Media Releases

67 Minutes of National Service – Mandela Day

July 15th, 2019|

The JDA will refurbish classrooms at Muzomuhle Primary School as part of the 67 minutes of National Service on Mandela Day. It gives me pleasure to welcome your representatives for the coverage of the refurbishment and the handover of the refurbished classrooms to the learners at Muzomuhle Primary School in Diepsloot. Details of the event are as follows: Where: Muzomuhle [...]

  • A New Hospice for Terminally ill Patients in Alexandra

A New Hospice for Terminally ill Patients in Alexandra

July 11th, 2019|

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), on behalf of the City of Johannesburg, has kick started the detailed design development for construction of the Alexandra Hospice and rehabilitation centre, previously known as the Banakekeleni Hospice. Located in Alexandra, the non-profit hospice is the only facility of its kind in the township and takes care of 30 terminally ill patients in the [...]

  • Fourth Consecutive Clean Audit Award for the JDA

Fourth Consecutive Clean Audit Award for the JDA

July 10th, 2019|

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) received, for the fourth consecutive year, a certificate of appreciation for obtaining a clean audit opinion from the Auditor-General for the 2017/18 Financial Year. The agency was one of four City entities that received the award when the City of Johannesburg hosted its Public Service Day, a day to honor the value and virtue of [...]

  • Milpark Social Housing Concept

Milpark Social Housing Concept to be Explored by Students

July 4th, 2019|

The City of Johannesburg has embarked on a new spatial vision for the City in line with its Growth and Development Strategy 2040, based on corridor Transit Orientated Development (TOD). Through this approach, it is envisaged that the growth of the future city will be guided towards well-planned transport arterials, with a focus on retail mixed-use developments, higher density residential [...]

Joburg’s Largest Wall Mural Begins Taking Shape

June 27th, 2019|

The largest wall mural in Johannesburg, the S-Bend Wall Mural, is expected to be completed by the end of August this year. The project, which lies on the Louis Botha Development Corridor, demonstrates the Johannesburg Development Agency’s (JDA) commitment to the continued roll-out of its Public Art Programme. The painting of the 3000 square metres wall surface, running east-west [...]

Human Stories Celebrate The Real Joburg

June 20th, 2019|

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) hosted a close out ceremony on 12 June 2019 for the twelve 2019 #JoziWalks hosts. It was a celebratory occasion to recognise their #JoziWalks participation and more importantly their contribution in creating walkable and vibrant communities. All 12 participants presented and shared their #JoziWalks experiences. The standard of presentations, depth of community history and [...]