Located on N3 Highway / London Road interchange, overlooking the township and the Sandton skyline, the first phase of the Mall will provide over 30 000sqm of retail experience. It will has more than 100 shops, taxi rank facilities and two flood-lit mini-soccer courts surrounding a 250-seater feature restaurant plus a children’s play area.
Alexandra has been shut down for the past two days. Residents demanded that Mayor Herman Mashaba come and listen to their grievances.
They say they’re tired of empty promises and want change now. We speak to Alexandra Chamber of commerce, President, Mpho Motsumi and Alexandra community leader, Bobby Solomons.
Youth bring township business to a halt claiming that big corporations are not giving back to the community of Alexandra Township.
Alexandra Chamber of Commerce was established in 1969, which represents local business people and aspiring entrepreneurs. It is now known as the Greater Alexandra Chamber of Commerce and Industries (GALXCOC). Which is a member based organisation incorporated under Section 21 of the companies Act. It is one of the longest existing Chambers of Commerce representing black people in Townships, and over the years it has gone through various periods of successes and failures as each leadership emerges.
Advance the Industrial, Commercial and Local interest of Greater Alexandra Business Residents in particular, and to support and promote their interest on Local, Provincial, National and Regional buisness issues.
Ensure adaquate protection of the interests of business. Expanding business and industrial activities in the Greater Alexandra.
- Putting Greater Alexandra business on the World Map.
- Engaging and connecting key stakeholders with local business to broaden Greater Alexandra's horizon into becoming a resilient network.
- Promote the private enterprise system and market-oriented approach with equal opportunities.
GALXCOC has over 400 memebers who are clustered according to the following sectors:
- Skills Development