South Africa may have some of the world's cheapest cities to live in, but using the internet in Cape Town and Johannesburg is surprisingly expensive by global standards . From a report: South Africans living in the country's two major cities spend more on their monthly internet costs than people living in New York, Tokyo, and even the perennially expensive Zurich, according to a report by Deutsche Bank.
The mayor of Johannesburg said that a City Council member was suspended for declaring that the city was a friend of Israel. Mayor Herman Mashaba in announcing Mpho Phalatse's suspension on Tuesday said her “remarks didn't adequately address the complexity and sensitivity of the issue.
The South African Weather Service has issued severe weather warnings for the City of Cape Town ahead of a huge cold front on Thursday. The cost of the overall damage caused during protest action at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital last month was almost R3m.
Premier David Makhura said the province was completing an audit of all unused privately owned land to test the Constitution instead of waiting on the parliamentary process currently reviewing the property rights clause of the Constitution. “There are tracts of land, others just being used for speculation, other land parcels have been abandoned by landlords living overseas waiting for one day to sell the land to developers at huge profits.
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