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Celebrating and embracing heritage in the Central City 25/9/18

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Partnering to provide a safe and clean environment 18/9/18

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Our Staff

Carola Koblitz

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A journalist specializing in property economics and urban regeneration, Carola has been involved in broadcast and hardcopy media since 1988. She took a two-year “sabbatical” to be part of the City of Cape Town’s 2010 FIFA World Cup™ management team and was project manager of Cape Town’s Fan Walk. Following a number of years as a freelance writer and editor working on CCID publications, she joined the organization fulltime in 2013.

Aziza Patandin

Project Co-ordinator
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Aziza worked in the publishing industry for 12 years before joining the Cape Town Partnership and CCID in 2008 as a member of the communications division, operating across the many projects undertaken by both that organisation and the CCID in the days when the CCID was still managed by the Partnership. Aziza became a fulltime member of the CCID in August 2013 when it set up its own dedicated Communications Department.

Scott Arendse

Online Co-ordinator
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Scott has been in the information technology arena for 18 years in varied roles from systems management lecturing to server support. Initially a consultant to the CCID, he joined the team fulltime in 2013 to optimise the organisation’s online content and operations, continually looking at ways to enhance the CCID’s online profile and grow its audience.

Simangele (Sims) Mzizi

Staff Writer
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Originally from KwaZulu-Natal, Simangele, affectionately known as Sims, is a writer. She joined the CCID in late 2017. With a diploma in Journalism and a PR qualification, she’s spent a number of years working across the media spectrum, from online and print to television. She has experience working in the business-to-business environment and the non-profit sector, as well as for content and communications agency and in a business incubator. An adventurous spirit, Simangele’s name – in isiZulu – means “amazement” or “we’re surprised”, and she looks forward to years of her surprising, amazing, entertaining and informing readers across the CCID’s many media platforms.