Metro Park to open to Joburg residents

Metro Park, just south of the Mandela Bridge, is a welcome green space in the inner city, and will give residents in the concrete jungle space to breathe, play, relax, and gather.

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Celebrating 60 years of the Women's Charter

Sixty years ago 164 women of all races, representing 230 000 women from a range of struggle organisations and trade unions, gathered in Johannesburg to draw up the Women's Charter, one of the first documents to map out a vision for a post-apartheid South Africa.

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Two bulls in the kraal on Vilakazi Street

Soweto's rich history is captured in the area's many evocative artworks; the two bulls on Vilakazi Street represent Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu respectively, standing testimony that despite the South African saying, two bulls can sometimes, indeed, occupy the same kraal.

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Jozi@Work empowers small businesses

Aiming to improve service delivery, the City of Johannesburg's jozi@Work programme will contract around 1750 small businesses to provide services as diverse as waste sorting and infrastructure maintenance. The programme is expected to create 40 000 jobs.

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Mandela Gandhi Exhibition at Constitution Hill

Moving beyond its past as a prison, Constitution Hill now stands testimony to South Africa's peaceful transition to democracy. The current Mandela Gandhi Exhibition acknowledges this transition and tells the story of two towering figures in the struggle for freedom.

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