Golf boys, beware of the Honda Civic Type R
Feb18

Golf boys, beware of the Honda Civic Type R

Once in a while, a car comes along that exposes the blurred lines between true sports hatchbacks and pretenders to the throne. Honda’s new Civic Type R is one such car There is a whole lot of legacy where the new Honda Civic Type R is concerned. Books have been compiled about Type R Hondas – a motley crew of angry derivatives, which over time has been recognised through their exceptional fury and exclusive white paint. But let me...

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Meet the Cape Town Squad That Might Just Be Reimagining African Style
Jan21

Meet the Cape Town Squad That Might Just Be Reimagining African Style

There must be some unwritten rule of cool girls wherein no matter where in the world they happen to be, when there is one, many can’t be far behind. They flock together, after all. Case in point: Tony Gum, who we contend is perhaps the coolest girl in Cape Town, surrounds herself with some of the most creative and in-the-know denizens in the South African beach town. Of course, it goes without saying they’re stylish, too, bucking...

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President Jacob Zuma must fall, but he must fall through democratic processes, the Democratic Alliance’s Johannesburg mayoral candidate, Herman Mashaba, said.
Jan19

President Jacob Zuma must fall, but he must fall through democratic processes, the Democratic Alliance’s Johannesburg mayoral candidate, Herman Mashaba, said.

“I’m saying it, Zuma must fall. If he says it is racist let it be,” he told News24. “Zuma must fall through the ballot box.” Mashaba said the people who erected the Zuma Must Fall poster in Cape Town did a “fantastic” thing. “It really helped,” he said. “Whoever put up that banner from a marketing point of view I’ll give them the best results because it has exposed...

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Cape Town fires kill 9, displace thousands on Christmas weekend
Dec28

Cape Town fires kill 9, displace thousands on Christmas weekend

Cape Town – Several fires in Cape Town over the weekend have left nine people dead and thousands displaced. The most heavily affected areas included Elsies River, Delft, Mfuleni, Vrygrond, Imizamo Yethu Informal Settlement as well as Cape Town Station. On Saturday alone, eight people were killed after shack fires engulfed various parts of Cape Town in the morning. A total of three men, three women and two girls were killed in four...

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Cape Town beachgoers warned to be on lookout for sharks
Dec25

Cape Town beachgoers warned to be on lookout for sharks

Cape Town – Beachgoers were urged to be vigilant and work with the City of Cape Town’s partner, the Shark Spotters, to ensure the safety of all visitors to in-shore areas, the city’s environmental department said. Spokesperson Gregg Oelofse said in a statement on Thursday that there had been 29 shark sightings at beach areas monitored by the Shark Spotters since September. Surfers were warned to be especially vigilant in the stretch...

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