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I have been a vegan for 10 straight solid years, admittedly in my embryonic phase as a vegan neophyte I felt my personality tapering towards some kind of a 'Muggy Vegan Ego' with overt displays of a 'Vegan Superior Logic'. As vegans we often believe that our arsenal is fully stocked with the most advanced and inexorable fact salvos detailing why veganism is the surefire path leading to the zenith of humanity, right? Or are we the lackeys of the ultra-processed food industry which has “engineered” an incalculable and never-ending amount of pro-vegan replacement products and spent billions into marketing the hell out of these products over the past few years?

Published in Opinions

The Philippi Horticultural Area not only produces up to 50% of all the fresh produce consumed in the greater part of Cape Town but also serves as the primary recharge zone of the Cape Flats Aquifer.
There is a continuing struggle between balancing the need for decent affordable housing and the need for food security.
However more creative ways to supply the housing demand needs to be found and it cannot be at the expense of Food Security.

Published in In The News

Every year thousands of Muslim men gather at Seapoin Promenade, Cape Town, for prayers and the sighting of the new moon which signals the start and will also a month later signal the end of Ramadan.
For a vast majority of non-Muslims living on the Cape Flats, the guidelines suggested further below are mostly common knowledge, but we at Bruinou.com know that there are also many of our non-Muslim readers from all over the country who might not be too familiar with Muslim religious observances and might be at a loss for what level of consideration their Muslim friends and colleagues might  'expect' from them while they are observing the month of Ramadan.

Published in Community News