Fraud and corruption

Fraud and corruption still a big issue within the law enforcement agencies in Gauteng Asiphe Cokile The office of the Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane is inundated with reports of perverse incentives solicited from motorists on daily basis. This was revealed by the MEC recently. At first, she conceded that, these immoral acts, are […]

Alcohol and drug abuse

Drugs and alcohol abusers cautioned Asiphe Cokile Gauteng Community Safety, MEC, Nkosi Malobane, has issued a stern warning against people who abuses alcohol. Speaking at a recent briefing in Melrose, She said, “There is no doubt that alcohol and drugs are amongst the key drivers and generator of major crimes in the province. It is […]


Eagle eye for scrap metal dealers Nie Cele Asiphe Cokile Proliferation of scrap metals and the connection of stolen goods in Gauteng will soon be monitored by a specialized task team. This was revealed by the bellicose Community Safety MEC ,Nkosi Malobane at a recent briefing preceded by the department’s cluster’s quarterly review session in […]

Police killings

Police killings a big headache for Commissioner Nie Cele Recent spate of police killings is a great concern to Gauteng Police commissioner Lt-Gen Lesetja Mothiba . The commissioner told this publication that this is a sad state of affairs . “We are losing too many policemen , This is unacceptable. One police killed deprives about […]

DA Response to SOCA

This is an unedited response speech to SOCA by City of Johannesburg DA Caucus Leader Councillor Vasco Da Gama. Good morning Madam Speaker, Executive Mayor, Members of the Mayoral Committee, Leaders of Opposition Parties, Distinguished Guests, Councillors, Members of the Media and residents of our great City of Johannesburg. Mr Executive Mayor, this morning we […]


For the benefit of the Johannesburg Citizens, This Reporter decided not to edit or alter this speech. STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS 2015, DELIVERED BY THE EXECUTIVE MAYOR, COUNCILLOR MPHO PARKS TAU At the ANC National General Council in 2000, former president of the movement Thabo Mbeki, in summarising what a government committed to social […]


Jozi Mayor buoyant about Jozi@Work Sites Nie Cele The City of joburg is serious about turning job seekers into job makers. This was evident when the Executive Mayor, Parks Tau visited and showcased three sites in Soweto in the presence of dozens of the city officials, Deputy Minister of Public Works, Jeremy Cronin and a […]


Its showtime Nie Cele If you are looking for a top class family entertainment in Jozi this easter, don’t look elsewhere. Johannesburg Expo Centre in Nasrec is the perfect place to be. Popularly known as Rand show and dubbed as South Africa’s largest consumer show. Organizers say, there is no other event in the country […]

Drive safely this easter

Help to reduce fatalities this Easter The City of Johannesburg’s Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) is ready to sound the sirens for its Easter Safety Campaign. Speaking from JMPD headquarters, member of the mayoral committee for Public Safety says, “Easter is a critical period for the entire country and presents numerous safety challenges over this five […]

Jozi traffic lights

Traffic signals sabotaged Nie Cele Johannesburg motorists are faced with a mammoth challenge of driving past the traffic signals that are out of order day in and out. In fact it has now become a norm to see inoperative traffic lights in Jozi and the surrounding townships. In a snap survey conducted by this newspaper […]