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Mpho Phalatse: Last few weeks have been the toughest for Joburg

Heavy downpours left a trail of destruction in Gauteng, with Soweto and Roodepoort among the areas worst hit by the persistent rainfall….

‘Damage caused to the Joburg’s infrastructure due to recent heavy rainfall stands at R300 million’

Johannesburg mayor, Mpho Phalatse, says the damage caused to the city’s infrastructure due to the recent heavy rainfall stands at R300…

City working to secure temp housing for residents displaced by floods – Phalatse

The recent heavy rains destroyed infrastructure and left several residents displaced.

Johannesburg Roads Agency seeks millions to fix floods damaged roads

The Roads Agency needs between R120 million and R150 million to repair the roads,but are warning that the figure could rise…

City working to secure temp housing for residents affected by floods – Phalatse

The recent heavy rains destroyed infrastructure and left several residents displaced.

Stage 5 power cuts set to continue as Eskom battles breakdowns, bad weather

The power utility is blaming an unusually high demand and the breakdown of generating units at its Hendrina, Kendal and Kriel power stations….

Soweto councillor says government has yet to aid flood victims

Councillor Phumlile Shange from Ward 29 in Soweto claimed she was left alone to deal with angry community members after their homes were…

Phalatse, City Power ask Eskom to exempt Joburg from blackouts for 72 hours

The Gauteng Environment and Infrastructure Services Department said that while the continuous rainfall posed a challenge, the rolling power cuts made it hard…

Jukskei flash floods: Families of missing people to wait for recovery of bodies

The City of Johannesburg’s Emergency Management has confirmed a total of nine bodies have been recovered of the total 15 that were recorded…

Families of missing Juskei 8 say they will wait for their bodies to be recovered

The City of Johannesburg’s Emergency Management has confirmed a total of nine bodies have been recovered – of the total 15 that were…