Mayor attends Lagos gathering

Urban management in all its facets is the topic of discussion at the Economist Conference on Future Cities, where Parks Tau will discuss infrastructure delivery.

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Container living in Windsor

Containers offer several housing solutions: they are faster to build, cheaper and more environmentally sound than brick and mortar.

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A hundred houses for 100 years

In another project to celebrate Alex's centenary, a hundred houses will be built for the "oldest residents" of the township, Joburg’s oldest black settlement.

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Future of transport discussed

Stakeholders pulled no punches at a conference called to look at the state of public transport in Gauteng. Failings and growth points were analysed.

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Celebrating 100 years of Alex

It has been a turbulent 10 decades for Alex. The township that survived apartheid looks back on a hundred years, and turns to face the future.

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Service delivery tops budget

Cash has been earmarked to improve and extend service delivery, as well as maintain infrastructure in the City's 2012/13 budget.

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Soweto Theatre plans opening

Africa Day will be celebrated at the Soweto Theatre, which hosts its grand opening over the weekend with a packed programme of entertainment.

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Another roof turns green

The JDA has been instrumental in planting the fourth rooftop garden in Joburg’s inner city, this time on the top of Towerhill Mansions.

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Veggie patch in Hillbrow

The newest sustainable gardening project in Joburg’s inner city is being planted on a rooftop in Hillbrow, where tenants will grow vegetables.

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