Investing in Gauteng

Gauteng province, home to Johannesburg, drives a third of South Africa’s economic output. We look at the efforts to tackle its struggles with corruption, gold mining, housing, crime, transport, power supply and other key issues


Corruption claims conspire to send Africa’s financial centre reeling

Producers race to bring mechanisation to the mines

More than 20 years on, segregation between rich city suburbs and sprawling townships remains

Downtown Johannesburg regeneration comes at a cost to those already living there

Investors need thick skins, acute awareness of risk and a good knowledge of the politics of the ruling ANC

The total of private guards has doubled in the last 15 years and is a vital source of jobs

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