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EFF To Meet With H&M Right After Trashing Pretoria and Johannesburg Shops ... This comes after the party vandalized H&M; shops in both Pretoria and Johannesburg over the weekend. protests were also held in ... South Africans were divided in their reactions to the Pretoria and Johannesburg incidents.
Huawei invests R1,2 billion into Johannesburg campus. technology / 15 January 2018, 12:30pm / Staff reporter ... The campus, which is set to be based in the north of Sandton, Johannesburg will boast 18 buildings for different faculties. The new site has been named the Huawei Office Park and has 18 unique buildings.

The MMC of finance in Johannesburg has been suspended after allegations that he tried to influence tender processes to benefit his associates‚ Mayor Herman Mashaba said on Monday. Mashaba said Cllr Rabelani Dagada had been suspended after consultation with the DA federal executive. Dagada ...
Johannesburg - A man and his wife were transported to hospital after being stung multiple times when they were attacked by a swarm of bees in Witpoortjie in Roodepoort, Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said. "It is understood that a man in his late 50s was cutting grass when he was ...
The company has pulled the photograph but the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) -- a radical group set up by the expelled head of the youth wing of the ruling African National Congress -- organised protests at several H&M outlets in and around Johannesburg. Video footage showed activists trashing ...
It was not until the third day of my wanderings through Johannesburg s sprawling central monument to consumerism, Sandton City, that I began to find my bearings. If it s for sale, it can be bought here, and mile upon seeming mile of retail space is bejewelled with neon signs for everything from Gucci, Louis ...

The Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Friday denied bail to two men accused of hijacking buildings in Rosettenville. Jonathan Constable and Bongani Khathide are accused of allegedly hijacking two buildings in the Rosettenville area and are facing charges of fraud. Magistrate Lucas Van Schyff read ...
Johannesburg - Tshepisong, a neighbourhood in the west of Johannesburg, has been without a police station for about 20 years. According to the 2011 Census, Tshepisong has a population of about 53 000 people. The closest police station is about 5km away in Kagiso, which only has a population of ...
Johannesburg - The City of Johannesburg has fired a senior official over not declaring ownership of three companies the city did business with, and for trying to influence a tender, a strategic adviser said on Friday. "The official engaged in private business without prior consent from the City, breached our ...
The City of Johannesburg has fired a senior official for allegedly awarding tenders to their own private company, the municipality said on Friday. "The official engaged in private business without prior consent from the City, breached our code of ethics, influenced procurement decisions for their own benefit ...
(CNN) -- Johannesburg has busily redefined itself over the past decade, breathing new life into old warehouses and derelict buildings, while slowly reclaiming sidewalk spaces for markets, cafes, and art galleries. This resurgence has created unique opportunities for people who travel here. You can go on ...
Cape Town -- A train crash at a station near Johannesburg on Tuesday derailed one rail car and injured at least 226 people, adding to concerns about rail safety and oversight in South Africa after the second serious accident in a week. "Six to seven" people suffered moderate injuries, and 159 were ...
For those of us battling post-festive season blues this January, you won't need to wait long for light on the travel horizon. Indulge your inner travel bug on February 10th and 11th when Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) throws open Randburg's Ticketpro Dome doors to thousands of holiday choices, from ...
The man described by the City of Johannesburg as the kingpin of building hijackings will be back in court on Wednesday. Jonathan Constable will appear alongside Bongani Khathide and Kingsley Eke‚ a Nigerian national. The trio will be applying for bail in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court after they ...
... • Editor's note: This is a developing story. We will bring you updates as more information becomes available. Johannesburg - police are keeping an eye on a protest along the R556 between Steyn City and Diepsloot. Earlier, protesters barricaded major roads leading to the area. They are a group of ...
AfroPunk took Johannesburg, South Africa by storm (and a little rain) in the final days of 2017. music, experimental fashion and spoken word were all part of an exhilarating celebration of modern Africa. They say AfroPunk is much more than just a festival - it is a movement. From Brooklyn, NY, where ...
students and parents are queuing outside the University of Johannesburg in hopes of being accepted for further study in 2018. A number of student hopefuls have queued outside the gates of the University of Johannesburg's Aucklandpark campus in the hope of being accepted for further study in 2018.

