Chaos in Bo Kaap as minstrels parade turns ugly

By Aneeqa Du Plessis Chaos erupted on the streets of Bo-Kaap on Monday night as the Kensington All-stars minstrel troup finished their parade for hundreds of eager on-lookers in the annual ‘Voormaakie’ event. Locals filled the streets of Bo-Kaap in anticipation of what they could expect during the annual Tweede[…]

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Fire breaks out in Bo-Kaap

The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Services showed just how quickly their response time is when they responded to a fire above the Bo-Kaap this afternoon. The fire was spotted just as the work day began winding down on Tuesday, October 22 around 4pm. According to City of[…]

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Bo-Kaap hosts annual Muharram march

Bo-Kaap will be abuzz with activity on Sunday 1st September as the Boorhaanol Islam Movement and Tana Baru Trust host their annual Muharram programme commencing at 10am. The march has become an important religious event for the community and will see scores of Muslims dressed in white visit the key[…]

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