Thousands of residents across Cape Town recently flocked to Langa to walk its storied streets. Crime fears were allayed as visitors from the city’s more affluent suburbs walked the streets in safety. They form part of the Open Streets movement that fosters diverse community interaction in urban areas, designating the street as a positive social space.
Photojournalist Ashraf Hendricks captures Cape Town in the midst of celebration and ceremony. His fantastical snaps presents the real city, in an almost imaginary fashion.
“Cape Town teaches me that nothing is as it seems…”
This week’s Voice of the City is political activist, Bonnie Horbach, who is currently acting as the Consul General for the Netherlands in Cape Town.
Voices of the City is a weekly feature that spotlights the everyday lives of our citizens, living and working in the city. By asking […]
Rashiq Fataar chats to Michael Roach, the founder of the newly formed Future Gold Coast.
Sizwe Mxobo has been awarded the Young National Planner of the year award in South Africa. Rashiq Fataar sat down with Sizwe to hear more about his vision for Cape Town, the projects he has been working on and why planning has failed the city and its people.
The City of Cape Town has launched a global ideas competition to improve the conditions and opportunities for the informal trading sector in Cape Town.
With the Newlands pool back in the news, Rashiq Fataar wonders whether we are missing the real question, in tackling the challenge of sports facilities in Cape Town.
We look back at the most popular and thought-provoking photography from our #CityTakeover campaign on Instagram which kicked off in December 2014.
The artwork, entitled Open House, has been announced as the winning concept in the Western Cape Government Public Art Competition
16 finalists have been shortlisted in the R1 million public art competition launched by the Western Cape Government earlier this year, the chosen installation will be built on the newly established plaza, corner of Dorp and Long streets, within the WCG precinct.