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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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13 Jozi clinics now offer residents extended service hours

Since the introduction of an extended and integrated service delivery strategy in Primary Health Care facilities that was launched by Mayor Herman Mashaba at Princess Clinic, Roodepoort in October 2016, the City has extended the service to 2 more clinics, namely Alexandra East Bank and Sinqobile Clinics, bringing the total to 13. Member of the…

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Former ANC MMC for Housing and Accomplice Arrested for Fraud and Corruption

African National Congress (ANC) Councillor and former MMC of Housing, Dan Bovu, and his accomplice have been arrested for the illegal sale of a City owned property stand in Vlakfontein, South of Johannesburg. The pair handed themselves over to the police in Lenasia this morning. Councillor Bovu served as the Member of the Mayoral Committee (MMC)…

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DA Mayor Mashaba cracks down on corruption

A newly established corruption-busting unit in the City of Johannesburg has investigated over 2,500 cases of corruption, uncovering fraud and corruption worth over R16 billion. More than 600 people have been arrested and more than 100 City employees have been suspended or dismissed. Thirteen more have resigned. Databases of indigent residents have also been cleaned…

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City of Johannesburg cancels corrupt R161m fire engine contract

The City of Johannesburg has decided to cancel a R161 million contract for the provision of fire engines after it was discovered that the tender was awarded on the basis of forged Bid Evaluation Committee (BEC) documents. The City’s ability to provide proper emergency services has been compromised. In addition, these kinds of corrupt dealings,…

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