He's centre stage at a big "braai" (Afrikaans for barbecue) at his rooftop restaurant Marble in Rosebank - one of the hottest tickets in Johannesburg. The open kitchen is in full view of diners and, with the language as lively as the flames on the grill, it makes for a colourful spectacle. If you're lucky enough to ...
Six people were arrested on Monday during the City of Johannesburg's crackdown on illegal electrical connections. According to the municipality‚ the charges relate to the suspects illegally reconnecting to City services‚ following their disconnection by the City‚ and failing to pay their municipal accounts.
About 200 people have been injured when two passenger trains collided in a suburb of South Africa's main city Johannesburg, emergency services network ER24 said. "The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities are on the scene and will be launching an investigation ...
A chilling video of a woman being robbed in broad daylight near Killarney Mall in Johannesburg has emerged on facebook. The video, which was posted to a Facebook group called intelligence Bureau SA, has had over 56 000 views so far. In the clip, a woman is standing on the street and talking on her ...
People walking through the festival said that they'd been waiting for Afropunk - which celebrates the fullness of the African diaspora - to touch down in its rightful home. The gratitude and glee were on full display over the two-day event. These photos are a look into what this past weekend in Johannesburg ...
Johannesburg - South African police said on Thursday they had arrested a 23-year old male for murder after another man was stabbed to death at a tavern in central Johannesburg. the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim after the pair had an argument while drinking. The attacker was due to ...
The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) will be closing off all roads leading to the M1 North and South on the Double Decker (DD) section for New Year's Eve celebrations. 3 hours ago. Photo: Supplied. The roads will be closed at 20:00 on 31 December 2017 and will be reopened after 01:00 on New Year's Day.
Johannesburg - South African police said on Thursday they had arrested a 23-year old male for murder after another man was stabbed to death at a tavern in central Johannesburg. the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim after the pair had an argument while drinking. The attacker was due to ...
Johannesburg - US musician, Solange Knowles has pulled out of the Afropunk music festival in Johannesburg. The Cranes in the Sky singer wrote on her Instagram that she would not be performing at the festival due to a disorder she was diagnosed with. "However it's so important to me for the people ...
JOBURG - Joburg mayor says residents must enjoy the company of their families after a tough year. 5 mins ago. Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba. The Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba wished Joburg residents a peaceful festive season. In a recent video posted on twitter, Mashaba ...
File: The Johannesburg Road Agency plans to close streets leading to the M1 North and South. Photo: Pixabay. Johannesburg - The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) will be closing off all roads leading to the M1 North and South on the Double Decker (DD) section for New Year's Eve celebrations.
Johannesburg - More than 500 motorists have been arrested for drunk driving since the beginning of this Christmas long weekend in Johannesburg. The Johannesburg Metro police Department (JMPD) says 160 drivers were caught driving under the influence of alcohol in Soweto. The JMPD says four ...
Cape Town - Lagos is set to overtake Johannesburg as Africa's second largest city by gross domestic product (GDP) by 2035, according to a report by Mark Britton, associate director at Oxford economics. Lagos is expected to gain from policy reforms focused on improving the support for private firms.
Absa is currently considering a number of proposals which could see the massive redevelopment of its properties and the surrounding areas in Johannesburg CBD. The proposed redevelopment will see ten "priority interventions" made - including a complete revitalisation of Absa towers, a new Carlton ...
Johannesburg - Footage of a robbery in a home in Florida, Johannesburg has sparked outrage on social media. In the CCTV clip, two armed men are seen running into what looks like the sitting room of the house, where they shoot at a woman and a child. Fortunately, the two manage to flee. The man then ...
Johannesburg - Three people were killed and eight others were injured, some seriously, when a minibus tax plunged off the Hendrik Potgieter bridge and ended up on its roof in Constantia Kloof in Johannesburg in the early hours of Sunday morning, paramedics said. ER24 arrived on the scene at 2:30am ...
By Lebo Diseko, BBC News, Johannesburg. President Zuma's office has announced that students from around 90% of South African households will get access to free university education. There have been a number of protests over the issue over the past few years, with the #FeesMustFall movement ...
