Posts tagged as Tshwane

In response to the Coal Transportation Forum’s action in Tshwane

  The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) has issued a statement in response to the Coal Transportation Forum’s (CTF’s) press notice, relating to the reasons behind their industrial action in Tshwane recently. SAREC believes that the statement contains a number of factual errors which need correcting. South Africa, along with the rest of the […]

Survey reveals increase in Gauteng’s quality of life

  New data from the Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) shows that satisfaction with municipalities in Gauteng has declined very slightly since 2013, but dissatisfaction has also dropped significantly. These results, released just weeks before the August local government elections,  suggest a greater middle-ground of potentially “undecided” voters. It is also clear that respondents increasingly distinguish […]

Protecting powerlines from bird strikes

  Power line collisions and electrocutions is the biggest threat to vultures and a cause of the decline of their numbers. In response to urgent appeals by VulPro, the largest vulture centre in Africa, the City of Tshwane has agreed to fit “flappers” to the lines in vicinity around the Hartbeespoort Dam in order to […]

Domestic electricity prices of six metros and Eskom compared

  There is significant public misperception and confusion in respect of domestic electricity tariffs in South Africa. In order to clarify the facts, this article compares the domestic electricity prices of Eskom and the six largest metros in the country, namely City Power (Johannesburg), Ekurhuleni, Tshwane, eThekwini, Nelson Mandela Bay and Cape Town. Public misperceptions […]

Free WiFi at the Union Buildings

  This may be a novelty for locals but it is a boon for the thousands of visitors that visit the Union Building to admire the Madiba statue. Free WiFi is now available, courtesy of the Tshwane Metro. The initial decision to deploy the network came as a result of the desire by the City […]

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