Diepsloot is a township in the north of Johannesburg, South Africa. Is located in Region A in the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. The township has a population estimate of 350 000. Diepsloot has a mixture of informal and formal settlements, and it is demarcated into two wards; ward 95 and ward 113.

Diepsloot has been described as a developmental township with the government focusing in the area. In the book Diepsloot, it was said that no other place has experienced development like Diepsloot has. We will bring all latest information on each and every project, government of private businesses taking place in our ever growing township. 

At Diepsloot.com, our aim is to tell the story of the people of Diepsloot, from their perspective. To create a platform where Diepsloot itself can communicate its lived experiences, challenges, aspirations, ideals, objectives, problems and opportunities.

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Our  principles


To provide an environment that supports the creative ideas of all stakeholders in Diepsloot.
To promote, encourage and maintain a cohesive relationship with all business organizations in Diepsloot and its surrounding.

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14 August 2017

Today’s visit to the Diepsloot Police Station made it clear that the station is not adequately resourced to deal with reports of violence against women. Insufficient police training only serves to worsen the problem. 

The N14 freeway between Diepsloot and Brakfontein will be undergoing a R444 million upgrade over the next two years. The project was launched at the beginning of May by Ismail Vadi, Gauteng MEC for roads and transport.


Many residents were left stranded as all exist points were barricaded by the protesters. The residents from Diepsloot Ext 1, 2, 7 and 12 were protesting against poor service delivery. Their demanding amongst other are, electricity and running water.