Loadshedding Apps

This must certainly be the one with the best name! EskomSepush Another popular app is Load Shedding Notifier And a third option is Loadshedding App If all else fails try Eskom’s own load-shedding website Eskom Please let us know if you hear of another or have any comment to share!

Do You Employ a Domestic Worker?

Big changes on the cards for South African domestic workers – here’s what you need to know Alongside the recent announcement of a new minimum wage, South African domestic workers are also set to receive new benefits under the Compensation for Occupational and Diseases Act (COIDA). The proposed amendments are open to public comment until 18 December,

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain and what an exciting venue it is for these legendary concerts! Booking at Webtickets Download pdf: kbosch2019  

Bee deaths – a ghastly truth revealed!

The vice-chairperson of Western Cape Bee Industry Association (WCBA) and commercial bee farmer Brendan Ashley-Cooper has already lost 100 hives and he sent a sample to be tested in the Hearshaw & Kinnes Analytical Laboratory in Cape Town. This week, Ashley-Cooper received the sample back confirming his fears. It is from fipronil, a pesticide used on

Let’s all play tourist!

iVenture City Pass Cape Town, in partnership with Cape Town Tourism, is the ultimate key to unlocking unforgettable travel experiences. The Pass gives you access to over 70 of the most popular Cape Town attractions, tours and things to see and do, a large number of those being kids-friendly activities. Whether you prefer day tours, museums, adventure,

Time to Talk Summer!

The Inside Guide has just published an article highlighting the 13 best beaches in Cape Town for 2018 with a warning about security in its first paragraph, as much a sign of the times as it is a an appropriate time for the article that heralds the start of those summer days. Apart from the

Muizenberg Kite Festival

Africa’s biggest kite festival is proudly hosted by Cape Mental Health. All profits go towards helping Cape Mental Health provide vital services to adults and children in resource-poor communities. Watch amazing professional kiting displays – including giant inflatables, stunt kites and kite fighting – in the main arena. Plus competitions, kite-making workshops, stalls and lots