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Galeo Saintz

in Cape Town

Why trails matter to design, to me and to everywhere!

PRESENTED ON AUG 16, 2016
IN CAPE TOWN @ VOL 40

Today's PechaKucha of the Day was presented in Cape Town, one of the cities joining PechaKucha's Global City Organiser Pow Wow in Tokyo last week.

"There is something radical that happens when we spend time out on trail, that really changes the quality of our thinking."

In Why trails matter to design, to me and to everywhere! from PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.40Galeo Saintz an international trails ambassador and chairs the World Trails network from over 27 different countries, tells us about the importance of trails to our lives. He gave us the idea that the world would be better if we spend more time on outdoors to make us more happier and smarter. When did you last spend time in the nature?

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, October 6th, 2016.

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Urban Development in sub-Saharan Africa

BY JOSHUA PALFREMAN
@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

Waste Ventures in Africa is a critical examination of the business models and innovative technologies being employed by urban planners to manage waste, water, hygiene and sanitation across sub-Saharan Africa and more specifically how South Africa can act as an incubation hub and provide solutions to the continent's most pressing challenges.

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Play Handball

BY NICOLA SCHOLL
IN CAPE TOWN

What motivated Nicola Scholl to establish the 1st sports & development organisation focused on handball in Africa & worldwide? What kept her moving-forward without any financial support? What is Handball & why is this sport good for South Africa? Nicola answers there questions & more.

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Mapping Cape Town’s Minibus Taxi Network

BY JOANNE CHEVALIER
@ VOL 42 ON MAR 07, 2017

In collaboration with WhereIsMyTransport, Joanne created a schematic map of Cape Town's informal transport network. The result is a cross between a first-world underground map and something more chaotic. Joanne will talk about the process followed in arriving at unique transport network 

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The Future of Emotional Intelligence

BY GREG BAKKER
@ VOL 42 ON MAR 07, 2017

Greg Bakker beleives that it's imperative we develop ways to explore the universality of thoughts and feelings unmentioned in our everyday lives. By connecting people in a socially innovative, secular space, where culture replaces scripture, we can build powerful communities that transcend the external environment so many of us are defined by.

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Inventions and Sustainability

BY RICHARD HARDIMAN
@ VOL 42 ON MAR 07, 2017

A tale about a cup of coffee that sparked a business idea to save the world. Richard Hardiman will share his story about the invention of WasteShark, an autonomous drone that 'eats' the plastic choking our harbours and then 'regurgitates' it for recycling.

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PechaKucha Cape Town

BY ANDREW COLE
@ VOL 145 ON MAR 24, 2017

"Cape Town is a place that attracts and gives birth to interesting people..."

A resident of Cape Town for the past 10 years, Andrew Cole reveals what makes Africa's southern most city an exceptional place to work, live & visit. Consistently voted as one of the world's top travel destinations, the Mother City is also a "cauldron of creativity".

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 4th, 2017. 

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Why the F*** not?

BY NERMIN NUMIC
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Numa Numic, from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina is a war child refugee with a positive attitude about life. Sharing where his life has taken him, making dreams come and embracing chances life offers. Why the f*** not! His decisions took him from a war country through Europe eventually to South Africa

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The grandaddy of swing dances has taken root in Cape Town

BY MURIEL ARGENT
@ VOL 44 ON JUL 04, 2017

Lindy hop, granddaddy of swing dances has taken root in Cape Town with all the joy, energy, and community that made it. Originating as a cultural movement almost a century ago this exhilarating dance is once again an international phenomenon. Muriel Argent takes us on a dance journey through the ages.

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Homeless in Cape Town

BY DANNY OOSTHUIZEN
@ VOL 50 ON SEP 04, 2018

Two years ago with the Cape Argus, Danny and his team created awareness about the people living on the streets in Cape Town. Danny was one of them. 
What was supposed to be a 15-day diary has now been running for over 2 years.
In these two years, Danny has managed to network with the most remarkable people and the homeless today are better equipped to face life again.