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Aachen or Bad Aachen, French and traditional English: Aix-la-Chapelle, is a spa and border city.
Adidas AG (stylized as ɑdidɑs since 1949) is a multinational corporation, founded and headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories.
The African National Congress (ANC) is the Republic of South Africa's governing political party.
The African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), also known as the jackass penguin and black-footed penguin, is a species of penguin, confined to southern African waters.
Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
The Afromontane regions are subregions of the Afrotropical realm, one of the Earth's eight biogeographic realms, covering the plant and animal species found in the mountains of Africa and the southern Arabian Peninsula.
The Agulhas Current is the western boundary current of the southwest Indian Ocean.
Ajax Cape Town (Ajax Kaapstad, Nuus24, geraadpleegd 28 augustus 2011) is a South African football club based in Parow that plays in the Premier Soccer League.
Inkosi Albert John Lutuli (commonly spelled Luthuli; – 21 July 1967), also known by his Zulu name Mvumbi, was a South African teacher, activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and politician.
An amphitheatre or amphitheater is an open-air venue used for entertainment, performances, and sports.
The Anglo–Dutch Treaty of 1814 (also known as the Convention of London) was a treaty signed between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Sovereign Principality of the United Netherlands in London on 13 August 1814.
Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
An apartment (American English), flat (British English) or unit (Australian English) is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building, generally on a single storey.
Artscape Theatre Centre (formerly Nico Malan Theatre Centre) is the main performing arts centre in Cape Town, South Africa.
Asian South Africans are South Africans of Asian descent.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
Athlone Stadium is a stadium in Athlone on the Cape Flats in Cape Town, South Africa.
Athlone is a suburb of Cape Town located to the east of the city centre on the Cape Flats, south of the N2 highway.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
The Atlantic Sun is a local newspaper for the West Coast region of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
Atlantis is a town in the City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality in the Western Cape, South Africa.
Bantry Bay is an affluent suburb of Cape Town situated on the slopes of Lion's Head and overlooking a rocky coastline, Western Cape Province, South Africa.
The Bantu Education Act, 1953 (Act No. 47 of 1953; later renamed the Black Education Act, 1953) was a South African segregation law which legalised several aspects of the apartheid system passed by the Apartheid regime which was really not on the side of the black community.
Blacks from South Africa were at times officially called "Bantu" by the apartheid regime.
Bartolomeu Dias (Anglicized: Bartholomew Diaz; c. 1450 – 29 May 1500), a nobleman of the Portuguese royal household, was a Portuguese explorer.
The Batavian Republic (Bataafse Republiek; République Batave) was the successor of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands.
The Battle of Blaauwberg, also known as the Battle of Cape Town, fought near Cape Town on 8 January 1806, was a small but significant military engagement.
Cape Town has a wide variety of beaches divided into three regions by the Cape Peninsula.
Belhar is a suburb of the City of Cape Town, South Africa, in the Cape Flats area.
Bellville railway station is a railway station in the town of Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa.
The Techtonic Velodrome is a 250-meter, multi-purpose indoor velodrome located in Bellville (about 25 kilometers outside of the centre of Cape Town), South Africa.
Bellville is a city in the greater Cape Town metropolitan area in South Africa.
Belron is a vehicle glass repair and replacement group operating worldwide across 34 countries and employing over 25,000 people.
The Benguela Current is the broad, northward flowing ocean current that forms the eastern portion of the South Atlantic Ocean gyre.
Berg wind (from Afrikaans berg "mountain" + wind "wind", i.e. a mountain wind) is the South African name for a katabatic wind: a hot dry wind blowing down the Great Escarpment from the high central plateau to the coast.
Bergvliet is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
Betty's Bay is a small holiday town situated on the Overberg coast of South Africa's Western Cape province.
Big Sur is a rugged section of California's Central Coast between Carmel Highlands and San Simeon, where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean, that is frequently praised for its dramatic views.
Biodiversity, a portmanteau of biological (life) and diversity, generally refers to the variety and variability of life on Earth.
A biodiversity hotspot is a biogeographic region with significant levels of biodiversity that is threatened with destruction.
Bishop Lavis is a suburb of Cape Town, located east of the city centre near Cape Town International Airport.
Bishopscourt is a small, wealthy, residential suburb in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town in the Western Cape, South Africa.
Bloemfontein (Afrikaans and Dutch "fountain of flowers" or "blooming fountain"; also known as Bloem) is the capital city of the province of Free State of South Africa; and, as the judicial capital of the nation, one of South Africa's three national capitals (the other two being Cape Town, the legislative capital, and Pretoria, the administrative capital) and is the seventh largest city in South Africa.
Bloubergstrand is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, along the shores of Table Bay, 15 km due north of the city centre of Cape Town.
Blue Downs is a suburb of the Cape Town, South Africa.
The Blue Train travels an approximately journey in South Africa between Pretoria and Cape Town.
The Bo-Kaap is an area of Cape Town, South Africa formerly known as the Malay Quarter.
Boer is the Dutch and Afrikaans noun for "farmer".
Bokomo Foods ("The Goodness of Home") is the largest breakfast cereal company in South Africa, and is a division of Pioneer Foods (Pty) Ltd.
The Boland is a first-class cricket team that nominally represents the Boland region, in the South African province of Western Cape, in the CSA Provincial Competitions.
The Boland Cavaliers (Boland Kavaliers in Afrikaans), are a South African rugby union team that participates in the annual Currie Cup tournament.
The Boland (Afrikaans for "top country" or "land above") is a region of the Western Cape province of South Africa, situated to the northeast of Cape Town in the middle and upper courses of the Berg and Breede Rivers, around the mountains of the central Cape Fold Belt.
Bothasig also known as 'The Sig' is a suburban area of the City of Cape Town in Western Cape, South Africa.
Boulders Beach is a sheltered beach made up of inlets between granite boulders, from which the name originated.
