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World Toilet Day 2018
World Toilet Day 2018

World Toilet Day, celebrated on 19th November, is about taking action to ensure that everyone has a safe toilet by 2030. This is part of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: sanitation and water. www.worldtoiletday.info/wtd2018/ In the press: Bill Gates Unveils Toilet That Transforms Waste Into Fertilizer, Doesn’t Require Water or Sewers For Bill Gates, toilets are […]

Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) on Land Reform
Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) on Land Reform

On Friday 26 October 2018, Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) executive director, Ann Bernstein, gave evidence to the Joint Constitutional Review Committee arguing for accelerating land reform but against changing section 25 of the constitution. “SA’s failure to implement a successful land reform programme has absolutely nothing to do with constitutional constraints”, said Bernstein. […]

Three Joburg properties open for public tender as part of inner city rejuvenation
Three Joburg properties open for public tender as part of inner city rejuvenation

Three Joburg properties open for public tender as part of inner city rejuvenation By Tasneem Bulbulia 26th October 2018 The City of Joburg (CoJ) has released information about three inner city properties that are now open for public tender by potential developers, as part of its inner-city rejuvenation project that comprises over 80 buildings and plots for renovation. The […]

JDA Our City Our Block
JDA Our City Our Block

The JDA has opened its second annual call for submissions for the JDA Our City Our Block Inner City Partnership Challenge. In the 2017/18 Our City Our Block partnership process, the JDA received 18 partnership applications, shortlisted 8 and directly assisted 5 local neighbourhood-scale partnerships with technical assistance to refine their partnership proposals. Three of […]

US grant will give Makers Way a lift-off
US grant will give Makers Way a lift-off

Community project the Makers Way, on the eastern edge of the inner city, is set to receive a massive boost with a two-year R2,1-million grant from the US Consulate. The Makers Way aims to promote community well-being by creating better access to markets and networks, where people of all backgrounds come together to learn how […]

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