The delivery of basic services to Johannesburg’s 5-million residents was the crux of ANC mayor Geoff Makhubo’s state of the city address on Tuesday.

He promised to improve access to services such as housing, electricity, potable water, improving the city’s financial position, fixing of the roads and other infrastructure, as well as  encouraging entrepreneurship. He also promised to fight illegal land invaders and building hijackers, and promote the township economy, among other priorities...

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