Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's comments on Sandton Gautrain station water cuts display 'extreme desperation', Gauteng Public Transport and Road Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo says.
The City of Johannesburg has kicked off a full forensic investigation into an apparently dodgy sale of the land where the Sandton Gautrain Station is situated.
A total of 1 879 cleaners started their first day of work for the City of Johannesburg on Sunday after being in-sourced, says Mayor Herman Mashaba.
A scrapyard owner was arrested on Tuesday after attempting to bribe City of Johannesburg law enforcement officers with R50 000 during a bust which saw stolen copper worth about half a million rand seized.
Eskom’s Megawatt Park in Sunninghill, Johannesburg was on lockdown on Monday after Soweto residents barricaded all entrances leading to the offices.
City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba intends to negotiate a contract with independent coal-fired power station Kelvin near OR Tambo International Airport as a possible solution for the City's rolling blackouts.
The City of Johannesburg is encouraging residents to consider alternative burial methods for loved ones as private graves are unsustainable.
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says the City’s funds have been placed at risk due to unsecured lending to state-owned Denel through Regiments Capital, a company with links to Gupta-family associates.
The Johannesburg City Council has started a process to determine an appropriate manner through which to honour Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
The City of Johannesburg says it has fired a senior official for allegedly awarding tenders to their own private company.
The City of Johannesburg is not prepared to entertain the Sandton Gautrain station's landlord, Cedar Park Properties, even in a court of law, until it pays R8m the City claims it owes, Mayor Herman Mashaba says.
The City of Johannesburg says it is engaging with the service provider of the OUTsurance pointsmen project, Traffic Freeflow (TFF), to extend its contract on a month-to-month basis for a period not exceeding six months.
The City of Johannebsurg has spent R131m on refurbishing the more than 40-year-old Wilro Park Substation.
The City of Johannesburg has condemned an attack at the Jabuvu customer centre after a tyre and two petrol bombs were thrown into the office during the early hours of Friday morning.
The beneficiaries were initially meant to start on July 1. This was deferred to October 1 because of glitches in the verification processes.
The City of Johannesburg is completing a bid process before appointing a new contractor to manage its traffic pointsmen programme.
What South Africa needs is a growing economy that creates jobs. When this is sustainably achieved, more people will be able to develop themselves independently of government, writes Herman Mashaba.
The country’s economic hub is under financial pressure with National Treasury cutting municipal grants as part of the February budget’s plan to reduce the fiscal deficit.
The City of Johannesburg says it will freeze a payment increase for property owners who have objected to their property valuations.
The City of Johannesburg says a disaster management official was attacked by a mob while responding to a structural collapse call in Alexandra.
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