'We are building a society in which women and children are safe'

"We have a vision of a society where we no longer read or hear about the abuse that some women and children suffer," President Jacob Zuma said at the official launch of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.

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Designer of historical Joburg synagogue remembered

Pioneering Johannesburg architect Herman Kallenbach, close friend of Mahatma Gandhi, was remembered at the unveiling of a heritage plaque at Temple Israel synagogue in Hillbrow - a building he designed in 1936.

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Commemorating Temple Israel's role in Joburg history

Established in Hillbrow in 1936, Temple Israel remains committed to serving progressive Jews and the wider community in Joburg's inner city. A heritage plaque will be unveiled at the synagogue on Saturday, 22 November.

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Developments help make Joburg world's 'second most inspiring city'

Johannesburg is the second most inspiring city in the world, according to the 2014 Good City Index, which highlights the "shifting spirit" fostered by Joburg's innovative urban regeneration projects.

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Revamped libraries light up young minds

Library upgrades taking place across the City are giving Joburg learners from all walks of life a major boost with their studies.

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Rea Vaya Phase 1C construction on track

Rea Vaya's Phase 1C expansion is well on its way to opening up new Corridors of Freedom between central Joburg, Sandton and Alexandra.

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Cycle Challenge showcases Joburg developments

The 2014 edition of the Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge encompasses a visual spectacle of some of the JDA's ongoing and completed developments around the City.

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R2bn mixed-income development to transform Joburg south

Construction has started on a R2-billion mixed-income residential development that will changes the lives of thousands of families while transforming inherited settlement patterns south of Johannesburg.

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Joburg is Africa's most visited city: MasterCard

Joburg is ranked as Africa's most visited city in the 2014 MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index - the second time the City has topped the continent's tourist popularity rankings.

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Upgrades enhance Joburg's tourist appeal

Johannesburg's infrastructure upgrades are not only improving the quality of life of residents, they're also enhancing the experience of visitors to the City.

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Kick-starting the formalisation of Diepsloot

The JDA's development programme in Diepsloot has kick-started the integration and formalisation of the densely populated township north of Johannesburg.

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Station retrofits to improve Rea Vaya experience

The JDA has begun retrofitting work on four Rea Vaya stations in order to improve commuters' experience of the City's bus rapid transit system.

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