• Tag: Johannesburg
    Forget load shedding, they are now bringing in ‘load limiting’
    Posted by on Apr 15th, 2015

    Yes we all familiar with load shedding due to Eskom’s power problems, but have you heard of ‘load limiting’? Well best you get familiar with the term because you may be experiencing it soon. Load… Read More »

    Joburg couple move to US and open several restaurants copying SA brands [pics]
    Posted by on Mar 13th, 2015

    Ya hey…it’s not uncommon to find knock-off clothing coming from China where famous brands are copied with not-so-subtle name changes hey, but it doesn’t happen in the restaurant business very often. Well leave it to… Read More »

    SA police officer filmed asking motorist for a R200 bribe [video]
    Posted by on Jan 6th, 2015

    Into our first week of 2015 and clearly the South African police force did not put ‘be less corrupt’ on their new years resolution lists. Here’s one SAPS officer being filmed asking for R200 to… Read More »

    Comedy Central pulls ‘Santa Isn’t Real’ billboard in Johannesburg [pic]
    Posted by on Dec 12th, 2014

    A DStv billboard for Comedy Central has been removed after several complaints by residents saying it wasn’t funny at all. The billboard in Fourways, Johannesburg, was slammed for saying ‘Santa Isn’t Real’. Way to go… Read More »

    Joburg named the 2nd most inspiring city in the world for 2014
    Posted by on Nov 21st, 2014

    No jokes. It’s not often the folks up north get some bragging rights, but Johannesburg has been named as the second most inspiring city in the world for 2014 according to the Good City Index.… Read More »

    Unhappy FNB customer creates billboard calling them a Rotten Bank [pic]
    Posted by on Nov 19th, 2014

    Last week an unhappy Cell C customer made headlines after creating a huge billboard sized banner calling them ‘the most useless service provider in SA’ and it seems like he may have gotten the idea… Read More »

    White Lies: Farewell To The Fairground live at Glastonbury 2014 [video]
    Posted by on Nov 7th, 2014

    The Friday Morning Music post today comes courtesy of the White Lies because i just heard they are gonna play a once off-gig in Johannesburg in November. The White Lies are a post-punk band from… Read More »

    SA police robbed and locked in their own police van in broad daylight [video]
    Posted by on Nov 5th, 2014

    I’m tempted to start this paragraph by saying ‘only in South Africa’, but it has happened before so not a new thing. Still mindblowing though to watch criminals brazenly lock SA police officers in their… Read More »

    Controversy as deputy head boy of top Jewish school poses with Palestinian scarf opposing human rights violations [pic]
    Posted by on Aug 11th, 2014

    An online petition calling for the removal of Joshua Broomberg, the deputy headboy of King David Victory Park School in Johannesburg, has already recieved over a thousand signatures after a photo of him wearing a… Read More »

    Condé Nast Traveler names Johannesburg as the Unfriendliest City In The World 2014 [pic]
    Posted by on Aug 7th, 2014

    That’s a pretty bleak headline for folks up in Johannesburg and a bit harsh hey. Very subjective, but never-the-less the city of Johannesburg was named by Condé Nast Traveler as the unfriendliest city in the… Read More »