johannesburg

  1. 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...
  2. K

    What is this? I see them popping up around JHB

    Hi guys I am curious to know what this is, i usually see them by traffic lights, but that is not always true, what is it? :
  3. H

    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...
  4. Jamie McKane

    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...
  5. F

    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...
  6. S

    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...
  7. S

    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...
  8. D

    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...
  9. 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.
  10. 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...
  11. Jamie McKane

    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.
  12. 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.
  13. F

    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...
  14. Jamie McKane

    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.
  15. M

    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...
  16. L

    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
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Alleged Uber rape driver heads to High Court for trial

    Alleged Uber rape driver heads to High Court for trial Four men who allegedly attacked five Uber commuters will go on trial in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.
  18. zaidmo

    Air quality / sulphur smell in Johannesburg

    Hi Is anyone else having difficulty breathing, or at least smelling sulphur in the air in Jhb over the past 3 days? I am in Killarney at the moment and find it quite intolerable. I thought it was just me until I saw this post on Facebook where others reported it...
  19. D

    Junior Developer in ReactJS and/or C# - JHB

    Junior Developer in Javascript - JHB About us Our website www.primafin.co.za tells you all. Job requirements For our frontend project, we are looking for junior developers to assist the main team. Main requirement is good knowledge of Javascript. Experience in ReactJS is a plus...
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Inside the VR Arcade in Johannesburg

    Inside the VR Arcade in Johannesburg VRCade opened its virtual reality arcade in Vodacom World, Midrand, in November 2016. It was the first VR arcade in Johannesburg, with the company’s flagship arcade based at The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. The company kindly invited MyBroadband to...
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