ARTICLES RELATING TO CITY OF JOHANNESBURG

Gautrain station water cuts: Mashaba 'scoring cheap political points' - Mamabolo

2019-09-26 09:32

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.

City of Joburg launches investigation into sale of Sandton Gautrain land

2019-09-19 22:18

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.

City of Joburg's 1 879 in-sourced cleaners start first day of work

2019-09-01 19:19

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.

Scrapyard owner, truck driver nabbed in R500k copper cable bust

2019-07-30 19:36

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.

Disgruntled Soweto residents block entrances to Eskom's head office

2019-07-22 18:09

Eskom’s Megawatt Park in Sunninghill, Johannesburg was on lockdown on Monday after Soweto residents barricaded all entrances leading to the offices.

Mashaba vows to end Joburg's crippling blackouts, eyes energy from Kelvin Power Station

2019-04-30 13:56

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.

City of Joburg wants you to consider other burial methods as graves may one day run short

2018-11-08 20:34

The City of Johannesburg is encouraging residents to consider alternative burial methods for loved ones as private graves are unsustainable.

Denel owes City of Johannesburg R290m - Mashaba

2018-06-11 15:28

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.

Joburg council initiates process to honour Mama Winnie

2018-04-26 17:46

The Johannesburg City Council has started a process to determine an appropriate manner through which to honour Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

City of Johannesburg official fired for awarding tenders to own company

2018-01-12 13:01

The City of Johannesburg says it has fired a senior official for allegedly awarding tenders to their own private company.

 

No water for Sandton Gautrain station until landlord pays R8m - City of Johannesburg

2019-09-23 15:31

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.

City of Joburg seeking extension of traffic pointsmen contract while tender processes continue

2019-09-12 20:22

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.

Joburg residents, businesses set to benefit from R131m substation upgrade

2019-08-08 16:36

The City of Johannebsurg has spent R131m on refurbishing the more than 40-year-old Wilro Park Substation.

Customer care centre petrol bombed in Johannesburg

2019-07-26 18:56

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.

Security guards worried by City of Joburg's insourcing programme delays

2019-07-12 07:42

The beneficiaries were initially meant to start on July 1. This was deferred to October 1 because of glitches in the verification processes.

Who will help you through traffic? JHB council says finalising bid process for pointsmen project

2019-02-28 16:46

The City of Johannesburg is completing a bid process before appointing a new contractor to manage its traffic pointsmen programme.

Imagine a country where the economy created jobs

2018-08-07 11:44

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.

Joburg's budget cuts capital spending amid cost saving by Treasury

2018-05-25 13:37

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.

Mashaba: payment increase frozen for Joburg property valuation objectors

2018-04-15 13:01

The City of Johannesburg says it will freeze a payment increase for property owners who have objected to their property valuations.

City of Joburg disaster management official attacked while responding to a call

2017-12-04 20:57

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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