NEWS FROM THE CITY OF JOBURG'S WEBSITE
December 24, 2010


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Lufhereng residents move in
CHRISTMAS under your own roof this is the present the City and its partners have given almost a thousand families in the new township of Lufhereng.

Revenue extends hours
MAKE sure your municipal payments are up-to-date or risk spending the holidays in the dark. The City's customer service centres will stay open late to deal with queries.

Help needed for flood victims
THE City has called on companies and individuals to help people hit by the recent floods by donating food, clothing and other supplies.
* Flood victims tell of terror

Alex youth get tourism training
CUTTING their teeth on the World Cup showing foreigners around their town, a group of tourism students have taken their first steps up the career ladder.

Soccer will keep youth busy
THE KwaMahlobo Festive Games will baptize the KwaMahlobo soccer ground at this year's competition, which runs over Christmas and New Year.

Fine fare for sale at markets
SAVOUR the aroma of fine food and roasting coffee at Joburg's food markets; linger awhile and then buy the delicious produce to create culinary masterpieces at home.

Unusual finds at flea market
IF it's some unusual items or handmade crafts, trendy designs, intricately beaded jewellery or the like that you're after, try the flea market in Newtown.


 

FROM the spectacular World Cup to awards from the United Nations and other international bodies, Joburg has indeed done itself proud in 2010.

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Special features:

JAGJoburg Carnival 2010
PARADING through the inner city on New Year's Eve, the Joburg Carnival will see out the old and welcome in the new with floats, fun and festivity.

The City's flagship public transport
JOBURG is creating a world-class public transport system. Find out more about Rea Vaya.

Tenders / Quotations
TENDERS and quotations are managed by the City's contracts section. Find out what tenders and quotations are available.

JoziBeatJoziBeat highlight
WIN a private tailor-made inner city "I Love Shopping" Tour for you and three friends courtesy of Past Experiences. To enter, go to the Jozibeat website.

Maps
A SET of Adobe Acrobat maps of popular Johannesburg neighbourhoods, including road and suburb names, schools, parks, shopping strips and historic areas.

Print-resolution image library
A COLLECTION of photographs of Johannesburg that are suitable for use in printed material. Images are free, but the photographer must be acknowledged and the City of Johannesburg identified as the copyright holder.

Exhibitions
JOHANNESBURG is the country's top exhibitions venue, landing more than half the number of all exhibitions held in South Africa, and way ahead of rivals Cape Town and Durban.

Soweto
SETTING trends in politics, fashion, music, dance and language.

Events calendar
FOR a calendar of cultural and entertainment events, see the events calender.



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