Brackenfell is a northern suburb of Cape Town situated within the Western Cape province of South Africa at the gateway to the winelands.
The brown fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus), also known as the Cape fur seal, South African fur seal and the Australian fur seal is a species of fur seal.
Bryde's whale or the Bryde's whale complex putatively comprises two species of rorqual and maybe three.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
Bush Radio is a popular and pioneering community radio station in South Africa.
Camps Bay (Afrikaans: Kampsbaai) is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
A canoe is a lightweight narrow vessel, typically pointed at both ends and open on top, propelled by one or more seated or kneeling paddlers facing the direction of travel using a single-bladed paddle.
Cape Agulhas (Cabo das Agulhas, "Cape of the Needles") is a rocky headland in Western Cape, South Africa.
Co-founded in 1857 by Saul Solomon, the Cape Argus is a daily newspaper published by Sekunjalo in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Cape Cobras (known as the for sponsorship purposes) are a franchise cricket team representing the Western Province and Boland areas in South African domestic cricket.
The Cape of Good Hope, also known as the Cape Colony (Kaapkolonie), was a British colony in present-day South Africa, named after the Cape of Good Hope.
In Southern Africa, Cape Coloureds is the name given to an ethnic group composed primarily of persons of mixed race.
"Cape Doctor" is the local name for the strong, often persistent and dry south-easterly wind that blows on the South African coast from spring to late summer (September to March in the southern hemisphere).
Cape Dutch architecture is a traditional Afrikaner architectural style found mostly in the Western Cape of South Africa.
The Absa Cape Epic is an annual mountain bike stage race held in the Western Cape, South Africa.
The Cape Flats (Die Kaapse Vlakte) is an expansive, low-lying, flat area situated to the southeast of the central business district of Cape Town.
The Cape Floristic Region is a floristic region located near the southern tip of South Africa.
Cape jazz (more often written Cape Jazz) is a genre of jazz that is performed in the very southern part of Africa, the name being a reference to Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Malays are an ethnic group or community in South Africa.
The Cape of Good Hope (Kaap die Goeie Hoop, Kaap de Goede Hoop, Cabo da Boa Esperança) is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa.
The Cape Peninsula (Kaapse Skiereiland) is a generally rocky peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean at the south-western extremity of the African continent.
Cape Peninsula University of Technology, a university in Cape Town, South Africa, is the only university of Technology in the Western Cape province, and is also the largest university in the province, with over 32,000 students.
Cape Point is a promontory at the southeast corner of the Cape Peninsula, which is a mountainous and scenic landform that runs north-south for about thirty kilometres at the extreme southwestern tip of the African continent in the Republic of South Africa.
The Cape Qualified Franchise was the system of non-racial franchise that was adhered to in the Cape Colony, and in the Cape Province in the early years of the Union of South Africa.
CapeTalk is a commercial AM radio station based in Cape Town, South Africa, broadcasting on AM/MW 567 to Cape Town.
The Cape Times is an English-language morning newspaper owned by Independent News & Media SA and published in Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Town City Football Club is a football club based in Cape Town, South Africa, that plays in the Premier Soccer League (PSL).
Cape Town City Hall is a large Edwardian building in Cape Town city centre which was built in 1905.
The Cape Town Cycle Tour is an annual cycle race hosted in Cape Town, South Africa, usually long.
Cape Town International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Cape Town, and is the second-busiest airport in South Africa and third-busiest in Africa.
The Cape Town Partnership is a Cape Town-based collaborative public-private partnership organisation that exists to develop, promote and manage areas of the Cape Town central business district as a place for all citizens.
Cape Town railway station is the main railway station of the city of Cape Town, South Africa.
The Cape Town Stadium (Kaapstad-stadion; Inkundla yezemidlalo yaseKapa) in Cape Town, South Africa is a stadium that was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Cape Town TV is a community television channel that broadcasts in Cape Town, South Africa.
A drought in the Western Cape province of South Africa began in 2015 and is resulting in a severe water shortage in the region, most notably affecting the city of Cape Town.
CapeRay Medical (Pty) Ltd is a privately held company based in Cape Town, South Africa, that develops, manufactures, and supplies medical imaging equipment for the diagnosis of breast cancer.
Capitec Bank is a South African retail bank.
Capri Village is a suburb in Cape Town, South Africa, situated between Kommetjie, Fish Hoek and Noordhoek.
Casablanca (ad-dār al-bayḍāʾ; anfa; local informal name: Kaẓa), located in the central-western part of Morocco bordering the Atlantic Ocean, is the largest city in Morocco.
The Castle of Good Hope (Kasteel de Goede Hoop; Kasteel van Goeie Hoop) known locally as the Castlehttps://janalinesworldjourney.com/2016/03/28/torture-chambers-at-castle/ or Cape Town Castle is a bastion fort built in the 17th century in Cape Town, South Africa.
Century City is a 250 ha suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
Ceres Fruit Juices Pty Ltd, trading as The Ceres Beverage Company, is a beverage company based in Paarl, South Africa.
Chapman's Peak is the name of a mountain on the western side of the Cape Peninsula, between Hout Bay and Noordhoek in Cape Town, South Africa.
Charles Davidson Bell FRSE (22 October 1813 – 7 April 1882) was the Surveyor-General in the Cape Colony, an artist, heraldist, and designer of Cape medals and stamps.
A chemical toilet collects human excreta in a holding tank and uses chemicals to minimize odors.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
A city is a large human settlement.
The City Bowl is a part of Cape Town in South Africa.
A city council, town council, town board, or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality, or local government area.
A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government.
The City of Cape Town (Stad Kaapstad; IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city of Cape Town, South Africa and its suburbs and exurbs.
Claremont is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
Clifton is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
The Colony of Natal was a British colony in south-eastern Africa.
Coloureds (Kleurlinge) are a multiracial ethnic group native to Southern Africa who have ancestry from various populations inhabiting the region, including Khoisan, Bantu speakers, Afrikaners, and sometimes also Austronesians and South Asians.
Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre and middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters—people who travel on a daily basis.
A commuter town is a town whose residents normally work elsewhere but in which they live, eat and sleep.
The Company's Garden is a park and heritage site located in central Cape Town.
The law or principle of comparative advantage holds that under free trade, an agent will produce more of and consume less of a good for which they have a comparative advantage.
Conservation International (CI) is an American nonprofit environmental organization headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.
Constantia is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, situated about 15 kilometres south of the centre of Cape Town.
Constantiaberg is a large, whalebacked mountain that forms part of the mountainous spine of the Cape Peninsula in Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town, South Africa.
Coronation Fund Managers is a South-African third-party fund management company, headquartered in Cape Town.
A council is a group of people who come together to consult, deliberate, or make decisions.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
A critically endangered (CR) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.
The Currie Cup tournament is South Africa's premier domestic rugby union competition, played each winter and spring (June to October), featuring teams representing either entire provinces or substantial regions within provinces.
Darling is a small town in a farming area on the west coast region of the Western Cape, about 75 km from Cape Town.
De Waterkant is a sub-district of the suburb of Green Point, Cape Town.
Delft is a township on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) is a South African political party and the official opposition to the governing African National Congress (ANC).
Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931) is a South African Anglican cleric and theologian known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist.
Devil's Peak (Afrikaans: Duiwelspiek) is part of the mountainous backdrop to Cape Town, South Africa.
Devil's Peak Estate is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa in the area known as the City Bowl.
Die Burger (English: The Citizen) is a daily Afrikaans-language newspaper, published by Naspers.
District Six (Afrikaans Distrik Ses) is a former inner-city residential area in Cape Town, South Africa.
Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, usually while performing acrobatics.
A dock (from Dutch dok) is the area of water between or next to one or a group of human-made structures that are involved in the handling of boats or ships (usually on or near a shore) or such structures themselves.
A drug is any substance (other than food that provides nutritional support) that, when inhaled, injected, smoked, consumed, absorbed via a patch on the skin, or dissolved under the tongue causes a temporary physiological (and often psychological) change in the body.
In the United States, illegal drugs are related to crime in multiple ways.
Dunoon is a small township situated in Milnerton, Cape Town, South Africa.
Durban (eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third most populous in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Durbanville is a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa, part of the greater City of Cape Town metropolitan area.
The dusky dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) is a dolphin found in coastal waters in the Southern Hemisphere.
The Cape Colony (Dutch: Kaapkolonie) was between 1652 and 1691 a Commandment, and between 1691 and 1795 a Governorate of the Dutch East India Company.
The United East India Company, sometimes known as the United East Indies Company (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie; or Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie in modern spelling; abbreviated to VOC), better known to the English-speaking world as the Dutch East India Company or sometimes as the Dutch East Indies Company, was a multinational corporation that was founded in 1602 from a government-backed consolidation of several rival Dutch trading companies.
The Dutch East Indies (or Netherlands East-Indies; Nederlands(ch)-Indië; Hindia Belanda) was a Dutch colony consisting of what is now Indonesia.
e.tv is the first and only privately owned free-to-air television station in South Africa.
East Africa or Eastern Africa is the eastern region of the African continent, variably defined by geography.
East London is a city on the southeast coast of South Africa in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality of the Eastern Cape province.
Edgemead is one of the northern suburbs of Cape Town.
Eerste River (Eersterivier in Afrikaans, meaning "first river") is a suburb of the city of Cape Town, South Africa.
Elsie's River (Elsiesrivier in Afrikaans) is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
EMV is a payment method based upon a technical standard for smart payment cards and for payment terminals and automated teller machines that can accept them.
Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.
The England national rugby union team competes in the annual Six Nations Championship with France, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, and Wales.
An expatriate (often shortened to expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than their native country.
In biology, extinction is the termination of an organism or of a group of organisms (taxon), normally a species.
Frederik Willem de Klerk (born 18 March 1936) is a South African politician who served as State President of South Africa from 1989 to 1994 and as Deputy President from 1994 to 1996.
False Bay (Afrikaans Valsbaai) is a body of water defined by Cape Hangklip (Dutch/Afrikaans for "Hang(ing)-rock") and the Cape Peninsula in the extreme south-west of South Africa.
The False Bay Echo is a local newspaper in the False Bay region of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
The Far East is a geographical term in English that usually refers to East Asia (including Northeast Asia), the Russian Far East (part of North Asia), and Southeast Asia.
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
Fine Music Radio is a radio station that is based within the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.
A first language, native language or mother/father/parent tongue (also known as arterial language or L1) is a language that a person has been exposed to from birth or within the critical period.
Fish Hoek (Vishoek, meaning either Fish Corner or Fish Glen) is a coastal town at the eastern end of the Fish Hoek Valley on the False Bay side of the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town, South Africa.
A flush toilet (also known as a flushing toilet, flush lavatory, or water closet (WC)) is a toilet that disposes of human excreta (urine and feces) by using water to flush it through a drainpipe to another location for disposal, thus maintaining a separation between humans and their excreta.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
A football team is a group of players selected to play together in the various team sports known as football.
The Fort de Goede Hoop ('Fort of Good Hope') was the first military building to be erected in what is now Cape Town.
Foschini Group is a South African clothing retail company.
Franschhoek (Afrikaans for "French Corner", Dutch spelling before 1947 Fransche Hoek) is a small town in the Western Cape Province and one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa.
In the history of France, the First Republic (French: Première République), officially the French Republic (République française), was founded on 22 September 1792 during the French Revolution.
Fresnaye is one of Cape Town's most affluent suburbs, situated between Signal Hill and Sea Point, a few kilometres to the west of Cape Town's Central Business District (CBD).
Funchal is the largest city, the municipal seat and the capital of Portugal's Autonomous Region of Madeira, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean.
Fynbos (meaning fine-leaved plants) is a small belt of natural shrubland or heathland vegetation located in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa.
