Media Releases

  • - 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 [...]

Jabulani Node enters Phase 6B of development

April 17th, 2019|

The Jabulani node is fast becoming a symbol of how catalytic intervention and strategic capital investments in areas that have been previously marginalised, or have failed to attract private investment, can unlock development potential, stimulate local economies and boost job creation and entrepreneurial development. The development, undertaken by the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), will now enter Phase 6B and has [...]

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 [...]

Merafe Railway Station public environment construction complete

March 1st, 2019|

Merafe community in Region D in Ward16 have safer streets and walkway through the completed upgrading of the pedestrian walkway, consisting of drainage, sidewalks, kerbs and paving, street lighting and landscaping, implemented by the JDA on behalf of the City of Johannesburg. The upgraded pedestrian walkway which cost R26 million, created jobs and transferred skills to the six SMME’s and [...]