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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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The ANC may not be the government in 2019, coalitions are the future for SA

Joint press statement by Leaders of Opposition Parties Mmusi Maimane Leader of the Democratic Alliance Mosiuoa Lekota Leader of the Congress of the People Rev. Kenneth Meshoe Leader of the African Christian Democratic Party Dr Pieter Groenewald Leader of the Freedom Front Plus   Today, we as leaders of opposition political parties met here in…

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South Africans are ready for a New Beginning

The failure of the motions of no confidence in Johannesburg and Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) show the strength of the coalition governments in those cities. Our coalitions in these metros have withstood the ANC’s efforts to unseat us. Today we have shown the country the unity of purpose in liberating South Africa from the oppression…

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ALERT: Jozi water outage

Residents of the Sandton, Bryanston, Woodmead, Morningside, Alexander, Linbro Park and the surrounding arrears are advised that there were major leaks identified on the main water pipeline that runs through Linbro Park landfill site. This is the largest repair job ever done by Joburg Water on a main line. The burst pipe affected water supply, and…

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“Serving you at electricity speed” – Jozi’s plan

City Power in the City of Johannesburg has adopted the slogan, “serving you at electricity speed”, for its pilot initiative to reduce the turn-around time for low-voltage unplanned power interruptions. The initiative seeks to convert City Power trucks and quantum vehicles into mobile warehouses and panel vans, in which materials will be kept for maintenance….

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DA-led Johannesburg Transforming the Inner City

On Thursaday, the City of Johannesburg Council made 12 City-owned properties available for quality low cost, low-income housing within the inner city. This has been a critical component of the DA-led administration since taking over in August 2016. The City has conducted an audit of some 500 bad buildings, 84 of which are confirmed as…

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