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Cape Town (South Africa)

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Top Cape Town (South Africa) Articles

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  • Baboons help discover new type of tangerine

     
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — When it comes to grabbing fruit off trees, baboons don't monkey around. Now their speed at gobbling up quickly ripening fruit has led to a discovery of what is believed to be a new type of......
  • Google grants $2.5 million to Nelson Mandela Foundation and Desmond Tutu Peace Center

     
    Google said on Tuesday that it is giving $2.5 million in the form of two equal grants to the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Desmond Tutu Peace Center to preserve, and get online, thousands of pages of historical documents relating to South Africa's...
  • Michelle Obama's magical family tour of Africa

     
    The Obama extended family spends a week touring parts of Africa, ending with a private weekend safari....
  • Violence persists against South Africa gays despite laws

     
    South Africa, gays, lesbians, human rights, violence: A South African court is sending four men to prison for 18 years for killing a lesbian, the Associated Press reports....
  • South Africa President Zuma sues over painting depicting him unzipped

     
    South Africa's President Zuma sues over painting depicting him unzipped: A painting by a white Cape Town artist, Brett Murray, depicting South African President Jacob Zuma as Soviet leader Lenin -- but with his genitals exposed -- has caused a storm of...
  • A South African rape, captured on video, exposes an epidemic

     
    A typical South African rape - captured on cell phone video: South African radio and social media lit up with outrage after a cell phone video showed the gang rape of a 17 year old girl by a group of adolescents. They offered her 25 cents to keep silent...
  • Go Away With ... Jonathan Butler

    Go Away With ... Jonathan Butler
    "Traveling is good for the brain," says musician Jonathan Butler, 52. "The mind needs it. I can't imagine life without getting to see all the amazing, different parts of the world." Born in Cape Town, South Africa, the Grammy-nominated singer-guitarist-...
  • Have road will travel: Top 10 drives along the coast

    Have road will travel: Top 10 drives along the coast
    Few things celebrate the end of winter like a great drive and enjoying the beach. Whether you can put the top down or not, members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com are sure you'll enjoy any of our "Top 10 Coastal Drives." 1. Pacific...
  • In South Africa, ask for biltong

    In South Africa, ask for biltong
    I was warned that meals during my March trip to South Africa would revolve around red meat. But I didn't know it would appear in a shriveled state similar to jerky. Biltong, as it's called — from the Dutch words bil, or buttocks, and tong, or strip...
  • Travel tips: South Africa's Western Cape

    THE BEST WAY TO CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Cape Town is available on British, Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, Air France, Emirates and Turkish. Restricted round-trip fares generally fall between $979 and $1,...
  • South Africa's Western Cape: Savoring the bounty

    South Africa's Western Cape: Savoring the bounty
    — One night as my sister and I walked across the rugged yet strangely delicate terrain of a place called Farm 215, the path to our cottage lighted only by the stars and a flashlight, the wine-wobbly beam suddenly illuminated several sets of legs....