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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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
Location: JHB South or Parktown
Reason: Not needed
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.