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Champion tree at Wits is over 100 years old

It comes as no surprise that Johannesburg holds the title for the biggest man-made forest in the world.

Towards sustainable human settlements

Spatial planning underpins development.

Greening Soweto one park at a time

The divide between green and dusty suburbs is narrowing with a renewed focus on bringing parks to previously disadvantaged areas.

Reducing waste to landfill

Pikitup's waste minimisation and recycling initiatives aimed at fulfilling Joburg 2040 priority and promoting a cleaner Johannesburg

Food gardens bring relief

The acting managing director of Johannesburg City Parks, Bryne Maduka, urged residents to start their own food gardens in the city.

Open-air gyms help everyone exercise

Executive mayor Parks Tau tried out a cross trainer.

Trees tell the rich history of Joburg

Joburg may be known as the City of Gold, but with all its trees, Joburg's colour is definitely green.

Service delivery is vital to success

A successful, though challenging year, has put in place key initiatives to support a better life for all

Citizens help to shape shared goal for Joburg’s parks

Public participation and political will underscore the city's parks department's continued success

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Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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