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Sewage pollution costs livelihoods

  • Failure by the City of Cape Town to keep sewage from flowing into its nature reserves is resulting in job losses and lost business.

Cape Town’s three most popular inland water bodies – Rietvlei, Zandvlei and Zeekoevlei – are all within nature reserves managed by the City.… Read more

Gig guide: the gates to festive time

It’s almost fokol it’s festive time with November around the corner, signaling the slow death of this godforsaken year. With cabin fever permeating into our marrow, do we even remember how to socialize and consume art or has lockdown siphoned the levity from our souls?
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Rosé – The wine rookie

It is with equal parts excitement and trepidation that I announce that the wine column for Mother City News has moved to Joburg! The big smoke! While it might seem counterintuitive to write a wine column from the heart of Gauteng, fear not.… Read more

‘Superbugs’ breed in City’s polluted waters

Children play at Zandvlei mouth as it runs out to sea at Muizenberg. The water has for months been too polluted for recreational use.
The ongoing and widespread pollution of Cape Town’s waterways is contributing to antibiotic resistance, which is a growing and serious global health problem, according to pre-eminent scientists.
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