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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Simonstown land returned to Aziz family

It may have been a wait spanning decades, but all that was forgotten when the Aziz family were finally returned their land on Thursday. Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille handed over a title deed for erf 604 in Cotton Lane, Simons Town to the Aziz family in a special[…]

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Cape fisherman rescued after falling into fish bin

A fisherman was rescued after he fell into a fish bin in Simonstown, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said on Wednesday. “Only his foot still protruded from the bin, with the rest of his body buried under fish, and fellow crew grabbed his foot and managed to pull him[…]

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