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Call for proposals #JoziWalks 2019
Call for proposals #JoziWalks 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 […]

Transforming Bellville into a leading African City
Transforming Bellville into a leading African City

“The Greater Tygerberg Partnership is transforming Bellville into a leading African City. It’s not enough to leave Bellville to its own devices. It needs to be fully imagined in order to meet its potential. Gridlocked megalopolises—their time has come. The new city breaks distance into increments: work, home and play are nestled in tight proximity. […]

Urban Heritage Strategies course
Urban Heritage Strategies course

Urban Heritage Strategies (UHS) aims to develop a better understanding of the complex relationship between urban development and heritage management. The courses are developed by Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam in close cooperation with the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands. The curriculum draws upon the different IHS […]

Closing date extended on RFP for Inner City Properties
Closing date extended on RFP for Inner City Properties

The Joburg Property Company has announced the new date for proposals on the redevelopment of properties in the Inner City is now 28 February 2019 at 10.30am. View the advertisement HERE View the prospectus HERE On Thursday 24 January, certificates for redevelopment were awarded to developers for three properties; Vannin Court and Beaconsfield Court in Hillbrow […]

Slaying the homelessness giant
Slaying the homelessness giant

Slaying the homelessness giant By Lucille Davie It makes economic sense to help the homeless. So says Chris Lund of the Johannesburg Homelessness Network (JHN). “We want residents to see that there is more value in investing in job creation centres for the homeless than in building higher walls,” he says, “We want to pilot […]

Sewage contaminated rivers; Gauteng’s rivers are dying
Sewage contaminated rivers; Gauteng’s rivers are dying

Gauteng’s rivers are dying “4.3 billion litres, of untreated, or at best partially treated sewage, is allowed to flow into our bulk water resource ever single day. Prof Anthony Turton www.gurumanzi.com In 2008 I was keynote speaker at a conference run by the CSIR. I used that position to raise concerns over water quality and human health. […]

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/ Sewage contaminated rivers; Gauteng’s rivers are dying “4.3 billion litres, of untreated, or at best partially treated sewage, is allowed to flow […]

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. […]

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