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AfrikaBurn: a festival of radical self-expression

For one week each year, the savannah of the Karoo is turned into Tankwa Town, a vibrant yet temporary hub of creativity when thousands...
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Press Release: Play Your Part, Pieter Kruger Foundation drive active citizenship in Northern Cape

Play Your Part has partnered with the Pieter Kruger Foundation for the final PYP Roadshow in Northern Cape. The Cube will stop off in...

Iron Lady of manganese takes on mining’s big boys

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi is the owner of a multimillion-rand manganese mine in the arid Northern Cape town of Hotazel and one of a handful of women in South Africa's mining industry. Battle-hardened by her experiences in the struggle against apartheid, she's not afraid to tackle those who stand in her way.

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Northern Cape sinkhole offers up underground mysteries

A 300m long sinkhole in the Northern Cape that opened up after heavy summer rains is revealing some interesting discoveries for inquisitive locals and...

Infographic: Khi Solar One

Khi Solar One is Africa's first concentrated solar power plant. Situated outside of Upington in the Northern Cape, the 140-hectare plant will produce 50 megawatts of power by using 4 200 concave mirrors to reflect and concentratea large area of sunlight onto a small area on a 205 metre tower.

 

Gallery: The untamed Northern Cape

It’s the largest and hottest province in South Africa, taking up a full third of the country’s land area. But the Northern Cape is...

Brand South Africa and partners hand over library in Northern Cape

Brand South Africa and partners hand over library in Northern Cape.

New library to be opened in Northern Cape

Kabelo thumbPlay Your Part and Shout SA will be in the arid Northern Cape, to open a library at the TT Lekalake Primary School in the village of Bathlaros. The event will help to underscore the importance of reading and education.

The Griqua Town R5 coin celebrates the history of South African coinage

The Griqua Town R5 coin celebrates the history of South African coinage

The Reserve Bank has issued a commemorative R5 coin into general circulation that celebrates Griekwastad, in Northern Cape. The town was an important stopover on the trade route into the interior. The issue also commemorates the history of coinage in South Africa.

New solar plants in sunny Northern Cape

Kathu Solar Park and Redstone Solar Thermal Power will each add 100MW capacity to the electricity grid. Concentrated solar thermal power is able to store solar power generated the day, meaning they will continue to supply energy at night. They add to the five plants already commissioned.

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