Cape Town in the news:
- Four things the Blitzboks need to do to kick-start their season: While the Springboks have become South African rugby’s flagship brand, that’s essentially down to one year of unprecedented success under the tutelage of Rassie Erasmus. However, in terms of …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- SPONSORED: When remembering is not enough: 16 Days of Activism: Future projections will pay tribute to victims including Hannah Cornelius who was raped and murdered near Stellenbosch, Clarissa Lindoor who was murdered in Stellenbosch, Courtney Pieters who was …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Who left The Apprentice 2019 last week? Thomas Skinner and Marianne Rawlins fired in episode 9 – here’s what happened: Lord Sugar and his sidekicks Karen Brady and Claude Littner returned for the 15th series of the BBC One reality show with a bumper episode, sending the candidates all the way to Cape Town, South …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Former England skipper: SA cricket in turmoil: Cape Town – Former England captain Nasser Hussain has described South African cricket as ‘in turmoil’ ahead of the four-match Test series. South Africa finished seventh in the Cricket World Cup and …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
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Quick Cape Town Fact: Cape Town has a ‘second New Year’ – Every year at the 2nd of January as many as 13,000 minstrels take to the streets garbed in bright colours, either carrying colourful umbrellas or playing an array of musical instruments. The minstrels are self organised into klopse (“clubs” in Kaaps Afrikaans, but more accurately translated as troupes in English). The Kaapse Klopse (or simply ‘Klopse’), as it is called, is also referred to as the Tweede Nuwe Jaar (meaning ‘second New Year’).