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Herman Mashaba transforming Jozi’s inner city

Since taking over the City of Johannesburg, Mayor Herman Mashaba has committed his administration to transforming Johannesburg’s inner city to make it a prosperous, inclusive and safe place for residents to live and work. So far, under Mayor Mashaba’s leadership, the City has made massive inroads into the scourge of property hijackings in the inner…

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Budget cuts don’t reflect our service and spending performance

The decision by the National Treasury and Department of Human Settlements to cut the Urban Settlements Development Grant (USDG) to the tune of R540 million in the DA-run metros of Cape Town and Johannesburg has nothing do with poor spending performance as earlier reported. The USDG funding is used to upgrade informal settlements and services with the aim to eradicate the housing deficit by…

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Mayor Mashaba opens first ever Community Based Substance Abuse Treatment Centre

This week, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba opened the first ever Community Based Substance Abuse Treatment Centre in Tladi, Soweto as part of the City’s war against substance abuse. Mayor Mashaba, told the residents of Soweto that there should be no place for drug peddlers in Johannesburg communities and that the treatment centre would be there…

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6 hijacked properties handed back to owners in DA-led Jozi

Six properties that were in the hands of hijackers have been handed back to their rightful owners in DA-led Jozi. It is alleged that one of the properties, situated in Forest Hill, was hijacked five years ago, with the other five properties hijacked between four and eight months ago. This brings the total number of hijacked…

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349 title deeds delivered to the residents of Pennyville

This past Saturday, 334 title deeds were handed out to beneficiaries of state-subsidised housing in Pennyville, with a further 15 new recipients receiving their title deeds on Monday. The dignity of living within a home, let alone the ownership of one, is not felt by many of our residents due to the mismanagement and inaction…

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DA-led Jozi to in-source 4000 security workers

The City of Johannesburg will soon complete the insourcing of 4 000 contract security workers, charged with keeping the City’s employees and buildings safe. This follows the DA-led administration’s commitment to bringing this crucial function into the City during the State of the City Address last year. “Currently, the City outsources its security services through…

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Over R800 000 stolen from Jozi has been recovered

The firm of attorneys whom received fraudulent transfers of over R800 000 from two employees who worked for the City of Johannesburg’s Group Finance Department, have returned the money back to the City of Johannesburg. This is not just a victory for the City, but a victory for Johannesburg residents and the rule of law. The…

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