Joburg scoops top award for Corridors of Freedom project

Johannesburg scooped a top award at the 2014 Planning Africa Conference in Durban for its Corridors of Freedom project, a pioneering initiative aimed at breaking down apartheid planning patterns in the City.

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Eyethu Orange Farm Mall opens its doors

The R400-million Eyethu Orange Farm Mall, one of the first malls in South Africa to be partly owned by the community it serves, is set to transform one of Joburg's least developed areas into a thriving business district.

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Residents to benefit from Corridors of Freedom developments

More than R41.8-million has been set aside to redevelop sports facilities and other public amenities along Johannesburg's Corridors of Freedom in 2014-15 as part of a drive to enhance the quality of life of the City's residents.

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Cycling-walking pathway opens in Soweto

A five-kilometre cycling-walking pathway has opened in Orlando, Soweto as part of the City's drive to promote healthier lifestyles through environment- and people-friendly "greenways".

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Nene has city focus

Nearly R6-billion will be invested in cities over the three-year spending period, most of which will be earmarked for supporting municipal services and infrastructure.

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Mayor to officially open People’s mall in Orange Farm

Johannesburg Executive Mayor Cllr Parks Tau will on Tuesday 28 October 2014 officially open the multimillion rand Eyethu Orange Farm Mall, the first “community-focused” mall of its kind in South Africa.

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Eco-mobility and Corridors of Freedom

Participants in the Kasi to Kasi Adventure Challenge got to experience first-hand some of the developments taking place around the city.

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Transport Month: towards eco-mobility

This Transport Month, the City of Joburg is running an extensive programme to encourage locals to cut down on their use of private cars - and so help reduce air pollution.

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Africities Summit to boost local economy

The 7th Africities Summit, to be hosted by the City of Joburg in December 2015, is set to be a major boost for the local economy.

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Joburg Mayor elected co-president of Metropolis

Joburg Executive Mayor Parks Tau has been elected co-president of Metropolis, a global association of major cities and metropolitan regions.

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R1bn to build township economies

The Gauteng government will invest more than R1-billion over the next five years in building and improving infrastructure for township economies, says Premier David Makhura.

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Pushing ahead with Alex Heritage Centre

The JDA has got behind the Alexandra Heritage Centre, and will complete the building and set up an operational plan for the museum and small business hub.

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Joburg Fest celebrates revitalised inner city

Unique dining experiences, music and film happenings, sight-seeing opportunities - the Absa Joburg City Festival celebrates a re-energised inner city.

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Township revitalisation roadshow visits Claremont

Gauteng Economic Development MEC Lebogang Maile engages with local stakeholders during the provincial government's latest Township Economic Revitalisation roadshow in Claremont.

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