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UMD Professor researches Cape Town water crisis

By Greta Easthom

As residents in Cape Town, South Africa, prepare to run out of clean water in the coming months, a UMD professor has taken it upon himself to help mitigate the crisis. 576 more words


I hate medicine | SIR 3

Well, it’s true.

I started my year off on 3 January. We did night call on the 4th. When I got home, I had only one thought: 726 more words

Penguins Are The Name Of The Game

Ah solo travel: meeting new people, having to make all the decisions, other solo activities. Yes that’s right, this week I’ve done pretty much none of that. 405 more words

South Africa

The colourful Cape Minstrels Street Parade

undreds of spectators camped out — some for as long as a week — to get the best view.

The Kaapse Klopse (or simply Klopse) is a minstrel festival that takes place annually on 2 January and it is also referred to as Tweede Nuwe jaar (Second New Year), in Cape Town, South Africa. 853 more words

Janaline's World Journey

Plant Nursery|Week 3

Monday morning my bus didn’t come. The next bus didn’t come till 9:40 and that’s when my class was. I decided it was a sign and went back home, but I wasn’t content wasting a day. 64 more words

Cape Town is bracing for “Day Zero” — the day it cuts off running water for 4 million people

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The Beautiful South African megacity has been struck by a historic drought, and now it’s running out of water. 1,503 more words

On The Trail

Cape Town Chronicles Vol 2. - A Trim Every Two Weeks?

“Why do you eat peanuts? C’mon tell me, what’s the real reason?”

“Because they’re healthy, healthier than the fruit you’re eating.”

This is  a snippet of the conversation I walked into between Jackson and “The Old Man” as I entered Blue Cut Hair Salon. 650 more words