Cape Town grain elevator: A history

The Cape Town grain elevator, originally built by the government in Table Bay Harbour over 90 years ago, reopened as the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in 2017. Over R500 million was spent on renovating the space which opened with 80 gallery spaces. In 1995, the last[…]

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Pictures from Cape Town’s past

The Mother City is a beautiful place and has always been. Granted, in times past it was a little easier to see the mountains and a little less crowded on the beach, but Cape Town will always hold the top spot in the hearts of all Capetonians. While we still[…]

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‘Tuan Guru must be given the Freedom of the City’

“Tuan Guru was a sophisticated and educated human being. He is a legend that must be remembered.” That’s how VOC presenter, journalist and author Shafiq Morton described the personality of Imam ‘Abdullah bin Qadi ‘Abd al-Salam, affectionately known as Tuan Guru, considered a father figure of Islam in South Africa.[…]

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