Purchasing Jobs in Johannesburg
Known by various names such as Jozi, Jo'burg, Joni, eGoli or Joeys, it is, by population, the largest city in South Africa. Johannesburg, the provincial capital of Gauteng is the wealthiest province in South Africa and has the largest economy of any metropolitan region in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is one of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the world, is also the world's largest city not situated on a river, lake, or coastline. It is the hub of South Africa's commercial, financial, industrial, and mining undertakings. It is one of the world's leading financial centres. Most mining companies still have their headquarters in Johannesburg even though mining no longer takes place in the city walls. Johannesburg still has a reliance on heavy industries including steel and cement plants. The service and other industries in Johannesburg include banking, IT, real estate, transport, broadcast and print media, private health care, transport and a vibrant leisure and consumer retail market Johannesburg has Africa's largest stock exchange, the JSE although it has moved out of the central business district.