Media Releases 2015

Prince Harry meets young entrepreneurs in Newtown

December 4th, 2015|

The Bus Factory, the Johannesburg Development Agency's (JDA's) headquarters in the heart of a resurgent inner city, was treated to a special visit by His Royal Highness Prince Harry on Thursday, 3 December (view gallery). [...]

Property developers get a new take on the inner city

December 1st, 2015|

Local property developers were pleasantly surprised by the creativity and design flair on show during a tour of some of the latest residential developments in Johannesburg's inner city. JDA Executive Manager for Development Facilitation Christo [...]

Local govt ‘the vehicle for Africa’s development

December 1st, 2015|

Local government is "the indispensable vehicle through which our socio-political and developmental agenda is driven", City of Joburg Executive Mayor Parks Tau said at the opening of the seventh Africities Summit in Johannesburg on Sunday, [...]

Mayor calls for end to stigmatisation of HIV-Aids

November 30th, 2015|

Joburg Executive Mayor Parks Tau called for an end to the stigmatisation of, and discrimination against, people living with or affected by HIV-Aids. Mayor calls for end to stigmatisation of HIV-AidsAnti-discrimination is a key theme [...]