Newly-elected Saldanha Bay Mayor Marius Koen says he is feeling jittery after a bag containing a knife, a sheep's head, and a live tortoise was left outside his house.
EFF and DA councillors were united in their demands during the first sitting of council in Ekurhuleni on Tuesday.
ANC councillor Patricia Kumalo has been elected speaker of the Ekurhuleni council, beating DA councillor Shadow Shabangu
EFF leader Julius Malema has told the ANC that they are self-destructing and to "jump into the nearest hell”.
The EFF in Ekurhuleni has promised that its members and supporters will not cause any chaos during the voting for a mayor at the first seating.
Newcomers to the eThekwini Metro council, the Economic Freedom Fighters, have refused to sing along to the Afrikaans portion of the national anthem.
Ekurhuleni's first council meeting, where a new mayor and speaker are expected to be elected, is proceeding smoothly, with joyous singing and dancing by political party supporters.
The possibility of an early ANC elective conference is currently being discussed within the ruling party, secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.
The ANC's newly elected mayor in Rustenburg, Mpho Khunou, was just as shocked as the opposition after his re-election on Friday, he says.
The ANC's Mzwandile Masina has won the Ekurhuleni mayoral race and snatched victory from the DA's Ghaleb Cachalia.
Botho Community Movement (BCM) founder Ofentse Kombe has accused the EFF in Rustenburg of first offering him a R3m bribe and then threatening him after he sided with the ANC.
DA councillor Herman Mashaba has been named Johannesburg mayor with 144 votes during a historic council meeting.
The DA's Vasco da Gama has been elected as speaker of the Johannesburg City Council.
In this definitive election guide, RW Johnson unpacks the details and draws some fascinating and surprising conclusions about the long-anticipated local elections.
The City of Johannesburg is holding its inaugural council meeting, with councillors having been sworn in. Follow the live updates here.