About Us

The CapeTowner covers news and lifestyle stories in the buzzing city centre, as well as at the V&A Waterfront and the historic Robben Island. We distribute 15 000 free copies to these areas every Thursday. The CapeTowner was started in 2002 to meet the need for a community newspaper in the CBD a major investment boost saw the once run-down area being upgraded and becoming more sought after as a residential precinct.

The CapeTowner is one of 15 community newspapers published by Cape Community Newspapers, which is part of Independent Media. The other titles published by Cape Community Newspapers are Atlantic Sun, Athlone News, Bolander, Constantiaberg Bulletin, False Bay Echo, Northern News Goodwood/Parow, Northern News Bellville/Durbanville, Northern News Kuils River/Brackenfell/Kraaifontein, Sentinel News, Southern Mail, Tabletalk, the Tatler and Vukani.

If you have a story for the CapeTowner, you can call the newsroom at 021 488 4230 or email news editor Simoneh de Bruin at [email protected]

For sports news, contact sports editor Fuad Esack on 021 488 4622 or email [email protected]

For entertainment news call 021 488 4230 or email [email protected]