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CAPE TOWN TUNIS MARRAKECH LAGOS KINHASA

MUSIC & VIDEO

SIMON & GARFUNKEL
BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER

The soothing melodies of this song, alongside its meaningful lyrics, help me relax after a long, stressful day. Sometimes you need a good oldie to help put things in perspective.

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M.I.A
BAD GIRLS

This is M.I.A’s perfect comeback anthem and a feministic statement with a badass vibe! If you love a good rhythm and a statement then you’ll love this album.

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PETER GABRIEL
SOLSBURY HILL

This classic, from Peter’s first solo album, has the ability to make me happy and sad at the same time.

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EVENTS & GALAS

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

The annual festival of performing arts is hosted in Grahamstown, South Africa. This festival brings you the best performance and visual art in the continent! Make sure you purchase your tickets ahead of time to enjoy this 11-day feast.

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LUNCHBOX FUND’S FALL FETE

The fundraiser supports the non-profit organization that fosters education via nutrition. The Fall Fete is dedicated to providing a daily meal for orphaned and vulnerable school children. While embracing the philanthropy, one can enjoy delicious food featuring native artwork.

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CAPE TOWN MOTOR SHOW

Cape Town brings us the biggest and most innovative motoring extravaganza. The international show embraces the beauty of cars, bikes, trucks and drifting. On March 2-4, 2018, the show will be open to motor enthusiasts.

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SOWETO WINE FESTIVAL

This festivity calls all wine-lovers for three days full of wine, food and music ! As if that’s not enough, you can hit the dance floor with a lineup of local musos that’ll be taking the stage.
March 2-4, 2018
Soweto, South Africa

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NIGHTLIFE & ENTERTAINMENT

COCOON CAPE TOWN

The 31st floor of Cape Town’s iconic Absa Building is home to this chic nightclub. Cocoon is all about glamour – here sipping on delicious cocktails while enjoying breathtaking views of the city is simply the way they roll.

2 Riebeek St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa

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KATZY’S ROSEBANK

If you’re looking for a chill, cozy spot to have a drink with some friends, Katzy’s is for you! With bands performing 5 nights a week and fancy cocktails to sip on, this place is can’t get any better.

Shop 2, The Firs, 17-19 Biermann Ave, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa

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ORIGIN

An entertainment wonderland, located in the Winston Hotel, featuring 5 dance floors with different music genres. This nightclub includes numerous bars, lounges, and chill out spots for the greatest South African nightlife experience.

9 Clark Rd, Glenwood, Durban, South Africa

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FICTION

This contemporary late night bar features edgy bands and DJs all in the cellar of a 150-year-old building. The concept of this bar attracts innovative audiences with a passion for electronic music.
226 Long St, Cape Town, South Africa

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STYLE & SHOPS

DIAMOND WALK

You can find the most luxurious household names at Diamond Walk. The intimate bars and restaurants around the shopping center are home to the world’s finest champagnes! It will be an experience to remember.

Sandton City, Cnr Sandton Dr
Phone: +27 11 217 6000

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VICTORIA & ALFRED WATERFRONT

This busy commercial harbor is one of South Africa’s greatest tourist attractions! Adrian van der Vyver did an outstanding job in designing this complex.

V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001
Phone: +27 21 408 7600

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GATEWAY THEATER OF SHOPPING

This ultimate fashion, entertainment and dining destination is one of the largest in South African retail. It offers a fantastic shopping experience with convenient stores to drop every last rand!

Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Phone: +27 31 514 0500

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MELROSE ARCH

This shopping center is home to Johannesburg ‘s finest boutique shopping. It provides a wide range of local and international designer stores. The irresistible window displays make it impossible for a girl like me to leave empty-handed.
60 Atholl Oaklands Rd & Melrose Blvd, Melrose North, Johannesburg, 2076
Phone: +27 11 684 0000

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MOVIES & SHOWS

BEASTS OF NO NATION

An insight into the life of a a young orphan (Abraham Attah) as he trains to join the guerrilla during the civil war in Africa. A wonderful film that deserves more recognition!

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DISTRICT 9

The government of South Africa set up a makeshift home in District 9 during an extraterrestrial race. While watching this movie you will experience many emotions from anger, sadness, disgust, just to name a few.
Neill Blomkamp.

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TSOTSI

A South African gangster (Presley Chweneyagae) develops an unexpected paternal side as he survives on the edges of Johannesburg.

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TSOTI

A South African gangster (Presley Chweneyagae) develops an unexpected paternal side as he survives on the edges of Johannesburg.

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POETRY & LITERATURE

HALF OF A YELLOW SUN
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The novel portrays a story of modern African history. This love story follows two sisters who are caught up in the outbreak of the Biafran War, the Nigerian Civil War. Through romantic entanglements, and betrayal between sisters, the story takes on the hardships of love during such difficult times.

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BITTER FRUIT
Achmat Dangor

The grievous story of Silas Ali’s family and their crossroads of South African history. Silas Ali participated in Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress, and was later punished by Lieutenant De Boise as revenge. Years passed, and the men have an interesting, and bitter, encounter.

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DISGRACE
J. M. Coetzee

South African professor, David Lurie, lives quite an unhappy life. He finds that he has lost everything: his marriages, his job, and even his reputation. The only hope in his life is his relationship with his daughter, but this is also influenced by the racial struggles of the new South Africa.

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THE SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO

Published in 1936, this short story reflects Hemingway’s life and concerns during the 1930s. Most of his concerns reflected around writers’ integrities being influenced by “politics, women, drink, money and ambition.” One of Hemingway’s greatest fears was leaving his own work of life unfinished.

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