R39bn Gauteng education budget passed

2016-05-26 20:08

The Gauteng education department has passed a R39bn budget, but not without strong criticism from opposition parties.

DA to file PAIA application over new PE security chief

2016-05-23 11:45

The DA in the Eastern Cape says it will file a Promotion of Access to Information Act application to have the NPA's record of the decision, regarding why it has not prosecuted the Nelson Mandela Bay head of safety and security, made public.

49 arrested as Kokstad residents call for mayor to step down

2016-05-17 22:33

Kokstad residents have protested this week to demand that their mayor, Nosisa Jojozi, and her deputy, Bheki Mtolo, step down.

New Northern Cape municipality will be bigger than Gauteng

2016-05-12 20:26

The amalgamation of the Mier municipality in the Northern Cape's Kalahari and //Khara Hais municipality in Upington in the Northern Cape, is to go ahead as planned, creating a municipality bigger, although far less populous, than the province of Guateng.

Midvaal has lowest unemployment rate in Gauteng - mayor

2016-05-11 15:56

Midvaal has a 70.5% economically active population and has the lowest unemployment rate in Gauteng, its mayor Bongani Baloyi said in his state of the municipality speech on Wednesday.

Trollip accuses Jordaan of 'emp-Mti' promises

2016-05-08 17:07

The DA's Athol Trollip has called on head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Shaun Abrahams, to explain why Nelson Mandela Bay’s head of security, Linda Mti, had not been criminally charged.

DA questions Nelson Mandela Bay safety appointment

2016-05-01 15:30

The Democratic Alliance has demanded the Nelson Mandela Bay council releases within seven days the CVs of those who applied for the position of head of the metro's safety and security.

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.

Mysterious Danny Jordaan, Zuma billboard erected in PE

2016-04-14 11:07

A mysterious billboard has been erected in Port Elizabeth displaying the message “Danny Jordaan, proudly brought to you by Jacob Zuma”.

'Zuma out, Mmusi in', DA party agents in Mamre sing

2016-03-06 15:00

"Zuma out, Mmusi in, we are ready for 2016," DA party agents in the small Western Cape town of Mamre have sung ahead of the arrival of Patricia de Lille on voter registration weekend.


Senzo Mchunu axing will cause instability - NFP

2016-05-25 21:16

The ousting of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu will cause political instability in the province, the National Freedom Party says.

Mpumalanga municipality bans Malema event - EFF

2016-05-19 15:29

A Mpumalanga local municipality has denied accusations by the EFF that it has barred party leader Julius Malema from using municipal stadia to address his supporters.

Union, City of Cape Town locked in court battle over Good Hope Centre

2016-05-17 11:10

The SA Clothing Workers Union and the City of Cape Town are locked in a court battle over the future of the centrally located Good Hope Centre.

Vuwani protests deepen Limpopo education dept's financial woes

2016-05-11 18:00

The Limpopo education department is scrambling for funds to accommodate displaced learners as violent protests in Vuwani persist, a spokesperson says.


Ga-Rankuwa protest

2016-05-10 12:51
Residents of Spoorview, Ga-Rankuwa, have staged a protest against the cost of municipal services. See the pictures here.

Residents of Spoorview, Ga-Rankuwa, have staged a protest against the cost of municipal services. See the pictures here.

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Unhappy Vuwani residents should appeal rezoning – Van Rooyen

2016-05-05 23:00

Co-operative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen has encouraged the community of Vuwani to appeal the High Court’s decision to rezone their area following days of protests.

Limpopo court case could derail elections

2016-04-22 13:14

Protests have turned violent outside the Limpopo High Court during hearings into a municipal demarcation case that could derail the local government elections.

eThekwini mayor to outline plans for R41.6bn budget

2016-04-18 09:50

eThekwini Mayor James Nxumalo is set to outline how the city plans on using its R41.6bn budget.

eThekwini to spend R450 000 on dinner, breakfast Down Under

2016-03-09 13:22

eThekwini Mayor James Nxumalo and a delegation of six officials are expected to travel to Sydney for a dinner and breakfast - at a cost of R450 000.

Elections are going to be a game changer - Mashaba

2016-03-06 11:08

The DA's Johannesburg mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba says the weekend's voter registration has been an eye-opener, and he believes people are ready to make a change.

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