Gardens (or The Gardens) is an inner-city suburb of Cape Town located just to the south of the city centre located in the higher elevations of the "City Bowl" and directly beneath Table Mountain and Lion's Head.
In economics, the Gini coefficient (sometimes expressed as a Gini ratio or a normalized Gini index) is a measure of statistical dispersion intended to represent the income or wealth distribution of a nation's residents, and is the most commonly used measurement of inequality.
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a British pharmaceutical company headquartered in Brentford, London.
Glencairn is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS) is the major public transport bus service operator for Cape Town, South Africa, providing commuter bus services throughout a large part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan area.
The Good Hope Centre in Cape Town, South Africa (1976) by Pier Luigi Nervi, is an exhibition hall and conference centre, with the exhibition hall comprising an arch with tie-beam on each of the four vertical facades and two diagonal arches supporting two intersecting barrel-like roofs which in turn were constructed from pre-cast concrete triangular coffers with in-situ concrete beams on the edges.
Good Hope FM is Cape Town's leading music focused interactive lifestyle radio station, whose Contemporary Hit Radio format provides a music mix of R&B, Pop, Hip Hop and Dance.
Goodwood is a suburb situated between the northern and southern suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa.
Gordon's Bay (Gordonsbaai) is a harbour town in the Western Cape province of South Africa, close to Strand.
Green Point (Groenpunt) is a central suburb of Cape Town, South Africa located to the north west of the central business district.
Greenmarket Square is a historical square in the centre of old Cape Town, South Africa.
Griqualand West is an area of central South Africa with an area of 40,000 km² that now forms part of the Northern Cape Province.
The Groote Kerk (Afrikaans for "Great Church") is a Dutch Reformed church in Cape Town, South Africa.
Group Areas Act was the title of three acts of the Parliament of South Africa enacted under the apartheid government of South Africa.
Gugulethu or Guguletu is a township 15 km from Cape Town, South Africa.
Haifa (חֵיפָה; حيفا) is the third-largest city in Israel – after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv– with a population of in.
Hangzhou (Mandarin:; local dialect: /ɦɑŋ tseɪ/) formerly romanized as Hangchow, is the capital and most populous city of Zhejiang Province in East China.
Hanover Park is a township of the City of Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
Hartleyvale Stadium is a field hockey stadium in Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa.
Heaviside's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii), sometimes called Haviside's dolphin after its discoverer, is a small dolphin found from the southern coasts of Angola to the Cape of Good Hope.
Helderberg is a wine-producing area in the Western Cape of South Africa and an area of Cape Town Originally known as the "Hottentots-Holland" area, it was renamed "Helderberg" by the City of Cape Town following concerns about possible racist connotations in the name.
The Helderberg Mountain is part of the Hottentots-Holland mountain range in the Western Cape, South Africa.
The Helderberg Sun is a local newspaper in the Helderberg region of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
(originally called Hermanuspietersfontein, but shortened in 1902 as the name was too long for the postal service at the official), is a town on the southern coast of the Western Cape province of South Africa.
The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.
Higgovale is a small, wealthy community in City Bowl of Cape Town, South Africa.
The area known today as Cape Town has no written history before it was first mentioned by Portuguese explorer Bartholomeu Dias in 1488.
Homicide is the act of one human killing another.
Hout Bay (Houtbaai, meaning "Wood Bay") is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa situated in a valley on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula, twenty kilometres south of the Central Business District of Cape Town.
The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.
The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale.
Independent News & Media plc (INM) is a media organisation based in Dublin, Ireland, and operating across several countries.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Indian South Africans are citizens and residents of South Africa of Indian descent.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
An institute of technology (also: university of technology, polytechnic university, technikon, and technical university) is a type of university which specializes in engineering, technology, applied science, and sometimes natural sciences.
International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) was founded in 1957 from a group of international organizations focused on industrial design.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
Johan Anthoniszoon "Jan" van Riebeeck (21 April 1619 – 18 January 1677) was a Dutch navigator and colonial administrator who founded Cape Town in what then became the Dutch Cape Colony of the Dutch East India Company.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturing company founded in 1886.
Jonah Tali Lomu (12 May 1975 – 18 November 2015) was a New Zealand rugby union player.
The Kaapse Klopse (or simply Klopse) is a minstrel festival that takes place annually on 2 January and it is also referred to as Tweede Nuwe jaar (Second New Year), in Cape Town, South Africa.
Kalk Bay (Afrikaans: Kalkbaai) is a fishing village on the coast of False Bay, South Africa and is now a suburb of greater Cape Town.
The Karoo (from a Khoikhoi word, possibly garo "desert") is a semidesert natural region of South Africa.
A kayak is a small, narrow watercraft which is propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Khayelitsha is a partially informal township in Western Cape, South Africa, located on the Cape Flats in the City of Cape Town.
The Khoikhoi (updated orthography Khoekhoe, from Khoekhoegowab Khoekhoen; formerly also Hottentots"Hottentot, n. and adj." OED Online, Oxford University Press, March 2018, www.oed.com/view/Entry/88829. Accessed 13 May 2018. Citing G. S. Nienaber, 'The origin of the name “Hottentot” ', African Studies, 22:2 (1963), 65-90,. See also.) are the traditionally nomadic pastoralist non-Bantu indigenous population of southwestern Africa.
Kimberley is the capital and largest city of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.
Kirstenbosch is an important botanical garden nestled at the eastern foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town.
is a small coastal town in the Overberg region of the Western Cape province, South Africa.
Koeberg nuclear power station is a nuclear power station in South Africa.
Kommetjie (Afrikaans for "small basin," approximately pronounced cawma-key) is a small town near Cape Town, in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
Kraaifontein is a suburb of Cape Town, in the Western Cape of South Africa.
Kuils River (Afrikaans: Kuilsrivier) is a town in the Western Cape South Africa, 25km (15 miles) east of Cape Town.
