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  1. dawidmsnyders

    Johannesburg looks to have 35% renewable energy by end of the decade

    Johannesburg looks to have 35% renewable energy by end of the decade Johannesburg, Africa’s dominant financial center, wants to meet 35% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2030 and will seek proposals for privately supplied power by August. South Africa’s biggest city, with a...
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    RMI Approved Workshops doing electrical repairs on Saturdays?

    Hi there. I have to get some electrical repairs done on my car (Opel Adam) specifically related to the ECU. My warranty says that I have to take it to an RMI approved workshop, but I won't be able to do this on a day other than Saturday until sometime in late June. Most workshops don't seem to...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    Joburg only has a single working fire truck - Report

    Joburg only has a single working fire truck - Report Johannesburg, which promotes itself as a world class African city, has only one working fire truck. Cape Town, in comparison, invested in 133 new fire trucks over the last two years to complement and ultimately replace its current fleet...
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    To live: Joburg vs. CPT?

    I have lived in Johannesburg for almost 4 years. I like a lot of things about it. The people are very open and friendly and I have had no issues making friends with locals even though I'm an outsider who wasn't born here. But the city has a few down sides, mainly high pollution and the fact that...
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    Advice on buying property in North Riding

    Hi Considering buying a property in Northriding. I feel that Northriding does offer good value for money. It is going to be in a complex with 24/7 security. Just wondered if it’s the right move. it is on Derby drive, Any thoughts, advice etc would be welcome. We did see a lot of workers...
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    Mobile speed comparison - New York versus Johannesburg

    Mobile speed comparison - New York versus Johannesburg South African mobile users enjoy the same, or even better, mobile speeds than their counterparts in the United States. This is according to MyBroadband’s latest speed test results. In Q4 2019, MyBroadband performed thousands of download...
  7. mattrudlles

    Renting Place: furnished, semi-furnished or unfurnished?

    I am placing my place on rent in September. I have a feeling that moving my stuff out of province will be too expensive. Is it worth renting a place furnished, have any of you had experience with doing so? Unfurnished would be around R7k excluding lights and water; Furnished R10k excluding...
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    JHB vs PTA (culture, women etc)

    I'm a late 20's guy from Scandinavia who moved to Sandton about 2 years ago. As my lease is now up, I am thinking whether I should stay in Joburg's northern suburbs or if I should make a move to Pretoria. Some general questions: 1. Would/should I need to learn Afrikaans to be fully accepted...
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    Government to assess illegal mining risks in Joburg

    Government to assess illegal mining risks in Joburg The Department of Mineral Resources has initiated a ground stability study to be undertaken in Johannesburg to assess whether there is any long-term damage to critical infrastructure installation as a result of illegal mining activities. The...
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    SA Digital Villages and their empty promises

    SADV came and installed fibre lines into our complex about two months ago. It seemed to go smoothly. Trenches were dug, the splicing units were installed and we were told they'll come back in a few days to install the ONT so that once the site's live we can simply connect the ONT to our routers...
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    Samsung Galaxy S9+ (plus) 128GB Titanium Gray, MTN Stock, Brand New Sealed x 3 units

    Item: Samsung Galaxy S9+ (plus) 128GB Titanium Gray Age: Brand new still sealed Warranty: 24 months from MTN (starting 2018/06/05) Packaging: Yes, original, unopened Condition: Brand new Location: Lenasia, Johannesburg Reason: Unneeded upgrades Shipping: No Collection: Yes, the only...
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    Nokia N900 [W]

    Item wanted: Nokia N900 cellular phone, https://www.gsmarena.com/nokia_n900-2917.php Is packaging essential?: No Desired age and condition: The device must be working. I understand phone is old, so I am not concerned about battery condition. However, I prefer that the SIM card must work, so...
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    Shock Testing around JHB North

    Good Day Everyone, Could you possibly please provide me with a few suggestions at to where I can take my vehicle to get its shock absorbers tested. I have been to the two following shops but both of their machines have been broken for months: BestDrive in Cresta on Beyers Naude Drive...
  14. Newsfeed

    Fight against cellphone towers in Johannesburg

    Fight against cellphone towers in Johannesburg Residents in Johannesburg neighbourhoods are fighting against the erection of cellphone towers and “4G street poles” which were installed without their approval.
  15. Newsfeed

    The DA’s “shock and awe” plan to clean up Johannesburg

    The DA’s “shock and awe” plan to clean up Johannesburg Johannesburg’s new mayor, Herman Mashaba, said that international aid agencies must help to care for undocumented foreigners that he plans to evict from inner city buildings in a bid to attract private investment to rebuild South Africa’s...
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    City of Johannesburg plans to make billing problems history

    City of Johannesburg plans to make billing problems history The City of Johannesburg declared its "Billing Open Day" on Saturday a resounding success, and promised to get rid of the backlog of over 17 000 billing disputes soon.
  17. Newsfeed

    Johannesburg roads blocked by Zuma protest

    Johannesburg roads blocked by Zuma protest Major roads in the Johannesburg area were blocked with burning tyres and rocks on Tuesday morning ahead of the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma in Parliament.
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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...
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    Johannesburg suburbs hit with major power outages

    Johannesburg suburbs hit with major power outages Cable theft and ageing infrastructure have intermittently left homes, schools and businesses across Johannesburg in the dark.
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    SEALED 3X Fitbits. Blaze, Surge & Alta HR [S]

    Items: 1X Fitbit Blaze - Black 1X Fitbit Surge - Tangerine 1X Fitbit Alta HR - Blue They are all large sizes. Age: Sealed Brand New Warranty: Not sure Packaging: Full sealed retail packaging Condition: Perfect Location: JHB South or Parktown Reason: Not needed Shipping: Will...
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