Rea Vaya strike to go ahead

2014-03-31 08:08

The City of Johannesburg says a last minute effort to halt the Rea Vaya bus drivers' strike has failed, and passengers are advised to look for alternative transport.

Traders take City of Joburg to court

2013-11-17 15:57

The SA Informal Trader's Forum has announced plans to take the City of Johannesburg to court about the removal of informal traders in the Johannesburg CBD.

City of Joburg reaches out to tourism's private sector

2013-10-15 09:55

The City of Johannesburg has launched a tourism sub-committee to fast-track tourism's economic potential in the city.

City notice: Mandela owes R6K+

2013-08-05 07:57

A notice has been stuck to Nelson Mandela’s Houghton home stating that he owes the City of Joburg more than R6 000 for services and warned that he could face legal action.

Contracts worth R100m go to employees

2013-04-06 11:07

The City of Johannesburg has awarded contracts for services worth nearly R100m to its employees and to civil servants employed by other state departments, according to a report.

Questions over Zuma ally's R1bn tender

2013-01-18 09:45

Evidence suggests a R1.25bn City of Johannesburg contract was manipulated to benefit Vivian Reddy, a benefactor of President Jacob Zuma, according to a report.

Parking protesters need 'proper platform'

2012-05-16 08:12

Parkhurst residents who protested against the rollout of a paid parking system need to use the proper "platform" to get their message across, the City of Johannesburg says.

Joburg to get fraction of parking money

2012-05-08 09:23

The City of Johannesburg will get 20 to 40% of the income generated from kerbside parking, with the rest going to the contractor, according to a report.

Johannesburg billing plan 'disappointing'

2011-11-23 15:30

The City of Johannesburg's plan to improve its revenue management service is a disappointment and doesn't address the real problems, the DA says.

Joburg building inspector arrested

2011-07-05 09:00

A building inspector for the City of Johannesburg has been arrested for allegedly accepting bribes.

Miss World costs soar to R90m

2009-12-11 11:24

The Miss World pageant will reportedly cost the City of Johannesburg R90m - double the amount it initially said hosting the pageant would cost.

Miss World to cost Joburg R45m

2009-11-05 09:23

The City of Johannesburg is paying about R45m to host the Miss World pageant in December, saying it's an opportunity to attract visitors to the city.


Judgment reserved in traders' application

2013-11-27 08:32

Judgment in urgent applications by two groups of informal traders has been reserved by the South Gauteng High Court, the SA National Traders' Retail Association says.

Joburg to re-register informal traders

2013-11-03 11:56

The City of Johannesburg says it will begin a re-registration process of informal traders in certain areas.

Confusion over Mandela arrears notice

2013-08-05 11:20

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory says a pre-termination notice from the City of Johannesburg over an outstanding amount was delivered to the wrong address.

ANC hit by Joburg billing blunder

2013-07-09 12:11

The ANC appears to have become a victim of the City of Johannesburg's billing errors, receiving a R3.5m bill for unpaid rates and taxes, according to a report.

Man mistakenly pays City of Joburg R200k

2013-03-13 08:39

A slip of the finger caused a Lenasia man to pay the City of Johannesburg R200 000, which he is now desperately trying to get back.

Joburg evaluation deadline extended

2012-06-22 14:18

The City of Johannesburg has extended the deadline for residents to query the evaluation of their properties, with the cut-off now on 29 July.

Parking system done correctly - Joburg

2012-05-09 14:33

The City of Johannesburg says it met the required legal obligations when it established a paid parking system, issuing notes to the public and businesses.

Property owners take City of Joburg to court

2011-12-06 07:46

Property owners have applied for an urgent interdict in a bid to halt the City of Johannesburg from illegally cutting water and electricity supplies, says a report.

Water security a priority for Joburg

2011-08-15 22:29

Water is one of the key resources that was focused on at the launch of the City of Johannesburg's Resource Sustainability Week.

Alex residents want title deeds

2010-05-26 07:29

The original owners of Johannesburg's Alexandra township are demanding title deeds to the land that was taken from them by the apartheid regime 40 years ago.

Miss World to cost Joburg R45m

2009-11-05 09:23

The City of Johannesburg is paying about R45m to host the Miss World pageant in December, saying it's an opportunity to attract visitors to the city.

Joburg wants BRT feedback

2009-09-14 13:38

Johannesburg residents can now SMS suggestions on how to improve the recently introduced Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit system.

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