The Landbou-Burger is a local newspaper for farmers from around Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
Langa is a township and suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
Lansdowne is a former whites only suburb in Cape Town, South Africa.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Levi Strauss & Co. is a privately held American clothing company known worldwide for its Levi's brand of denim jeans.
Lion's Head (Afrikaans: Leeukop) is a mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, between Table Mountain and Signal Hill.
The City of Cape Town manages the following nature reserves in Cape Town: North region.
There are two articles listing countries according to their per capita GDP.
Llandudno is a residential suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula.
Long Street is a major street located in the City Bowl section of Cape Town, South Africa.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Luanda, formerly named São Paulo da Assunção de Loanda, is the capital and largest city in Angola, and the country's most populous and important city, primary port and major industrial, cultural and urban centre.
M-Net (an abbreviation of Electronic Media Network) is a subscription-funded television channel broadcast in South Africa.
The M3 is an expressway in Cape Town, South Africa, connecting the upper part of the City Bowl to the Southern Suburbs and ending in Tokai.
The M5 is an expressway in Cape Town, South Africa.
Macassar is a small town in South Africa, close to Strand and Somerset West, with an approximate population of 33,225.
Madagascar (Madagasikara), officially the Republic of Madagascar (Repoblikan'i Madagasikara; République de Madagascar), and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of East Africa.
Mains electricity (as it is known in the UK; US terms include grid power, wall power, and domestic power) is the general-purpose alternating-current (AC) electric power supply.
Maitland is a suburb in Cape Town, South Africa.
Malmesbury is a town of approximately 36,000 inhabitants in the Western Cape province of South Africa, about 65 km north of Cape Town.
Manenberg is a township of Cape Town, South Africa, that was created by the apartheid government for low-income Coloured families in the Cape Flats in 1966, South African History Online.
Maputo (formerly named Lourenço Marques until 1976) is the capital and most populous city of Mozambique.
Masiphumelele is a township in Cape Town, South Africa, situated between Kommetjie, Capri Village and Noordhoek.
The Mayor of Cape Town is the head of the local government of Cape Town, South Africa; currently that government takes the form of the City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality.
A Mediterranean climate or dry summer climate is characterized by rainy winters and dry summers.
The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.
Medium wave (MW) is the part of the medium frequency (MF) radio band used mainly for AM radio broadcasting.
Melkbosstrand (Afrikaans for "Milkbush beach") is a coastal village and beach located on the South West Coast of South Africa, 35 km north of Cape Town.
In South Africa, a metropolitan municipality or Category A municipality is a municipality which executes all the functions of local government for a city or conurbation.
Cape Town, like most South African cities, uses Metropolitan or "M" routes for important intra-city routes, a layer below National (N) roads and Regional (R) roads.
Metrorail Western Cape is a network of commuter and suburban rail services in and around the metropolitan area of Cape Town, South Africa.
Mfuleni is a relatively new township about 40 kilometres from Cape Town, South Africa.
Milnerton is a suburb of Cape Town in South Africa situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast 11 kilometres to the north of the city's centre.
A minstrel was a medieval European entertainer.
Mitchells Plain is a largely Coloured suburb about from the city of Cape Town.
The Momentum One Day Cup (formerly known as the One Day Cup, MTN Domestic Championship and Standard Bank Cup) is the premier domestic one-day cricket competition of South Africa, its matches having List A status.
Monte Carlo (Monte-Carlo, or colloquially Monte-Carl; Monégasque: Monte-Carlu) officially refers to an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco, specifically the ward of Monte Carlo/Spélugues, where the Monte Carlo Casino is located.
Monte Vista is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, whose name meaning 'Mountain View' is derived from Table Mountain being clearly visible from it.
Mostert's Mill (Afrikaans: Mostert se Meul) is a historic windmill in Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa.
Mouille Point ("MOO-lee") is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, situated between the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and Granger Bay to the east, Green Point to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west.
Mowbray is one of the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa and lies on the slopes of Devil's Peak.
Muizenberg is a beach-side suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
The N1 is a national route in South Africa that runs from Cape Town through Bloemfontein, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Polokwane to Beit Bridge on the border with Zimbabwe.
The N2 is a national route in South Africa that runs from Cape Town through Port Elizabeth, East London and Durban to Ermelo.
The N7 is a national route in South Africa that runs from Cape Town northwards through the West Coast and Namaqualand regions to the Namibian border at Vioolsdrif.
Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.
Naspers is a broad-based multinational internet and media group, offering services in more than 130 countries.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Party (Nasionale Party), also known as the Nationalist Party, was a political party in South Africa founded in 1914 and disbanded in 1997.
National routes in South Africa are a class of roads and freeways which connect major cities.
Naval Base Simon's Town is the South African Navy's largest naval base, situated at Simon's Town, near Cape Town.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The New Zealand national rugby union team, called the All Blacks, represents New Zealand in men's rugby union, which is known as the country's national sport.
Newlands Cricket Ground (known as PPC Newlands for sponsorship reasons) in Cape Town is a South African cricket ground.
The Newlands Stadium, currently referred to as DHL Newlands for sponsorship reasons, is located in Cape Town, South Africa.
Newlands is an upmarket suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events.
Nice (Niçard Niça, classical norm, or Nissa, nonstandard,; Nizza; Νίκαια; Nicaea) is the fifth most populous city in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes département.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Noon Gun has been a historic time signal in Cape Town, South Africa since 1806.
Noordhoek is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, located below Chapman's Peak on the west coast of the Cape Peninsula, approximately thirty-five kilometres to the south of the city itself.
The Northern Cape (Noord-Kaap; Kapa Bokone) is the largest and most sparsely populated province of South Africa.
Nyanga is a township in Cape Town, South Africa.
Observatory is a suburb in Cape Town, South Africa that is bordered by Mowbray to the south, and Salt River to the northwest.
Ocean View, Cape Town, was established in 1968 as a township for coloured people who had been forcibly removed from so called "white areas" such as Simon's Town, Noordhoek, Red Hill, Glencairn by the apartheid government under the Group Areas Act.
