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Rainy weather on its way to Cape Town

After a week without rain, the Mother City will once again welcome rainy weather this weekend and hopefully with it, fuller dams. Those spending their weekend in Cape Town should prepare for a rainy Sunday bringing scattered showers and highs of 16°C and lows of 11°C. Monday will not bring rain but on Tuesday we […]

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1647 shipwreck discovered on Blouberg’s shores

Maritime archaeologist and historian, Dr Bruno Werz, believes he has discovered the site of one of South Africa’s most significant shipwrecks, the Haarlem. He is 95% sure the ship is buried just metres from the shore in front of the Dolphin Beach Hotel.  “No shipping disaster worldwide has ever had such an impact on the history of an entire […]

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Capetonian feeds 500 homeless a week

Cape Town resident Pat Pillay has dedicated her time to helping those in need as a form of honouring her late husband, Rodney. RPJ Helping Hands is a non-profit organisation that focusing on offering a loving service to all and aims to serve the hungry and needy as a way to honour loved ones come […]

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Here’s how satellites are used to measure water scarcity

Today, more than 700 million people around the world drink water from unsafe or untreated sources, such as wells, springs and surface water. About half of these people live in sub-Saharan Africa. In fact, in more than 30 African countries, fewer than 20% of the people have access to safe drinking water. Climate change is likely to […]

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