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Johannesburg - The City of Johannesburg will revise its new property valuation process following a public outcry over the system unveiled last month, Mayor Herman Mashaba said on Wednesday. In February the city published a new property valuation list, which was criticised by residents for overvaluing ...
JOHANNESBURG - The ANC in JOHANNESBURG says its written to the Public Protector's office requesting it to investigate irregular salary increases, appointments, and maladministration within the city. The ANC says there are several issues highlighted in its complaint, including that mayor Herman Mashaba ...

According to the ANC, the mismanagement and maladministration includes the misuse of public funds and misleading Johannesburg residents with irregular appointments, the purging of employees, irregular salary increases, financial mismanagement, as well as instances of conflict of interest. The ANC ...
Johannesburg - City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he does not only believe in expropriation, but that he is willing to carry it out - at times without compensation - if it is done under the prescripts of the law. Mashaba's example relates mainly to buildings in the metropole he serves, as he ...
Johannesburg - A fire ravaged a building on the corner of Albertina Sisulu Road and Troye Street in the Johannesburg CBD on Tuesday, emergency services said. - Are you there ... "A few shops were on fire," said Johannesburg Emergency Management Services spokesperson Nana Radebe. Three fire ...

South Africa's two biggest cities have a long fought case of sibling rivalry. But while beachy Cape Town may have won in the looks department, Johannesburg remains the business capital of the entire continent, giving it a pan-African cultural edge that wine farms and penguins can't beat. Nowhere is this ...
I always bring people to straight to Maboneng in the newly rejuvenated area of central Johannesburg. It's a cool, yet edgy, area which embodies the vibrant atmosphere of Africa's best city. There is everything from haute cuisine at the Cube restaurant, to Arts on Main street food. There is a small indy cinema ...
Judging by the pace at which Johannesburg is evolving these days, you need to get there now-now. The City of Gold originated as a dusty mining center; though it might not have the natural majesty of coastal Cape Town in its court, beneath Johannesburg's grit there's a kinetic urban energy: Big-money ...
Judging by the pace at which Johannesburg is evolving these days, you need to get there now-now. The City of Gold originated as a dusty mining centre; though it might not have the natural majesty of coastal Cape Town in its court, beneath Johannesburg's grit there's a kinetic urban energy: Big-money ...
Councillors in the City of Johannesburg have paid their last respects to former speaker Connie Bapela in Metro Centre‚ Braamfontein. A black cloth covered the late Bapela's seat in council and on her desk was a white candle which burned as politicians forgot their differences to mourn one of their own.
Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo (JCPZ), the greening entity that oversees the management of parks, street trees, conservation, cemeteries and the zoo in the City of Joburg, obtained its first clean audit since its establishment in 2001 for the 2016/17 financial year, City Buzz reports. For the past 14 years, ...
City of Johannesburg's Emergency Management Services has noted multiple reports of an earth tremor experienced in the southern and western parts of Johannesburg on Tuesday night, 20 February, Krugersdorp News reports. Robert Mulaudzi, spokesperson for the City of Johannesburg Emergency ...
He was accused of having close ties with a company that provided call centre services to the office of the ombudsman. Gumede's suspension was later declared unlawful by the Labour Court. His lawyer Jason Kent said: "The ombudsman for the City of Johannesburg has resigned from his employment with ...
BORN and bred in Imbali Unit 18, Nonkululeko Sithole is making a name for herself in the acting industry in Johannesburg. Speaking to Echo, Sithole said her decision to move to Johannesburg in July last year was based on her passion for acting. "I realised that in KwaZulu-Natal there are few agencies ...
Johannesburg Central Cluster police are investigating several cases where motorists were allegedly hijacked with the same modus operandi. Therefore, the police caution motorists to be extra careful when driving their vehicles especially at night around Johannesburg central business district areas.
Put off by Johannesburg's enduring reputation for crime, many tourists to South Africa barely glimpse the pavement outside the airport before moving on elsewhere. Those who do decide to give the city a closer look often leave wishing they'd given the city more time. The people are friendly, the weather's ...

