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Ramaphosa says Johannesburg mayor must not fear Alexandra residents

JOHANNESBURG, April 12 – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said it was the responsibility of the Democratic Alliance-led City of Johannesburg to clean up Alexandra township and make sure the people have proper sanitation. Ramaphosa, who was dressed in African National Congress (ANC) regalia, on Thursday addressed thousands of residents at the Alex Stadium. […]

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Gauteng government to terminate all Bosasa contracts, says premier Makhura

JOHANNESBURG, March 17 – The Gauteng government will terminate all contracts with Bosasa and lawyers have been instructed to initiate the termination with immediate effect, Gauteng premier David Makhura said on Sunday. Makhura said that during his state of the province address on February 18, he made a commitment that the Gauteng government would undertake […]

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Tens of thousands of South Africans join in the fun at fifth Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run in Pretoria

PRETORIA, December 9 – Thousands of toddlers, teenagers, parents, and pensioners from all walks of life descended on the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Sunday for the fifth annual Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run (MRWR). The event was a fantastic celebration of the legacy and contribution of South Africa’s first democratic president, the Nelson Mandela […]

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Joburg police arrest 7 suspects for robbery, assault at Global Citizen Festival

JOHANNESBURG, December 3 – The City of Joburg on Monday, said that its metro police had arrested a number of people for various crimes perpetrated at concert goers outside the FNB Stadium following the Global Citizen Festival. Festival goers have told of brazen robberies, traffic chaos and lack of public transport outside the concert venue […]

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Makhura sticks to his guns on scrapping e-tolls in Gauteng highways

JOHANNESBURG, November 7- Gauteng Premier and provincial African National Congress (ANC) chairperson, David Makhura, on Wednesday defended the provincial government’s stance against the controversial e-tolls, saying that the issue with the urban tolling was that it overtaxed road users. Speaking on the sidelines of the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, Makhura said that the provincial ANC […]

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#AIF2018: Makhura says Gauteng is ready to move Africa from a legacy of aid to a future of investment

JOHANNESBURG, November 7 – Gauteng Premier David Makhura has encouraged businesses to invest in the growth of the African economy, saying that his province was ready to contribute to its realisation. Speaking at the opening day of the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, Makhura said that Gauteng contributed 35 percent to South Africa’s GDP and […]

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ANC Gauteng conference adopts credentials

JOHANNESBURG, July 20 – The Gauteng African National Congress elective conference adopted credentials on Friday night. Adoption of credentials and the financial presentation were closed sessions and not open to media. Provincial spokesman Motalatale Modiba said the credentials were adopted “overwhelmingly” by the conference. Outgoing secretary Hope Papo followed with a presentation of the organisational […]