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The Johannesburg Roads Agency has countered recent criticism, pointing out that it is showing continuous improvement, with .aspx
Some 20 people were invited to a party at metro police headquarters in downtown Jozi, where they were plied with alcohol. Not a fun bash, it was a serious exercise to highlight the risk of drinking and driving.
The façade is being put in place, giving the stadium its distinctive "calabash" appearance. It is expected to be complete by June next year.
An imbizo has been called in Soweto, where the executive mayor will look back at past City programmes, and chart the way forward for his team. Residents will also be able to have their say.
Walking around Joburg gives a different perspective on the city of gold. You can see its vibrancy, taste its history, smell its diversity, feel its energy, hear its languages. Lesego Maduma lets his pictures of his adopted city do the talking.
Football stars of old aim to find the football stars of the future on the playing fields of Gauteng schools.
The Sunnyside Park Hotel has been picked as one of four Joburg hotels picked by MATCH to accommodate Confederations Cup and World Cup teams.
A call centre is being set up in Moroka that aims to ease the entry of foreign investment into the country. Disabled people are being recruited for the facility.
Local artists will be performing alongside their counterparts from other African countries at Mary Fitzgerald Square for the annual free Africa Day concert.
Jewellery, handbags, art and household items are some of the interesting goodies that will be on sale at the monthly Zasekhaya Market.
The City's bus company will have to consider closing down if the four-week long strike by employees is not ended soon, Metrobus has said.
Members of the Johannesburg Children's Council aired their views on what it means to be a citizen.
Spend 67 minutes of your day doing good for others, in honour of Mandela's 67 years of fighting for human rights.
The Recognition of Prior Learning, a City project, is targeting military veterans this year, assessing and boosting their skills to make them more employable
Joburg's Student and Children's councillors took part in the Discovery 702 Walk the Talk, having a fun day out with thousands of other happy Joburgers.
The members of the executive committee of the Johannesburg Student Council are dedicated, and to a person are keen to live up to the confidence their peers have in them.
The members of the Johannesburg Student Council executive committee received their official blazers at a ceremony at Beaulieu College.
Maps of early Johannesburg were used by Clive Chipkin in his seminar on Memory in the City at Wits University.
The Cradle of Humankind is using the Soweto Wine Festival to promote tourism, a fitting partnership in Tourism and Heritage Month.
Constitution Hill is raising funds to reopen its Children's Room, which is 'essential to the development of children'.
The National Children's Theatre is ending the year with a magical musical incorporating many of Dr Seuss's favourite characters, Seussical Jr.
Work has begun at the main library in the CBD, where a modern new glass and steel structure will add to its world-class facilities.
The municipal public accounts committee, a pilot project for the province, keeps an eye on the City and how it spends its money.
Tis the season to be jolly, but that doesn't mean safety flies out the window. A festive season safety campaign has been planned.
The founder of a newspaper for children will embark on a pilgrimage at Easter to raise funds for a Kensington school.
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