Organisation wants Masondo back

2013-11-18 18:30

The One Voice hawkers' organisation has demanded the reinstatement of former Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo.

ANCYL spokesperson nominated for NEC

2012-12-18 20:37

Former Gauteng Housing MEC Humprey Mmemezi and former ANCYL spokesperson Magdalene Moonsamy were on the list of nominations for the ANC's NEC at the party's Mangaung conference.

Zuma campaigns at Park Station

2011-05-09 07:24

ANC leader Jacob Zuma is campaigning at Park Station and Noord Street taxi rank in Johannesburg, in a final push ahead of the local government elections.

Billing problems to be settled - Masondo

2011-03-09 14:34

Johannesburg residents affected by recent billing problems will be provided with a "favourable settlement arrangement", mayor Amos Masondo says.

Cities get new human settlement powers

2011-03-04 19:06

Several major cities across the country have been assigned new powers for human settlements development.

Gauteng scrutinises Joburg billing

2011-03-04 14:35

A committee from the Gauteng provincial government is visiting Joburg and Emfuleni municipality in the wake of a billing crisis.

Residents lay charges against mayor

2011-02-18 09:01

A group of residents has laid criminal charges against City of Joburg mayor Amos Masondo amid the billing crisis that has left many without electricity, according to a report.

DA calls for resignations over billing

2011-02-04 20:43

The DA says the Johannesburg mayor and committee member for finance must resign immediately for trying to cover up the city's billing crisis.

Gauteng mayors in ANC crosshairs

2011-02-03 19:33

The response of Gauteng mayors to billing problems and to the recent floods will influence their nomination as candidates in the upcoming local elections, the ANC says.

ANC, mayors meet over billing crisis

2011-02-02 11:27

The ANC in Gauteng will meet the province's seven mayors to discuss the widely-publicised billing crisis and service delivery complaints.

Billing glitches no crisis, says mayor

2011-01-26 12:21

Johannesburg's billing problems are no longer a "big issue" and are in the process of being sorted out, according to mayor Amos Masondo.

Mayor salutes Indian community

2010-11-16 12:13

Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo says the Indian community have made an immense contribution to SA in the 150 years since they arrived in the country.

Azapo to lead service delivery march

2010-11-03 09:44

A march in protest over service delivery in Gauteng will be led by the Azanian People's Organisation in Johannesburg.

Service delivery contracts signed

2010-09-30 14:25

A number of MECs and mayors from across the country have signed service delivery agreements with Co-operative Governance Minister Sicelo Shiceka.

Municipalities fill more posts

2010-09-09 16:23

Municipalities have been filling more and more key function posts in the past 10 years, says SA Local Government Association chairperson Amos Masondo.

ANC group 'descending into madness'

2010-08-25 15:56

The dissolution of the Johannesburg ANC Regional Executive Committee had been necessary because it was "descending into total madness", says the ANC in Gauteng.

Stadiums 'not white elephants'

2010-07-15 20:08

World Cup stadiums will be used for sports, music concerts and conferences in the future, Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo says.

Public transport was popular

2010-07-15 16:25

Nearly half of World Cup spectators who attended matches in Johannesburg used public transport, says mayor Amos Masondo.

Joburg taxi deal announced

2010-06-08 14:04

Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo has announced that nearly half the minibus taxis operating between Soweto and Ellis Park will be removed from the city's roads.

Jhb acts on land theft

2010-05-13 20:40

Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo says all land acquired fraudulently from the city will be returned and illegal activities will be stopped.

Jhb mayor bound to taxi talks

2010-03-28 20:07

Johannesburg's executive mayor, Amos Masondo has condemned all forms of violence or intimidation used to achieve political goals.

BRT final phase delayed

2010-02-26 14:40

The roll-out of the Bus Rapid Transit system's final phase will be delayed by two weeks, Johannesburg executive Mayor Amos Masondo says.

No talks on JMPD boss's return

2009-10-12 22:10

City of Johannesburg executive mayor Amos Masondo has refused to engage with trade union Samwu on the return to work of metro police chief Chris Ngcobo.


