City Of Johannesburg

2 events that signify real change in the City of Joburg

2018-07-05 08:56

The kind of change achieved in stories like Slovo Park and the Insourcing Program, is why he changed direction in his life, writes Herman Mashaba.

Joburg's plans to foster economic and racial integration

2018-04-23 08:00

The City of Johannesburg, like most of South Africa’s major cities, still carries the scars of apartheid-era spatial planning. But we have a plan to fix it, writes Herman Mashaba.

Joburg has a new approach to budgeting - how it will improve service delivery

2018-03-22 10:24

We will invest in a rollout of housing opportunities which will achieve a real impact in our housing backlog, rather than the traditional meagre rollout of 1000 units per year against a demand exceeding 300 000, writes Herman Mashaba.

Moody's now places SA Inc on downgrade review

2017-11-29 15:44

Moody’s has placed a number of cities and municipalities, banks, businesses and insurance groups on review for downgrade, after doing the same for the country's sovereign debt.

The ANC's motion for more corruption

2017-11-28 12:24

The ANC, yet again, has cooked up a motion of no confidence in the Speaker of Johannesburg's Council and myself, writes Herman Mashaba.

Open letter to Cosatu: blatant racism brings shame to march

2017-09-28 11:52

Dear Cosatu, you disgraced your organisation with your racist comments and exposed your reckless endorsement of a labour brokering system, writes Herman Mashaba.

Don’t cancel my projects, pleads former Jozi mayor

2016-09-11 00:00

The former mayor of Johannesburg, Parks Tau, is concerned that some of his flagship projects could be canned by the new DA-led coalition government under mayor Herman Mashaba.

'The ANC is going to die a natural death,' claims EFF's Floyd Shivambu

EFF deputy Floyd Shivambu declares his party's number one goal.

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Diphetogo – the road to real change in Johannesburg

2018-05-22 15:34

Those who have services want those services to work. Those who do not have the dignity of these services want to see the City of Johannesburg do more than ever before to provide them, writes Herman Mashaba.

Herman Mashaba and the 'crabs in a bucket' phenomenon

2018-04-16 13:29

Herman Mashaba is not a politician. In fact, he refuses the title. He is someone who takes a view that good men and women can no longer afford to sit back and watch the country unravel, writes Luyanda Mfeka.

A new era of politics calls for caution from the media

2018-02-28 11:44

Given the new lay of the land, I suggest our media must guard against being used to drive malicious political agendas. Such actions can only harm this noble professional, writes Herman Mashaba.

‘The City is on the brink of financial collapse’ - ANC Joburg spokesperson

ANC Johannesburg regional spokesperson, Jolidee Matongo, says City Of Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, has been focusing on painting the ANC with the brush of corruption, rather than focusing on delivery. Watch.

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'ANC corruption compromised young black talent'

2017-10-26 10:20

In the fight against corruption, the City of Joburg have suspended over 100 employees. These were people who, but for the influence of the ANC, could have meaningfully contributed to the city, writes Herman Mashaba.

'Daytime, night time... I just don't feel safe anymore' - UJ student

The Department of Public Safety launched the ‘Women Safety’ campaign, in partnership with the University of Johannesburg on Wednesday, to teach women students self defence. Watch.

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ANALYSIS: Minority partnerships a 'test' for 2019

Amanda Gouws argues minority parties will test out partnerships in local government.

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Coalition-run metros will hurt service delivery - analyst

2016-07-07 08:03

Service delivery in South Africa could be even more on the backburner if coalition governments were to rule metros other than Cape Town.

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