We need to talk about housing
9 June 2015

Where do we start when it comes to helping our communities afford homes in the central city? We start by talking about it, writes Cape Town Partnership CEO Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana in her monthly Cape Times column.

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Open Streets: Occupy Bree Street
11 December 2014

Taking back Bree Street from the car on Sunday 18 January, Open Streets is a volunteer-based community project that aims to highlight issues of mobility, public space and community. Come one, come all… occupy!

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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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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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A view from the street: empowering communities through active co-design
27 May 2014

It is often said that people need to tell their stories. This need could be interpreted in a number of ways. One might be the need to be seen and heard – not necessarily for something to be done, but simply as part of creating an individual or community identity.

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Putting faces to the facts
27 May 2014

A city is like a unique machine: improving it requires understanding each individual cog, how they relate to other cogs, and what makes it buzz. The role of the researchers at the Cape Town Partnership is to lift the hood to look inside. Meet Andrew Fleming, Senior Researcher, who told us about his role in

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Welcome to Molo, Cape Town's newest community paper
Alan Cameron
16 September 2013

Cape Town Partnership’s latest project is a publication: a community paper for the people of Cape Town, simply called Molo. CEO Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana explains how this publication fits into the Partnership’s stable of work and why it matters.

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Mother City manners: Urban resolutions for the new year
19 December 2012

Manners do matter. In a world in which more and more people are moving to the city, it is increasingly important to be a considerate city dweller. So this year, when you’re thinking about your new year’s resolutions, why not factor in some urban etiquette too. Here are just 10 things you can do –

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MyCiTi hours extended for the festive season
29 November 2012

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.

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