ANC confident it will increase majority

2013-08-26 14:50

The ANC is confident it will increase its majority at next year's elections, ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte says.

Masondo 'proud of his achievements'

2011-05-09 08:37

Outgoing Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo says he is proud of the city's accomplishments in the last ten years, especially the improvements in Soweto.

Joburg unveils scheme to refurbish CBD

2011-04-06 12:07

A new inner city property project is expected to deal with urban decay and rejuvenate the central business district, says Johannesburg major Amos Masondo.

Discounts to sweeten billing woes

2011-03-09 14:28

Joburg residents are to be offered discounts by the city as part of its efforts to deal with discrepancies in billing for services.

Committee to get info on billing systems

2011-03-04 17:30

The Gauteng portfolio committee for local government and housing will visit the Emfuleni municipality and the City of Johannesburg to gather information on their billing systems.

We're sorting out glitches, says Joburg

2011-03-01 16:59

The City of Johannesburg says it has resolved half of the billing queries received from residents in the inner city.

Charges laid against Johannesburg mayor

2011-02-18 08:07

Johannesburg residents have reportedly laid criminal charges against mayor Amos Masondo over the billing crisis that has left many without electricity.

Johannesburg will continue cutting power

2011-02-03 22:10

The City of Johannesburg will continue cutting off services to those who do not pay their electricity bills, Mayor Amos Masondo says.

ANC, mayors meet to discuss billing

2011-02-02 16:03

The chaos in billing and other problems will be discussed when the ANC meets with its 14 mayors in Gauteng later this week.

Billing glitches not a sign of crisis - mayor

2011-01-26 14:16

Johannesburg's billing problems, which have resulted in residents receiving inflated bills and others having services cut off, are not a sign of a crisis, says Mayor Amos Masondo.

Joburg officials visit flood areas

2011-01-19 13:31

Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo and Gauteng Housing MEC Humphrey Memezi are visiting flood-affected areas.

Azapo makes service delivery demands

2010-11-03 18:13

A memorandum demanding better service delivery has been handed over to Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane and Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo.

Joburgers happier with services

2010-10-06 12:30

Johannesburg customers are marginally more satisfied with municipal service delivery this year compared to 2009, says the City of Johannesburg.

City to regulate migrant shelters

2010-09-14 20:06

The City of Johannesburg will be regulating the provision of shelter to migrants to avoid "unsafe" situations, says mayor Amos Masondo.

Suspected Jhb BRT bomber shot

2010-09-02 19:10

A man who allegedly petrol-bombed a Johannesburg BRT bus has been shot and wounded by police.

Gauteng ANC backs Masondo

2010-08-25 12:28

The ANC in Gauteng says it backs Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo and has announced the decision to dissolve the Regional Executive Council

Soccer City goes multipurpose

2010-07-15 19:12

Soweto's Soccer City stadium can be used for anything from church gatherings to weddings, says Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo.

Deal will halve taxis on Joburg route

2010-06-08 21:41

Nearly half the minibus taxis operating between Soweto and Ellis Park will be removed from Johannesburg's roads and in return, taxi owners will get shares in a new bus operating company.

New-look Mandela bridge opens

2010-06-04 11:53

A carnival mood took over the Nelson Mandela Bridge in central Johannesburg as mayor Amos Masondo opened the newly decorated structure.

SWC: Designated parking areas

2010-05-05 20:49

Designated parking areas, free rail travel and additional transport facilities will be introduced for the 2010 World Cup, Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo says.

100K houses in Jhb promised

2010-03-11 18:02

Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo has promised to build 100 000 houses in the next five years in the city.

Taxi killing 'an attack on BRT'

2009-12-10 07:48

A taxi operator who worked closely with the City of Johannesburg on the Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit project, has been shot dead in Soweto.

Upgrade for informal settlements

2009-07-29 17:17

The City of Johannesburg plans to upgrade all informal settlements by 2014, says mayor Amos Masondo.

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