Media Releases 2014

JDA joins world in marking World Aids Day

December 1st, 2014|

TODAY, 1 December, the Johannesburg Development Agency joins hands with people across the globe in commemorating World Aids Day. World Aids Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people [...]

Designer of historical Joburg synagogue remembered

November 24th, 2014|

PIONEERING Johannesburg architect Herman Kallenbach, close friend and supporter of Mahatma Gandhi, was remembered at the unveiling of a heritage plaque at Temple Israel synagogue in Hillbrow - a building he designed in 1936. Kallenbach, [...]

Commemorating Temple Israel’s role in Joburg history

November 20th, 2014|

Established in 1936, the synagogue continues to serve a small but active congregation. Temple Israel in Hillbrow has recently been accorded heritage status, and the temple's blue heritage plaque will be unveiled on Saturday, 22 [...]

Revamped libraries light up young minds

November 19th, 2014|

Diepsloot Library and Lord Khanyile Library in Ivory Park have recently undergone revamps to the tune of R2.6-million and 1.5-million respectively. Library upgrades taking place across the City are giving Joburg learners from all walks [...]