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Black Panther costume designer draws inspiration from South Africa ... While in South Africa over the festive season, the iconic costume designer spent time exploring Johannesburg and Cape Town. ... She was inspired to come here for her work on Black Panther, she explains at the City Press office.
South Africa; Water crisis hits Cape Town ... The Kouga Municipality has already indicated that at least two towns, Hankey and Patensie, face water shedding, while the Nelson Mandela Bay ... This would leave the metro dependent on the Nooitgedacht scheme, which supplies about half of the city's water.

South Africa's second-largest city is facing its worst drought in a century, with its water supply expected to run dry April 21. They're calling it "Day Zero." In this city of 4 million, people will have to line up in the streets at just 200 water stations. The police and army will enforce a limit of 6.6 gallons per person ...
The cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth on Thursday insisted that drinking water in the metropolitan areas was safe for consumption, following a surge in Listeriosis outbreaks countrywide. On Tuesday, a total of 764 Listeriosis cases were registered in South Africa, including 212 in ...
A new report has revealed what you've always suspected: property prices in Cape Town and Johannesburg are getting more expensive. The Knight Frank Global Residential Cities Index‚ released this week‚ shows that property prices are increasing across the globe from the third quarter of 2016 until the ...
The South African city of Cape Town will slash residents' water allowance to 50 litres a day from next month amid fears that it could become the world's first major city to run out of water. The city had reached a "point of no return", Mayor Patricia de Lille said. Cape Town, a popular tourist destination, has ...

... South Africa. Make sure you get out of town with your loved ones this summer - and start making memories at these fine festivals. 12/01/2018 11:51 SAST | Updated 5 hours ago. Getty Images. It's a new year! Get out into the country, embrace the camping vibe and start making memories at these fine festivals this summer.
Cape Town - A journalist at a media company in Cape Town and a resident from Mitchells Plain have been arrested for allegedly committing fraud to allow a parolee to move around and commit crime. Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana on Friday said the media company ...
"The official engaged in private business without prior consent from the City, breached our code of ethics, influenced procurement decisions for their own benefit and acted against the interests of the City," said Andrew Stewart, strategic adviser in the office of the Member of the Mayoral Committee in the ...
It was totally different to the big smoke that Delhi had been and quite similar to the small towns that are so precious in South Africa. Move to Sector 35, and it becomes a little closer to Bloemfontein . The strip, where the restaurants and shops lie, is apparently the busiest in the city. Two other sectors fit the bill ...
It's the height of summer in Cape Town, and the southwesternmost region of South Africa is gripped by a catastrophic water shortage. Unless the city adopts widespread rationing, the government says, the taps "will be turned off" on April 22, 2018, because there will be no more water to deliver. This would ...
The SAHRC estimates that 80% of zama zamas in South Africa are undocumented immigrants like Freedom. .... In 2014‚ sections of the original Durban Deep mining village‚ including two dilapidated hostels‚ were sold to Johannesburg developer Dino Properties‚ which plans to build approximately 15‚000 ...
"Everything prepared in this kitchen is no alcohol, no pork," says Tamarin Van Zyl, Executive Chef at the Hilton Cape Town City Centre. "The entire kitchen at Hilton Cape Town City Centre is all halal. We don't serve wine." The Muslim population in Cape Town is South Africa's largest, and its long history ...
dams supplying the city with usable water dropped this week to 29.7 percent, the city of Cape Town posted to facebook on Wednesday. Only 19.7 percent of the water is usable. Several times a day, the city encourages residents via social media to conserve water. The South African city is a tourist Mecca, ...
firefighters are working to extinguish a vegetation fire along Justin Street, in Brooklyn, Cape Town. It is unclear what sparked the fire which broke out just after 14:00 on Monday. "The fire has not yet been contained. There are three fire engines, two water tankers and 35 firefighters on the scene in total," said ...
The contrasting expressions of the two coaches at the tea break on the 4th day of the first Test in Cape Town perfectly summed up the match beautifully. Even as South Africa coach Ottis Gibson cheered the boys back into the hut after Kagiso Rabada dismissed Wriddhiman Saha off the last ball before tea, ...
Cape Town isn't the only city in water trouble. The World Wildlife Fund estimates that by 2025 two-thirds of the world will be dealing with water shortages as droughts become more frequent in a warming world. scientists warn that cities across Asia could also get hit with big water problems by 2050 if drastic measures aren't ...

