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The JSE in Maude Street will be at the heart of the planned Sandton Shutdown protest from 3am on Friday, September 13. The Sandton Shutdown protest will be one, of what have become a series of protests in South Africa, highlighting the scourge of violence against women and children as

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The Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel welcomed its new General Manager, Nikola Jelenovic. This is Jelenovic’s second position within Radisson Hotel Group, having previouslt worked at the Park Inn Sandton. Jelenovic chose the Radisson Hotel Group for its excellent reputation in the industry as a market leader, and for the group’s

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WELCOME TO THE SANDTON TIMES

This is Sandton, home to Africa’s tallest building ‘The Leonardo’, Africa’s largest stock exchange, the JSE and Sandton City, one of Africa’s leading and most prestigious shopping centres. It is here where some of Africa’s largest companies from investment banks, to healthcare insurers, financial consultancies, major law firms, trade offices, leading media organisations and seasoned professionals have set up their homes alongside one of the biggest convention centres on the continent, the Sandton Convention Centre. With a direct 15-minute Gautrain link to O R Tambo International Airport and the capital Pretoria, 50 years ago, Sandton was the ‘mink and manure’ heartland, in stark contrast to today’s glass clad high-rises that make up the skyline.

Sandton is known as ‘the richest square mile in Africa’ and nestled in a secret undisclosed champagne cellar, accessible only by a secret passage way disguised as a bookcase, in a coffee shop, lies The Sandton Times, founded in 2010. More in the About Us section.

A statue of Nelson Mandela looks over a square in his name, and an array of restaurants, a public library and entertainment, including a theatre, bars and nightclubs, compliment a fine selection of executive apartments and luxury hotels. Sandton, a sought-after address, is the hub of business, pleasure and colourful stories, as often told, right here, on Sandton’s leading blog.

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