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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon goes silver

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is the only run in Africa to receive Silver Label status from the International Association of Athletics Federations. It's also been declared as carbon neutral. The scenic run will take place on 20 September, and organisers hope to reach Gold Label status soon.

Rugby’s full story: the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum

In a country that is passionate about sport, the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum displays the full story of rugby in South Africa. It opened in Cape Town on 24 September 2013 and has already been nominated for an international accolade. Visitors enjoy the high level of interaction offered within its walls.

Drones used to fight crime in South Africa

Law enforcement officials got an extra helping hand when drones were used during police raids in Cape Town. They helped the officers by offering an aerial perspective of the scene.

Cape Town night sky tops at photo contest

Cape Town photographer Eric Nathan's shot of the Mother City at night has earned him the top prize at the International Earth & Sky Photo Contest. But it also points out the effect light pollution has on our skies and the need to reclaim and reconnect with the stars.

Cape Town in Lonely Planet's top three

Cape Town in Lonely Planet’s top three

There's never a bad time to visit Cape Town, travel publisher Lonely Planet says in its latest guide, Best in Travel 2014. South Africa's Mother City comes in just behind Paris and Trinidad as the best cities in the world to visit.

South Africa’s sustainable transport bid

Economic stability is seeing South African cities making huge investments in transport infrastructure. The move will see commuters’ costs go down, while their access to urban jobs and inner city suburbs improve.

Art infects the Mother City

If you’re in Cape Town, it would be a crime to miss Infecting The City, the week-long, free public art festival that offers some astounding and ground-breaking performances.
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