Category: News

Thinking outside of the cage

Alexandra Dodd catches up with Aragorn Eloff to track the changes in the local animal justice struggle and how it intersects with social movements like Fees Must Fall.


Philip Wollen in South Africa

PHILIP WOLLEN is in South Africa! Mr Wollen is one of the most influential vegan advocates worldwide, and this is possibly the best opportunity to get friends and family to hear the vegan message...


November 2015 & Past Events

The SA Vegan Society has been busy bringing South African vegans and the vegan-curious together this year with a string of successful events.


Will Tuttle – World Peace Diet, Talks & Workshops 2016

Dr. Will Tuttle, the author of ‘The World Peace Diet – Eating for Spiritual Health & Social Harmony’ (WPD), is coming to Cape Town, Greyton, Durban and Johannesburg in the new year, on a lecture-tour of South Africa. This is the first time he will be in Africa, having done presentations throughout the world since writing his masterpiece (an Amazon #1 best-seller!), 10 years ago.

Vegans Join Climate March

SA vegans join Global Climate March

On the weekend of 28 and 29 November, hundreds of thousands of people around the world took to the streets on the eve of the Paris Climate Summit to demand a treaty to avoid catastrophic climate change. About 1 500 people gathered in Cape Town in global solidarity on a scorcher of a Sunday that left people with no doubts about the reality of global warming.

Velo Vegans Cycling for Peace

Pedalling for peace

It’s International Vegan Day when I first get to chat with Andi Brand and Sven Fautley (the Velo Vegans) at a bring-and-share lunch in Durban. They have broad smiles, bushy hair, fit bodies, and radiate an air of carefree confidence. The duo have started their cycle journey that will see them wind their way through fourteen countries in East Africa.


Festive Feast (Cape Town) – 19 December 2015

It’s that time of year again; when we get to go on holiday, loosen our belts and enjoy the Festive Season. This year Vegilicious (The Good Food Society) and The South African Vegan Society...


Plants on Fire, Braai Day Braai (Durban) – 24 September

Durbanites are gathering together to celebrate Braai Day / Heritage Day, and we want to invite you to join us as we celebrate with a 100% vegan community braai. With great food, hot coals, cool drinks, awesome people and friends around it is a not to be missed event.


Vegan Picnic (Cape Town) – 7 November 2015

If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise… Hello Cape Town. We’re excited to announce a new date of Saturday 7 November for our picnic since the last...