African liveability

The future of housing in Cape Town
Andrew Fleming
28 April 2015

Beyond the need to provide adequate shelter for a growing urban population, Molo: The Future City edition asked how we can think about housing in new (local) ways that help transform more than just the physical landscape of our city? Urban researcher Andrew Fleming argues that housing could re-engineer the way we think about our

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City Walk’s urban energy fuels Cape Town Big 7
15 April 2015

Brett Hendricks on Wednesday 15 April announced the launch of the Cape Town Big 7. Addressing the World Travel Market at the CTICC, Hendricks said Cape Town’s “bucket list” of key tourist attractions has expanded with the inclusion of the new Cape Town City Walk.

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You’re invited: City Walk Saturdays on 18 April
1 April 2015

Everybody is invited to get involved in City Walk Saturdays on Saturday 18 April from 10am to 2pm in the Company’s Garden, along St George’s Mall and up the Fan Walk. It’s an opportunity to use the inner city as a place to play, meet and create. We’ve already lined-up soccer, giant chess, face-painting, jumping castles, chalk

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Molo: The Future City edition
17 March 2015

What will our city be like in 2050? In the new edition of Molo we explore what the future may hold for Cape Town.

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Collaboration is ‘infecting’ our city
12 March 2015

Cape Town’s vibrant public spaces and continued growth can only be put down to the power of collaboration, between citizens, government and business, writes Cape Town Partnership CEO Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana in the Cape Times.

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8 things the world can learn from Africa
4 March 2015

Over all of the art and design events that have clustered together during February and March in Cape Town, the most prominent universal thread was clear: Africa is rising.

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Finding a hyphenated identity
Bongani Kona
5 February 2015

Writer and journalist Bongani Kona thinks about identity, sharing space and finding home, wherever that may be.

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Open Streets: Car-free Bree Street brings colour and life to Cape Town
22 January 2015

What happens when you block traffic from entering an urban road for a day and turn it over to pedestrians to walk, skate, cycle, sing and dance on? Central Cape Town got a taste when the Open Streets initiative turned Bree Street into a rollicking party. Rebecca Davis checked it out for the Daily Maverick and

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About the Hout Bay Partnership
14 January 2015

The Hout Bay Partnership was formed in 2014 as a non-political, self-governing organisation that seeks to create a model for integrated social and economic development through partnerships between different people and organisations who are dedicated to improving the livelihoods and quality of life of Hout Bay citizens

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Through the lens of Shani Judes
13 January 2015

In our Cape Town Through The Lens series we feature talented people who are capturing our city in powerful images. This week, meet Shani Judes – arts manager by profession and public pool fanatic by passion – who has amassed an incredible series of photographs of everyday Capetonians enjoying summer in the water.

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