare for the disruptions and arrange alternative water supplies during this period. This article will discuss the planned work in detail and examine its impact on the city’s residents.
Our surroundings constantly surprise us with an array of wonders, and the sky is no exception. Among the many breathtaking natural phenomena, lenticular clouds stand out. These extraordinary cloud formations captivate onlookers with their remarkable appearance, often resembling unidentified flying objects. Join us as we explore the fascinating world of lenticular clouds and the meteorological elements that lead to their formation.
Get ready to welcome summer in Cape Town as the enchanting Galileo Open Air Cinema makes its muchawaited return from October 2023 to April 2024. This captivating event is a magical journey that has made its mark on the Mother City’s entertainment landscape. As proud associates of the Galileo Open Air Cinema, we bring you exclusive glimpses of this season’s extraordinary lineup, chances to bag tickets, and all the delightful tidbits about this filmic celebration.
TEARS Animal Rescue offers a unique volunteering opportunity for animal enthusiasts looking to make a difference in the lives of shelter animals. The Pimp My Shelter event invites volunteers to revamp the shelter’s kennels and cattery, creating a more welcoming environment for the animals.
The City of Cape Town, in collaboration with the Water Research Commission (WRC), is leading the way in introducing climateresistant sanitation units. These units are versatile and can be used in a variety of settings, including disaster relief and marginalized communities that lack conventional infrastructure. They promise efficient water recycling and minimal energy consumption, making them a sustainable solution to sanitation challenges.
Residents of Philippi East have been informed of the temporary suspension of waste collection services, the second time such services have been withdrawn by the City of Cape Town’s Urban Waste Management (UWM) Directorate in the area this year. ### Security Incident Leads to Suspension
On August 30th, a mother narrowly escaped a terrifying road rage incident in Durbanville when a man fired shots at her vehicle, just moments before she was scheduled to pick up her children from school. The incident occurred near Wellington Road and has gained significant attention on social media.
Law enforcement in a bustling city is always a challenging job, and the past week was no exception. Despite the odds, over 300 suspects were apprehended, and nearly 49,000 fines were issued for various violations. This article looks at the various incidents and arrests, highlighting the dedicated work of enforcement staff who help keep the city safe.
A recent directive issued on a South African Police Service (SAPS) letterhead and signed on 23 August 2023 has instructed police officers not to arrest individuals for personal cultivation and possession of cannabis. The directive warns that noncompliant officers may face disciplinary action.
Cape Town is renowned for its stunning landscape, composed of mountains, valleys, and oceans, making it an ideal hiking destination. However, beyond the welltraveled routes, the city has hidden gems that offer a unique and exhilarating experience. These five offbeat hiking trails promise a perfect blend of adventure and nature’s bounty.
Magnet Theatre: Shaping South African Theatre and Communities for Over 30 Years Magnet Theatre has been a driving force in South African theatre since its establishment in 1987. The independent theatre company has become renowned for its captivating performances, fostering young talent, and pushing artistic expression to new heights.
The Blisters for Bread Charity Family Fun Walk is an annual event that brings participants of all ages and fitness levels together to walk in support of the Peninsula School Feeding Association. This year’s event is slated for Sunday, 27 August on Sea Point Promenade and Beach Road.
Taxirelated crime has caused a surge in murders in recent years, raising concerns among citizens and authorities. However, law enforcement has stepped up its efforts to bring perpetrators to justice, resulting in recent successes. ## Arrests Made in Western Cape
The revival of commuter rail services in South Africa has become a top priority for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA). As a critical component of public transport, PRASA recognizes the urgent need to restore rail services across the nation.
The City of Cape Town’s Metal Theft Unit recently uncovered a stash of stolen property that included highend bicycles and essential infrastructure materials. The discovery was made in response to a report of cable theft in Ravensmead. ## Public Tipoff Leads to the Discovery