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A province-wide solution is needed to solve the increasing issue of congestion that goes beyond convincing people to use public transport. An integrated system...

Ghana’s bamboo bicycle revolution

28 October 2016Bernice Dapaah is the chief executive of the Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative (GBBI), a project that farms bamboo plantations in her hometown...

Bicycles get groundbreakers to work faster

groundbreakers---thumbWorking together, LoveLife and Qhubeka are helping to get youth volunteers to the communities where they work faster and more efficiently. They are also bringing needed economic opportunities.

Sandton goes car-free for a month

The Sandton CBD will be closed to cars during the month-long EcoMobility World Festival over October. Instead, people will be encouraged to use public transport, cycle and walk. Johannesburg hopes they will see the benefits of going car-free and that there will be a permanent shift.

Volkwagen and partners follow up on commitment

Johannesburg Skyline---thumbEarlier this year, Volkswagen, Qhubeka and World Vision donated bicycles to rural learners in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape. They returned for a pilot programme in bicycle maintenance, a road safety clinic and to deliver backpacks filled with books and stationery.

It's all about the bike for young SA entrepreneur

It’s all about the bike for young SA entrepreneur

Jeffrey Mulaudzi's idea to offer tourists a glimpse of the "real South Africa" by taking them on a bicycle tour of Alexandra township has seen his business grow into one of Johannesburg's top attractions.

Cape Town’s Open Streets bring the people out to play

Get out your car and on your bike, skateboard or feet. Cape Town's new Open Streets movement takes an old idea from Bogotá, Colombia, and turns city thoroughfares over to residents, who use the space for breaking down social barriers – and having a lot of fun.

Cape Town becomes bike-friendly

Cycle lanes in Cape Town are being painted green to demarcate them. It's part of the city's bicycle master plan, which includes an expanded network of cycle lanes and bike-sharing, and a healthier public and a healthier environment.
Exploring bicycle culture in SA

Stellenbosch on a bicycle

Outdoor enthusiasts who may also enjoy a bit of history, fine wine and decadent chocolates now have a new tourism offering – guided bicycle tours through the scenic town of Stellenbosch and the surrounding Western Cape winelands.
SA wine consumers on the rise

From Beit Bridge to Cape Point by bicycle

From Beit Bridge to Cape Point by bicycle

Journalist Kevin Davie is just over a week into a ride that is not for the faint-hearted: he's cycling from Beit Bridge on Zimbabwe's border to Cape Point on Africa's southernmost tip, most of it off-road - a distance of almost 4 000 kilometres. Brad Morgan catches up with him to discuss his epic journey.

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