Cape Town Fringe returns to Mother City

Cape Town Fringe returns to Mother City

A thought-provoking selection of bold productions is on the programme of the second annual Cape Town Fringe. The 11-day festival is a showcase of the best of South African theatre, with productions from across the country in an" engaged, original, and socially aware programme".
Smash hit

Smash hit

With every puppet in the award-winning stage production War Horse designed and handcrafted in Cape Town by the Handspring Puppet Company, it is only fitting that the production returns to the country to be enjoyed by South African audiences, says producer Chris Harper.
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Camac Energy lists on South African bourse

Camac Energy, a US-based oil and gas exploration and production company focused on energy resources in Africa, on Monday became the first new company to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in 2014.

Le secteur automobile en Afrique du Sud

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SA joins FLOSSWorld project

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and the University of the Western Cape are to participate in a global research project looking into the development and uptake of free/libre and open source software (FLOSS) in the developing world.

Rocky Horror to rock Cape Town

The world's most popular rock 'n roll musical, The Rocky Horror Show, is set to delight local audiences when it takes to Ratanga Junction's main stage from 24 November to mid-January 2005.

Better than bitter for olives

The local olive market is thriving, with a 10% growth in demand each year for table olives, and 20% annually for oil. The industry is almost 80 years old and experienced substantial growth in the 1990s as consumers became increasingly aware of the health benefits of olive consumption.

BHP Billiton’s African expansion

Global resources giant BHP Billiton has opened its multi-million dollar Hillside aluminium expansion project in KwaZulu-Natal, and is exploring further opportunities for growing its aluminium operations in South Africa and Mozambique.

Exporting SA geranium oil

The geranium, historically one of South Africa's earliest exports, is bringing trade to the country once more. In a landmark deal for SA's budding bio-extract industry, half a ton of essential oil extracted from geraniums organically grown in South Africa has been exported to a major international cosmetics brand.

Small fish, big potential

A number of endangered fish species may escape extinction thanks to a small Touws Rivier company, which has pioneered the use of a new hormone that is encouraging reproduction among fish which have resisted previous breeding attempts.
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