July 3, 2020

Edition 8 is on the streets! Look out for your copy.


A Zimbabwean hospitality franchise is capturing the imagination of locals and tourists alike, expanding the service offerings in the increasingly cosmopolitan Cape Town central city. Jimmy Jimalo’s is the brainchild of James MacAdams, a Zimbabwean by birth who has spent most of his adult life in the United States and…
Spending precious time in traffic is a tedious business. As the congestion hots up again this year in the bustling central city, CityLife talked to Capetonians about what they like and dislike about their daily commute, and its impact on their pocket.
The Mother City, a tourist haven known for its cosmopolitan people and scenic beauty is also fast becoming one of the most congested places in the world according to TomTom’s 2017 Traffic Index.
Gone are the days of baggy shorts and flip flops, with local designers having shown world-class ranges on the runway at the Lexus SA Menswear Week in Woodstock. CityLife spoke to the show’s creative director, Simon Diener.
Working in the lively CBD remains very attractive, despite transport and traffic issues.
High above busy Buitengracht Street, overlooking Riebeek Square, the FEDISA campus was abuzz as 250 students registered for the new academic year for the BA Fashion and BA Honours in Fashion degrees.
Have you ever wondered how many lives could be changed with a donation as small as R5? Chalk & Cork, a restaurant in Kloof Street, has started a charity that trains future chefs – all for an extra R5 added to the bill.
The City of Cape Town’s draft cycling strategy, recently published for public comment, aims to increase commuter trips by bicycle from the current 1% to 8%. Achieving this huge increase will require multi-sectoral interventions, from ensuring a supply of affordable bicycles to making cycling safer.
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