An accusation often levelled at sustainably grown and organic produce is that it is too expensive - Susan Barnes offers a different consideration.
It is certainly true that you can get a lot more apples for your rand in the non-organic aisles of the supermarket. However, to look at this issue solely from a personal economic point of view is to miss the bigger picture.
New MyCiTi station in Adderley Street to revolutionise travel in and around the city by providing a seamless transfer node.
The new MyCiTi station in Adderley Street will revolutionise the way commuters travel to and from the Cape Town central business district, providing a seamless transfer between the Cape Town railway station, the Golden Acre bus terminus, Station Deck taxi rank and the MyCiTi bus service.
Vendor artist Steven Roberts is featured this month.
Steven Roberts, 30, is a self-taught artist. He’s been homeless for nine years, but recently started living with his sister in Khayelitsha. He has been a Big Issue vendor for five years and enjoys the work that he does.
“Selling the magazine helps me support myself. I hope that one day I can live on my own,” he says.
Vivien Horler, talks to Environmantal Journalist John Yeld about his career at the Cape Argus.
John Yeld didn’t always want to be a journalist – his first job was in a bank.
“I thought journalists were nosy people who poked into other people’s business. I didn’t understand why people would want to talk to them,” says the Cape Argus’s environment and science writer, a man who has made a career out of getting people to talk to him.
Muizenberg Festival 2014 showcases how a community can make waves of a different kind.
Muizenbergers, have over the last few months collaborated, created and will celebrate from 9am 5 October to 6pm Sunday 12 October by showing there is much more to Muizenberg than just the beach and surfing!
October is National Transport month. Find out what some of our Flagships have been doing to offer alternative mobility.
As outlined in the Green Economy Strategy Framework, transportation is the key economic sector in the province that enables all other sectors. It is also a significant job creator, making up 10% of the Western Cape’s GDP. Globally, the transport sector is undergoing considerable change to reduce carbon emissions and improve economic efficiency.