An office is generally a room or other area where administrative work is done by an organization's users in order to support and realize objects and goals of the organization.
OPENCities is a project initiated by British Council Spain, to help cities to become more open and competitive.
Optare is a British bus manufacturer based in Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire.
Oranjezicht (Dutch: orange view) is a suburb in Cape Town, South Africa, built on the site of the old Oranjezicht farm, which used to stretch at least as far as the Mount Nelson Hotel and supplied the Castle of Good Hope with fresh produce.
Ottery is a suburb in Cape Town, South Africa.
Paarl (Afrikaans: or more commonly; derived from Parel, meaning Pearl in Dutch) is a city with 191,013 inhabitants in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
Panorama is a suburb in Parow, Cape Town, South Africa.
The Parliament of South Africa is South Africa's legislature and under the country's current Constitution is composed of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces.
The Parliament of the Cape of Good Hope functioned as the Legislature of the Cape Colony, from its founding in 1853, until the creation of the Union of South Africa in 1910, when it was dissolved and the Parliament of South Africa was established.
Parow is a northern suburb of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa founded by Johann Heinrich Ferdinand Parow who arrived to the locality in 1865.
Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems emphasizing proportional representation (PR) in elections in which multiple candidates are elected (e.g., elections to parliament) through allocations to an electoral list.
In South Africa, pass laws were a form of internal passport system designed to segregate the population, manage urbanisation, and allocate migrant labour.
Patricia de Lille (born 17 February 1951) is a South African politician who is currently serving as Mayor of Cape Town, in office since 2011.
Peninsula Granite Fynbos is an endangered Fynbos vegetation type which is endemic to the city of Cape Town and occurs nowhere else.
Peninsula Sandstone Fynbos is a unique and endangered vegetation type that is endemic to the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town.
Peninsula Shale Renosterveld (PSR) is a unique vegetation type that is found only on the slopes of Signal Hill and Devil's Peak in Cape Town, South Africa.
Philadelphia is a town in City of Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
The Philippi Stadium is located in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa and is used for soccer matches.
A phytochorion, in phytogeography, is a geographic area with a relatively uniform composition of plant species.
Pick n Pay is the second largest supermarket chain store in South Africa, established in 1967.
Pietermaritzburg (Zulu: umGungundlovu) is the capital and second-largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The "garden city" suburb of Pinelands is located on the edge of the southern suburbs of Cape Town in South Africa and is known for its large thatched houses.
The Plainsman is a local newspaper in the Mitchell's Plain region of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
Plumstead is a residential suburb situated in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
In biology or human geography, population growth is the increase in the number of individuals in a population.
Port Elizabeth or The Bay (iBhayi; Die Baai) is one of the largest cities in South Africa; it is situated in the Eastern Cape Province, east of Cape Town.
The Port of Cape Town is the port of the city of Cape Town, South Africa.
Portuguese discoveries (Portuguese: Descobrimentos portugueses) are the numerous territories and maritime routes discovered by the Portuguese as a result of their intensive maritime exploration during the 15th and 16th centuries.
In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity.
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) is a national sports association responsible for administering the two professional football leagues in South Africa - the South African Premier Division and National First Division.
Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng, South Africa.
A primate city (Latin: "prime, first rank") is the largest city in its country or region, disproportionately larger than any others in the urban hierarchy.
Protea is both the botanical name and the English common name of a genus of South African flowering plants, sometimes also called sugarbushes (Afrikaans: suikerbos) or Fynbos.
Provincial routes (also referred to as major regional routes) are the second category of road in the South African route-numbering scheme.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
The R101 is a regional road in South Africa that is the designation for old sections of road that were previously the N1, prior to upgrading.
The R102 is a Regional Route in South Africa.
The R27 is a provincial route in South Africa that consists of two disjoint segments.
The R300 or Kuils River Freeway (also Cape Flats Freeway) is a Regional Route in Cape Town, South Africa that connects Mitchells Plain with the N2, Kuils River, and the N1 at Bellville.
The R302 is a Regional Route in South Africa that connects Bellville with Malmesbury.
The R304 is a Regional Route in South Africa that connects Stellenbosch with Atlantis.
The R307 is a Regional Route in South Africa that connects the R27 north of Melkbosstrand with the R45 south-west of Moorreesburg.
The R310 is a Regional Route in South Africa that connects Muizenberg to the south-west with R45 between Paarl and Franschhoek to the north-east, via Stellenbosch and Hellshoogte Pass.
The R44 is a provincial route in South Africa that connects Piketberg with Kleinmond via Wellington, Stellenbosch and Somerset West.
The Red Bull Big Wave Africa is a surfing competition held annually in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
A refrigerator (colloquially fridge, or fridgefreezer in the UK) is a popular household appliance that consists of a thermally insulated compartment and a heat pump (mechanical, electronic or chemical) that transfers heat from the inside of the fridge to its external environment so that the inside of the fridge is cooled to a temperature below the ambient temperature of the room.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Robben Island (Robbeneiland) is an island in Table Bay, west of the coast of Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa.
Rondebosch is one of the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa.
Rovos Rail is a private railway company operating out of Capital Park Station in Pretoria, South Africa.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Royal Cape Yacht Club is a Yacht club located in the port of Cape Town, South Africa.
Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Sailing as a sport involves a variety of competitive sailing formats that are sanctioned through various sailing federations and yacht clubs.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
Salt River is a suburb of Cape Town, located near Table Bay, to the east of Cape Town's central business district.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
Sanlam is a South African financial services group headquartered in Bellville, Western Cape, and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the Namibian Stock Exchange.
Santos Football Club or simply Santos, also known under their sponsored title as Engen Santos, is a South African football club based in the Lansdowne suburb of the city of Cape Town that plays in the SAFA Second Division.
Scarborough is a town situated on the Cape Peninsula to the South of Cape Town in South Africa.
