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eco, interview, people, transport Helen Zille: Do the best you can and never give up

12.09.2008 22:34   

Helen Zille

Helen Zille is the Mayor of Cape Town and leader of the Democratic Alliance political party, South Africa’s official opposition. Helen Zille has reached the final shortlist of 11 world mayors in the World Mayor Award for 2008, and she is the only remaining mayor of an African city. In her interview for metkere.com Helen Zille told about environmental sustainability, the preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and her vision for the future of Cape Town.

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books, interview, people Alain de Botton: I would advise a friend to travel alone

05.08.2008 13:52   

Alain de Botton
Photo by Charlotte de Botton.

Alain de Botton is a writer of essayistic books, which refer both to his own experiences and ideas — and those of artists, philosophers and thinkers. In his interview for metkere.com Alain de Botton explained the fascination of travelling alone, admitted that he dreams of spaceflights and remembered his favorite souvenir.

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