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City, Metrobus and labour unions co-operate to end Metrobus strike

City, Metrobus and labour unions co-operate to end Metrobus strike

In what is probably the first for the city, a municipal entity and organised labour have successfully co-operated on a common goal to end the two months long strike at the city’s transport entity, Metrobus. The end of the strike comes after the City, Metrobus, the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) and the Independent […]

Consumers and businesses urged to beware of latest fraud modus operandi– remote access scams

Consumers and businesses urged to beware of latest fraud modus operandi– remote access scams

While people and businesses continue to scale the use of digital services in the new normal, cyber criminals also introduce new opportunistic scams. Remote access scams are a new fraud modus operandi, which entails scammers posing as IT department representatives from telecoms providers and/or banks to trick victims into relinquishing control of their devices to […]

Joburg Mayor Hospitalised

Joburg Mayor Hospitalised

The Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Cllr Geoffrey Makhubo, has been hospitalised for COVID-19 complications.  This follows a positive test result for COVID-19 late last month. The Executive Mayor will remain in hospital until his medical team is satisfied of his recovery.  Joburg residents are urged once more to take all necessary precautions […]

POWER BLACKOUT SPARKS FURY AND ROAD CLOSURE

POWER BLACKOUT SPARKS FURY AND ROAD CLOSURE

Nonhlanhla Maqungo Njabulo Mayepu Nqobile Shabalala Cheesed off and bellicose White City residents in Soweto were up in arms again this morning. They blockaded the ever busy Elias Motsoaledi and Mputhi streets with heavy rocks and burning tyres bringing the usual gridlock morning traffic to a halt. As a result there was a complete cul-de-sac […]

Amakhosi heroes reach Champions League final

Amakhosi heroes reach Champions League final

Kaizer Chiefs                (0) 0 Wydad Athletic Club   (0) 0 *Kaizer Chiefs win 1-0 on aggregate to reach the CAF Champions League Final They were battered, bruised and bashed all over the FNB Stadium pitch by Wydad Athletic, but Kaizer Chiefs’ heroes were NOT BEATEN as Amakhosi made history by reaching the Club’s first […]

Delight as Lufhereng residents become first time homeowners

Delight as Lufhereng residents become first time homeowners

Dignity was restored to some residents of Lufhereng extensions 5 and 6 on Wednesday 17 June when they finally became homeowners after years of renting backyard rooms or shacks. Johannesburg Member of the Mayoral Committee (MMC) for housing, Cllr Mlungisi Mabaso issued 250 title deeds to overjoyed Lufhereng residents at the Slovoville Community Hall, in […]

Mogwase residents receives title deeds

Mogwase residents receives title deeds

The Moses Kotane Chamber in Mogwase recently came to a standstill as recipients of title deeds sang from the top of their voices. The singing was followed by dance and ululations as more recipients ascended to the stage. Among the recipients was a 63-year-old MmabathoMoanakwenawho had been staying in her house for almost four decades […]

WE ARE ON ADJUSTED LEVEL 2, SAYS RAMAPHOSA

WE ARE ON ADJUSTED LEVEL 2, SAYS RAMAPHOSA

Fellow South Africans, It has been some time since we last held a family meeting. When I last spoke to you, exactly two months ago, South Africa was recovering from a deadly second wave of coronavirus infections. Then, the number of new daily infections had stabilised at a relatively low level, and we had placed […]

LPGas winter appliance safety checks

LPGas winter appliance safety checks

With the onset of winter, homeowners who use LPGas roll-about heaters, patio heaters, water heaters or fireplaces need to ensure the safety of their gas equipment as well as the cylinders they use. The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association of South Africa (LPGSA) is a non-profit industry body tasked with promoting the safe and compliant use […]

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