City of Johannesburg

Electronic system improves Joburg’s primary healthcare

The City of Johannesburg turns to technology to improve service delivery, particularly in the primary healthcare space.


Tech makes gains in arresting crime in inner city Joburg

The City of Johannesburg’s crime statistics show how technology is helping to stop criminal activity such as robbery, hijacking and theft.


SASSA struggles to get Web site back up

The social security agency’s Web site remains down, after it was hacked this week.

Jul 25, 2019

City Power hit by ransomware attack

The City of Johannesburg’s electricity utility’s databases, applications and network have been encrypted by malicious software.


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.

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