Remembering dark day in District Six

MATTHEW HIRSCHFebruary 11, 1966 is a date etched into the memories of many people of colour across the city. It marks the day District...

Notes on the SONA speech

Janine Myburgh, President of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and IndustryThe announcement by the state president that urgent attention will be given to ending...

Laliga soccer screening on the Sea Point Promenade

There will be a LaLiga open-viewing fan event at the Sea Point Promenade, opposite Winchester mansions, on Saturday February 27, from 1pm.At the event...

Independent gives racism the boot

SOYISO MALITI Independent Media, which publishes the Atlantic Sun and 14 other Cape Community Newspapers as well as a number of daily and weekend...

Couple told to pay more money for their honey

A gift of honey was anything but sweet for Valerie and Denis Brooks of Hout Bay.“In October my son, David who moved to New...

App set to help pet lovers find their way

MATTHEW HIRSCHA Vredehoek resident has developed an app for pet lovers looking for information about pet-friendly establishments. Shani Judes, who has a background in photography,...

Waiting patiently but not too patiently

CARL COLLISON A neat, yet somewhat tired-looking lounge suite is surrounded by black-and-white images of the District Six of yesteryear: maps of the area...

Tragedy strikes on Lion’s Head

STAFF REPORTERTable Mountain National Park was once again the scene of tragedy over the weekend when a 26-year-old man fell to his death on...

Road closures for State of the Nation Address

STAFF REPORTER The City of Cape Town has advised of road closures ahead of the State of the Nation Address and opening of Parliament...

Remembering the Jews of District Six

ORIELLE BERRY A kaleidoscope of cultures existed in the place called home for the thousands who lived in District Six. More than a century...