ARTICLES RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Kannaland Municipality needs R12.7m to avoid Eskom cutoff

2016-02-10 21:13

The Kannaland Municipality is urgently looking for R12.7 million to avoid getting cut off by Eskom later in February.

There will be no electricity cuts in Free State, says Cogta

2016-02-09 11:48

The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs in the Free State is confident there will be no electricity cuts in the province, despite municipalities owing Eskom R842m.

George's DA mayor accused of assaulting his wife

2016-02-04 13:09

DA mayor in the George Municipality, Charles Standers, has been accused of beating up his wife, police have confirmed.

Eskom, municipality in dispute over R5m bill

2016-02-01 13:30

Officials at a municipality in Mpumalanga have rejected Eskom’s allegations that they failed to settle a R5m electricity bill, which will result in their power supply being cut.

Auditor General gives Joburg unqualified audit

2016-01-28 13:54

The City of Johannesburg received an unqualified audit from the Auditor General for the 2014/2015 financial year.

We will retain our metros – Mantashe

2016-01-27 22:01

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe is confident the party will retain its metros in the upcoming local government elections.

'We will give title deeds overnight' - DA's Mashaba

2016-01-26 13:24

Under the DA's administration, residents and small business owners in Soweto will get their title deeds overnight, Johannesburg mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba says.

Pietermaritzburg city leaders on ‘hit list’

2016-01-25 12:30

A leaked “hit list” targeting people “against corruption”, including high-profile city leaders, has been described as “awkward” and “crazy”.

EXCLUSIVE: This will be our biggest election campaign yet - Fransman

2016-01-21 12:14

The ANC in the Western Cape plans to unleash its biggest election campaign yet, provincial leader Marius Fransman says.

No election date yet - opposition parties unhappy

2016-01-15 18:14

Opposition parties want the date of this year’s local government elections, as not knowing is holding back their preparations.

 

'Fix my toilet and I'll vote for you,' Cape Town woman tells ANC

2016-02-10 14:24

Long-suffering residents of Elsies River have used a door-to-door campaign by an ANC NEC member as an opportunity to appeal for help.

Municipal strike causes a stink in historic town

2016-02-09 11:20

A strike by workers from the Umjindi local municipality in Mpumalanga has caused a stink in the historical mining town of Barberton.

Gauteng alliance welcomes Mashatile's return

2016-02-03 11:45

The alliance in Gauteng has welcomed the return of ANC Gauteng chairperson Paul Mashatile to the provincial government.

Oudtshoorn mayoral chain, furniture seized to pay lawsuit

2016-02-01 11:34

The Oudtshoorn municipality has had its mayoral chain and office furniture attached to pay compensation to a woman who slipped on an open drain - but the items are set to be returned.

eThekwini cracking down on derelict buildings

2016-01-28 11:28

One of Durban’s most dilapidated buildings, home to more than 500 people, has been raided and closed, the eThekwini Municipality says.

I'm not corrupt, says Truman Prince

2016-01-27 07:25

Beaufort West mayor Truman Prince is unapologetic about requesting that a tender be given to a construction company which was "sympathetic and having a relationship with the ANC".

It's going to be difficult to campaign for ANC – Cosatu president

2016-01-25 17:17

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini says it will be difficult to campaign for the ANC in the upcoming local government elections while the new tax laws are still in place.

Political parties retain wards in by-elections

2016-01-21 17:32

The ANC, DA and IFP all retained their wards in by-elections held in five provinces, according to the Independent Electoral Commission of SA results.

Joburg metro cops hit street bookseller again

2016-01-20 08:18

Johannesburg street bookseller Mahle Mavimbela has lost his collection once again to a raid by metro cops for obstructing the city's by-laws - but there is some good news for him.

Suspended Rustenburg municipal manager loses court bid

2015-12-25 08:17

Suspended Rustenburg municipal manager, Bheki Khenisa has lost an urgent high court application to set aside his suspension, the municipality has said

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