The Big Issue #269 Now Out

Welcome to The Big Issue #269, the technology issue, (20 October to 19 November 2018) – available from your favourite vendor across the city and beyond.

With Trevor Noah on the cover, you can't miss it!

Here are some of the stories covered in the November edition of The Big Issue.

Trevor Noah’s been cutting through the crap on the Daily Show. Now he’s back in SA. Really? Read the story on Page 26, PLUS enter to WIN 1-of-10 online Showmax contracts and stream 3-months of viewing time for free.

No protests. Just guts and glory: meet the teen who grew up in a one-roomed shack that slept eight. With some help from Google he became a TV host and is now a degreed professional.

Angry about the cost of data burning a hole in your pocket? Tech writer Craig Wilson reports on the great data rip-off, explains why Vodacom and MTN have no incentive to drop their rates, and introduces a thrifty new alternative.

Connect differently. Hidden paths in Cape Town are revealed in the Cape Camino. Walk them and hook up with nature for a refresh. Page 35.

Where to get your copy of The Big Issue

The Big Issue #269 is on sale from vendors in Cape Town from 20 October to 19 November 2018. Anyone outside Cape Town can buy the magazine here
Don't forget: you can buy The Big Issue with your smartphone! Visit for a step-by-step guide.

Get your copy and be part of job creation in South Africa. It’s a hand up, not a hand out, and it’s an edgy read.

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Derek Carelse  md@bigissue.org.za regarding Advertising/Marketing.

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