The City remembers the Youth of 1976

By ^GZ - While my peers filled up their cooler boxes with alcohol and organised themselves at events and parties for June 16 festivities, I was at work with MMC of Community Development Nonhlanhla Sifumba who led the City’s commemoration of the 41st anniversary of Youth Day under the theme: “A Season of Hope for... Continue Reading →

Let’s talk about gender based violence

By ^PS - With the recent incidents of gender based violence in the City, Member of the Mayoral Committee for Community Development Councillor Nonhlanhla Sifumba held an imbizo on gender based violence in Phiri, Soweto Region D under the theme “Let’s Talk Jozi on Gender Violence”. The aim of the imbizo was to interact and... Continue Reading →

Re-opening the doors of JAG

By ^GZ - I was excited that the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) would be re-opening  after it was temporarily closed down due to damage caused to the building following the rains in February this year. Not only was JAG re-opening, but the gallery was exhibiting the stellar work of Ângela Ferreira titled South Facing. This... Continue Reading →

Could flexible hours help ease Joburg traffic?

By ^NS - The rehabilitation project on the M1 freeway has entered its final stage with new traffic implications. While working from home may not be a viable option for some employees and businesses, there are many ways working flexibly could considerably benefit the city. Traditional responses to tackling traffic congestion such as extending new... Continue Reading →

Shaping career dreams one expo at a time

By ^GZ – The City of Joburg launched its second annual four-day Region E Career Expo in Alexandra on 8 May. Packed with stalls from various government entities and the private sector, the organisations involved took time out from business as usual to empower the youth by providing them with information regarding their career options.... Continue Reading →

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