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Johannesburg Mayor summoned to appear before rights commission

JOHANNESBURG, September 26 – Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has been summoned to appear before the CRL Rights Commission which is probing deaths of initiates in areas around the city. The commission started investigating initiate deaths in the country last year. In Gauteng, representatives from Tshwane, Ekurhuleni, Sedibeng and the West Rand, honoured the 15 August […]

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Mashaba launches project to rebuild Joburg’s derelict buildings for low-cost accommodation

JOHANNESBURG, August 14 – Johannesburg’s skyline is going to be characterized by cranes as the City turns into a construction site over the next decade. This as Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Tuesday launched an inner city revitalization project, “Building New Jozi”, which will see City-owned properties converted into affordable, low-cost housing for residents, while others are […]

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City of Johannesburg urges poor residents of Slovo Park to register for free electricity

JOHANNESBURG, July 10 – The City of Johannesburg on Tuesday urged poor residents of Slovo Park, Soweto, to register for free electricity. Speaking at a ceremony to “switch on the lights” at the house of resident, Mary Melane, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba said the move was part of their pro-poor agenda to uplift those communities that […]