The food stories of our komvandaan* *Komvandaan means ‘where we come from'.
During a time when big media houses closed esteemed magazine titles, one small, black female-owned company – Mikateko Media – launched a brand-new quarterly magazine called Koe’sister.
Nicola Rabkin shares what a typical, environmentally conscious day looks like for her family, who is striving for eco-mindfulness.
BUBBLES SANS BOOZE
Zari Sparkling, an alcohol-free bubbly, has been creating a new niche in the beverage sector since 2010.
Share Your Notes!
In 2020, two Bishops Diocesan College matric boys created a website called Notes Share to help online learning for all students from Grades 8 to 12.
Food App With A Social Conscience
What sets the Pekkish SA food-ordering app apart is that it empowers local food businesses and connects hungry customers with lesser known gems in their neighbourhood.
Activism In The Time Of Covid-19
The Bench Marks Foundation rose to the challenges caused by the pandemic through innovation and creativity with its community activist training programme.
Poo: An Early Warning System For Covid-19
The South African Medical Research Council explains the unexpected role that sewage plays in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Breath Of Clean Air
An enterprising group of South African doctors, engineers and designers based in East London has invented a medical device that revolutionises oxygen delivery to COVID-19 patients.
Run, Scramble, Swim, Repeat
SwimRun offers athletes and fitness enthusiasts a novel new way to test their limits.
To Go Far, Go Together
Violence Prevention Through Urban Upgrading (VPUU), an area-based community development organisation, has used social innovation to coproduce strong neighbourhood economies while helping to fight COVID-19.
In bugs we thrive
Lara Dugas, an Honorary Professor in the Department of Human Biology at UCT, delves straight into the gut of the matter.
Getting To The Heart Of The Matter
Trained consultant cardiologist for the NHS in the UK, Dr Aseem Maholtra unpacks the relationship between physical fitness, physical activity and cardiovascular health.
Percy's New Lease On Life
Atlantis resident Percy de Leeuw shares his experiences as a chronic diabetic and how his life has changed for the better since completing the Eat Better South Africa programme.
Is There Any Hope To Control Or Reverse Diabetes?
Diabetes expert Dr Neville Wellington, medical director of Nutrition Network, shares valuable insight into managing type 2 diabetes.
Eat Better, Live Better
There has never been a more important time to prioritise our health, says Dr Hassina Kajee, integrative physician, and medical director of Nutrition Network.
How Did We End Up Here?
Professor Tim Noakes investigates the dietary advice that has led to the chronic diseases present in today’s population.
Are Humans Less Healthy Today Than We Were In The Past?
Professor Tim Noakes looks to scientific evidence for answers to this timely question.
Get on your bike this summer and discover the best cycle routes in the Western Cape.
Saving Private Rhino
Magic Hills Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape has launched a crowdfunding campaign to save black rhinos against poaching amidst COVID-19 international travel bans.
Apart, But Closer Than Ever
Donald Kau, the V&A Waterfront head of PR and c ommunications, tells us how this popular Mother City tourist destination will be shining a light on hope this summer.
Poised For Innovative Solutions
Adversity and innovation. This is the new reality for business tourism in South Africa, which the Cape Town International Convention Centre has embraced on all fronts.
Tourism Sector Responds To Covid-19
We take a tourism safety snapshot of the Western Cape and look at what some businesses are doing to keep the province’s visitors safe.
Presenting Langa To The World
Ntlalo Jordan, owner of Jordan Ways of Cooking in Langa, gives locals a taste of the world through fine dining.
It's Time To Bounce Back
James Vos, the City of Cape Town’s mayoral committee member for economic opportunities, shares why he believes tourism in the Mother City will thrive again.
One Day In The Mother City
Wesgro CEO Tim Harris invites South Africans to replace the thrills and joy of travelling abroad with a holiday that encompasses all that we have right here in the Western Cape.
‘Tis The Season To Be Festive
Western Cape minister of economic development and tourism, David Maynier, encourages South Africans to play their part to stay safe, be festive and support tourism businesses this summer season.
Why Tourism Is Key To Job Creation
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde emphasises the positive impact of tourism on creating jobs and ensuring the safety, dignity and wellbeing of residents in the province.
Life's Second Chances
Vendors Sherman Permall and Arnold Jako are determined to secure a brighter future. In this issue they share their experience and hopes with us.
Daylin Paul Broken Land
Daylin Paul, winner of the 2017 Ernest Cole Award, recently launched his debut work, Broken Land, at an exhibition of his photographs at the KZNSA Gallery. We bring you a selection of images from the book.
Saving Philippi Farming Area For Future Generations
Certified professional soil scientist Christopher D’Aiuto of the PEDI AgriHub turns the spotlight on commercial farming in the city, and shares lessons learnt from the Philippi Horticultural Area.