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Johannesburg: Place in Gauteng, South Africa
Johannesburg, informally known as Jozi, Joburg or "the city of gold", is the largest city in South Africa and one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world. It is the provincial capital and largest city of Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa. Johannesburg is the seat of the Constitutional Court. The city is located in the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills and is the centre of large-scale gold and diamond trade. It was one of the host cities of the official tournament of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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Mixed results as S. Africa enters 21-day lockdown [Video]

Mixed results as S. Africa enters 21-day lockdown

South Africans woke up under lockdown on Friday, struggling to adapt to some of the toughest restrictions in the world as the country recorded its first coronavirus deaths and confirmed cases rose..

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‘Dreamlike scene’: annual butterfly migration spotted in South Africa [Video]

‘Dreamlike scene’: annual butterfly migration spotted in South Africa

Social media videos show thousands of butterflies floating through the garden in Johannesburg’s suburb

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