Cape Town fire 'guts' library, moves closer to city
A weekend fire in Cape Town has ravaged part of a university library housing a unique collection of African archives, its director said Monday, as the blaze advanced towards the city centre.
South Africa opens borders to African countries, limits others
South Africa will reopen its borders to all African countries from Thursday while barring tourists from around 50 nations with high coronavirus infection rates, the government said on Wednesday. The continent's most industrialised economy shuttered its borders at the start of a strict nationwide lockdown on March 27 to limit the spread of the virus.…
South Africa military deployed to quell Cape Town gang crime
South African soldiers on Thursday started patrolling Cape Town's crime-ridden townships under a deployment ordered by the government to counter a surge of shootings, gang violence, and murders.
Oboh dreams better fortune at South African Women Open
Georgia Oboh’s career as a professional golfer has not gone exactly the way she planned it. And it is not because of want of trying. Since winning the Cote d’Ivoire Open in her debut in the paid ranks, the 18-year-old Nigerian has just fallen shot in the major competitions she has featured in. But in…
Regional winners emerge in Pan-African startup pitch competition
Five promising start-ups from across Africa, have been chosen as regional winners in MEST Africa’s yearly, Pan-African Pitch Competition. The winners move a step closer to winning $50,000 in equity investment, a place in the MEST Africa incubator of their choice and global mentorship to help their company scale. Winners will pitch on a…
South Africa's Cape Town eases water rationing
South Africa's second city Cape Town, battling its worst drought in 100 years, announced Monday that it would ease severe water rationing after significant rains in the region.
Drought-stricken Cape Town counts the cost
South African winemaker Marlize Jacobs looks out across the parched brown earth that sustains her award-winning vines, surveying the effects of the water crisis ravaging Cape Town and surrounding areas.
RwandAir to launch Abuja, Bamako, Cape Town flights
National carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, RwandAir, has announced plans to launch flights from its hub in Kigali into Abuja, Nigeria’s political capital; Bamako, the Malian capital; Conakry, the capital of Guinea and Cape Town in South Africa. These routes, according to the airline are part of its remaining route expansion destinations and growth…
Vulnerable fear Cape Town's water shut-off
At Cape Town's Nazareth House, a care home for dozens of vulnerable, disabled and orphaned children, feeding time is executed with military precision.
All You Need To Know About The BAAD2017 White Wedding Venues In Cape Town
Debatably the wedding of the year, Banky W and Adesua Etomi had the internet buzzing from the moment word of their engagement came out. Adesua's introduction dress started a whole new fashion trend. The outfits from her traditional wedding - both of the couple and their guests - also made the internet go wild. Apart from…