Cape Town in the news:
- Richard Branson apologizes after tweeting photo full of white people to announce a South African project: Later he posted other photos that included a more diverse group of people. “We aim to become the heart of entrepreneurship for Southern Africa,” Branson stated in his original tweet, which included a …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Refugee sit-in in Pretoria is not illegal, SAPS say: “We know the court is not here to protect refugees, so we are ready for anything. This happened in Cape Town already,” Bukuru said, referring to refugees who were removed from the UNHCR’s offices in …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Post Office hasn’t been profitable in about 13 years – MPs told: Picture: Sethembiso Zulu/EWN. CAPE TOWN – Members of Parliament have heard the Post Office is still not financially stable and is sitting with obsolete technologies and an outdated business model. The …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Nokia showcases 5G, AI potential at AfricaCom: Nokia showcases the enormous potential of the latest technologies, including 5G and Artificial Intelligence (AI), with interesting demonstrations at AfricaCom in Cape Town between November 12 and 14, …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
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Quick Cape Town Fact: Legend has it that in the 1930’s a local Cape Town newspaper claimed that Cape Town was the only city in South Africa that could justly call itself a metropolis. The public took to this description and because the word metropolis is taken from the Greek derivative of meter or metros meaning mother and polis meaning city, the nickname of “Mother City” was born. Although some people joke everything in Cape Town goes at a slower pace compared to Johannesburg – everything takes nine months.