New Delhi: Former India opener Sunil Gavaskar lashed out on wrist-spinner Yuzendra Chahal, who bowled a no-ball to South Africa batsman David Miller during the fourth ODI at Johannesburg, that allowed him to stay longer at the wicket and take the match away from India. That was a key moment for the ...
South Africa continued to remain unbeaten in pink ODIs as newcomer Heinrich Klaasen starred with the bat to help his side beat India by 5 wickets in a rain curtailed tie at the Wanderers in Johannesburg. The win also meant that South Africa stayed alive in the six-match series, with two matches to go.
Imran Tahir was subjected to racial abuse in Johannesburg ODI, Cricket South Africa confirmed on Monday in a press release. "Cricket South Africa has noted and is aware of the circulation of video footage featuring Imran Tahir on social media and Whatsapp groups,". "Imran Tahir was verbally and racially ...
11 photos of Ultra SA in Cape Town and Johannesburg. 2018-02-12 09:33. Ultra (Photo: Gallo) ... Big names in music like Black Coffee, Carnage, Hardwell and more rocked stages in Cape Town and Johannesburg on Friday and Saturday respectively. Fans filled up The Mother City's Cape Town Stadium and Jozi's Nasrec ...
Alleged extortion syndicate boss Nafiz Modack is in for a long trip to Johannesburg in police custody after being arrested on Monday for allegedly extorting The Grand strip club in Rivonia. He was arrested with Jacques Cronje who is allegedly pivotal to a syndicate that "intimidates" club owners into ...
At least 13 people were injured, some seriously, when two trucks and seven other vehicles collided on the N1 at the 14th Avenue off-ramp in Constantia Kloof in Johannesburg on Saturday morning, paramedics said. When ER24 arrived on the scene just after 10am a lot of wreckage was found in the road, ...
Good news for Limpopo residents is that after an absence of about five years, a passenger train service will soon be introduced between Johannesburg and Musina. Under the theme To Bring People Together, Shosholoza Meyl announced that they will re-introduced the ...
A Comair Boeing 737-400, registration ZS-OAV performing flight MN-233/BA-6233 from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth (South Africa), was climbing out Johannesburg's runway 03L when the crew requested to stop the climb at FL090 advising they had a bird strike on departure just after rotation, a rather ...
New Delhi: Finally some good news for the hosts as stalwart AB De Villiers has been declared fit to play the fourth ODI between South Africa and India at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Saturday. Earlier, on Thursday , De Villiers was included into the 15-man squad for the final three ODIs after he ...
Three people were arrested on Wednesday for illegal electricity connections as part of the City of Johannesburg's anti-crime initiative Operation #BuyaMthetho. Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba said that the operation was conducted in Doornfontein‚ Troyeville‚ Industria North‚ Brixton and Crosby.
City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has disclosed that 464 warrants of arrests have been issued for by-law contraventions‚ mostly for illegal street trading and residents who dump their refuse illegally. The mayor last year warned he was coming after offenders befouling the city‚ saying it costs the ...
A Johannesburg man who was charged with unlawful gun possession and locked up while his wife lay fighting for her life in hospital because he took the gun away from the man who shot her has been awarded R180 000 damages. Acting Judge ML Senyatsi of the High Court in Pretoria ordered the police ...
Large parts of Johannesburg's city center can still feel gritty -- urban decay led to many companies abandoning downtown in favor of the newer financial hub of Sandton in the 1990s. But while crime remains an issue, recent years have seen locals reclaiming their inner city. Historic neighborhoods are ...
Pikitup has been unable to collect waste in some areas of Johannesburg‚ including Alexandra‚ Houghton and Sandton‚ due to violent protests by contract workers‚ the office of the city's mayor says. "Pikitup is unable to fulfil its waste collection responsibilities in the Alexandra and Sandton Depots (Region ...
Five hijackers were recently arrested by members of the Johannesburg Flying Squad in Midrand on 2 February, after police noticed a suspicious-looking vehicle, Sandton Chronicle reports. Captain Granville Meyer, spokesperson for Sandton police Station, said the men are aged between 23 and 37.
ANC considers Zuma's future amid protests in Johannesburg. Two factions of the ruling African National Congress "literally fight in the streets" as it meets to consider its next steps. 18:17, UK, Monday 05 February 2018. Supporters of the ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa hold placards and chant slogans outside the ...
Historically costly long-distance flights are experiencing a resurgence thanks to new generation plane technology and more affordable fuel. According a new report released by Business Insider and airline intelligence company OAG, due to high costs, long-haul flights were at risk of becoming irrelevant in ...
