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R500k spent on braai facilities at the homes of 3 Ministers

R500k spent on braai facilities at the homes of 3 Ministers

R500k spent on braai facilities at the homes of 3 Ministers
Herman Mashaba requests urgent meeting to deal with illegal immigrants

Herman Mashaba requests urgent meeting to deal with illegal immigrants

Mayor Mashaba wants to urgently discuss the issue of illegal immigrants being hired instead of local South Africans. According to Mashaba thousands of Johannesburg citizens are unemployed, but immigrants get hired.

Herman Mashaba requests urgent meeting to deal with illegal immigrants
Wits graduate came to Joburg with R200 and one pair of shoes

Wits graduate came to Joburg with R200 and one pair of shoes

Popular journalist Qaanitah Hunter graduated from Wits University recently. She immediately revealed that she first came to Johannesburg with only R200 and one pair of shoes. This inspired many South Africans on social media.

Wits graduate came to Joburg with R200 and one pair of shoes
Meet the kind angel who found a little kid lost in Johannesburg

Meet the kind angel who found a little kid lost in Johannesburg

South Africans on social media have praised Cebile Natasha Lekhuleni, the kind angel who rescued a lost 10-year-old girl in Johannesburg recently. They have hailed her as a hero and thanked her for taking initiative. More here.

Meet the kind angel who found a little kid lost in Johannesburg
Man moves shack from yard to avoid paying extra money for electricity

Man moves shack from yard to avoid paying extra money for electricity

30-year-old Ekurhuleni resident Eric Khoza grew tired of paying an extra R150 for electricity in addition to his R600 monthly rent. He therefore decided to move his entire shack intact to a new location. Find out more on Briefly.

Man moves shack from yard to avoid paying extra money for electricity
Aunt sends 10-year-old girl in a taxi to Johannesburg by herself - Tweeps react

Aunt sends 10-year-old girl in a taxi to Johannesburg by herself - Tweeps react

10-year-old Snothile Hadebe was put on a taxi to Johannesburg by her aunt. The aunt did not give her an address or number, she just told her to find a red building. A student found the girl and took to social media for help.

Aunt sends 10-year-old girl in a taxi to Johannesburg by herself - Tweeps react
Slap on the wrist for 'friend of Israel': MMC Mpho Phalatse reinstated

Slap on the wrist for 'friend of Israel': MMC Mpho Phalatse reinstated

Johannesburg's Health MMC Mpho Phalatse has been reinstated after she was suspended earlier in June. Phalatse got herself into a lot of trouble after publicly stating that she and the Johannesburg city support Israel.

Slap on the wrist for 'friend of Israel': MMC Mpho Phalatse reinstated
Joburg honours heroic police officers who rescued abandoned baby

Joburg honours heroic police officers who rescued abandoned baby

The City of Johannesburg has honoured four heroic officers, Inspector Maswanganyi, Inspector Bolsen, Ms Mavhutha, and Mr Mathe, for rescuing a newborn baby boy who had been abandoned by his 20-year-old mother. More here.

Joburg honours heroic police officers who rescued abandoned baby
Local heroes: Bus drivers react quickly to save baby abandoned by mom

Local heroes: Bus drivers react quickly to save baby abandoned by mom

Two Metrobus drivers in Johannesburg, Samuel Phumane and Mashudu Mavhutha, noticed a young woman abandoning her baby. They quickly stopped her, rescued the baby, and called the police. They have been hailed as heroes.

Local heroes: Bus drivers react quickly to save baby abandoned by mom
Explainer: Why are Johannesburg taxis striking again, leaving commuters stranded?

Explainer: Why are Johannesburg taxis striking again, leaving commuters stranded?

Hundreds of early morning commuters were left angry and frustrated on Monday morning when they were left stranded by yet another taxi strike. Commuters in Alexandra, Johannesburg were left stranded by striking taxi drivers.

Explainer: Why are Johannesburg taxis striking again, leaving commuters stranded?
Kaizer Chiefs assistant and junior coaches to lead pre-season training

Kaizer Chiefs assistant and junior coaches to lead pre-season training

Kaizer Chiefs players are expected to report for their first pre-season training camp on Monday. The club has confirmed that the training camp will be headed by the club’s assistant coach Patrick Mabedi and Arthur Zwane.

