No end to suffering in sight for families evicted from hijacked buildings

For four months, former Cape York and Fattis Mansions residents have been sharing temporary accommodation next to Wembley Stadium. Living conditions have become unbearable for the community. Watch.

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City of Johannesburg official arrested for alleged corruption

2017-05-07 13:13

A City of Johannesburg official has been arrested during an entrapment operation after allegedly seeking a bribe, Mayor Herman Mashaba says.

City of Johannesburg apologises for incorrect termination notices

2017-03-03 16:27

The City of Johannesburg has apologised to customers who received pre-service termination notices, despite having paid their accounts.

Volley of debate over secret vote in Johannesburg

Proceedings were interrupted and later halted following a debate over secret ballots.

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Eskom, Jozi 'must target illegal connections together'

2016-02-03 14:29

Who is actually responsible for electricity reticulation in Zandspruit, and for removing these illegal and dangerous electricity connections?

Level 2 water restrictions imposed in Joburg

2015-11-09 22:24

The City of Johannesburg has now implemented level two water restrictions, the mayoral committee says.

Joburg firefighters allege poor working conditions, maladministration

2015-08-29 09:43

Gauteng officials have expressed disappointment at allegations of poor working conditions and maladministration made by Johannesburg firefighters.

Joburg to court to stop firefighters striking

2015-07-21 18:59

The City of Johannesburg is to approach the Labour Court for an urgent interdict to stop firefighters from going on an unprotected strike.

Joburg gets R52.6bn budget

2015-05-26 20:00

More than R42bn has been set aside for operating expenditure in Johannesburg's R52.6bn budget for the new financial year.

Plans to revamp old Joburg townships

2015-02-23 16:57

Government and the City of Johannesburg plan to revitalise old townships, Gauteng premier David Makhura says.


City of Joburg's anti-corruption unit makes major bust

2017-10-31 20:51

The City of Johannesburg’s anti-corruption unit has made one of its biggest busts since its inception a year ago, with about R80 million worth of City Power equipment seized from sub-contractors.

EXCLUSIVE: Mashaba alleges Ntlemeza is blocking Joburg corruption cases

2017-04-04 08:24

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba claims that Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza has ordered that corruption cases in the city not be investigated.

Ageing power stations are wasting vast amounts of water

2016-10-02 10:25

The City of Johannesburg has suddenly become terribly concerned about water security, leading it to implement level 2 water restrictions.

Meet Sandton's squatting jobless

2016-07-20 09:02

A little way down the road from the richest square mile in Africa, where millions are made and traded, smoke, rubbish and makeshift tents crowd a park in the heart of Sandton's Parkmore suburb.

Police fire rubber bullets at striking Pikitup workers in Joburg

2015-11-24 20:27

The unprotected strike by Pikitup waste management company workers in Johannesburg has turned violent after police fired rubber bullets at looting strikers.

How Ecomobility fest in Sandton will change Joburg forever

2015-10-30 14:04

Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau says he wants to develop an integrated public transport system, linking Gautrain and its buses with minibus taxi services.

City of Joburg doesn't care about us - firefighters

2015-07-22 17:13

The City of Johannesburg does not care about its firefighters, a spokesperson for the firefighters has said.

Tempers flare as Johannesburg residents fight BRT

2015-06-05 08:24

The City of Johannesburg should rather use the money it has set aside for developing a Bus Rapid Transit system along Louis Botha Avenue to develop Alexandra township, a resident has told city officials.

Johannesburg tightens billboard laws

2015-03-15 13:32

The City of Johannesburg has toughened up on its outdoor advertising rules and will place violations in the same category as building hijacking.

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.

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