City of Johannesburg

SA can become smarter via its cities

Government should work with mobile network operators to move local cities towards smart city status, advises an industry expert.


Public Sector ICT Forum tackles smart cities

Trusting the technology is key to the successful implementation of a smart city, said IDC's Mark Walker at the Public Sector ICT Forum.


Smart cities put citizens first

Smart cities can have a huge impact on citizens and enhance service delivery, says Cyril Baloyi, group CTO of the City of Johannesburg.


Joburg intros WhatsApp-based hotline

The JMPD makes it easy for residents to report reckless driving and by-law infringements by introducing a WhatsApp-based hotline.


Online slots for driver's licence few and far between

Despite an online driving licence booking service, some Gauteng motorists are growing frustrated with the process to renew their driver's licences.

Jan 20, 2019

ANC bigwigs scored millions from botched Joburg broadband project

The Sunday Times has reported that three senior ANC members could be facing fraud charges for earning millions from the failed City of Johannesburg broadband project.

Aug 10, 2018

The digital transformation journey: Phase four

Phase four of the Laserfiche Digital Transformation Model is about gaining more visibility into a company's operations for streamlining purposes.


Joburg banks on nerve centre to enhance service delivery

The city makes headway with plans to create coordinated efforts in service delivery, as its integrated intelligence centre sees the light.

Jul 31, 2018

Google boosts digital skills for Joburg youth

Google SA partners with the city's library and information services department to provide free online training in digital and entrepreneurial skills for youngsters.

Jul 20, 2018

More municipalities go digital to boost service delivery

Local government municipalities are in a race to provide citizens with smart solutions in order to increase service efficiency and visibility.


Mashaba to name two ministers in broadband corruption

Johannesburg's mayor will name ministers allegedly involved in corruption in the city's multibillion-rand broadband network project.


COJ probes 'fraudulent' Fibrehoods, Vumatel contracts

The city alleges the companies were issued with fraudulent letters stating they have a valid agreement with the city to roll-out aerial fibre.

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