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    Joburg to get its first gas-fired power plants

    Joburg to get its first gas-fired power plants Harith General Partners, which funds infrastructure development across Africa, is pushing ahead with plans to build the first gas-fired power plants in South Africa’s industrial hub of Gauteng and is exploring options to source the fuel. The fund...
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    Spike in violent house robberies in Joburg

    Spike in violent house robberies in Joburg Security company Fidelity ADT has advised its customers to regularly change their digipad access codes after a spike in violent house robberies in Bryanston, Johannesburg. A recent Carte Blanche report revealed that a gang of gun-wielding criminals...
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    Reputable Desktop Repair Shop? (Joburg)

    My motherboard seems to have died this morning. No BIOS, no beeps, only power button lights up. I don't have time to strip it down myself. Is there a decent place where they will have a look and repair / replace what is needed? I don't want to replace the whole thing as I've been upgrading over...
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    The dangerous lives of bankers working in Joburg

    The dangerous lives of bankers working in Joburg Anyone living in Johannesburg knows that certain areas in the CBD are extremely dangerous, especially when compared to the leafy suburbs around Rosebank and Sandton. According to data from Crime Stats SA, Joburg Central is the worst precinct in...
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    Renting out apartment vs Airbnb

    My partner and I are relocating to Cape Town and we have an apartment in north Joburg. We are thinking of renting it out. So far we listed it on PrivateProperty but only got replies from agencies. Has anyone had success renting out privately by listing on PrivateProperty? We are considering...
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    Driving Ranges in JHB

    Hi guys, I'm new to JHB and wanted to know where are some good, cheap, driving ranges around JHB. Preferably centrally located (~10km radius from CBD, preferably North) as I'd like to hit the ranges after work. Regards, Leo
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Cairo surpasses Joburg as Uber’s biggest African city

    Cairo surpasses Joburg as Uber’s biggest African city Egypt’s capital Cairo has this year surpassed South Africa’s business hub Johannesburg as being internet ride-sharing service Uber’s biggest and busiest African city.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Why Joburg wants free Wi-Fi for all residents

    Why Joburg wants free Wi-Fi for all residents Offering free Wi-Fi to all Johannesburg residents opens opportunities for employment and empowerment, according to the city’s head of broadband Zolani Matabese.
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    Seeking qualified technician to lay cat5e lan cabling, cap & patch for voip setup

    Setting up a call-centre and require a qualified technician to lay cat5e lan cabling, cap & patch for voip setup. Should take a day or two to complete. Anybody looking for the opportunity and is willing to work in Woodmead, Johannesburg, please respond soonest. You can <mod: removed> private...
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    City Power prepaid rates for 3 phase residential connection + smart meter

    I recently moved into a new place with a prepaid meter, and the electricity recharges are ridiculously high compared to what I was paying at my old place. The old place had single phase electricity and one of the old prepaid meters (i.e. not smart). My prepaid recharges in September/October...
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    The plan to make Johannesburg home to a digital revolution

    The plan to make Johannesburg home to a digital revolution Over the past two years, an initiative has been underway to put an area of central Johannesburg on the map as a place where digital innovation and entrepreneurship happens in South Africa.
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    dotJoburg, dotCapeTown, dotDurban pricing

    dotJoburg, dotCapeTown, dotDurban pricing From today any individual or organisation can register a .joburg, .capetown or .durban city Top-Level Domain
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    dotCapeTown easily beats dotJoburg

    dotCapeTown easily beats dotJoburg The 623 applications for .capetown city cTLDs received to date by the ZA Central Registry far outstrip the predicted favourite .joburg
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    Joburg is the most active Twitter city in Africa

    Joburg is the most active Twitter city in Africa Johannesburg was the most active Twitter city in Africa in the last three months of 2013
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    New domains now available

    New domains now available ICANN has launched the first batch of generic top-level domains
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    Help A Newb Out

    I'll be coming to SA some time this month *fingers crossed* and need to buy a laptop from there. I've settled on the Lenovo Thinkpad E530 (i3 version) and since I'll need it almost immediately, or withing 3-5 days, I was hoping someone could help me out? :) I checked online and comx/laptop...
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    .Joburg domain passes without contention

    .Joburg domain passed The .Joburg generic top-level domain has been passed without contention by ICANN on Friday
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    dotDurban domain one step closer

    dotDurban domain one step closer The .durban top-level domain has overcome the main evaluation hurdles, according to ZADNA
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    Joburg broadband network to go live on 1 July

    Joburg broadband network to go live on 1 July The City of Joburg Broadband Project will go live on 1 July 2013 following a 3 year build phase
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    Buses/Taxis from Joburg CBD to Woodmead

    Are there any taxis or buses that leave from Ghandi Square to Woodmead?
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