SAHRC: Local govt structures not complying with PAIA

2015-10-02 21:13

Eighty one percent of local government structures are not complying with the Promotion of Access to Information Act, according to an SA Human Rights Commission report tabled in Parliament.

How can the city do this? - Durban residents facing eviction

2015-09-30 15:18

About 200 Westgate Gardens residents are living on edge as rumours circulate that they may be evicted to make way for Umkonto weSizwe military veterans.

Intervene or else: Vexed ANC members threaten Mpumalanga elections

2015-09-23 10:34

Disgruntled ANC members in Mpumalanga are likely to form a new civic organisation to contest the 2016 local government elections if Luthuli House does not intervene in the party’s affairs.

Hawks arrest top Free State govt official on fraud charges

2015-09-22 20:32

A senior Free State government official has appeared in court for allegedly defrauding the Moqhaka municipality of R11m, the Hawks say.

Give us another chance, Western Cape ANC asks voters

2015-09-16 07:08

ANC Western Cape secretary Faiez Jacobs is cautiously optimistic about the party's chances in next year's local government elections and believes it could get a majority in the City of Cape Town.

DA turns to court to stop municipal mergers

2015-09-09 17:58

The High Court in Pretoria is expected to hear the DA's urgent application to stop the Municipal Demarcation Board from merging 46 municipalities around the country, the party says.

Time to make Tshwane investor friendly - DA's Msimanga

2015-09-08 13:07

The DA's Tshwane mayoral candidate, Solly Msimanga, plans on turning the country's capital city into an investor-friendly destination.

Relief for Flamingo Court tenants in water bill battle

2015-09-04 21:08

Relief has been granted to residents of Flamingo Court in South Durban who have been unable to afford to pay back debt owed to the eThekwini Municipality for unpaid water bills, the Legal Resource Centre says.

DA announces nominees for Tshwane mayoral candidate

2015-09-02 18:28

The DA in Gauteng North has nominated three people for the party's Tshwane mayoral candidate position.

Gauteng health dept pays out R544m in negligence cases

2015-09-01 17:55

An "astounding figure" of R544m has been paid out in damages and settlements by the Gauteng health department, according to MEC Qedani Mahlangu.


DA, City of Tshwane trade accusations over prepaid meter contract

2015-10-01 19:47

The Democratic Alliance and City of Tshwane have traded accusations over the metro's cancellation of its smart prepaid meter contract with PEU Capital Partners.

Over 1 200 state disciplinary cases in last quarter

2015-09-27 21:21

There were 1 239 disciplinary cases undertaken in national departments in the last quarter of the financial year ending March 31 this year, government says.

30% drop in Sandton traffic will be a success - City

2015-09-22 22:02

A 30% drop in traffic on roads leading to Sandton, and into the business hub itself, during the EcoMobility Festival will be a success, says the City of Johannesburg.

DA's criminal charges against Danny Jordaan a gimmick - ANC

2015-09-22 19:01

Laying criminal charges against Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Danny Jordaan is a desperate attempt to discredit him, the ANC says.

Peace restored in Vuwani after Ramaphosa visit

2015-09-14 11:54

Limpopo police say peace has been restored to Vuwani after protesting residents met with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa over the weekend.

No dark motives behind pool tiles - eThekwini

2015-09-08 14:36

The eThekwini municipality has poured cold water on claims that a multimillion-rand upgrade to beachfront pools – which includes retiling – is a result of dark tiles camouflaging dark-skinned bathers underwater, increasing their risk of drowning.

From a shack to Tshwane mayoral candidate

2015-09-08 12:24

From growing up in a shack in Atteridgeville to becoming the DA's Tshwane mayoral candidate, Solly Msimanga wants to give back and make a difference.

Police, protesters clash in Limpopo town

2015-09-03 19:44

Police have clashed with protesters, who hurled stones at them with catapults, in Vuwani, Limpopo, as a demonstration against the newly established municipality heated up.

Swift action needed against corrupt officials - DA

2015-09-01 20:11

The Gauteng provincial government has promised to investigate officials implicated in corruption in the Expanded Public Works Programme, however, remedial action is always after the fact, the DA says.

Premier: There will be consequences for dodgy finances

2015-09-01 16:57

Gauteng government and public entity officials linked to financial mismanagement will be held responsible for their actions, Premier David Makhura has said.

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