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2 Jan
A fire erupted at the South African parliament in Cape Town on Sunday, with media coverage showing flames coming from the roof of the building and a plume of smoke that could be seen from some miles away. It wasn't immediately clear if anyone was in the building. The fire was on the third storey of the building and initial reports indicated that it started in the office space and spread towards a gym, said Jean-Pierre Smith, a Cape Town mayoral committee member responsible for safety and security.
30 Dec
Musical memorial and interfaith tributes were shared at a special ceremony in Capet town on Wednesday that celebrated the life and philosophy of the late South African archbishop, Desmond Tutu.
11 Apr 2021
In Cape Town, a handful of purists practice bodysurfing, a type of surfing without boards or bragging, the closest you can possibly get to the waves. It is a little-known sport, which historians trace back to the origins of surfing.
21 Mar 2021
In Cape Town, South Africa, a handful of purists practice bodysurfing, a type of surfing without boards or bragging, the closest you can possibly get to the waves. It is a little known sport, which historians say traces back to the origins of surfing.
19 Mar 2020
A cruise liner and a cargo vessel are being held in Cape Town after a crew member on one of the ships showed signs of coronavirus.
1 Dec 2019
Cape Town is widely regarded as one of the world's top tourist destinations, but not all of its residents are sharing in its success. Rising rents are pricing multiple generations out of their traditional neighborhoods, leaving them no choice but to occupy abandoned buildings.
10 Nov 2019
It is believed that more than two million penguins once lived along the coast of Namibia and South Africa. Now only a tiny fraction remains. An organization in Cape Town is trying to put a stop to the downward spiral of the seabird's population.
6 Nov 2019
Refugees in Cape Town are protesting increased xenophobia. But demonstrations have been violently broken up and now migrants are seeking shelter in an overcrowded church, reports Adrian Kriesch.
31 Oct 2019
Police in Cape Town using water cannon have dispersed scores of migrants who'd camped for weeks outside a UN refugee office after deadly riots. South African media showed small children among those dragged away.
10 Sep 2019
Angola’s government is confident that the International Monetary Fund will disburse the next tranche of money from its $3.7 billion program. Aia-Eza Nacilia Gomes Da Silva, budget state secretary in the Finance Ministry said the recent second disbursement of about $248 million, which brought the total to about $1.24 billion was big accomplishment. She spoke with Bloomberg Television's Manus Cranny at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town.
4 Sep 2019
Tasting grilled scorpion and a bowl of crunchy insects mixed with garlic and spices on a trip to Thailand four years ago "grossed out" chef Mario Barnard but also helped inspire him to experiment and open South Africa's first pop-up restaurant serving insect-only meals.
19 Jul 2019
South African soldiers deployed to gang-ridden Cape Town suburbs on Thursday in a bid to help quell escalating gang violence that has killed hundreds since January and which officials have likened to a "war zone," a Reuters cameraman and community activists said.

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