Kaizer Chiefs assistant and junior coaches to lead pre-season training
Kaizer Chiefs confirm signing Khama Billiat and two other players

Kaizer Chiefs confirm signing Khama Billiat and two other players

Kaizer Chiefs confirmed signing three new players ahead of the 2018/19 Premier Soccer League (PSL) season. The headline signing is Khama Billiat who joins the Amakhosi from current PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns.

Kaizer Chiefs confirm signing Khama Billiat and two other players
Dawn of hope: 600 destitute Johannesburg residents to receive title deeds from city

Dawn of hope: 600 destitute Johannesburg residents to receive title deeds from city

The Democratic Alliance (DA) led City of Johannesburg council will give 600 title deeds to destitute residents across the city in the coming two-weeks. The city revealed that it aims to release around 3 500 title deeds in 2018/19.

Dawn of hope: 600 destitute Johannesburg residents to receive title deeds from city
Kulula flight delayed after passenger allegedly called the captain the k-word

Kulula flight delayed after passenger allegedly called the captain the k-word

On Friday night a woman on board a Kulula flight was removed after she was accused of calling the captain the k-word. The flight was heading to Durban from Johannesburg, but was delayed after the incident was reported.

Kulula flight delayed after passenger allegedly called the captain the k-word
Sandton Diamond Dolls: Earning up to R100k a month to party up a storm

Sandton Diamond Dolls: Earning up to R100k a month to party up a storm

Both are aware that since the hostessing job relies so heavily on their looks, it has a limited lifespan. Eva launched an online boutique last year to make sure she has something to fall back on when partying stops paying.

Sandton Diamond Dolls: Earning up to R100k a month to party up a storm
ANC Johannesburg to cough up R270 000 or lose Luthuli House

ANC Johannesburg to cough up R270 000 or lose Luthuli House

The ANC's Johannesburg caucus has until the close of business on Friday to make a payment of R270 000 to the City of Johannesburg or face having of the party's national headquarters, Luthuli House, seized by the city.

ANC Johannesburg to cough up R270 000 or lose Luthuli House
Photographer pays tribute to South African mothers in stunning images

Photographer pays tribute to South African mothers in stunning images

Andile Bhala, a talented photographer based in Orlando West, Soweto, has paid tribute to South African mothers in a series of touching images he posted on his Twitter account. Find out more about it on Briefly.co.za.

Photographer pays tribute to South African mothers in stunning images
Ex-Hawk head on witch hunt against tweep @AdvBarryRoux

Ex-Hawk head on witch hunt against tweep @AdvBarryRoux

Former head of South Africa's Hawks, General Shadrack Sibiya vows to find and bring down the Twitter user @AdvBarryRoux. The tweep has been posting serious allegations of corruption against the general for some time.

Ex-Hawk head on witch hunt against tweep @AdvBarryRoux
Mayor Mashaba suspends MMC Mpho Phalatse for controversial remark

Mayor Mashaba suspends MMC Mpho Phalatse for controversial remark

Johannesburg Mayor Mashabe has suspended Johannesburg's MMC for Health and Social Development, Mpho Phalatse. The sudden announcement was made on Tuesday during a council meeting. Phalatse made a controversial remark on Sunday.

Mayor Mashaba suspends MMC Mpho Phalatse for controversial remark
Retweets land lucky lady a job as employer finds her on Twitter

Retweets land lucky lady a job as employer finds her on Twitter

A young woman from the Vaal region in Gauteng shared her job wish on Twitter recently. Her tweet received over 300 retweets. An employer came across it and offered her a job. Read more about this heartwarming story here.

Retweets land lucky lady a job as employer finds her on Twitter
Herman Mashaba urges his Twitter followers to read his biography

Herman Mashaba urges his Twitter followers to read his biography

City of Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, recently took to Twitter to promote his biography. However, he got mixed reactions from his followers. Some were interested in reading it, but others raised service delivery issues.

Herman Mashaba urges his Twitter followers to read his biography
Johannesburg mayor Mashaba will change his budget to get EFF vote

Johannesburg mayor Mashaba will change his budget to get EFF vote

Mayor Herman Mashaba's budget has been rejected and he's left having to scurry to make the changes necessary for the city council to pass it. It was demanded that he lower the tariff rates that he wants to raise.

Johannesburg mayor Mashaba will change his budget to get EFF vote
City of Johannesburg accused of stealing land from retired businessman

City of Johannesburg accused of stealing land from retired businessman

A retired businessman from Johannesburg is accusing the city of allowing people to live on his land without paying rent. The man wants compensation for his land or the families removed from his land in Lenasia.

City of Johannesburg accused of stealing land from retired businessman
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