City invites Capetonians to participate in Africa’s first Carrotmob

CITY OF CAPE TOWN MEDIA RELEASE
16 NOVEMBER 2011

The City of Cape Town invites Capetonians to participate in the very first Carrotmob on the African continent to be hosted at Maria’s Café on Dunkley Square, Gardens on Friday 18 November 2011 from 17:00 till 22:30.

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Press Release: Fair Trade Week - Taste the Change


In just a few short weeks Fairtrade Label South Africa (FLSA) will be celebrating our very first Fairtrade Week in South Africa, a campaign aimed at raising awareness about Fairtrade among the local public.

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Cape Town Celebrates World Design Capital Win


Capetonians today celebrated their city being named World Design Capital for the year 2014 at the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress in Taipei, ahead of fellow short-listed cities, Dublin and Bilbao. News that Cape Town won the sought-after accolade came just after 06h00.

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Infecting the City - Public Arts Festival

The Spier Public Arts Festival returns to Cape Town for the fourth time from the 21st to 26th February 2011 to shake up and energise the Mother City. A project of the Africa Centre (www.africacentre.net), this public arts festival places provocative, innovative art in the communal spaces of the city’s Central Business District (CBD). Everything on the festival programme is free and accessible to everybody.

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Harvesting the Seeds of Hope

Last Friday evening I attended the Seed to Table book launch at our local Kalkbay Bookshop. Knowing about the amazing work Abalimi Bezekhaya do, promoting amongst others organic community food gardens as a sustainable way of poverty alleviation in the Cape Flats Townships, I was very keen to find out about this intriguing new cookbook Seed to Table.

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South Africa’s World Cup Legacy




As the football world cup comes to its successful end questions remain regarding what the legacy of the tournament will be. For the people of South Africa the tournament has brought a respite from the continual doom & gloom that is expressed in the world’s media. We can look back now and laugh particularly at the British tabloid newspapers, who predicted race war, lions in the streets and even earthquakes. In the event, the tournament passed off with crime levels lower than in previous European tournaments and with people of all races and nations coming together across fan parks and grounds everywhere in the country.

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20th Anniversary of Hostels to Homes Project

Dalukhanyo and several other pre-schools in Langa and Guguletu celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Hostels to Homes Pre-School Projects on Saturday 22nd May 2010 with a well deserved party. Read more

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