Schotsche Kloof is a neighborhood in the City Bowl of Cape Town, South Africa.
Sea Point (Afrikaans: Seepunt) is one of Cape Town's most affluent and densely populated suburbs, situated between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, a few kilometres to the west of Cape Town's Central Business District (CBD).
The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.
The Sentinel News is a local newspaper in the Hout Bay region of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
Seven Stars were an association football (soccer) club from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
The sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population.
A shanty town or squatter area is a settlement of improvised housing which is known as shanties or shacks, made of plywood, corrugated metal, sheets of plastic, and cardboard boxes.
A share taxi (also called shared taxi) is a mode of transport which falls between a taxicab and a bus.
The Shoprite Group of Companies, is Africa's largest food retailer.
Shosholoza Meyl is a division of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) that operates long-distance (intercity) passenger rail services.
Signal Hill (Seinheuwel), or Lion's Rump, is a landmark flat-topped hill located in Cape Town, next to Lion's Head and Table Mountain.
Simon's Town (Simonstad), sometimes spelled Simonstown, is a town near Cape Town, which is home to the South African Navy.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Softball is a variant of baseball played with a larger ball (11 in. to 12 in. sized ball) on a smaller field.
Somerset West (Somerset-Wes) is a town in the Western Cape, South Africa.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
The South Africa national rugby union team, commonly known as the Springboks, is governed by the South African Rugby Union.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is the state broadcaster in South Africa, and provides 19 radio stations (AM/FM) as well as 5 television broadcasts to the general public.
South African English (SAfrE, SAfrEng, SAE, en-ZA) is the set of English dialects native to South Africans.
General elections were held in South Africa between 26 and 29 April 1994.
Municipal elections were held in South Africa on 18 May 2011, electing new councils for all municipalities in the country.
The National Census of 2001 was the 2nd comprehensive national census of the Republic of South Africa, or Post-Apartheid South Africa.
The South African National Census of 2011 is the 3rd comprehensive census performed by Statistics South Africa.
The South African Navy (SAN) is the naval warfare branch of the South African National Defence Force.
The South African Rand (sign: R; code: ZAR) is the currency of South Africa.
South Atlantic High is a semipermanent pressure high centered at about 25°S, 15°W, in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Southern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is south of the Equator.
The Southern Mail is a local newspaper from the South Peninsula region of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
The Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean or the Austral Ocean, comprises the southernmost waters of the World Ocean, generally taken to be south of 60° S latitude and encircling Antarctica.
The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is a baleen whale, one of three species classified as right whales belonging to the genus Eubalaena.
The Southern Suburbs Tatler is a local newspaper in the Southern Suburbs region of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
The Southern Suburbs are a group of suburbs in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
St James is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, situated on the False Bay coast between Muizenberg and Kalk Bay.
Stellenbosch Thomas Baldwin, 1852.
Stellenbosch University (Universiteit Stellenbosch) is a public research university situated in Stellenbosch, a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
The Stormers (known for sponsorship reasons as the DHL Stormers) are a South African professional rugby union team based in Cape Town competing in the Super Rugby competition.
Strand (Afrikaans for 'beach') is a seaside resort situated on the eastern edge of False Bay and at the foot of the Hottentots Holland Mountains.
Strandfontein is a seaside resort 8 km east of Muizenberg, on the northern shore of False Bay in the City of Cape Town municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
Studying abroad in the United States is for a mobile global education and intercultural awareness building opportunities.
Study abroad organizations, also referred to as study abroad providers, and third-party study abroad providers are independent organizations that facilitate or administer study abroad programs.
The Sunfoil Series is the main domestic first class cricket competition in South Africa, first contested (as the Currie Cup) in 1889-90.
Super Rugby is a professional men's rugby union football competition in the Southern Hemisphere and Japan.
Surfing is a surface water sport in which the wave rider, referred to as a surfer, rides on the forward or deep face of a moving wave, which is usually carrying the surfer towards the shore.
Swart gevaar (Afrikaans for "black danger") was a term used during apartheid in South Africa to refer to the perceived security threat of the majority black African population to the white South African government.
Swimming is an individual or team sport that requires the use of ones arms and legs to move the body through water.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Table Bay (Afrikaans Tafelbaai) is a natural bay on the Atlantic Ocean overlooked by Cape Town (founded 1652 by Van Riebeeck) and is at the northern end of the Cape Peninsula, which stretches south to the Cape of Good Hope.
Table Mountain (Khoekhoe: Huri ‡oaxa, where the sea rises; Afrikaans: Tafelberg) is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa.
The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is a cable car transportation system offering visitors a five-minute ride to the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa.
Table Mountain National Park, previously known as the Cape Peninsula National Park, is a national park in Cape Town, South Africa, proclaimed on 29 May 1998, for the purpose of protecting the natural environment of the Table Mountain Chain, and in particular the rare fynbos vegetation.
Tabletalk, founded 1987, is a weekly local newspaper in the West Coast region of Cape Town, South Africa.
Tableview or Table View is a west coast suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, named after its view of Table Mountain.
Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues and consisting entirely or almost entirely of original spoken word content rather than outside music.
Tamboerskloof is a neighbourhood of Cape Town, South Africa.
A taxicab, also known as a taxi or a cab, is a type of vehicle for hire with a driver, used by a single passenger or small group of passengers, often for a non-shared ride.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Thornton is a southern suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
Threatened species are any species (including animals, plants, fungi, etc.) which are vulnerable to endangerment in the near future.
Three Anchor Bay is a suburb of Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
In South Africa, the terms township and location usually refer to the often underdeveloped segregated urban areas that, from the late 19th century until the end of apartheid, were reserved for non-whites, namely Indians, Africans and Coloureds.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
Track cycling is a bicycle racing sport usually held on specially built banked tracks or velodromes (but many events are held at older velodromes where the track banking is relatively shallow) using track bicycles.
Transnet Freight Rail is a South African rail transport company, formerly known as Spoornet.
