Joburg’s finances are healthy

Better-than-expected figures for the first half of the financial year signal “a growing confidence among ratepayers who contribute to the city’s coffers”.

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Ferreira's wagon rolls in

A replica of a kakebeenwa – the wagons made by the Voortrekkers and used by gold diggers to get to the Reef – has been installed in Ferreirasdorp.

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Minister tables Budget

Sin taxes and the fuel levy are up, but there has been some personal tax relief. Tabling a Budget of R1,1-trillion, the minister said the country’s finances were healthy.

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EKhaya moves into north Hillbrow

Now that Hillbrow south has been transformed into a neighbourhood of choice, the eKhaya Neighbourhood programme is setting its sights on the north of the suburb.

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Mokonyane lays out plans

Building a smart, healthy, working province was at the heart of the premier’s state of the province speech, which included plans for transport and education.

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JRA looks to the future

Designing durable, user-friendly roads and installing innovative traffic technology will improve mobility in the long term, in line with Joburg 2040.

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Joburg's jewel re-opened

After a dusty three years or so of building work, the Johannesburg City Library has re-opened as a modern centre of excellence, offering books and so much more.

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Revamped library to open

The Johannesburg City Library has been smartened up and brought into the forefront of the modern world. After several years of renovations and upgrades, it is to reopen on Valentine’s Day.

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New shelter for commuters

In a few months, Joburg streets will feature new, state-of-the-art commuter shelters that will give public transport users protection from the elements.

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Tax incentive brings investment

The Urban Development Zone tax incentive is luring property investors into Joburg’s inner city, with about R9-billion ploughed into the area already.

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