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Celebrate Nelson Mandela Day With Two New 360° Views Of Cape Town
17 Jul. 2015

Celebrate Nelson Mandela Day With Two New 360° Views Of Cape Town


If you’re a regular Capetowners reader, you’ll have seen the “biggest picture of Cape Town ever taken” post last week. True to their word, the creators have updated the 360-degree viewer with two more incredibly high-resolution shots to explore — all in honour of Mandela Day tomorrow. The first is taken from Cape Town City Hall […]

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The Biggest Picture Of Cape Town Ever: Explore The Mother City From The Comfort Of Your Home
10 Jul. 2015

The Biggest Picture Of Cape Town Ever: Explore The Mother City From The Comfort Of Your Home


This is definitely one of the coolest things to happen to Cape Town in the recent past. If you’ve ever wanted to explore the Mother City without ever having to leave your seat, now you can. Welcome to the future, proudly brought to you by Fancam. CLICK HERE to view the biggest picture ever taken of Cape […]

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Introducing: The SA Teen Film Fest
19 Jun. 2015

Introducing: The SA Teen Film Fest


Short&Sweet and Springfield Convent High School are proud to present the SA Teen Film Fest, the first annual short film competition of its kind in South Africa. The launch event will take place at Springfield Convent High School in Wynberg, Cape Town on the 24 June. Open to high school students across the nation, the SA Teen Film Fest […]

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Uber Makes It Even Easier To Get Around Cape Town This  June
03 Jun. 2015

Uber Makes It Even Easier To Get Around Cape Town This June


Travelling around South Africa’s biggest cities just got a lot more affordable, not to mention safe. Why? Because Uber CPT is celebrating the first anniversary of uberX by cutting prices by a significant 20% for the month of June. An impressive one million+ trips were completed in South Africa during 2014 using the innovative technology that connects riders with drivers, and […]

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The Maker Library Network – taking it further during Cape Town’s Design Week
16 Feb. 2015

The Maker Library Network – taking it further during Cape Town’s Design Week


I’ve always loved reading and find any initiative that promotes literature so I was pleased to find out about The Maker Library Network and their initiative to rekindle Capetown’s love of the written word and search for inspiration. To celebrate its first year of activity, the Maker Library Network (MLN) is hosting a showcase at […]

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Kick out the jams with Converse for Get out of the Garage 2013
01 Aug. 2013

Kick out the jams with Converse for Get out of the Garage 2013


Tired of jamming in your parents basement to crowds that are non-existent and a life where you biggest fan is your mother receiving nothing other than the roar of chirping crickets as they mock you with their silent laughter? If so then Converse has good news for you as “Get out of the Garage” is […]

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Celebrating Madiba’s Birthday with HUMANE EDUCATION on CONSTITUTION HILL
23 Jul. 2013

Celebrating Madiba’s Birthday with HUMANE EDUCATION on CONSTITUTION HILL


About 200 children from schools around Johannesburg descended on Constitution Hill last Thursday – Madiba’s birthday – to take part in Humane Education’s workshops on Respect for Non-Human Beings. Already learners come to Constitution Hill daily to learn about the history of South Africa. What a thrill it was for the Humane Education Trust (HET) […]

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Given Gain Platform to raise funds for local NGO’s Income Generation Project
04 Jul. 2013

Given Gain Platform to raise funds for local NGO’s Income Generation Project


Did you know that what you think and say can make you feel good and happy?  This is what an affirmation is for – a positive phrase that we think or say repeatedly – “I am beautiful, I am smart, I am kind, I am healthy”.  Local NGO, the Earthchild Project uses affirmations to teach […]

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20 May. 2013

GREENPOP presents: Trees for Zambia 2013


Most of us are unaware of the environmental impact the hustle and bustle of 21st century living leaves upon mother earth and in particular our continent of Africa, hailed to be the cradle of mankind! Thankfully GREENPOP is here to remind us of our roots with this year’s effort;Trees for Zambia 2013 Carl Piek

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Hi Greenpoppers!
06 Nov. 2012

Hi Greenpoppers!


We hope that you are having a TREEMENDOUS TUESDAY!! Planting days this week Wednesday, 07 November 2012 – Strandfontein Primary School, Strandfontein – Meet at the Greenpop nursery @ 08h15 RSVP to Robyn if you would like to join – robyn@greenpop.org Contact Sean if you need anything: 078 317 1700   Remember to bring the following: […]

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