Ramokgopa accused of trying to retain power in Tshwane

2016-07-11 09:33

ANC members in Tshwane have accused current mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa of trying to retain power by placing his supporters into positions within the city ahead of his departure.

Didiza, Ramokgopa campaigning in Tshwane

2016-06-24 07:04

ANC top brass, including Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza and current mayor Kgosiensto Ramokgopa, are handing out flyers and talking to commuters in central Pretoria.

Ramokgopa's promises must be kept, say protesters

2016-06-22 14:10

Protesting residents of Malusi informal settlement in Pretoria West have taken to the streets to demand that the promises made by current Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa be fulfilled.

ANC to go back to branches about mayoral nomination process - Ramokgopa

2016-06-21 18:03

ANC regional chairperson and Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa says the party leadership will go back to the branches to discuss the mayoral nomination process.

Tshwane unrest: Special army unit on standby

2016-06-21 14:40

A special unit of the army is believed to be on stand-by to intervene in violence-hit townships in and around Pretoria, Netwerk24 has reported.

We'll vote DA if Ramokgopa is replaced, chant Atteridgeville residents

2016-06-21 12:35

Residents of Atteridgeville say if the incumbent mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa is replaced, they will vote for the DA, chanting "No Sputla, no vote".

'ANC never listened to us' - Tshwane branch leader

2016-06-21 08:27

An ANC branch leader in Tshwane says more protests are expected after the party named Thoko Didiza as its mayoral candidate, pushing aside "people's mayor" Kgosientso Ramokgopa.

'I distance myself from the violence' - Ramokgopa

2016-06-21 05:39

Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa on Monday distanced himself from the violence that broke out following the announcement that Thoko Didiza would be mayoral candidate in the upcoming local government elections.

Ga-Rankuwa residents happy following meeting with mayor

2016-05-18 21:52

Residents of Spoorview in Ga-Rankuwa will stop service delivery protests following their meeting with Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa on Wednesday.

Accept demographic changes or leave - Tshwane mayor

2016-04-22 16:30

Tshwane residents have to accept that demographics have changed in many areas and everyone’s needs must be accommodated, Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa says.


My son's killer should rot in jail - Mother of slain ANC man

2016-06-29 18:14

The mother of the man shot and killed outside the Tshwane Events Centre during an ANC meeting says the man who pulled the trigger should rot in jail.

I have full confidence in Didiza as Tshwane mayor - Ramokgopa

2016-06-23 18:10

Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa has expressed full confidence in mayor elect Thoko Didiza.

Don’t behave like hooligans - Motsoaledi

2016-06-21 20:06

Senior ANC members has appealed to Tshwane residents to stop behaving like hooligans because of their dissatisfaction with the party's mayoral candidate for the metro.

SACP launches task team to investigate Tshwane violence

2016-06-21 16:54

The South African Communist Party in Gauteng has launched a task team to investigate any involvement of SACP and Young Communist League members in acts of criminality in Tshwane.

ANALYSIS: Is this why Tshwane is burning?

2016-06-21 13:18

Given divisions within the Tshwane ANC, could violent protests have been prevented by allowing branches to choose the party's mayoral candidate?

They can't bring a Zulu to lead us - Tshwane residents

2016-06-21 10:13

Residents of Atteridgeville, Tshwane, have lashed out at the ANC's decision to put forward Thoko Didiza as mayoral candidate, saying a Zulu person from KZN cannot be brought in to lead them.

We must rally behind Didiza - Ramokgopa

2016-06-21 07:31

Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa has called on ANC members to rally behind his replacement, Thoko Didiza.

Mashatile, Ramokgopa to visit troubled Hammanskraal area

2016-05-25 09:48

The MEC of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements, Paul Mashatile and Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa will visit the troubled area of Kanana in Hammanskraal following days of violent protests, says an official.

Ramokgopa promises to meet protesting Ga-Rankuwa residents

2016-05-13 12:03

Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa will meet residents of Spoorview in Ga-Rankuwa following protests in the area.

Pretoria name change will go ahead – Ramokgopa

2016-04-22 07:19

The Pretoria name change will go ahead in order to build social cohesion, the city's mayor, Kgosientso Ramokgopa, has said.

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