ARTICLES RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Service delivery is key, Mayor Danny Jordaan says

2015-05-28 15:23

New Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Danny Jordaan says despite bearing the name of Nelson Mandela, the metro is one the worst performing in the country, with high unemployment and slow economic growth.

Danny Jordaan elected unopposed as mayor

2015-05-28 10:51

Danny Jordaan has been elected, unopposed, as the new mayor of the Nelson Mandela metro in the Eastern Cape

Danny Jordaan as mayor: Good or bad?

2015-05-28 08:01

News24 has compiled a list of reasons why Danny Jordaan could be a good choice and why he might be a bad choice as the Nelson Mandela Bay metro's new mayor.

ANC suspends four Eastern Cape councillors

2015-05-27 16:24

Four Eastern Cape councillors in the Inkwanca local municipality have been suspended from the ANC for five years for ignoring a directive on the handling of a forensic report into alleged corruption.

Mixed feelings about Zuma's intervention in eThekwini

2015-05-21 19:30

Branches in the eThekwini region hold different views about President Jacob Zuma's intervention.

Axed KZN health official's R203K payday

2015-05-20 13:24

The axed chief financial officer of KwaZulu-Natal’s health department received a R203 000 payout from the Gauteng health department and was never charged despite being suspended.

Opposition: Danny Jordaan 'handed a poisoned chalice'

2015-05-19 11:18

Opposition parties have not been very receptive to the announcement that SA Football Association boss Danny Jordaan has been appointed Nelson Mandela Bay mayor by the ruling ANC.

Two North West municipalities stripped of executive functions

2015-05-17 12:46

The executive functions of the Ventersdorp and Tswaing local municipalities have been taken over by the provincial government due to maladministration.

9-hour power cuts cripple tourism town

2015-05-12 16:13

Residents in Mpumalanga's tourism town, Graskop, have expressed anger and despair following power cuts that last up to nine hours in a day.

Kouga Municipality gets first female mayor

2015-05-11 18:22

The Kouga Municipality has a new mayor, following the resignation of Booi Koerat due to heath concerns.

 

Jordaan mum on FIFA scandal

2015-05-28 15:08

Newly sworn-in Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor Danny Jordaan has refused to comment on corruption allegations relating to the 2010 World Cup, or how this would impact on his position as mayor.

eThekwini residents to pay more for services

2015-05-28 08:01

Durban residents will soon pay 12.9% more for electricity, according to the eThekwini Municipality's 2013/14 budget.

Opposition parties to boycott Danny Jordaan's swearing in as mayor

2015-05-27 17:55

Nelson Mandela Bay opposition parties have joined forces and vowed to stay away from the special council meeting that has been called for the swearing in of ANC candidate Danny Jordaan as the new mayor.

Limpopo Treasury MEC booted out

2015-05-27 15:49

Limpopo Treasury MEC Rudolph Phala has lost his position on Premier Stan Mathabatha’s executive committee following a provincial cabinet reshuffle.

Stop infighting, Mtubatuba councillors told

2015-05-21 17:37

KwaZulu-Natal’s Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube has urged Mtubatuba councillors not to disappoint those who voted them in.

Muncipality spends on mayor's new car, not service delivery

2015-05-19 16:00

A Free State municipality has been criticised for its decision to allocate R500 000 to the purchase of a car for its mayor while service delivery and infrastructure allegedly deteriorates in the area.

Polokwane municipal manager suspended

2015-05-17 13:27

The Polokwane municipality has announced that its municipal manager has been suspended pending an investigation into undisclosed allegations.

Shocking state of Gauteng's township schools revealed

2015-05-16 18:05

Total Equal Education’s independent audit on sanitation at a 200 Gauteng schools has revealed almost a third had over 100 learners for a single toilet.

Municipality spends nearly R120 000 on fast food

2015-05-12 07:29

A forensic report on an investigation into a KwaZulu-Natal municipality has pointed to nearly R400m in irregular or unauthorised expenditure, including thousands spent on fast food, accommodation and travel.

ANC tips Danny Jordaan for PE mayor - report

2015-05-08 09:23

The ANC has reportedly lobbied SA soccer boss Danny Jordaan to take over the job of Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor, as it desperately tries to hold onto its leadership in key metropolitan areas.

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