How to grow ‘edibles’ during water restrictions

OWN CORRESPONDENT With much of the country suffering the effects of drought, the City of Cape Town implemented Level 2 water restrictions at the...

Education initiative aims to help schools succeed

JOHN HARVEYIn a world that has all but accepted that acts of kindness take a back seat to the demands of everyday life,...

Deadline for comment on fracking plan

JOHN HARVEY The controversial issue of hydraulic fracturing - or “fracking” - of the Karoo took centre stage at the Claremont civic centre last...

Be cautious when banking online

Robert Matzdorff, RondeboschThomas Rajna’s surprisingly fiery attack on Standard Bank (“Poor service”, Tatler, February 11) has motivated me to point out that one’s bank...

UCT anti-rape campaign rapes

JOHN HARVEY“Enough is enough.” That is the message from the University of Cape Town student leaders, who this week announced a sweeping campaign to...

Tips to help gardeners save water

STAFF REPORTERWith much of the country suffering the effects of drought, the City of Cape Town implemented Level 2 water restrictions at the beginning...

New UCT dean of law sets transformation goal

TAURIQ HASSENProfessor Penelope Andrews has been appointed as UCT’s new dean of law, officially taking up her position last month after returning from America. There,...

District Six: A winding path home

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

Cape Malay Choir heritage

M Hartley, Chairman: Cape Malay heritage societyThe Cape Malay choirs were a creation of racist Nationalist Afrikaner Professor ID Du Plessis in 1939 (“Choir...

River Club to host international animation festival

JOHN HARVEYThis year’s Cape Town International Animation Festival promises to be a unique opportunity for the public to rub shoulders with the world’s leading...