Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Activities,Cape Town,Events | on: February 2, 2017


Book Your Seat at the Annual Investing in African Mining Indaba

It’s that time of year again, the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba is just around the corner. Held in Cape Town, this event is instrumental in aiding the continual growth of mining interests in Africa. This indaba draws the most influential mining minds from across the globe to further growth within the African mining sector. Taking place from the 6th to the 9th of February 2017, the conference will be held at Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). For those already active in the mining industry, attendance is not even an option, it is a must. You can even register on site, so there’s no excuse not to be there.

Investment, Investment, Investment

The focus of the Investing in African Mining Indaba is without doubt investment. Experts from every corner of the industry will discuss important issues and look for ways to increase the long-term investments from which the industry will continue to benefit for the foreseeable future. This is the place for idea sharing, innovation and collective goals to be addressed.

Growing the African Mining Industry One Connection at a Time

In the interest of growing and strengthening connections within the African mining industry, delegates will be given the opportunity to rub shoulders with and attend talks by up to 24 ministers, 29 investors and 27 mining experts. In addition, the Investing in African Mining Indaba has a business matchmaking programme where possible opportunities for companies are identified and matches between them are made based on common interests.

The Who’s Who of African Mining

People like Mosebenzi Zwane, the South African minister of mineral resources; Jacques Erasmus, the global head of mining at KPMG; Dr Dambisa Moyo, macroeconomist and Mark Cutifani, chief executive officer of Anglo American are set to share their insights.

Opportunity for Junior Miners

For those in the industry who are looking for investors, the Mining Indaba Investment Battlefield has called for project submissions. The aim of the competition is to identify the best emerging companies for investors to invest in. New projects will be pitched by 16 mining companies, each will vie for investor support while receiving live feedback from the expert judging panel.

The Investing in African Mining Indaba Sponsors

In the interest of industry growth, there are several organisations, companies and governments which have helped to sponsor the event. The governments of Canada and Australia, the department for our International Trade and our Department of Mineral Resources have been key in the organisation of this event.

It goes without saying that during your stay in Cape Town you need not only a place to rest your head but also a place to soak up some of the Cape Town culture, have a delicious meal and even enjoy a spa treatment. Taj Cape Town is the ideal place to do just this. To book your stay at the Taj Cape Town now, contact:, or call +27 21 819 2000.

Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Activities,Cape Town,Cuisine,Events | on: January 26, 2017


Visit the Cosy Cape Town City Bowl Market on Hope

Perfectly placed for Cape Town city residents in the suburb of Gardens, the City Bowl Market on Hope is a paradise for foodies. The stalls gather in the historical building every Thursday from 4:30 pm until 8:30 pm while the market hosts roughly 30 of the best food stalls from around Cape Town. Food of the highest quality, from around the world is on offer to indulge your senses.

Food Made on the Spot

For the foodies who enjoy cuisine made with love, a mouth-watering array of Malay and Durban curries, salads, juices, sliders, paella, nachos, oysters, waffles, hot dogs and sushi are available. Stall owners are masters of their dishes and their food is made from only the best ingredients.

Market on Hope Fresh Produce

At the City Bowl Market on Hope, along with organic produce and lower prices, shoppers can select from the best breads, fish, cheeses, fruit, vegetables and eggs. The produce at this market easily out shines that of the average supermarket.

A Family Outing

To suit the entertainment needs of young and old, City Bowl Market on Hope hosts live music between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm with a different band playing every week. For the kids, the market houses a jungle gym and activities in a safe kids play area.

City Bowl Chic

Once a month market goers can enjoy the fashion market. Lined with an array of jewellery and fashion, the City Bowl Market on Hope is a platform for local community members to showcase and sell their creative products.

The History of 14 Hope Street

The old building in which the City Bowl Market on Hope is hosted has a story of its own. The building saw several of its own transformations. From Zionist Hall and Jehovah’s Witness church to an Indian temple, this building now hosts everything from the City Bowl Market on Hope to Bar Mitzvah’s and dances.

This cosy little City Bowl Market on Hope is only a 7-minute drive away from Taj Cape Town. If you are looking for additional amusement during your stay at Taj Cape Town let us help you fill your time with the best in local entertainment and sightseeing. Simply contact:, or call +27 21 819 2000. To book your stay at the Taj Cape Town, contact:, or call +27 21 819 2000.





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