A home for abandoned babies

DESPERATE mothers can anonymously leave their babies at the Door of Hope Children's Mission, knowing they will get loving care. This is what won the shelter a Halala Joburg Award.

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Salisbury House shines again

A SOUTH African landmark, as Salisbury House in Belgravia has been called, has been finely restored, arguably helping to uplift the whole neighbourhood.

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Tau tables big budget

BALANCING service delivery “imperatives” and maintaining existing infrastructure has formed the backbone of the mid-term budget by Mayor Tau.

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Hillbrow's alleyways upgraded

CHANGE is coming to Hillbrow, with the once notorious sanitary lanes being turned into attractive sites for recreation. Murals and games are being installed.

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Change comes to Diepsloot

INGONYAMA Road will have a new look in a few weeks, with work steaming ahead on upgrades to the Diepsloot thoroughfare.

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New look for Newtown square

MARY Fitzgerald Square has been given a new look, complete with grassed areas where city workers can eat their lunch al fresco.

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Changes afoot in Orlando East

MONEY is being poured into Orlando East as one of the areas earmarked for improvement in the JDA’s four townships developments.

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Recognizing the rejuvenation of the inner city

OUTSTANDING Private and Public sector projects which are committed to the regeneration of the inner city were awarded today 22 June 2011 at the 4th Annual Halala Joburg Awards gala event held at the Bus Factory.

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Halala Awards handed out

THE Johannesburg Development Agency celebrated its 10th birthday by handing out the Halala Joburg Awards to a clutch of deserving projects and developers.

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JDA 10 year celebration and 4th Halala Joburg Awards

SPEECH BY THE MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF JOHANNESBURG DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, MR LESENYEGO MATHLAPE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE JDA 10 YEAR CELEBRATION AND 4th HALALA JOBURG AWARDS

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Ruby Mathang on JDA 10 year celebration

STATEMENT BY THE MEMBER OF MAYORAL COMMITTEE FOR DEVELOPMENT PLANNING & URBAN MANAGEMENT CLLR RUBY MATHANG ON THE OCCASION OF THE 4th ANNUAL HALALA JOBURG AWARDS AND JDA 10 YEAR CELEBRATION

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Steady progress on Phase 1B

MORE areas will soon be in the Rea Vaya loop, with work going ahead steadily on Phase 1B which links Noordgesig to Parktown along Main Reef Road and Empire Road.

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Plan to help informal traders

JOBURG is working with the National Youth Development Agency to formalise informal traders in inner city streets, with a view to making them legal and sustainable.

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Pumps for acid drainage ordered

NATIONAL government is working with the City’s task team to deal with acid mine drainage. Two imported pumps will start pumping contaminated water from disused mines as from July.

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Yeoville tells its stories

INFORMAL trading, housing and xenophobia are three of the issues being explored in a long-term research project being undertaken in Yeoville.

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An architect’s Joburg

REGENERATION of the inner city, coupled with some breathtaking buildings such as Circa on Jellicoe, have caught the eye of international design mavens.

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Kliptown is spruced up

CHANGE is in the air in Kliptown; improvements are being made to streets, lighting and stormwater drainage, and CCTV cameras are being installed.

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First-class new library for city

WORK on the Johannesburg City Library is expected to be finished in June, before the books are unpacked and the final touches added for the re-opening later this year.

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