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/ Sewage contaminated rivers; Gauteng’s rivers are dying “4.3 billion litres, of untreated, or at best partially treated sewage, is allowed to flow […]
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. […]
The JRA is undertaking essential maintenance from 9-30 November on the M1 double decker section between Smit Street and Crown Interchange.
Zack believes people want to love Joburg even with the parts that are harsh, ugly an unforgiving
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 […]
The Dung Beetle turns plastic into gas and liquid fuel which can be used to power homes and vehicles, while also creating jobs.
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 […]
Tanya Zack has been awarded the South African Planning Institute (SAPI) National Planning Award for the Cross Border Shopping Research sponsored by the JICP.
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 […]
SAPOA CEO Neil Gopal says property sector role-players are experiencing significant challenges in some municipalities with regard to building plan application processes and land use/zoning.