Johannesburg in the news:
- UPDATE 1-South Africa's rand firmer as risk selloff pauses, stocks down: (Updates prices). JOHANNESBURG, May 20 (Reuters) – South Africa's rand firmed on Monday after a sharp slide in the previous week as a global … – Google Alert – Johannesburg
- Make My Monday: All my daughter needs is a pair of shoes: Rian and the Scenic Drive team received a message from Rian Myburgh from Johannesburg. It is his 14-year-old, Guetana Myburgh's birthday this … – Google Alert – Johannesburg
- Gauteng DA calls for urgent probe into cause of fire at Bheki Mlangeni Hospital: JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng called for an urgent investigation on Monday into the cause of the fire at the Bheki … – Google Alert – Johannesburg
- PURA and KALY Announce New EVERx CBD Sports Water Orders In Africa: … Kali, Inc.) (KALY) today announced wrapping the Arnold Sports Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa featuring their EVERx CBD Sports Water. – Google Alert – Johannesburg
- Fire breaks out at Bheki Mlangeni District Hospital, patients moved: Spokesperson Lesemang Matuka said the fire was contained at around 08:00 by the Johannesburg Emergency Services. No patients were injured … – Google Alert – Johannesburg
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