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    Drones and hiking in Gauteng - Any recommendations?

    So as in title - I'd like to go for a hike somewhere scenic, and ideally quiet (I don't want to accidentally get pictures of people who don't want to be in them), and take my drone up for some nice photos of the surrounds and countryside. Does anyone have any ideas of where in Gauteng would be...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Gauteng Covid-19 deaths far worse than reported

    Gauteng Covid-19 deaths far worse than reported The latest data on excess natural deaths from the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) revealed that the real number of Covid-19 deaths in Gauteng over the last few weeks might be substantially more than the official fatality statistics...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    Gauteng's hospitals close to breaching capacity

    Gauteng's hospitals close to breaching capacity Hospital capacity in South Africa’s industrial hub of Gauteng is at risk of being breached by surging Covid-19 cases within days. The densely populated province, which includes Johannesburg and Pretoria, accounts for the bulk of the country’s...
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    Scrap/de-registering a car in another province?

    Hi Can an owner of a car (Licensed in the Eastern Cape) scrap it in another province (Gauteng)? I know you can't have vehicles licensed in multiple provinces, does that rule apply to scrapping/de-registering if you aren't the province the vehicle is registered in? Thanks Edit: You can only...
  5. Vorastra

    Anonymously threatened with gang rape and murder, SA teenager takes Facebook Inc to court to disclose perpetrator

    https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-07-24-anonymously-threatened-with-gang-rape-and-murder-sa-teenager-takes-facebook-inc-to-court-to-disclose-perpetrator/
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    Gauteng's strategy to crack down on COVID-19 hotspots

    Gauteng's strategy to crack down on COVID-19 hotspots Ahead of the national migration to COVID-19 alert level 3, Gauteng Premier David Makhura has assured citizens that the province is prepared to control the spread of the virus at designated hotspots. "We have done a lot of work to prepare...
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    Limpopo/Mpumalanga day hikes and accommodation June/July 2018

    So I've always been toying with the idea of road tripping out that way. The footage on TV and the web have always intrigued me and I'd like to get up there next winter. I believe the heat is bearable then and hiking-activities for me anyway are best suited in cooler weather. So I have...
  8. Newsfeed

    Severe weather impacts Openserve infrastructure

    Severe weather impacts Openserve infrastructure Severe weather in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal has resulted in a significant increase in network faults, said Openserve.
  9. Newsfeed

    Joburg storm leaves MTN towers without power

    Joburg storm leaves MTN towers without power Severe weather in Gauteng has affected MTN infrastructure across the province.
  10. Newsfeed

    Gauteng to clamp down on illegal Uber and metered taxis

    Gauteng to clamp down on illegal Uber and metered taxis The Gauteng provincial authorities are going to clamp down on non-compliant Uber and metered taxi operators in an attempt to quell the “territorial warfare” between Uber and metered taxi driver.
  11. Newsfeed

    Cashless payments on the cards for Gauteng commuters

    Cashless payments on the cards for Gauteng commuters The Gauteng Provincial Government will in the next three months introduce a pilot project for a single e-ticket for public transport users.
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    Alternatives to ADSL When Your Area Is Trapped In The Stone Age

    I'm moving from Cape Town To JHB next month and did my line relocation with Telkom in the beginning of May. Today I get a phone call that the address I provided (Estate in Northriding, next to Northumberland Ave) has no ADSL infrastructure. Seems a bit ridiculous. But we are talking about...
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    These new photos show massive damage from Gauteng flash floods

    These new photos show massive damage from Gauteng flash floods Flash floods across the greater Johannesburg area on 9 November have left motorists without cars and businesses counting the costs of the damages incurred.
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    Gauteng taxis to accept digital payments

    Gauteng taxis to accept digital payments Digital payments of minibus taxi fares are set to be rolled out to the industry across Gauteng.
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    Gauteng power outages are here to stay

    Gauteng power outages are here to stay The supply of electricity to many parts of Gauteng will remain erratic over winter, with illegal connections and the continued roll-out of smart meters contributing factors.
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    Over 300 hacking attempts on Gauteng school application system

    Over 300 hacking attempts on Gauteng school application system Hackers have tried their luck on the Gauteng education department’s new online learner application system, the department announced on Tuesday.
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Apply online for a Gauteng school spot at your own risk

    Apply online for a Gauteng school spot at your own risk A major security flaw in the Gauteng Department of Education’s new admissions website has raised the concerns of parents.
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    How much Gauteng plans to spend on its broadband network

    How much Gauteng plans to spend on its broadband network Gauteng has announced its budget for 2016, including plans to spend more money on its provincial broadband network.
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    Gauteng premier promises 100% broadband connectivity by 2019

    Gauteng premier promises 100% broadband connectivity by 2019 Premier David Makhura said in his State of the Province Address that Gauteng will reach its goal of 100% connectivity by 2019.
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    Where's a good salad spread?

    I'm looking for a shop in Centurion/Sandton that makes daily a variety of (mostly gluten-free) salads, where one can fill a container with a selection of salads and pay per container or by weight. E.g. I was visiting CPT recently and the Kwikspar on Kloof Street had a dozen or so salads and...
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