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Lesufi explains why start of Marshalltown fire inquiry has been delayed

Eye Witness News 04 Oct 2023
JOHANNESBURG - The Gauteng government says cost difficulties are delaying the start of the Marshalltown fire inquiry. In September, the provincial government announced there would be a commission of inquiry looking into the 31 August Johannesburg building fire which killed 77 people.

21 dead after bus falls from overpass in Venice

International Business Times 04 Oct 2023
At least 21 people were dead after a bus fell from an overpass near the Italian canal city of Venice and then caught fire after falling onto train tracks, local media reported. Reports varied widely on the number of the injured, with estimates ranging between 12 and 40 people hurt ... 38 dead in Johannesburg building fire ... Trending now ... Fact check ... .

City of Joburg seeks temporary office space as Metro Centre is closed for repairs

Business Day 03 Oct 2023
Johannesburg's municipality is seeking alternative office space for its 3,000 employees to minimise service disruption as it temporarily shuts the Braamfontein Metro Centre, the city's administrative building ... The building houses the City of Johannesburg's executive, its legislature and several core departments.

Rise Mzansi calls on authorities for transparency and acceleration in relief response to Joburg fire victims

Independent online (SA) 03 Oct 2023
It has now been a month since the fire at the Usindiso Shelter building in Marshalltown, Johannesburg, claimed the lives of 77 people who lived in the building. On August 31, IOL reported that 77 people died and about 50 others were injured when the fire engulfed the building in the early hours.

Inquiry expected to give update on probe into deadly Marshalltown fire this week

Eye Witness News 02 Oct 2023
The detailed report will answer the many unanswered questions surrounding the blaze that tore through a Marshalltown building in August and the prevalence of hijacked buildings in Johannesburg.

News24 | Vanessa Banton | Will someone please plug Joburg's City Power back in

News24 02 Oct 2023
Four days of back and forth with Johannesburg's City Power after her building's supply box was vandalised, leads Vanessa Banton to believe that there is nothing more disconnected than the company that is meant to be providing electricity ... .

Rise Mzansi calls on govt to expedite temp docs for Marshalltown fire victims

Eye Witness News 01 Oct 2023
77 were people were killed and several injured when a raging fire tour through a hijacked building in Joburg CBD last month. JOHANNESBURG - Political party Rise ... GP Soc Dev refutes claims of holding Marshalltown fire building lease agreement.

The rising importance of empathy and new technology in Culture & Heritage Tourism

TravelDailyNews 27 Sep 2023
Within the sector, 51-70 year olds generate 60% of its revenue ... The CEO announced Johannesburg in South Africa as the host city for the 2nd WTACH Global Leaders Summit, which will be held in September 2024 ... We will build on the success and take the important work of culture and heritage in tourism to the next level in Johannesburg next year.” ... .

Investigation launched after toddler falls to her death from Hillbrow building

Eye Witness News 26 Sep 2023
A three-year-old girl fell to her death from the fifth floor of a residential building owned by the City of Johannesburg over the weekend ... of a residential building owned by the City of Johannesburg.

Monuments named after heroes should reflect the legacy of that person - Lesufi

Eye Witness News 26 Sep 2023
JOHANNESBURG - The Gauteng government said buildings, roads and places named after freedom fighters should not be left to become derelict ... The City of Johannesburg has officially taken down the William Nicol Drive street signs and replaced them with Winnie Mandela Drive ... .

Crime Intelligence providing data on syndicates behind hijacked buildings - SAPS

Eye Witness News 26 Sep 2023
JOHANNESBURG - The police's deputy national commissioner for crime detection, Shadrack Sibiya, said Crime Intelligence was working behind the scenes to provide data on syndicates involved in the hijacking of buildings ... JHB hijacked buildings.

Housing MMC sends condolences to family of girl who fell out JHB building window

Eye Witness News 25 Sep 2023
JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg housing MMC Anthea Leitch sent her condolences to the family of a 3-year-old child who died at one of the city’s residential buildings.

WATCH: Rooms of Hillbrow apartment building on fire

Eye Witness News 23 Sep 2023
City of Johannesburg authorities were first alerted to the blaze on the corner of Van Der Merwe and Klein streets at around 4pm on Saturday afternoon. JOHANNESBURG - Another fire has broken out in Johannesburg, this time in Hillbrow ... And on 31 August, a fire ripped through an illegally occupied building on 80 Albert Street in the Johannesburg CBD.

'Not like there are challenges & ANC isn't doing anything' - Mashatile tells MPs

Eye Witness News 23 Sep 2023
... at a local level, singling out the City of Johannesburg. "Over 70 people tragically lost their lives in a hijacked building that caught fire in Johannesburg several weeks ago and the entire street exploded in the city centre due to the lack of critical infrastructure.".

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