Storm causes power outages around Johannesburg

Metro utility City Power was conducting repairs on damaged infrastructure on Tuesday morning after heavy rain caused power outages around Johannesburg. At the same time, faulty traffic lights in several parts of the city resulted in heavy road congestion. The Johannesburg Metro Police department deployed officers to the most congested intersections where traffic lights were […]

Zamimali Jali, a specialized auxiliary worker at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg, says that the vaccine will help curb the spread of the virus. #Covid19inSA

The first phase of South Africa’s vaccination programme will target healthcare workers. Zamimali Jali, a specialized auxiliary worker at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg, says that the vaccine will help curb the spread of the virus.  

Idols SA Judge Unathi celebrates 20 years of coming to Johannesburg

Unathi is happy with the woman she has become in the past twenty years. Taking to Instagram, the star recounted how she came into Johannesburg twenty years ago. Unathi shared she landed into the city on February 2001 and decided not to ever leave again. In the post she shared, the DJ thanked her fans and […]

#HealthcareHeroes Portia Makamu, a cleaner at Helen Joseph Memorial Hospital in Johannesburg, plays a vital part in protecting fellow staff and patients #Covid19inSA

#HealthcareHeroes Clad in her PPE armour, Portia Makamu, a cleaner at Helen Joseph Memorial Hospital in Johannesburg, plays a vital part in protecting fellow staff and patients by meticulously disinfecting and cleaning all ward surfaces. Thank you for your commitment in keeping us safe, Portia.

City Power reduces load shedding period to two hours for Johannesburg

City Power has confirmed on Friday evening that it has revised its load shedding schedule from four to two-hour intervals. This is after Eskom announced that it will implement stage 2 load shedding from 12pm on Friday until Sunday evening. Eskom noted that five generating units at the Medupi Power Station had shut down due […]

Suspects arrested for theft of R6.8 million liquor in Johannesburg

Two suspects aged 37 and 44 are expected to appear in the Jeppe Magistrate’s Court on Monday and Tuesday on charges of fraud and theft of alcohol worth R6.8 million. Hawks spokesperson Captain Ndivhuwo Mulamu said on Saturday, 31 October, members of the Serious Organised Crime Investigation unit along with City Deep border policing members […]

Johannesburg minibus taxi drivers arrested for assaulting JMPD officer

Three minibus taxi drivers have been arrested for assaulting a Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer in the city centre during a confrontation over road blockages, the JMPD said on Saturday. “On Thursday afternoon, Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department undercover officers were patrolling along Delvers Street and Albertina Sisulu Road in the Johannesburg CBD. Officers noticed […]

2 suspects arrested for impersonating cops in Johannesburg

Two suspects who purported to be police officers have been arrested in the streets of Joburg. The two – a male and a female suspect – were arrested by Johannesburg police officers in conjunction with community patrollers on the corner of Noord and Twist streets at about 12 pm on Wednesday. Captain Xoli Mbele, a […]