Cape Times

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Cape Times is a South African daily newspaper from Cape Town founded in 1876 by then editor Frederick York St Leger. It was the first daily paper in southern Africa, and soon became one of the principal newspapers of the Cape. Modelled on The Times, its primary target was the poor working class, as it attempted to expose early government corruption.

In 1928, the newspaper published 7 letters and 1 poem written by Arthur Conan Doyle while he was lecturing in Cape Town.

By Conan Doyle in Cape Times


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