The Big Issue #291

  • The Big Issue #291 (25 November 2020 – 19 January 2021) is available from your favourite vendor across the city.

Why tourism is key to job creation

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde emphasises the positive impact of tourism on creating jobs and ensuring the safety, dignity and wellbeing of residents in the province.

One day in the Mother City

Wesgro CEO Tim Harris invites South Africans to replace the thrills and joy of travelling abroad with a holiday that encompasses all that we have right here in the Western Cape.

Presenting Langa to the world

Ntlalo Jordan, owner of Jordan Ways of Cooking in Langa, gives locals a taste of the world through fine dining.

Tourism sector responds to COVID-19

We take a tourism safety snapshot of the Western Cape and look at what some businesses are doing to keep the province’s visitors safe.

How to handle COVID-19 and malaria on your holiday

Going on holiday this summer? Don’t forget to educate yourself on the differences between COVID-19 and malaria.

Saving Private Rhino

Magic Hills Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape has launched a crowdfunding campaign to save black rhinos against poaching amidst COVID-19 international travel bans.

‘Tis the season to be festive

Western Cape minister of economic development and tourism, David Maynier, encourages South Africans to play their part to stay safe, be festive and support tourism businesses this summer season.

It’s time to bounce back

James Vos, the City of Cape Town’s mayoral committee member for economic opportunities, shares why he believes tourism in the Mother City will thrive again.

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Are humans less healthy today than we were in the past?

Professor Tim Noakes looks to scientific evidence for answers to this timely question.

Getting to the heart of the matter

Trained consultant cardiologist for the NHS in the UK, Dr Aseem Maholtra unpacks the relationship between physical fitness, physical activity and cardiovascular health.

Percy’s new lease on life

Atlantis resident Percy de Leeuw shares his experiences as a chronic diabetic and how his life has changed for the better since completing the Eat Better South Africa programme.

Eat better , live better

There has never been a more important time to prioritise our health, says Dr Hassina Kajee, integrative physician, and medical director of Nutrition Network.

How to handle COVID-19 and malaria on your holiday

Going on holiday this summer?
Don’t forget to educate yourself on the differences between COVID-19 and malaria.

Saving Private Rhino

Magic Hills Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape has launched a crowdfunding campaign to save black rhinos against poaching amidst COVID-19 international travel bans.

‘Tis the season to be festive

Western Cape minister of economic development and tourism, David Maynier, encourages South Africans to play their part to stay safe, be festive and support tourism businesses this summer season.

It’s time to bounce back

James Vos, the City of Cape Town’s mayoral committee member for economic opportunities, shares why he believes tourism in the Mother City will thrive again.

Why tourism is key to job creation

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde emphasises the positive impact of tourism on creating jobs and ensuring the safety, dignity and wellbeing of residents in the province.

Tourism sector responds to COVID -19

We take a tourism safety snapshot of the Western Cape and look at what some businesses are doing to keep the province’s visitors safe.

One day in the Mother City

Wesgro CEO Tim Harris invites South Africans to replace the thrills and joy of travelling abroad with a holiday that encompasses all that we have right here in the Western Cape.

Presenting Langa to the world

Ntlalo Jordan, owner of Jordan Ways of Cooking in Langa, gives locals a taste of the world through fine dining.

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