Former Tlokwe mayor gets new job

2013-11-19 11:35

The ANC says a new mayoral candidate for the troubled Tlokwe local municipality has not been decided on yet, but former mayor Maphetle Maphetle is taking up a job in the North West legislature.

Council meeting legal - Tlokwe City

2013-09-20 21:22

A Tlokwe special council meeting has been properly convened, the council says.

Tlokwe no confidence motion delayed

2013-09-20 12:47

The ANC in the North West says it will not act on a motion of no confidence in Tlokwe mayor Annette Combrink uncil the conclusion of outstanding by-elections.

Tlokwe residents back independent candidate

2013-09-18 15:19

Residents of Tlokwe's Ward 26 have thrown their weight behind independent candidate Butiki "Stone" Mahlabe and have lambasted the lack of development in the area.

Judgment reserved in Tlokwe case

2013-09-17 16:49

The Electoral Court in Bloemfontein has reserved judgment on an application to postpone by-elections in Tlokwe.

ANC is in retreat - Mazibuko

2013-09-16 17:11

DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko has told students at Mangosuthu University of Technology that the ANC was scared of imminent change in its support.

Hawks must continue Maphetle probe - MEC

2013-09-12 20:42

The Hawks should be allowed to continue investigating allegations against former Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle, North West Local Government MEC Mamketse Tlhape says.

Tlokwe speaker stalls council meeting

2013-08-28 15:59

Tlokwe municipality speaker Barei Segotso is refusing to convene a council meeting that is expected to vote on a motion of no confidence in her.

ANC loses support in North West

2013-08-08 17:20

The ANC has lost voter support in the North West, but made gains in two Western Cape wards in the municipal by-elections.

Low turn-out for Tlokwe by-election

2013-08-07 12:24

As voting began in Tlokwe's ward nine, community leaders say they have been surprised by the low turnout, but hoped numbers would increase later.

ANC gets more support in Tlokwe

2013-08-05 16:29

The Young Communist League of SA in the North West has expressed concern at Tlokwe's ANC mayor Maphetle Maphetle being unseated.

ANC intensifies efforts in Tlokwe

2013-08-02 21:08

The ANC in the North West has vowed to pull out all the stops to win the forthcoming by-elections in Tlokwe municipality and elsewhere in the province.

ANC agrees to vacate Tlokwe office

2013-07-31 12:14

The ANC in Tlokwe has agreed to vacate the mayor's office and withdraw an urgent application to appeal a court's dismissal of its challenge to the mayor's post, the North West DA says.

Ousted Tlokwe mayor not budging

2013-07-30 12:43

Ousted Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle would not vacate his office as ordered by a court because he plans to appeal, a party spokesperson says.

DA Tlokwe councillor 'vindicated'

2013-07-29 13:19

Democratic Alliance councillor Annette Combrink says she feels vindicated by a ruling which declared her election as Tlokwe mayor lawful.

Date set for Tlokwe judgment

2013-07-25 20:09

The date has been set for the judgment in an application to nullify a council meeting that unseated Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle, the DA says.

Ramaphosa, Duarte in Tlokwe

2013-07-17 16:46

The ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa and deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte have been meeting the party's Tlokwe councillors in Potchefstroom.


Residents of Marikana informal settlement near Potchefstroom say they are feeling neglected as the battle for control over Tlokwe municipality continues. Watch.

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The political turmoil at the Tlokwe municipality in the North West is spreading to the Dr Modiri Molema District municipality in Mafikeng. Watch.

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Papers served on Tlokwe councillors

2013-07-10 15:47

The ANC served court papers on 48 Tlokwe municipal councillors, following Mayor Maphetle Maphetle's unseating, the DA said.

Tlokwe probe was slow - NEC member

2013-07-08 21:18

An ANC's probe into claims of corruption against former Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle has been slow, the party's national executive committee member Gugile Nkwinti says.

Potch residents welcome DA take over

2013-07-08 16:32

Several residents in Potchefstroom in the North West have welcomed the unseating of ANC mayor Maphetle Maphetle.

ANC condones corruption - Holomisa

2013-07-06 22:15

The behaviour of the ANC in dealing with the Tlokwe Municipality in North West is a sign that the ruling party condones corruption, the UDM says.

Ex-mayor refuses to vacate office - DA

2013-07-05 17:14

Legal papers have been served on former Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle and other councillors refusing to vacate their offices, the DA in the North West say.

ANC welcomes axing of Tlokwe councillors

2013-07-04 07:56

The ANC in the North West has welcomed the axing of 14 of its councillors from the Tlokwe municipality after they attempted to unseat their mayor.


