Media Releases

  • MMC Masango takes part in #JoziWalks2019

MMC Masango takes part in #JoziWalks2019

May 20th, 2019|

This weekend, hundreds of Johannesburg residents and myself took part in the third annual JDA-sponsored walking tours, called #JoziWalks. Aimed at getting Joburg residents to explore the city on foot, connecting with neighbours and encouraging people to reflect on what makes neighbourhoods work. Every year, the JDA invites local community activists, influencers, tourism entrepreneurs, walking tour operators, heritage specialists and [...]

New Public Transport Facility brings hope and comfort to Drieziek

May 15th, 2019|

Bulldozers have cleared the rubble, graders have flattened the surface and now diggers are on site, digging the trenches for the foundation that will see a modern taxi rank rise to dominate the landscape around Drieziek in the South of Joburg. Workmen in blue overalls and bright yellow construction vehicles have become a common sight and the roaring noise of [...]

  • - Announcing the 11 Hosts for JoziWalks2018 Weekend, May 19-20

Last chance to book free tickets for Jozi Walks 2019

May 14th, 2019|

There is only one more week left to book tickets for Jozi Walks 2019. The Walks take place on 18 and 19 May and the tickets are free. There has already been high demand for tickets. Three of the 12 walks (The Braamfontein Cemetery, tour of Alexandra and the Women of Fire tour through Braamfontein and Constitutional Hill) have been [...]

JDA sad to announce the passing of our CEO

May 2nd, 2019|

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) is sad to announce the passing of its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Christo Botes on Tuesday, 30 April 2019. Mr. Botes joined the JDA in 2014 as Executive Manager responsible for development facilitation and became CEO of the agency in 2018. Christo will be remembered for his passion and dedication to improving the lives of [...]

Twelve exciting #JoziWalks2019 announced for May 18 – 19

April 3rd, 2019|

The annual #JoziWalks series is back. These unique and authentic walking tours are hosted and led by passionate Jozi residents who want to help other Joburgers discover the incredible communities found across the city. “This year we have another 12 new and exciting walks taking place on 18 and 19 May. They are walks that offer Jozi residents unique experiences [...]

  • - Announcing the 11 Hosts for JoziWalks2018 Weekend, May 19-20

Call for proposals to host a sponsored #JoziWalk

March 1st, 2019|

Are you a passionate Jozi resident? Do you want to share the delights and little-known secrets of your neighbourhood with other Joburg residents? Then apply to host a #JoziWalks in May this year. #JoziWalks is back for a third year and this year #JoziWalks hopes to build on the success of previous walks, to grow the number of attendees and [...]