City of Johannesburg
  • Home
  • /
  • Topics
  • /
  • City of Johannesburg

City zeros in on computer hard drive thief

The suspect is to appear in the Hillbrow Magistrate’s Court for alleged theft of 60 hard drives from various workstations at the City of Johannesburg’s offices.


Johannesburg Road Agency loses CCTV court appeal

The High Court decision will reset the course for the rollout of cameras and infrastructure in new areas, says video management company Vumacam.


City of Joburg rolls out solar-powered WiFi zones

The city brings its free WiFi programme back to life, as it sets in motion plans to become the digital hub of the African continent.

Sep 2, 2020

Vumacam blasts JRA for challenging CCTV court ruling

The appeal hinders the rollout of cameras to support SAPS, JMPD and security companies in their crime-fighting efforts, says Vumacam CEO Ricky Croock.

Aug 27, 2020

Vodacom boosts fight against gender-based violence

The mobile operator establishes a R5 million fund to further support survivors of gender-based violence.


City of Johannesburg budgets R40m for free WiFi

The city readies to bring free WiFi connectivity to more public areas, after allocating R40 million for the 2020/21 financial year to expand the service.

Jul 13, 2020

Vumacam reviews surveillance system as POPI Act kicks in

Vumacam audits operational guidelines and systems, to assess compliance with the newly promulgated Protection of Personal Information Act.


e-Government boosts GP’s COVID-19 screening systems

The Department of e-Government introduces a Web-based pre-screening application to facilitate coronavirus screening and employee management for provincial departments.


COJ expands e-services to reduce service centre visits

The City of Johannesburg adds regional-based e-mail addresses for revenue-related queries so that residents can continue to practise social distancing.


Joburg residents use tech to preserve suburb

Residents of Melrose North and Birdhaven in Johannesburg are turning to digital conservation to protect their environment.

Feb 5, 2020

Tracker hack hints at more ransomware attacks in SA

Security specialists believe 2020 will see more cyber attacks in SA, after the stolen vehicle recovery company was hacked on Sunday.

Jan 27, 2020

Crypto-mining malware makes inroads in SA

The rising popularity of crypto-currency sees South African organisations impacted by crypto-mining malware twice as much as globally.

Related topics