Johannesburg - The recent court judgments against provincial and regional ANC executives will not affect 90% of the delegates at the party's elective conference, ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says. Kodwa spoke to News24 on Saturday morning on day one of the party's national elective conference, held ...
Visit https://www.inyourpocket.com/southafrica/Johannesburg/directory/swimming-pools for more information. 3. The Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden was founded in 1982 and is one of South Africa's eight botanical gardens. Situated in Roodepoort, it is a perfect place for a picnic while you watch the ...
Berea - The idea of the Christmas nativity is to spread peace, goodwill and joy throughout the Christmas season. 12 hours ago. Grade 4 children at Johannesburg Girl's Preparatory school in Berea perform Christmas carols and a nativity play. The Johannesburg Girls' Preparatory School in Berea celebrated their well-loved ...
Johannesburg City Parks regional manager, Puleng Ditabe said, "What happened here today is what we call a 'mega-blitz'… where we have identified areas in need of conservation efforts. We have reached peak-season where we are at the top of the rainy season. People are on holiday and need to enjoy ...
Turton, a professor at the Centre for Environmental Management at the University of Free State, said major threats to Johannesburg's water security include the delay of phase two of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project -- an important source of water for the city and Gauteng -- and the deterioration of the ...
The Civil Air Composite Squadron 84 from Edwards Air Force Base will preside over the fifth annual Wreaths Across America event at the rand District Cemetery in Johannesburg on Saturday, Dec. 16. The event, which begins at 9 a.m., will honor the fallen soldiers from all branches of service, the Merchant ...
As Christmas approaches, public safety is of main concern to the City of Johannesburg's Executive Mayor, Herman Mashaba. The festive season is notorious for being a time of heightened anxiety for road users and pet owners. Therefore the City decided to kick-start a festive season safety campaign to ...
Johannesburg - At least 31 people have been arrested in Johannesburg inner city during a crime prevention operation at four notorious hijacked and bad property buildings. City of Joburg said in a statement on Friday that a total of 30 undocumented foreign nationals were arrested, while one suspect was ...
... the critically injured woman with advanced life support interventions. "Once treated, the critically injured woman was airlifted by a private medical helicopter to a private hospital in Johannesburg. The remaining patients were transported by ambulance to Potchefstroom Provincial Hospital for further care.".
Keenan Davidse shot an impressive 8-under opening round of 63 to move a shot clear of the chasing pack at the Johannesburg Open in South Africa. Randpark Golf Club hosts the final European Tour event of the year and it was home favourite Davidse who defied the wind to best effect as he picked up three birdies ...
A City of Johannesburg official‚ employed as a bookkeeper within the Department of Housing‚ was suspended on Wednesday for allegedly fraudulently ... A former attorney and his accomplice have been sentenced to several years behind bars after they hijacked a building in the Johannesburg inner city.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Tuesday an outbreak of the disease had killed 36 people this year. The National Institute for Communicable diseases (NICD) says 557 cases have been reported since January 2017, 345 of them in Gauteng province. Of these, 172 were in Johannesburg, with 8 ...
Hijackings in South Africa are at a ten-year high in South Africa, according to recently released crime stats. Nearly 17 000 people were hijacked in the country in the previous financial year. Johannesburg is one of the worst affected areas and with the festive season approaching, there are plenty of warnings ...
Three people died on duty while working for the City of Johannesburg between the months of July and September this year. This is contained in a report tabled before council - the group corporate and shared services performance report - for the first quarter of the 2017/18 financial year. Two of the deaths ...
The soaring "Chamber of Mines" building in central Johannesburg, a hub for South Africa's mining industry, is a symbol of a bygone era when pioneers began flocking here in the late 19th century to dig for gold. Today, it is also the site of a new venture aiming to entice the city's unemployed youth into green ...
While a bit more pricey compared to the other attractions on the list, no visit to Johannesburg is complete without a visit to Gold Reef City. Known as one of the biggest theme parks in South Africa, it boasts Africa's tallest, biggest and fastest thrill rides. It is located on an old gold mine , which closed down in ...


 

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