Media Releases 2011

City’s new fashion market

December 19th, 2011|Comments Off on City’s new fashion market

FIRST it was the Bamboo farmers' market in Melville, then the Market on Main at Arts in downtown Joburg. Now it's the Fashion Kapitol market in the CBD. At present 16 or so seamstresses and [...]

Joburg on top for productivity

December 7th, 2011|Comments Off on Joburg on top for productivity

JOHANNESBURG has graduated at the top of its class this year, coming first in the metropolitan municipal productivity index for the fifth consecutive year. This is according to the data and intelligence service company, Municipal [...]

Informal sector on show

December 7th, 2011|Comments Off on Informal sector on show

URBAN design and architecture are the focus of an exhibition at the Bus Factory in Newtown about South Africa's informal sectors. Titled South African Informal City (SAIC), the month-long exhibition ends on 11 December. It [...]

Fountain flows again

December 6th, 2011|Comments Off on Fountain flows again

THE Rissik Street fountain, which for years has been sitting twiddling its thumbs, is happily spraying into the air again. Its restoration is part and parcel of the Rea Vaya construction running up the street, [...]

Awethu Project helps entrepreneurs

November 29th, 2011|Comments Off on Awethu Project helps entrepreneurs

ASPIRING entrepreneurs with talent, vision and capabilities, but without formal experience and qualifications – Awethu Project, an entrepreneur development programme, wants you. Awethu, which has been operating for 14 months, helps young people start up [...]