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Seven Kaserne shack fire victims identified

Sowetan Live 16 Apr 2021
Seven of the nine people ...

Gazine fire victim recalls helplessness of watching pregnant friend die in blaze

Eye Witness News 16 Apr 2021
Nine people died and 24 others were injured, while some broke their legs jumping from the burning building near the Kwa Mai Mai market in the Johannesburg CBD ... .

We need smart new cities, but we need to smarten our old cities too

Business Day 15 Apr 2021
This interest from the presidency in how smart cities can help address many of the country’s social, economic and sustainability issues — not to mention the vision of high-speed rail, glossy new buildings and fast technology — is encouraging ... Several assets and buildings were left unattended by city authorities and building owners.

WATCH: Protest over step aside rule at ANC headquarters

Independent online (SA) 15 Apr 2021
JOHANNESBURG. ANC members picketing outside the Chief Albert Luthuli House say the “step aside rule” must apply to all members facing corruption cases. The ANC members who gathered outside the building in Johannesburg’s CBD held placards bearing the names of prominent leaders and allegations levelled against them ... He added ... POLITICAL BUREAU .

Eskom to sell more property assets in efforts to raise R2bn

Independent online (SA) 14 Apr 2021
Yesterday, the struggling power utility said it had raised R76.1 million from the disposal of two high-rise office buildings in Kimberley and Johannesburg as part of its strategy to sell non-core immovable properties ... would accommodate university students in Johannesburg.

Nine people burn to death in Joburg building

Independent online (SA) 14 Apr 2021
Johannesburg. An infant and eight adults burnt to death after a fire broke out in an abandoned building filled with shacks, in the Joburg CBD ... Twenty others suffered burn injuries while others had broken bones after jumping from the burning building to safety.

Eskom raises R76m from sale of buildings

Independent online (SA) 13 Apr 2021
Eskom said the buildings, situated in Kimberley and Johannesburg, were sold to the Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitisation and will relieve some of the accommodation pressures faced by university students and for social housing ... in Johannesburg," Eskom said.

Eskom fetches R76 million from sale of buildings, with more assets expected to be sold

News24 13 Apr 2021
The buildings in Kimberley and Johannesburg, previously used as Eskom regional offices, have been sold to the Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation and will be converted into housing blocks ... .

Eskom sells 2 buildings to Human Settlements Dept for R76m; plans more sales

Eye Witness News 13 Apr 2021
It said that the sale of the two high rise office buildings in Johannesburg and Kimberley had raised just over R76 million ... .

Eskom to raise over R2bn through sale of non-core properties

Moneyweb 13 Apr 2021
Total disposals to date is around R600m, following the latest sale of two high rise office buildings in Kimberley and Johannesburg ... .

IHG signs deal for voco Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers Dubai

Gulf Daily News 11 Apr 2021
After the first voco opening in the Middle East in 2019, this latest development marks the 10th voco hotel in the Middle East and Africa region and adds to the growing brand portfolio with operating hotels in Dubai, Riyadh and Al Khobar and a strong pipeline across key cities such as Jeddah, Doha and Johannesburg.

Norwood residents fight to save suburb’s oldest house

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2021
Norwood/Oaklands Residents Association (Nora) chairperson Brett McDougall said the house was a fine example of Edwardian residential architecture in Johannesburg ... It is the oldest remaining building in Norwood, and one of the oldest intact bungalows in Johannesburg ... The Johannesburg Heritage Foundation (JHF) has also entered the fray.

LOOK: Google honours anti-apartheid activist Helen Joseph on her 116th birthday

Independent online (SA) 08 Apr 2021
Durban - Google has dedicated its search engine home page to world-renowned anti-apartheid activist, Helen Joseph in honour of her 116th birthday ... In 1931, she arrived in Durban to continue her teaching job ... "You strike a woman, you strike a rock." ... Several roads and buildings are named after her, including the Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg ... .