City of Johannesburg brings Imbizo to the youth

By Keneilwe Gift Ndlovu - Are you a young adult who’s interested in entrepreneurship, but you do not know where to start? We joined the Mayoral Member Candidate (MMC) for Health and Social Development Dr Mpho Phalatse as she brought the Youth Imbizo to the Cosmo City Multipurpose Centre. Bringing along with her; Government agencies,... Continue Reading →


Cleaning up Joburg in style

By Tshepiso Tshabalala - Litter has always been one of the world’s biggest and ugliest problems. There has been many complex ways to teach people on how to incorporate the triple R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) method into daily lives but only a few played along. That was until the city of Joburg and the... Continue Reading →

City of Joburg touches the hearts of the homeless

By Keneilwe Ndlovu - We joined non-profit organisation New Acropolis that has partnered with the City of Johannesburg to give the homeless a restaurant experience at 3 Kotze Street shelter in Johannesburg. The homeless were given various options of food to choose from and indulge. Moyo’s restaurant in Melrose Arch was one of the many sponsors... Continue Reading →

Take a hike at the burbs of Northcliff

By Tshepo Tau - Sun Screen check! Shades check! Hat check! This was us dragging our melanin dripping selves to another #ExploreJoburg trip on a Friday. We are getting the nick of this hiking thing after we explored Mellville Kopies a few weeks ago and thought why not carry on and convince ourselves that we... Continue Reading →

With urban development comes chaos

By ^GZ - It’s funny how we all want urban development but when it’s time to implement the steps that will build towards developing our areas we come up with more complaints about the development process. Public Safety MMC Michael Sun called a meeting with the residents and construction contractors of Fourways following complaints about... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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