heritage month

Seven more Kramats set for National Heritage status

By Aneeqa du Plessis With September marking Heritage month, the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) has invited the public’s comment on designating seven additional Kramats in Cape Town and Muizenberg as National Heritage Sites. Speaking on VOC’s Drive Time show on Wednesday afternoon, PRO for the Cape Mazaar Society[…]

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Muslim Enclaves of the Cape: Simon’s Town

September commemorates the annual Heritage Month in South Africa. The premise for this year’s Heritage Month is ‘Reclaiming, restoring and celebrating our living heritage’. Heritage Month recognizes aspects of South African culture which are both tangible and intangible. For 84-year-old, Zainab Davidson nee Amlay or ‘Aunty Patty’, as she is[…]

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Asa Moos crowned Cape Town’s Koesister Kween

By Zahraa Schroeder The 1st of September has been dubbed as World Koesister Day and what better way to celebrate the beginning of Heritage Month than with a warm, aromatic syrupy, coconut sprinkled koesister? Over 40 candidates showed-off their sweet and spicy baking skills at the Radisson RED Hotel in[…]

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