Press Releases

Creative Cape Town launches first mobile app to map creative industry

Creative Cape Town app registration

Creative Cape Town, a programme of the Cape Town Partnership, is out to map the city’s creativity with a free-to-download mobile app (sign up now). Continued…

April 3, 2014

Posted in Creativity, Featured, News, Press Releases.

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Encouraging a low-carbon commute

Cyclists at the launch of The low-carbon central city strategy document in Cape Town, photo by Lisa Burnell

Did you know that private cars account for a staggering 87% of the energy used on transport in and out of the Central City today, and with this region currently using 7100 terajoules of energy per year, unchanged behaviour will see us consuming 12600 terajoules* per year by 2030?  To put it in context, one terajoule of energy is enough energy to power a single family’s home for thirty years. Continued…

February 5, 2014

Posted in African Cities, Featured, Mobility, Press Releases, Sustainability.

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Harrington Square receives mini-upgrade with free WiFi and public activations

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Harrington Square, a historic and significant public space in District Six, is to offer free Wi-Fi as a project of the Cape Town Partnership, Connected Space, District Six Museum, Charly’s Bakery, Woodheads, and The Bank. Continued…

October 14, 2013

Posted in African Cities, Community, Competitions, Developments, Featured, Press Releases.

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Inclusive Hout Bay Partnership calls for local residents and business owners to serve on its board

The Hout Bay Partnership is requesting applications for voluntary board membership from energetic individuals – who must be Hout Bay residents or business owners – who want to make a difference to their community by co-creating a vision and action plan for Hout Bay. Continued…

October 8, 2013

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Taipei to aid Cape Town in developing design sector

Mr Oliver Lin - Dep CEO, Taiwan Design Center with Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana - MD, Cape Town Partnership

Cape Town: Taipei has committed to working with Cape Town to develop its industrial design sector. Continued…

March 4, 2013

Posted in African Cities, Creativity, Press Releases.

Digital agency required: Cape Town Partnership is overhauling its website and online strategy

Ubuntu festival in St George's Mall

What would the Cape Town Partnership’s website and online presence look like if it truly reflected the Cape Town that so many people are working towards – an inclusive, navigable, liveable, densified and diversified space? Continued…

February 13, 2013

Posted in About, Featured, News, Press Releases, Stories, Success Stories, Transport, Urban management.

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MyCiTi hours extended for the festive season

MyCiti hours extend for holiday season

MyCiTi buses will run one hour later on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays during the festive season, starting on 1 December 2012. There will be a special after-midnight service on 31 December to accommodate new year’s eve celebrations. Continued…

November 29, 2012

Posted in CCID, Experience Town, Featured, Green, News, Press Releases, Programmes, Retailers, Safety & Security, Social Development, Spaces, Success Stories, Transport, Urban management.

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Company’s Garden hosts new summer market

A sign in the Company's Garden, Cape Town. Photo by Jacques Marais Media

Cape Town is introducing an 11-day family market in the city centre’s beautiful Company’s Garden between 14 and 24 December 2012.  Continued…

November 22, 2012

Posted in Business, CCID, Creative, Creativity, Economic Development, Events, Experience, Experience Town, Featured, News, Press Releases, Programmes, Success Stories, Urban management.

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