The Big Issue #263 (20 April to 19 May 2018) is available from your favourite vendor across the city. Be sure not to miss out on another great issue.
Their cover story takes you to the Antarctic Peninsula, where Greenpeace is supporting a proposal by the European Union to create the biggest protected area on Earth. We certainly hope they succeed in doing so.
Other Big Issue News
Vendor success: Monica’s off to a fresh start
Big issue entrepreneur Monica Vuka is one step closer to her dream vocation, thanks to the support she’s receiving from the organisation, customers and her family. She shares her journey with you.
6 Million steps in the right direction
Words: Sarah Koopman and Photography: David Bell
South African Peter Dunn has embarked on a five-month long journey to raise awareness and money for the Childhood Cancer Foundation South Africa (CHOC). We find out why.
So you think you can dance?
Words: Feroza Miller-Isaacs and Photography: Mark Wessels
Jazzart Dance Theatre, the longest established dance company in the Cape, is hot on the heels of personal expression.
Exploring the deep blue with Ratanang
Words: Samina Anwary And Photography: Bulelani Bhokela
Good to know
The Big Issue #263 is on sale from vendors in Cape Town from 20 April to 19 May 2018. Anyone outside Cape Town can buy the magazine here.
Don’t forget: you can buy The Big Issue with your smartphone! Visit for a step-by-step guide.
Get your copy and be part of job creation in South Africa. It’s more than just a good deed; it’s a damn good read.
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