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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

Rise water hackathon: how gamification could save us all
19 April 2017

At the end of last month Rise – Barclays Africa’s innovation hub in Cape Town – hosted a water hackathon to help harness the power of technology, innovation and collaboration to find solutions for the Western Cape’s ongoing water crisis. With dam storage levels currently at 23.5% – more than 1% down from last week, it’s

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7 thought-provoking awareness campaigns in public spaces
18 April 2017

Living in a world where the average human brain is loaded with about 34GB of data daily, it’s hardly surprising that most of us feel somewhat saturated. Especially when it comes to screen time. I mean, have you ever read a heart-wrenching story online only to find the faint flutter of empathy you felt a

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13 first-time investor questions the Property Buyer Show will answer
5 April 2017

Thinking of buying your first home? Looking to invest in residential property as an alternative income stream? Not sure where to start or who to ask? The first ever Property Buyer Show, taking place on 8 and 9 April at the CTICC, is your one-stop shop for answers. “Prospective first-time buyers and investors will have

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Local apps, sites and maps to help navigate your daily commutes
5 April 2017

Whether it’s avoiding traffic or working out the best public transport option for your route to work, there’s sure to be an app that will help make your daily commute just a little easier. We checked out seven that could be particularly useful for navigating Cape Town’s streets. Where is my Transport – Taxis Minibus

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Best bet for Cape Town’s urban food security? Informal trade
3 April 2017

Africa is in the midst of a massive reinvention – moving from a predominantly rural continent to one that will soon be characterised by its urban areas. The World Bank estimates that by 2030, 50% of Africans will be living in urban areas, after which cities will only continue to grow and expand. Needless to

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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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