Media Releases

Construction Resumes On Merafe Railway Station Upgrade

July 22nd, 2019|

Construction of Merafe Railway Station project has recommenced following the passing of a fourteen (14) year old whose body was found in one of the trenches of the construction site last month. The JDA, as required by law, shut down operations at the construction site and reported the incident to the Department of Labour for investigations.

Dignity Restored For Muzomuhle Primary Learners

July 19th, 2019|

Pupils at Muzomuhle Primary will resume the 2019 academic year in a healthy and decent environment that they can be proud of after the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) handed over renovated and repainted classrooms as part Mandela Day activities. The handover, which saw an enthusiastic reception from the learners at the school’s assembly area, took place on Thursday, 18 July.

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 [...]