Protea North, Naledi communities welcome new bridge

The opening of the Protea North-Naledi Bridge has brought huge relief to two Soweto communities who, despite living a stone's throw apart, are separated by a railway line with - up until now - no bridge for at least three kilometres.

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Women in construction get Hillbrow project step-up from JDA

Sanelesiwe Ziqubu and Dumisa Simakuhle, women entrepreneurs in the traditionally male construction industry, got their breakthrough thanks to the JDA's efforts to involve local SMMEs in the Hillbrow Tower Precinct upgrade project.

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'We are implementing spatial justice in Joburg'

"Our new economic democracy is rising", Finance MMC Geoffrey Makhubo said in his 2016/17 Budget Speech, as he allocated increased budgets to the departments and agencies responsible for implementing the City's Corridors of Freedom programme.

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Empire-Perth Corridor - vote for a name and stand a chance to win!

The City of Joburg invites the public to be part of the journey of creating an identity for the Empire-Perth Corridor of Freedom. Vote for your favourite name and stand a chance to win your share of R50 000.

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Norwood residents get first-hand preview of Grant Avenue Precinct Plan

Norwood residents got a first-hand preview of what Grant Avenue could look like in the near future when the JDA put possible interventions for the area to test - on the street - on Sunday, 15 May.

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My Alex 15 tour Newtown Cultural Precinct

The world of the creative sector opened up in exciting new ways for the final 15 participants of the #MyAlex - Youth Perceptions of Place project when they took a tour of the Newtown Cultural Precinct on Tuesday, 10 May.

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Notice of temporary closure on Fuel Road - Westbury pedestrian bridge

Motorists who use Fuel Road, please note that the section of Fuel road between Steytler Road and Hay Avenue will be closed overnight for construction purposes on two upcoming weekends. Read more for dates, times and alternative routes.

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Empire-Perth Corridor development gains momentum

The development of the Perth-Empire Corridor, connecting Soweto with central Johannesburg, is set to step up a gear, with infrastructure spending expected to grow to R300-million in the 2016-17 financial year.

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Tour delegates impressed by fast-evolving Jabulani node

Delegates from the private sector declared themselves impressed by the progress and opportunities on display during the JDA's latest tour of the fast-evolving Jabulani node in Soweto.

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Mayor’s address hails corridors as the ‘new democracy’

Mayor Parks Tau’s State of the City address has emphasised the city’s commitment to the Corridors of Freedom programme which will bring work and amenities closer to all citizens.

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