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…
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.
Cape Town now faces dry taps by July 9
Residents of drought-stricken Cape Town received good news Tuesday when city officials said they now face losing piped water to their homes by July 9 -- a month later than last forecast.
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…
Cape Town kicks off Africa’s art fair calendar for 2018
THE sixth edition of the Cape Town Art Fair opens in roughly 90 days’ time, with far more ambitious programming than its last five outings. Set up at the city’s International Convention Centre, from February 16-18, 2018, it hosts an increasing number of galleries from outside the continent, showing new, edgy (and not-so-edgy) visual art…
Cape Town cuts back to survive worst drought in 100 years
As Cape Town suffers its worst drought in a century, residents have been told to restrict showers to two minutes and flush toilets only when "absolutely necessary".
When Mama Africa The Musical ruled The Artscape, Cape Town
Makeba returned gloriously through Mama Africa The Musical, which opened on Friday, and will run till February 12 at same space. The opening night was phenomenal, with the 40-man cast of superb performers giving their...