Cape Town photographer and Big Issue designer Achmat Booley recently went on an unforgett able journey through Morocco where he captured the people, architecture and colourful tapestries of this mesmerising destination.
Once the tallest building in sub-Saharan Africa, the grain silo complex in the V&A Waterfront has stood empty for the better part of 20 years. Now, thanks to the vision of Jochen Zeitz and Thomas Heatherwick, this historic landmark has new reason to stand tall.
Since its inception in 1992, the Zip Zap Academy has been inspiring young people through the art of circus acrobatics. The academy recently relocated to Salt River.
Join Justus Visagie as he heads towards the Northern Cape to drive one of South Africa’s less-traversed mountain passes.
Among the devastation of the recent earthquake in Mexico, there seems to be very little for which to be thankful. But Frida, a rescue dog who works within the Mexican Navy dog unit, has become an inspirational fi gure thanks to her heroic rescue efforts in the aftermath of the natural disaster.
Cape Town photographer Gerhard Pretorius recently realised his lifelong dream of going gorilla trekking in Uganda. While coming face to face with the country’s big apes was the highlight of his trip, he couldn’t resist capturing the natural beauty and nuances of life in Uganda.
Cape Town’s art scene is one of the most vibrant in the country. With massive growth in the industry, galleries are finding new ways to get punters interested in their works. We take a look at some of the Mother City’s best alternative art spots.
With a focus on using the power of design to improve lives, the team at the Design Indaba have created innovative projects that aim to create solutions that further the greater good.
In his exposé revealing the deeprooted, widespread corruption and state capture that plagues the South African government, Jacques Pauw has identified the cabal that eliminates President Jacob Zuma’s enemies and purges government of upstanding officials. The following extract from a chapter of The President’s Keepers deals with Cape Town gangster Mark Lifman and how SARS, under the leadership of Tom Moyane, let him off the hook for his R388-million tax bill.
Voluntourism is one of the fastest-growing trends in the travel sector. Voluntourists flock to South Africa’s shores every year to invest their time, skills and money into vulnerable communities and nature conservation.
Circus performer Phelelani Ndakroka has captured the hearts of audiences around the globe. The dynamic acrobat shares his inspiring journey.