Tlokwe candidates ask for more time

2013-10-15 21:53

Six independent candidates contesting the upcoming by-elections in Tlokwe, have asked for more time to campaign.

Tlokwe council meeting illegal - DA

2013-09-20 19:17

The DA says it did not attend a Tlokwe council special meeting, because it was illegally convened.

DA questions ANC's conduct in Tlokwe

2013-09-18 18:50

The DA has questioned whether Tlokwe's by-elections would be fair.

Tlokwe candidates campaign undaunted

2013-09-17 18:12

Campaigning ahead of by-elections in Tlokwe, North West, has continued despite uncertainty about whether they would go ahead as planned.

ANC confident of Tlokwe by-election win

2013-09-17 10:35

The ANC in the North West says it is confident of winning the impending by-elections in Tlokwe and Ramotsere Moiloa municipalities.

Tlokwe food parcels part of 'service delivery'

2013-09-13 18:42

Government has denied reports that Tlokwe in the North West is receiving food parcels because of upcoming by-elections.

ANC sends heavies to Tlokwe

2013-09-09 19:28

ANC's top brass have been sent in to do door-to-door campaigns in five Tlokwe wards to help the party's national working committee understand the community's concerns.

ANC puts Tlokwe under the spotlight

2013-08-26 14:50

The North West ANC's provincial executive committee is discussing its position on 14 formerly expelled Tlokwe councillors ahead of by-elections next month.

ANC's Maphetle 'working with Tlokwe people'

2013-08-07 14:04

Since being unseated as Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle has been doing "ground work with the people", he says.

ANC hopes to re-take Tlokwe in by-election

2013-08-07 11:23

Residents of Tlokwe in the North West have an opportunity to ensure an ANC victory at the by-elections, the party says.

Tlokwe food parcels 'a vote campaign'

2013-08-03 14:05

Sanco has accused Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini of trying to buy votes in Tlokwe, in the North West, with food parcels, a report says.

New Tlokwe mayor finally in office

2013-08-01 18:43

Tlokwe's DA Mayor Annette Combrink has been granted access to the municipality's office and has been hard at working, after the ANC refused to vacate it earlier in the week.

Expelled Tlokwe mayor back to court

2013-07-30 23:12

Ousted Tlokwe ANC mayor Maphetle Maphetle will return to the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, in another bid to regain control of the municipality.

ANC respects Tlokwe decision

2013-07-29 18:50

The ANC respects the decision by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, to dismiss an application to nullify the council meeting at which Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle had been unseated.

Court: DA councillor rightful Tlokwe mayor

2013-07-29 10:55

The North Gauteng High Court has dismissed an application to nullify the council meeting at which Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle was unseated and declared that the election of DA councillor Annette Combrink was lawful.

ANC goes to court over Tlokwe

2013-07-23 08:55

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will hear an application by the ANC to have the unseating of its Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle declared invalid.

Defence minister abused power - DA

2013-07-16 16:01

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula's use of an SA Air Force helicopter to go to Tlokwe, North West, to receive a memorandum is an abuse of state resources, the DA says.

Simelane joins North West team

2013-07-12 16:36

Former NPA boss Menzi Simelane is reportedly part of a government team sent to the North West to help turn around embattled municipalities.

Tlokwe mayor retains power - ANC

2013-07-11 21:31

Maphetle Maphetle remains the mayor of Tlokwe municipality in the North West, even though he was unseated in a meeting last week, the ANC says.


The ANC and the DA have gone head-to-head over the dismissal of former Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle. Watch.

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ANC goes to court over Tlokwe

2013-07-08 18:52

The ANC has filed papers in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg against Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle's unseating, the party says.

Tlokwe mayor in talks with axed officials

2013-07-07 14:34

DA Tlokwe mayor Annete Combrink has held informal talks with 14 ousted ANC councillors about co-operation between them, according to reports.

Agang SA applauds Tlokwe councillors

2013-07-05 19:05

Tlokwe councillors, who voted to unseat former mayor Maphetle Maphetle, should be applauded, Agang SA says.

By-elections planned for Tlokwe

2013-07-04 20:11

By-elections will be held in Tlokwe, in the North West, after 14 ANC councillors who voted to unseat mayor Maphetle Maphetle were expelled, the party says.

14 ANC Tlokwe councillors expelled

2013-07-03 21:54

Fourteen ANC councillors, who voted to unseat Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle, have been expelled from the party, its North West provincial disciplinary committee says.

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