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Africa’s first multidisciplinary design school opens in Cape Town

By: Kim Cloete     10th March 2017 Africa’s first multidisciplinary design school has been formally launched at the University of Cape Town (UCT). The Hasso Plattner Institute of Design Thinking, commonly known as the d-school, aims to foster innovation and encourage fresh ways of thinking. 

ABB supplies first UniPack Compact Substation in South Africa to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology for R1.2 million

22nd November 2016 ABB's UniPack compact substation will enable the Cape Peninsula University of Technology to improve monitoring of its electrical network and provide real-time training platform for electrical engineering students. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is supplying a R1,2 million... 

Cape Town’s Iziko Planetarium set for major digital upgrade 

By: Kim Cloete     28th July 2016 Cape Town’s much-loved Iziko Planetarium will undergo a thorough R27-million digital upgrade, culminating in a state-of-the-art digital full dome immersive theatre facility by early 2017. In tune with the digital revolution, the Iziko Planetarium will migrate from analogue to full dome digital... 

Elle Rising Star Design Award embraces Africa

24th August 2015 From the Mother City to Morocco, finalists in this year’s ELLE Rising Star Design Award in association with MRP have embraced the power of 21st-century African fashion and of digital technology, says ELLE Editor Emilie Gambade. Entries for the competition have almost doubled this year, with a... 

CPUT and Green Shift Africa host first African Student Energy Summit

18th June 2014 The Cape Peninsula University of Technology in partnership with Green Shift Africa and the Student Energy movement will be hosting the 1st African Student Energy Summit from 19th (tomorrow) – 20th of June 2014 in Cape Town. This summit is powered by the United Nations’ Sustainable Energy for All... 

Favourable reviews as Cape Town rolls out access bus

10th May 2013 Cape Town's first access bus, the Optare Solo SR, has been welcomed by residents living on the MyCiTi route from the Civic Centre to Walmer Estate and Salt River. 


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