City of Joburg closes all public facilities, including pools, theatres and the zoo

2020-03-19 10:30

The City of Johannesburg has decided to close all its public facilities indefinitely amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

Why the EFF could hold the key to winning Joburg mayoral race

2019-11-30 07:40

With the postponement of the Johannesburg mayoral council sitting, the EFF could hold a strong hand going into this week's negotiations with the ANC and DA.

PICS: Joburg gets much-needed firefighting vehicles

2019-09-23 14:48

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has unveiled 10 new firefighting vehicles to be added to the City's Emergency Management Services' fleet.

City of Joburg only has 6 working fire engines

2019-07-04 16:21

The City of Johannesburg is currently facing a crisis when it comes to its firefighting capabilities.

'No need to panic' - City of Joburg assures residents ahead of planned water interruption

2019-06-21 14:38

The City of Johannesburg has urged residents not to panic ahead of 54-hour planned service interruption from Rand Water.

City of Joburg customer service centres closed, basic services unaffected

2018-12-24 18:15

The City of Johannesburg's revenue customer service centres will be closed on December 25 and 26, 2018, as well as January 1 and 5, 2019.

Outside service provider to assist with probe into EFF tender kickback claims - Mashaba

2018-11-30 12:00

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says an outside service provider will be appointed to assist the City's Anti-Corruption Unit in investigating allegations of kickbacks to the EFF in a R1bn tender deal.

EFF slams Herman Mashaba for citizen's arrest of man selling cow heads

2018-11-14 08:22

While some congratulated Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba for upholding food safety standards, others accused him of killing small businesses.

Mashaba lauds City of Joburg investigative unit for helping owner get hijacked CBD building back

2018-10-04 07:16

Mayor Herman Mashaba says three suspected property hijackers have been prevented from forcefully taking control of a building.

City of Joburg cuts ties with 'politicised' Salga

2018-08-31 10:21

The mayor of Johannesburg has accused the association of dereliction of duty towards the City.


Fleet company that paid Malema fails to deliver on Joburg contract

2019-12-02 06:45

It’s a year since amaBhungane exposed how fleet company Afrirent funnelled money into a Malema-EFF slush fund – as it scored a R1.3bn City of Joburg contract. Now Afrirent is way behind delivering on that contract.

City of Joburg shuts down all systems after cyber attack demanding bitcoin ransom

2019-10-25 07:43

The City of Joburg has announced a breach of its network on and shut down its website and all e-services as a precautionary measure.

City of Joburg ‘unapologetic’ for Gautrain water cuts

2019-09-20 19:43

A urgent application for a mandatory interdict forcing the City of Johannesburg to reconnect the water supply to the Sandton Gautrain Station has been halted by Judge Makume.

Alexandra project documents returned to City of Joburg after disappearing from locked office

2019-07-03 16:08

A government official who allegedly stole files relating to the investigation of the controversial R1.3bn Alexandra Renewal Project, has returned the documents.

Mashaba touts R20bn investment for Joburg inner city

2019-04-24 11:45

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has announced what he calls 'the single biggest property investment the city of Johannesburg has ever made through private sector development'.

Joburg ANC leader scored millions from city contract

2018-12-06 06:03

For more than a decade, financial services firm Regiments has managed billions on behalf of the City of Johannesburg. New evidence shows that Regiments paid a top ANC leader millions to smooth its way.

Firm that won R1bn Joburg fleet contract paid Malema-EFF 'slush fund'

2018-11-29 12:32

It has long been rumoured that the EFF was given patronage over lucrative City of Johannesburg tenders as a quid pro quo for working with Herman Mashaba's DA-led administration.

City of Johannesburg suspends officials implicated in non-renewal of Pikitup fleet contract

2018-10-16 13:12

The City of Johannesburg has suspended senior officials who are responsible for processing the Pikitup fleet tender.

Large parts of Joburg without water, cause is unknown

2018-09-19 11:38

Large parts of Johannesburg have been without water and the cause is anyone’s guess.

OVERVIEW: Joburg water shutdown - 'ETR is now 8pm'

2018-08-28 10:39

Many suburbs of Johannesburg and surrounding areas are without water following an explosion at the Rand Water Eikenhof pumping station on Monday.

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