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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

For the love of public libraries: 5 interesting facts
22 March 2017

If you haven’t visited your local library for a while, now’s the time to go! From 18 – 26 March, South African Library Week (SALW) will be taking place across the country to celebrate the important role libraries still play in a democratic society. While this may seem odd, as so many of us may

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Seeking refuge in a room full of books
22 March 2017

As part of our South African Library Week (SALW) celebration, Cape Town Partnership digital editor, Nadia Krige shares how libraries have always been places of comfort for her.   There are few places in the world that offer refuge in the way that rooms full of books do. Not where they’re stacked in a cacophonous clash

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AMAZA! Cape Town Carnival 2017 in pics
20 March 2017

Thousands of spectators were treated to a dazzling music, dance and costume parade, as the Cape Town Carnival wended its way along the Green Point Fan Walk on Saturday, 18 March. The theme for this year’s extravaganza was AMAZA! Ocean Odyssey and saw participants shimmer and shine in the brilliant colours of the underwater world.

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5 thought-provoking presentations from the 3rd Annual City Development conference
17 March 2017

Pressing issues facing the making of cities in Africa came to the fore this week as delegates from both the private and the public sector gathered at the 3rd Annual City Development conference, held at 15 on Orange in Cape Town. Running over three days, the conference focused on three main themes – ‘urban transformation

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Western Cape food security: a snapshot
14 March 2017

Infrastructure, safety, cleanliness and service delivery. These are all concepts that readily spring to mind when discussing the successes and failures of a city’s governance.

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Doing good through design – #DesignIndaba at a glance
9 March 2017

Last week brought a flurry of creative inspiration to Cape Town as Design Indaba hit the Mother City once more. The stellar three-day conference line-up included an array of speakers hailing from all corners of the vast realm of creativity, covering topics that ranged from the annoying copy cats to the transposition of personal data

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6 glimpses into the future of Cape Town’s Foreshore
8 March 2017

An eyesore. An impediment. A huge mistake. An unfortunate icon.

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What happens when there’s no water left?
28 February 2017

Water. The one topic that seems to be on every Capetonian’s lips right now. And it’s hardly surprising – between naming and shaming those who do not comply with Level 3B restrictions, the daily tally of how many days we have till our dams run dry entirely and hourly reminders in the media of just how dire the

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Documenting our commutes – the OpenStreets Travel Diaries challenge
24 February 2017

In an effort to establish a realistic reflection of the current state of movement and mobility in Cape Town, the team behind Open Streets recently invited people from all corners of the city to participate in a 7-day AtoB Travel Diary Challenge. Equipped with a pocket-sized logbook provided by Open Streets, each participant had to

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3rd Annual City Development conference sets sights on transforming African urban spaces
16 February 2017

From 13 – 15 March Cape Town will be welcoming some of the brightest minds in urban development and city planning from around the globe, as it plays host to the 3rd Annual City Development conference. Addressing the most pressing issues of city-making in Africa, the conference will be focusing on ‘urban transformation & city

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