Tshwane head of emergency services told to pay back the money for 'misrepresenting job qualifications'

2019-10-31 16:53

Tshwane head of emergency services, Previn Govender's contract with the City has been declared null and void after a council sitting adopted a report which found that he had misrepresented his qualifications and did not qualify for the position.

Firefighters march in Johannesburg CBD following attacks on EMS crews

2019-07-26 15:57

Joburg firefighters have marched in the inner city to raise awareness about a recent spate of attacks on Emergency Management Services personnel who tried to help residents.

Environmentalists, City officials can't agree on lonely Joburg Zoo elephant's fate

2019-02-06 10:15

Environmental experts and the Johannesburg Zoo are at loggerheads over the residency of the zoo's last remaining elephant, Lammie.


Illegal firefighters strike: City of Joburg says essential services will not be affected

2019-09-20 21:47

The City of Johannesburg says emergency management services (EMS) will not be affected by the suspension of 230 firefighters who embarked on an illegal strike.

City of Joburg says there is no 'shutdown' of ambulance services to Cosmo City after mob attack

2019-07-02 19:12

"In light of the attack on the ambulance crew at Cosmo City, we are now screening calls coming from these hot spots," says the spokesperson for the public safety department, Luyanda Longwe.

This is everything you should do in a medical emergency – including how to avoid paying R5,000 for an ambulance

2018-09-08 09:06

'Too often people make up stories to get ambulances there quicker.'

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