Dagada comes out with guns blazing over suspension

The suspended MMC for finance alleges his removal from office is a "dirty political war" and wants to clear his name.

Joburg mayor blames 'inside job' for R2m data centre heist

Nov 13, 2017

The city was robbed of copper cables worth R2 million at its data centre and disaster recovery centre.

Under-fire Dagada lays out Joburg's WiFi plans

Oct 30, 2017

After reports claim he faces imminent dismissal, MMC Rabelani Dagada fights back and redirects attention to the city's WiFi and billing progress.

Dagada named in 'jobs for pals' scandal

Oct 20, 2017

Prominent ICT figure Rabelani Dagada allegedly enriched his friend by facilitating access to the City of Johannesburg's lucrative tenders.

Joburg suspends official over tech billing glitch

Jun 14, 2017

The employee now has to provide reasons why he should not be suspended, the city says.

Massive tech glitch hits Joburg billing system

The failure results in hundreds of thousands of statements not being issued or issued incorrectly, and the city now suspects foul play.

Joburg looks to rehabilitate ailing broadband entity

Mar 22, 2017

The city council wants to ensure its troubled unit, the Metropolitan Trading Company, gets back on its feet.

Investigation into R1.3bn broadband takeover

Mar 14, 2017

Mayor Herman Mashaba launches an investigation into the acquisition of the R1.3?billion broadband network by the City of Johannesburg.

City Power intensifies smart meter roll-out in Joburg

Mar 2, 2017

The power utility will replace electricity meters at more than 20?000 households in the next three months.

Mashaba takes on Joburg's chaotic billing

Sep 14, 2016

New mayor Herman Mashaba prioritises the city's billing mess as he settles into his new role.

New Joburg MMC puts ICT on agenda

Sep 2, 2016

Rabelani Dagada, who holds the city's R60?billion purse, will continue with the ambitious projects initiated by the previous leadership.

Joburg introduces developer challenge

Aug 11, 2016

The City of Joburg encourages software-developers to come up with innovative solutions to solve the city's address issues.