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EPWP ready to clean areas they live in CoJ

EPWP ready to clean areas they live in CoJ

The City has the responsibility to respond to government’s initiative of creating work opportunities as part of the EPWP, which is nationwide programme covering all spheres of government and state-owned enterprises. It provides an important avenue for labour absorption and income transfers to poor households in the short to medium-term. It is also an attempt by […]

Bootstrapping Animation Talk- let’s fak’ugezi

Bootstrapping Animation Talk- let’s fak’ugezi

Cav’ Creative Economies Platform, with Animation South Africa (ASA), are set to join the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival this year with a no-holds-barred ‘Bootstrapping Animation Talk’ panel discussion and forum focused on sharing innovative business models. The Bootstrapping forum will be moderated by Isabelle Rorke, a multi-award-winning businesswoman and entrepreneur who is currently the […]

CoJ ready to supply own electricity

CoJ ready to supply own electricity

The MOU, which was signed on Wednesday evening, 13 October, will see the City, through its municipal power utility, City Power, start planning the execution of the takeover of Eskom 14 supplied areas in Soweto and Sandton. Speaking shortly before heading out to conduct oversight visits to sites where damaged mini substations are being replaced […]

Racist DA posters ‘they scored own goal’

Racist DA posters ‘they scored own goal’

This week, the official opposition put up posters that read: “The ANC calls you racists, the DA calls you heroes.” According to the opposition party, the posters are to honour those who stood up to protect their property during the July unrest that resulted in 36 people losing their lives in the area. Speaking in Mabopane, […]

SA should develop own social media platforms -says minister Ntshavheni

SA should develop own social media platforms -says minister Ntshavheni

The creation of Naspers-backed messenger service Mxit was evidence local companies can produce successful technology with the right backing, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said in a Q&A with reporters on Tuesday. Mxit had 7.4 million monthly active subscribers in 2013, according to consultancy World Wide Worx, but collapsed two years later under competition from the likes of […]

Prophets of doom- students warned of fake prophets

Prophets of doom- students warned of fake prophets

Detectives are investigating several cases of theft under false pretences using this modus operandi. “It is alleged that the suspects pose as prophets and mainly target students. They will stop their victim and start prophesying to them,” said police spokesperson Capt Xoli Mbele. “In one of the cases, the victim was lured into bringing her […]

Provinces urged to host conferences as part of accelerating tourism in less visited areas

Provinces urged to host conferences as part of accelerating tourism in less visited areas

During this time, as the pandemic globally impacted tourism and travel, the meetings industry continues to play its role in finding solutions, connecting businesses and creating learning platforms, but now through virtual platforms. As the value of face to face meetings are debated, it becomes very evident that business networking is the one aspect that […]

Chief Justice: Who will ascend to the throne?

Chief Justice: Who will ascend to the throne?

A nominations panel has put forward eight candidates (listed in alphabetical order): Judge President John Hlophe Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga Justice Mandisa Maya Dr Wallace Amos Mgoqi Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane Judge President Dunstan Mlambo Advocate Alan Nelson, SC Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo The candidates were chosen after President Cyril Ramaphosa opened the nomination of South Africa’s […]

Eskom Foundation calls for small businesses to enter a R1,3m competition

Eskom Foundation calls for small businesses to enter a R1,3m competition

Eskom announced that to participate, the businesses must be in the engineering/construction, manufacturing, agriculture/agri-processing, or trade/services sectors and have been in operation for at least 24 months. Now in its 13th consecutive year, the competition’s prize money totals R1,3 million.  The overall winner will receive R300 000 and the winner of each sector will take home R131 […]

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