A Johannesburg man who pretended to be an employee of Johannesburg Water‚ has been arrested for allegedly scamming and soliciting bribes from residents for water services. He was arrested by the Hawks after allegedly attempting to solicit a R2‚000 bribe from a resident in Westdene. the suspect will ...
Adcock Ingram Critical Care, Netcare, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba and the City of Johannesburg, this week launched a project that recycles used, nonhazardous intravenous infusion drip bags and tubing made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) to produce soles for school shoes. As part of the initiative ...
Chicago artist Chance The Rapper is another international artist scheduled to tour South Africa as he will be performing in Johannesburg in April this year. The announcement was made by #CastleLiteUnlocks via facebook Live on Tuesday night and he will be performing at the Dome on Monday, 30 April ...
India vs South Africa: Johannesburg Pitch Rated as Poor by ICC, Escapes Ban. Press Release | Updated: January 30, 2018, 7:44 PM IST. India vs South Africa: Johannesburg Pitch Rated as Poor by ICC, Escapes Ban. Umpires inspect the pitch on Day 3 in Johannesburg. (twitter/Cricket South Africa).
It's a mad dash across town from Centurion to Johannesburg today. It needn't have been this hectic given there's a one-week gap before the Wanderers Test. Yet here I am in an Uber at a barbaric time in the morning (8am) with my eyes barely open. Today's the grand launch of the "Pink ODI" - scheduled to ...
A four-year-old girl drowned after falling into a storm water drain along Utlhanong Street, Kagiso in the Krugersdorp area, west of Johannesburg, paramedics said on Monday. "When paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 4pm, they were informed that the little girl was walking with her mother when ...
As part of the recently launched Operation Fiela Two, Johannesburg police raided various businesses in Hillbrow, including alcohol outlets, where they confiscated goods, North Eastern Tribune reports. Operation Fiela Two was launched on 23 January by Minister of police Fikile Mbalula at Mary Fitzgerald ...
"Once qualified, Lifeline Connect counselling volunteers are equipped to provide support to people in distress." Some of the volunteers have been with LifeLine Johannesburg for over 20 years, and one counsellor is 84 years old, added Imerman. LifeLine Johannesburg offers a counselling service which is ...
The Johannesburg Test showed how much Test cricket means to this side when T20 franchise cricket is increasingly filling the calendar. India's victory came on the day of the IPL auction back home, and the big breakthroughs at Wanderers were provided by a fast bowler, Ishant Sharma, who got no bids ...
The City of Johannesburg has laid criminal charges against two officials for allegedly influencing the allocation of tenders. "The City of Johannesburg has instituted criminal charges with SAPS against both the former director and assistant director of trade and investment and will pursue the recovery of City ...
Multiple unplanned power interruptions across the City of Johannesburg in the past few weeks on Friday sparked a reaction from officials‚ who outlined the causes and assured the public that the city has a plan of action to mitigate the outages - as much as the budget allows for. City Power and the Member ...
The pitch at the Wanderers Stadium for the third and final Test at Johannesburg was prepared to make life difficult for the Indian team even after South Africa had clinched the series by winning the first two Tests in conditions which the touring side was not comfortable with, especially while batting last at ...
A historic photo album on auction this month gives a sense of Johannesburg in the late-Victorian / early-Edwardian eras. By Garreth Van Niekerk. Kathy Munro. A rare collection of photographs dating from 1890 to 1910 goes under the hammer next week and reveals a history of the city rarely seen in visuals ...
Johannesburg: The first Test matches I covered as a reporter also happened to be two of the greatest games of all time. Kolkata 2001 needs no description. Everything about it speaks for itself. But if you ask me, Chennai the following week was every bit as good. Until Steve Waugh bizarrely handled the ball ...
Cricketnext's Baidurjo Bhose from Johannesburg: One more over to go and this has been a good start for India in the second essay as both Vijay and Rahul have looked solid in the middle. They have stayed positive but not over attacked. The Indians need to keep up the momentum when they come back ...
The community of Moffat View‚ Johannesburg‚ was unaware on Wednesday that the reason for a power outage in the area was the electrocution of alleged cable thieves and not the weather. Thinking that a heavy storm the evening before had caused the electricity to trip‚ community members failed to log ...


 

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