Cape Town

7 quick facts on migration
Ambre Nicolson
16 September 2014

Around the world more than a million people submit applications to become refugees each year. These official applications are only a percentage of the number of people who seek asylum in foreign countries annually, due to conflict or social and economic instability in their home countries. Around the world 3000 people a day became refugees during 2012, according to the

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Upload our heritage to Wikipedia – and win!
4 September 2014

The world’s largest photography competition, Wiki Loves Monuments, has reached Cape Town and South Africa just in time for September’s Heritage Month. 

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Culture helps put the city back into the hands of the people
2 September 2014

Arts and culture can mediate difficult conversations and enable every single Capetonian to take ownership of their city, wrote Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana, CEO of the Cape Town Partnership, in a Cape Argus newspaper column.

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Changemaker: The activist Braam Hanekom
Ambre Nicolson
1 September 2014

This is the story of refugee rights activist Braam Hanekom. In the August 2014 edition of Molo, we asked him to tell us what led to his decision to help found the local community based non-profit organisation PASSOP (People Against Suffering, Oppression and Poverty).

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Co-design: Working with everyday experts
28 August 2014

We instigated a panel discussion about the challenges and importance of co-design at the recent Open Design Festival. Led by Andrew Putter, with participation from Josette Cole, Rael Futerman and the audience, the learnings will be packaged into a toolkit.

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The multipliCITY of our African home
27 August 2014

People are the soul of a city. Yes, a city needs houses and streets. It needs businesses and buildings. But all of that is irrelevant if you have no people. Without people, a city is an empty vessel, a lifeless instrument. It’s a dead zone.

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Edible city: 5 layovers for urban agritourists
27 August 2014

Through our Green Clusters project – a platform for collaborative dialogue around urban agriculture in Cape Town – we found at least five must-sees for agritourists who want to eat local, connect with the soil and engage with our history.

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People from near and far
25 August 2014

What does it mean to call yourself a Capetonian? In the August 2014 edition of Molo, we traced the many waves of immigration that have given Cape Town its multicultural character.

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CBD-dwellers: complete this survey
21 August 2014

Participate in the Cape Town CBD residential survey by Sunday 31 August and stand a chance of winning one of three vouchers.

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