Alex youth engage with Mayor Tau and his team

Executive Mayor Parks Tau took time off during a two-day tour of Alexandra to speak with young people about issues affecting them at the Alexsan Kopano Multi-Purpose Centre on Wednesday, 15 June.

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Mayor Tau visits JDA developments in Alex

Joburg Executive Mayor Parks Tau was impressed with what he saw during a walkabout of two JDA projects, the Alex Automotive Hub and the Thoko Mngoma Clinic, in Alexandra on Wednesday, 15 June.

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Construction of R25m 4th Avenue Clinic gets under way

The City of Joburg's drive to provide healthcare facilities within a 5km radius of all communities is gaining momentum, with construction getting under way on a new multi-million rand clinic in Alexandra.

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My Alex team set to showcase Youth Perceptions of Place

Fifteen young people from Alexandra township, who have just come through a month-long crash course in artistic/entrepreneurial training facilitated by the JDA, are gearing up to give the public a whole new take on Alex.

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JDA engages with Norwood residents on Grant Ave plan

The JDA hosted a follow-up meeting with Norwood residents on Wednesday, 8 June to get further input on a draft precinct plan for the Grant Avenue business area.

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Joburg's new artwork celebrates struggle 'Colossus' OR Tambo

Johannesburg's already impressive collection of outdoor artworks received an impressive addition on Tuesday, 7 June with the unveiling of the OR Tambo "Colossus" artwork celebrating the life of struggle icon Oliver Reginald Tambo.

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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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