CricketNext's Baidurjo Bhose from Cape Town: This is it. All over as far as the South Africans are concerned with the bat in this Test match. AB de Villiers hits a slog off Bumrah and that is caught beautifully by Bhuvi at the wide long-on boundary. He goes for 34 as South Africa's second innings ends on 130 ...
India will play South Africa and Sony Ten Network have the rights. You can watch Live Streaming of the 1st Test between India and South Africa in Cape Town on SonyLIV from 2:00 PM today. As for TV the match will shown live on Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 1 HD and Sony Ten 3, Sony Ten 3 HD, in both ...
Cape Town: The first thing that comes to the mind of someone living in India when one speaks of renting, is a house. After that one thinks of a venue for parties or receptions, a conference room for meetings or maybe a car or bike to roam around the beautiful places. But what if one had to rent a dressing ...
A man believed to be an Egyptian tourist has been stabbed at least 10 times in an apparent robbery on Noordhoek Beach in Cape Town on Saturday night. Andre van Schalkwyk, spokesperson for Table Mountain Watch, told News24 that the incident happened at about 20:30 near the Kakapo shipwreck.
However detractors have argued that shiny urban centers like Eko Atlantic are designed for a wealthy elite, and do nothing to help poor communities living on their doorstep. Odendaal said that the feeling was similar in South Africa's major cities. In Cape Town, some people see smart city projects as an ...
Don and his family live in the quaint coastal town of Ebenhaeser about 55 kilometres from Vredendal, nearly four hours drive from Cape Town. ... Sowman said a total of 30 fishers from Ebenhaeser and the neighbouring village of Papendorp have interim relief permits to harvest west coast rock lobster and ...
Cape Town - As Ultra South Africa 2018 draws nearer, the festival's line-up continues to grow even more impressive. Calling on a diverse selection of star-studded international talent and home grown heroes, next year's fifth anniversary is set to be their biggest to date. The Cape Town event will be held on ...
As part of its data processing, the jobs portal also provides a general overview of salary variation differences across South Africa's three major economic provinces, namely Gauteng, the Western Cape and KwaZulu Natal. These provinces cover the three major metros (Joburg, Cape Town and Durban) ...
Experiencing its worst drought in 100 years, the city and its leadership have been on a mission to get the citizens of Cape Town to save water. And with over 115 000 people expected in and around Cape Town Stadium this weekend as the Blitzboks look to win their second World Series tournament in as ...
Of the 345 cases reported in Gauteng, 172 were reported from the City of Johannesburg. Listeriosis is a foodborne illness that is associated with eating a wide variety of food contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, including dairy products and produce, fresh vegetables and fruit, as well as ready-to-eat ...
Accusations continue to surface in the City of Cape Town's infighting Saga and this time the Cape's dire water crisis has become a focal point. Mayor Patricia de Lille's executive director, Craig Kesson, alleged in a submission to the City council that she had acted in conflict of interest for getting advice on the ...
Third place went to Stellenbosch University student Petrus Johannes Stefanus Botes, with supervisor Prof Jan Andries Wium, who explored the development of sustainable construction systems in South Africa, specifically bamboo scaffolding. Werner van Antwerpen of Growthpoint Properties, says: ...
Aimed at the 'millennial mindset' this self-help-style Waterfront hotel offers 252 hip studio rooms and a rooftop pool-bar within the working harbour, a stone's throw from the must-see MOCAA. Book at the right time, and it's a bargain, but don't expect traditional hotel services.
In 2016, South Africa launched the world's largest national screening programme to detect cryptococcal meningitis in patients living with HIV. People become ... To her surprise the very first samples collected from a public park in the centre of Cape Town, delivered more colonies than she could handle.
On Friday, 1 December 2017, I published in the Provincial government Gazette (7850 - attached) a notice calling for public comments on the allocation of the "CAA" licence mark to the registering authorities of the City of Cape Town where the known "CA" licence mark currently applies. Regulation 27(4) of ...
