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Regeneration vs gentrification

Jo’burg’s Reserve Street has birthed several new spaces over the past two years. But at what cost?

City limits: Studio-X comes to Jo’burg

As gentrification and the rise of megacities sparks conversation, just what can we expect from the arrival of Studio-X's "laboratories" in Africa?

Too classy to be bothered with Jo’burg’s poor

The need for state intervention could alleviate the plight of the poor and marginalised in Johannesburg who are paying the price for urban renewal.

Moving art makes city’s spine tingle

An innovative festival takes audiences through Jo'burg and brings fairy-tale fantasies to life.

Rooftops open new horizons in the city

From a 'beach' to a reggae club, from the lap of luxury to a basketball court -- it's all happening on the top floors of of Jo'burg buildings.

Living the high life in a Ponte penthouse

Nickolaus Bauer describes what it's like to live in Ponte City, one of Jo'burg's most iconic - and notorious - buildings.

Not everyone sees the light

The recent launch of expansion plans for the Maboneng precinct raises the question: Just who will be left out of the inner-city plan?

How the inner city got its groove back

A new Jo'burg initiative is bringing people back to the city's streets.

It’s a gas to be living in Egoli

If there is a metaphor for a dead Jo'burg, it is the old gasworks in Cottesloe. Now it is about to be reinvented as one of the city's go-to places.

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Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

Press Releases

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

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

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