ANC and minority parties to remove EFF mayoral committee members in Johannesburg ‘this week’
/ 10 July 2024

ANC and minority parties to remove EFF mayoral committee members in Johannesburg ‘this week’

Despite the ANC, Economic Freedom Fighters and the minority parties being in government together in the city, the Red Berets voted against a R2.5 billion loan proposed by the coalition

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DA motion to dissolve Joburg council falls flat
/ 30 November 2023

DA motion to dissolve Joburg council falls flat

Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda labelled the attempt a ploy to gain political points

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/ 26 October 2007

Jo’burg’s zippy new way to go

Catching a taxi from the Johannesburg CBD to the FNB Stadium outside Soweto can be a nightmare on match days. The queues are long and football fans are regularly charged double the normal rate, especially in the evenings. A fan from Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, spends on average R20 for a single trip to the stadium.

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/ 12 October 2007

Canoeing dreams in Soweto

It’s almost sunset at Soweto’s Orlando Power Park Dam and the wind is blowing gently. Three boys, aged 13, emerge from a clump of trees in the park carrying two canoes on their heads. Yanga Mphalala, Sifiso Cebekhulu and Siseko Ntondini are members of the Soweto Canoe and Recreation Club, based at the dam.