Cape Town in the news:
- South African Riots Over ‘Xenophobia’ Prompt Backlash Across Africa: This week, African leaders are meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, to discuss the African Continental Free Trade Area, an agreement made this year that sets the stage for the creation of the largest …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- South Africa vows crackdown on violence against women: JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa vowed Thursday to crack down on perpetrators of violence against women, after thousands of protesters gathered on the streets of central …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- South Africa tries to contain “Afrophobia” fallout as riots upstage showpiece summit: South Africa tries to contain “Afrophobia” fallout as riots upstage summit By Wendell Roelf and Alexander Winning CAPE TOWN, Sept 5 (Reuters) – South Africa promised on Thursday to tackle the …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- South Africa seeks to contain “Afrophobia” fallout as riots overshadow showpiece conference: CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s government acknowledged on Thursday that prejudice was partly to blame for deadly rioting that has targeted foreign businesses, as those attacks and reprisals …: “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.