Good Morning Cape Town with Lester Kiewit
The President Hotel is celebrating 25 years but has a much longer history
Lester Kiewit speaks to Jeremy Clayton, director at Bantry Bay’s President Hotel, which will be celebrating their 25th birthday on Saturday 3rd June 2023, even though the hotel has a history that goes further back than a quarter of a millennium.
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Inaugural Welgemoed in Symphony Concert29 September 2023 | 5 Minute Listen
On Sunday October 1, the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) will be taking to the stage in the inaugural "Welgemoed in Symphony" sunset concert on the greens of the Bellville Golf Course. The Concert is a collaborative effort between the City of Cape Town, The Welgemoed CID and the CPO. Lester Kiewit speaks to Louise Ferreira, Director of the Welgemoed CID.
Klipfontein Mission soaked in flood waters and tears after four kids electrocuted29 September 2023 | 6 Minute Listen
Lester Kiewit speaks to Collette van Rensburg, a community activist in the Klipfontein Mission area where four children died due to electrocution when flood waters covered their informal settlement.
79.8% of AirBnbs in Cape Town are made up of entire homes and apartments – what’s the impact on housing availability?29 September 2023 | 7 Minute Listen
According to the InsideAirBnb.com website, there are 20 583 AirBnb listings for Cape Town, with 79.8% of them being made up of entire homes / apartments, and not just spare rooms within homes. It is argued that this is having an impact on available housing stock for a growing city such as Cape Town. Lester Kiewit speaks to Dr Giséle Chloé Lavita, LLD graduate from Stellenbosch university, whose research topic was specifically on AirBnb and the law.