Cape Town in the news:
- Spies, bribes and Guptas: From Zuma to Agrizzi, a year of gripping moments at the state capture inquiry: “The Guptas wanted government departments to meet business people at their home in Cape Town,” he testified. He also claimed the Guptas disrespected and insulted the former president. Ramatlhodi …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- ‘Quick learner’ Emma takes guitar lessons from Tom Felton: Cape Town, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor Tom Felton shared a photograph of him giving guitar lessons to his “Harry Potter” co-star Emma Watson here. Felton, who essayed Draco Malfoy in the popular “Harry Potter …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Is drop in cash-in-transit heists leading to spike in jewellery store robberies?: There has been a spate of jewellery store robberies in Cape Town recently. Kieno Kammies speaks to Unisa criminology lecturer, Dr Mahlogonolo Thobane, shares his views on the recent spate of robberies …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Drivers urged to ‘travel in groups’ as crime hits one of South Africa’s busiest highways: “When you are on the N2 between Somerset West and Cape Town always make sure that there are people driving in front of you,” he said. “Just follow the people, and don’t try and pass the …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
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Quick Cape Town Fact: Long Street was originally called De Derde Berg Dwars Straat which roughly translates to ‘the third road parallel to the mountain’. The name was changed to Long Street in the 1790’s. It is one of the oldest streets in Cape Town and not surprisingly quite long at 1.7km in length.