Twelfth grade, senior year, or grade 12 is the final year of secondary school in North America.
The Two Oceans Aquarium is an aquarium located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
The Two Oceans Marathon is a 56km / 35-mile ultramarathon and 21km half-marathon held annually in Cape Town, South Africa on the Saturday of the Easter weekend.
Tygerberg Hospital is a tertiary hospital located in Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa.
The Tygertalk is a local newspaper in the Tygerberg region of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
UCT Radio is a campus radio station operated by students of the University of Cape Town (UCT) in Cape Town, South Africa.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The Union of South Africa (Unie van Zuid-Afrika, Unie van Suid-Afrika) is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South Africa.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
University Estate is a mainly residential suburb of Cape Town located at the foot of Devil's Peak to the east of the city.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is a public research university located in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
The University of the Western Cape is a public university located in the Bellville suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
Urbanization refers to the population shift from rural to urban residency, the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas, and the ways in which each society adapts to this change.
Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira (c. 1460s – 24 December 1524), was a Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea.
Velddrif or Velddrift (population 7800 in 2007) is a coastal fishing town in the Bergrivier Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa.
The Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront in Cape Town is situated on the Atlantic shore, Table Bay Harbour, the City of Cape Town and Table Mountain.
Vida e Caffè, commonly referred to as "Vida", is a chain of coffee retailers based in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Voice of the Cape is a Muslim community radio station based in Cape Town, South Africa.
Vredehoek (Afrikaans: "corner of peace" or "peace corner"http://www.sa-venues.com/attractionswc/vredehoek.php) is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa located in the City Bowl, on the slopes of Table Mountain, between Devil's Peak Estate and Oranjezicht.
The Vukani is a local weekly newspaper distributed to the township areas of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
Walmer Estate is a subsection of the former District Six area of Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
Waste collection is a part of the process of waste management.
Water polo is a competitive team sport played in the water between two teams.
Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes.
The Western Cape (Wes-Kaap, Ntshona Koloni) is a province of South Africa, situated on the south-western coast of the country.
The Western Cape Education Department (abbreviated WCED) is the department of the Government of the Western Cape responsible for primary and secondary education within the Western Cape province of South Africa.
Western Province is a South African rugby union team based in Newlands, Cape Town, that participates in the annual Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup tournaments.
The Western Province Cricket Association is the governing body for cricket in the Cape Town region.
Whale watching is the practice of observing whales and dolphins (cetaceans) in their natural habitat.
White South Africans are South Africans descended from any of the white racial groups of Europe and the Levant who regard themselves, or are not regarded as, not being part of another racial group (for example, as Coloureds).
Wine tasting is the sensory examination and evaluation of wine.
The Witwatersrand Gold Rush was a gold rush in 1886 that led to the establishment of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Woodstock is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
Woolworths Holdings Limited is a South Africa-based multinational retail company that owns the South African retail chain Woolworths, and Australian businesses David Jones and Country Road Group.
The World Design Capital (WDC) is a city promotion project by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design to recognize and award accomplishments made by cities around the world in the field of design.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an intergovernmental organization with a membership of 191 Member States and Territories.
The World Travel Awards were founded in 1993.
Wynberg is a southern suburb of the City of Cape Town in Western Cape, South Africa.
Xhosa (Xhosa: isiXhosa) is a Nguni Bantu language with click consonants ("Xhosa" begins with a click) and one of the official languages of South Africa.
Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. The capital and largest city is Harare. A country of roughly million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most commonly used. Since the 11th century, present-day Zimbabwe has been the site of several organised states and kingdoms as well as a major route for migration and trade. The British South Africa Company of Cecil Rhodes first demarcated the present territory during the 1890s; it became the self-governing British colony of Southern Rhodesia in 1923. In 1965, the conservative white minority government unilaterally declared independence as Rhodesia. The state endured international isolation and a 15-year guerrilla war with black nationalist forces; this culminated in a peace agreement that established universal enfranchisement and de jure sovereignty as Zimbabwe in April 1980. Zimbabwe then joined the Commonwealth of Nations, from which it was suspended in 2002 for breaches of international law by its then government and from which it withdrew from in December 2003. It is a member of the United Nations, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Union (AU), and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). It was once known as the "Jewel of Africa" for its prosperity. Robert Mugabe became Prime Minister of Zimbabwe in 1980, when his ZANU-PF party won the elections following the end of white minority rule; he was the President of Zimbabwe from 1987 until his resignation in 2017. Under Mugabe's authoritarian regime, the state security apparatus dominated the country and was responsible for widespread human rights violations. Mugabe maintained the revolutionary socialist rhetoric of the Cold War era, blaming Zimbabwe's economic woes on conspiring Western capitalist countries. Contemporary African political leaders were reluctant to criticise Mugabe, who was burnished by his anti-imperialist credentials, though Archbishop Desmond Tutu called him "a cartoon figure of an archetypal African dictator". The country has been in economic decline since the 1990s, experiencing several crashes and hyperinflation along the way. On 15 November 2017, in the wake of over a year of protests against his government as well as Zimbabwe's rapidly declining economy, Mugabe was placed under house arrest by the country's national army in a coup d'état. On 19 November 2017, ZANU-PF sacked Robert Mugabe as party leader and appointed former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in his place. On 21 November 2017, Mugabe tendered his resignation prior to impeachment proceedings being completed.
Zonnebloem (Dutch for sunflower) is a suburb in City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa, previously part of District Six.
The 1995 Rugby World Cup was the third Rugby World Cup.
The 2003 Cricket World Cup (known officially as ICC Cricket World Cup 2003) was the eighth Cricket World Cup, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.
The 2009 Indian Premier League season, abbreviated as IPL 2 or the 2009 IPL, was the second season of the Indian Premier League, established by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020.
Kfm 94.5 (once known as 94.5Kfm) is an adult contemporary radio station based in Cape Town, South Africa, www.kfm.co.za, Retrieved 2013-10-08.
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