Little Foot was discovered in the Sterkfontein caves, north-west of South Africa's main city Johannesburg. It is thought that she was a young girl who fell down a shaft of one of the caves. "It might be small, but it might be very important. Because that's how it started, with one little bone. And it helps us to ...
While residents in South Africa's economic capital of Johannesburg seek shelter from current rains, Cape Town residents are being pressured to further reduce their water consumption. Cape Town is currently trying to stave off "Day Zero", when the taps run dry and residents will be forced to queue for water ...
Johannesburg - Big Concerts has confirmed musician Carlos Santana will be heading back to South Africa for a two-city tour next year. The Grammy award-winning star will be performing in Cape Town on the 11 April at the Cape Town Stadium and at Johannesburg's Ticket Pro Dome on the 13 and 14 ...
Cape Town - The SA Weather Service is expecting a heatwave to grip parts of the Western Cape over the next few days. This comes amidst a water crisis in the province. Temperatures are predicted to reach 39 degrees Celcius in Cape Town. ... It threatens to speed up the arrival of day zero in the city.
As such vehicle tracking app Pro-Active South Africa has published a series of maps showing the worst hijacking and crime hotspots in the country's three largest metropolitan areas of Joburg, Pretoria and Cape Town. Pro-Active said that the theft of motor vehicles/organized crime is a profession like any ...
Cape Town - The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) and its affiliates in the public health and rail passenger service sector, have marched to Parliament demanding army deployment in Cape Town over the festive season. The call comes after a number of attacks on emergency services and rail ...
Simon's Town is home to the largest colony of African penguins in the world. Although they are used to people watching and sitting near them, don't get too close: they bite! Marguerite Smit, a South African consultant at Travel Beyond, recommends skipping Boulders Beach altogether and heading east. Travelers can hop in ...
Cape Town - The Democratic Alliance has used its majority in the City of Cape Town council to push through a controversial drought levy which will see ... Mayor Patricia de Lille said the levy which will kick off in February next year and remain in place until 2021, will assist the City fund new water projects.
Three people died on duty while working for the City of Johannesburg between the months of July and September this year. This is contained in a report tabled before council - the group corporate and shared services performance report - for the first quarter of the 2017/18 financial year. Two of the deaths ...
Johannesburg - A City of Johannesburg's disaster management official was attacked by a mob on Friday evening while responding to a structural collapse call in Alexandra, the city said on Monday. The official was attacked by a mob that fired shots at his car for "no apparent reason", MMC for public safety ...
Intense violence has broken out within the Congolese community in Cape Town, with some residents going into hiding out of fear for their lives. They believe they are being targeted for being against President Joseph Kabila. In two days a Congolese resident in Cape Town was murdered and another was ...
Thabong forms part of the Matjhabeng Local Municipality‚ which has gained a reputation for being one of the worst-run Municipalities in the country. ... the city of Welkom and its neighbouring gold mining towns last week and found evidence of a dying local economy‚ with a municipality trying hard to keep ...
Thirty of South Africa's Municipalities that have failed to honour outstanding water bills have until early next month to start paying up. ... Matjhabeng local municipality in the Free State owes the most - R1.8-billion - followed by the Vhembe district municipality in Limpopo, which owes over R642-million.
According to a major study commissioned by British catering service Caterwings, San Sebastian, Spain is the world city with the most to offer food-minded tourists. It takes more than Michelin-starred restaurants to make a city a great destination for food. Indeed, the Caterwings study used various criteria to ...
And now, quartz reports, Cape Town, South Africa, is home to the continent's ... Located in the city's Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the refurbished ...
Cape Town - The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Friday ruled ... the Somali Association of South Africa and asylum seekers in general.
The three-day warm-up match, played between the touring Bangladesh against a Cricket South Africa (CSA) Invitation XI, at Sahara Park ...


 

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