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The candidate of South Africa’s main opposition party was elected mayor of Johannesburg, ending the ruling ANC’s control of the nation’s economic hub as well as the capital, Pretoria, after its worst electoral performance

City of Johannesburg finance head Geoff Makhubo has announced the allocation of millions of rand towards technology investment and the development of a “smart city”. Makhubo said a R1,2bn operating budget and a R1,5bn capital

Johannesburg executive mayor Parks Tau has promised that his administration will roll out a thousand Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the city before the end of his five-year mayoral term in 2016. He made the pledge in his state of the city address, which he delivered in Soweto on Monday. “This year will see the completion of the roll-out of our

The ANC receiving an erroneous bill from the City of Johannesburg highlights the extent of the ongoing billing crisis in the city, the Democratic Alliance said on Tuesday. “It also exposes the absurdity of the mayor’s continued denial that there is a crisis,” DA Johannesburg leader Mmusi Maimane said in a

Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo and committee member for finance, councillor Parks Tau, must resign immediately for trying to cover up the city’s billing crisis, the Democratic Alliance said on Friday