ARTICLES RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Sea Point site can be a symbol of healing - religious leaders

2016-06-29 13:10

Religious leaders have added their voice to the call to stop the sale of the Tafelberg school site in Sea Point, saying it can be a symbol of healing, unity and desegregation in Cape Town.

DA would have prevented Tshwane violence - Msimanga

2016-06-28 08:04

The DA would have prevented last week's violent protests in Tshwane, its mayoral candidate for the metro, Solly Msimanga, has claimed.

'Our Thoko is coming' - supporters sing as Didiza hits campaign trail

2016-06-24 10:39

ANC Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza has hit the ground running, starting her campaign for mayor at a Tshwane taxi rank.

ANC Gauteng to introduce mayoral candidates

2016-06-23 07:24

The ANC in Gauteng is set to introduce its mayoral candidates, amid ongoing protests over its selection for Tshwane.

Joburg leads in delivering basic services - report

2016-06-23 06:05

Johannesburg is the country’s leading city in providing basic services, according to a report released on Wednesday.

Violent pre-election protests illegal - deputy minister

2016-06-22 21:59

A clear distinction must be made between genuine protests and mere acts of public violence ahead of the upcoming local government elections, deputy minister says.

Relative calm restored in Hammanskraal

2016-06-22 07:30

A semblance of normality has returned to Hammanskraal, but the charred shells of burnt out busses are a grim reminder of days of civil unrest in Tshwane.

Didiza will only have to leave Parliament post if ANC wins in Tshwane

2016-06-21 10:16

National Assembly chairperson and ANC Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza will only be required to leave Parliament if the ANC wins the metro, says the IEC.

Government condemns Tshwane violence

2016-06-21 09:19

Government has appealed for calm and the peaceful resolution of differences after the outbreak of violence in certain areas in the City of Tshwane.

Gauteng cops mobilised to assist in Tshwane

2016-06-21 08:27

Gauteng police say cases of murder, malicious damage to property and intimidation have been opened following protests in Tshwane, and all members, even those on rest days, have been mobilised.

 

KZN introduces its mayoral candidates

2016-06-28 14:19

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has admitted that the election nomination process has put a strain on the unity of the party and its alliance partners.

Violence doesn't help anyone, Maimane tells Tshwane residents

2016-06-27 13:23

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has pleaded with residents of Tshwane not to engage in violent protests, saying they will not bring about any solutions.

Unrest flares up again in Mabopane

2016-06-23 16:06

Police have been engaged in running battles with looters in Mabopane on Thursday night. Officers have encircled the Central City Mall.

LISTEN: We need urgent backup - Tshwane cops under attack run out of rubber bullets

2016-06-23 07:21

Police officers under attack from looters in Mabopane City ran out of rubber bullets and urgently called for backup, it has emerged.

Sacked Tshwane official denies unrest plot

2016-06-23 05:35

Sacked Tshwane ANC deputy secretary George Matjila has been implicated in a WhatsApp message as the mastermind behind a plot to make the Tshwane metro ungovernable.

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.

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".

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.

'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.

Woman forced into sex work rescued in Cape Town

2016-06-20 22:30

A young woman has been rescued from forced prostitution after being lured to Cape Town with the promise of a job, a City of Cape Town official says.

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