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Township renewal project extended

Gauteng townships set for a major facelift

The townships in South Africa's Gauteng province are set for a major facelift, with the provincial government budgeting R4.4-billion over the next five years for building more houses, improving their quality and eradicating corruption around their allocation.

Gauteng motorists urged to ditch cars

Residents of South Africa's wealthiest province are being encouraged to make the switch from motorised transport as Gauteng's Department of Roads and Transport finalises plans to create a dedicated network of pedestrian and cycling routes in and around Johannesburg.

Dreamfields, Chevrolet bring joy to Vosloorus kids

John Makeke, a local teacher at Bopang-Kgotso Primary School and other teachers just like him across Vosloorus are working together with Dreamfields and the Chevrolet Ute Force to bring joy and hope to the lives of primary school children in the area through the game of football.

Gauteng’s poverty-busting budget of growth

It may be the economic powerhouse of the country, but Gauteng also has the highest concentration of poverty. "Our cost of living is high, food and transport costs are high. But this budget will bolster confidence so that we can have healthy growth in the economy," a business breakfast heard.

Gauteng improves maternal health

Gauteng improves maternal health

Simple interventions such as the introduction of Kangaroo mother care, the promotion of immunisation programmes and school health services have helped improve child mortality rates in South Africa's Gauteng province, the Health MEC Hope Papo said at the start of Reproductive Health Month.

Asilweni: Cleaning up the streets

Cherlyn Tshabangu is determined to get drug dealers out of Krugersdorp, and rehabilitate and educate drug-addicted underage sex workers and reunite them with their families.

iwasshot in Joburg: a city in pictures

Inner city images are unfamiliar to Joburg suburbanites, but outreach programme iwasshot in joburg, teaching young people photography skills, is bringing the inner city a little closer to home.

Gauteng freeway e-tolling set to commence

Gauteng freeway e-tolling set to commence

Motorists using Gauteng's freeways without e-tags will pay twice as much per kilometre when the province's e-tolling system goes live on 3 December, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said on Wednesday, urging motorists to register for e-tags and thanking those who had already done so.

Plans to extend Gautrain

Plans have been drawn up to extend the successful rapid rail link between Joburg, Pretoria and OR Tambo International Airport. It is seen as a solution to transport challenges, land use patterns, job creation and freight movement.

Solar energy drives Tembisa school forward

Phomolong Secondary School in Tembisa, Gauteng has become the first school in South Africa to benefit from Samsung's Solar Power Generator. The school will now be able to spend more on books and supplies.


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