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Nadia Krige

About Nadia Krige

As the digital editor for Cape Town Partnership, Nadia is passionate about translating the Mother City’s people and places into stories that are both pretty to look at and enjoyable to read. She’s incurably curious and strives to turn even the most mundane activities into memorable adventures.

Recent Posts

Creative Cape Town – end of an era or a brand new beginning?
2 August 2017

Many of the Cape Town Partnership’s projects have had a lasting impact on the Mother City, but there is one that stands head and shoulders above the rest: Creative Cape Town. Started in 2006 to help unlock the potential of Cape Town’s blossoming creative economy, the platform served a variety of purposes – coordinating events,

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Cape Town Partnership retrospective – 2009 to 2017
31 July 2017

There’s always something bitter-sweet about reaching the end of an era. It’s sad to say goodbye, to shut a door one last time, to dwell on what went wrong and how we could have done things differently. If at all. However, it’s also the perfect opportunity to reminisce, to remember the good times and celebrate

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The future of CTP: a message from the CEO
20 July 2017

Dear Cape Town Partnership Stakeholder After 17 years of operation, the Cape Town Partnership is facing a future without grant-in-aid funding by the City of Cape Town. The CTP board is in the process of reviewing the situation. Back in the late 1990s, the Cape Town Partnership was set up as an emergency institution to

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5 new residential developments in Cape Town
18 July 2017

Even though year-on-year growth of property prices has dropped from 14.5% in 2016 to 14.1% in 2017, Cape Town remains a hotspot for investment – something that is clear to see from the many cranes towering over the city at this very moment. In their most recent State of Cape Town Central City Report, the CCID

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Why we can’t have our avo toast and eat it
23 June 2017

Nadia Krige ponders what it takes to be a property owner in Cape Town these days.

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State of the youth in Cape Town
15 June 2017

Although her people no longer face separation by ridiculous laws based on skin colour, the Mother City remains one of the most divided societies on the planet. While the wealthy 1% buy homes in the lush southern suburbs and swanky apartments along the Atlantic seaboard or in the bustling CBD, the majority live in abject

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From rain harvesting to charity – how to prepare for this monster storm
6 June 2017

If you live in Cape Town and haven’t heard about the monster storm that’s about to hit, we admire your ability to shut the world out. Seriously.

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Rediscovering the peninsula on a wild goose chase
2 June 2017

In an effort to reacquaint ourselves with our Cape Town Big 7 partners and, simultaneously, introduce them to some of the Mother City’s top hotel concierges and booking agents, we recently joined The Gallivanting Goose for a two-day, Amazing Race-style adventure across the peninsula.

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De Lille: consider drought to be the new normal
31 May 2017

It’s the last day of May and Cape Town, which should be experiencing the first of its winter rains, has only received a few sporadic sprinklings. With dam levels at 19.7% this week – effectively 9.7%, as the last 10% is not considered usable – this is an extremely worrying scenario and one which Cape Town Mayor

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Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome reopens
24 May 2017

Planetariums are strangely transformative spaces. You enter, ego clenched tight and safely intact, only to leave humbled and set free from the burden of self … for a moment at least. It all starts the second you take your seat and find yourself flung backwards with no prior warning. This is, of course, followed by an

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