ARTICLES RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Only 23 out of 110 posts filled at Tshwane electrical depot

2015-08-27 19:11

There is a severe shortage of staff at the Nokeng Tsa Taemane local municipality's electrical depot in Tshwane, with only 23 out 110 vacant posts filled.

De Lille: Cape Town is a victim of its own success

2015-08-27 16:42

An influx of residents to Cape Town in the last 10 years has put much strain on existing infrastructure, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Municipal salaries increase by almost R7bn

2015-08-25 21:38

The amount paid on salaries for municipal employees across the country has increased by nearly R7bn between 2013 and 2014, Statistics South Africa says.

ANC wants to win back urban voters

2015-08-25 10:44

The ANC plans to focus on metros in a bid to stop a drop in support ahead of local government elections next year.

UDM takes Nelson Mandela Bay ward from ANC

2015-08-20 11:45

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has thanked the people who voted for the UDM's candidate in a by-election, saying it is a sign that things are changing politically.

KZN premier spokesperson allegedly suspended

2015-08-17 18:22

KwaZulu-Natal office of the premier spokesperson Ndabezinhle Sibiya has allegedly been placed on suspension pending an investigation into his conduct.

ANC insists KZN municipalities are well run

2015-08-16 17:45

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has insisted that its provincial municipalities are running well, despite criticism from its detractors.

Women must exert their authority, says Thembeka Mchunu

2015-08-07 08:22

KwaZulu-Natal First Lady and uThungulu district mayor Thembeka Mchunu says that by working in a male dominated sphere, she has learnt to exert her authority.

Oudtshoorn municipality placed under administration

2015-07-31 16:15

The troubled Oudtshoorn municipality in the Western Cape will be put under administration, the department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs says.

Sheriff swoops on Gariep municipality - DA

2015-07-30 13:39

The sheriff has attached assets of the Gariep municipality in the Free State due to non-payment for an accounting system, the DA in the area said on Thursday.

 

IEC receives first batch of municipal ward boundaries for 2016 elections

2015-08-27 17:59

The Municipal Demarcation Board has handed over the first batch of final municipal ward boundaries for the 2016 local government election to the Independent Electoral Commission.

Commonwealth Games delegation getting a 'paid holiday' - DA

2015-08-27 12:16

The DA in KwaZulu-Natal has labelled a recommendation for a multi-party delegation to travel to New Zealand for the Commonwealth Games Host City announcement, at a cost of R300 000, as wasteful expenditure.

Spend less time in meetings - ANC

2015-08-25 14:39

Government officials need to spend less time sitting in meetings and more time reconnecting with the people on the ground, the ANC says.

Mandela Bay by-election result will send 'shockwave' through ANC - Trollip

2015-08-20 16:47

The ANC will not be able to win a majority in 2016 if the results of a Nelson Mandela Bay by-election are replicated in other wards, the DA in the Eastern Cape has said.

1 000 ANC members have defected to us - Limpopo DA

2015-08-17 19:02

The DA in Limpopo says it has welcomed around 1 000 new members who have defected from the ANC.

Limpopo ANC suspends Speaker

2015-08-17 17:06

The ANC in Limpopo has suspended their embattled provincial Speaker Merriam Ramadwa, pending disciplinary action.

Life, love and politics: At home with Thembeka Mchunu

2015-08-07 10:01

Life is a balancing act for KwaZulu-Natal’s First Lady Thembeka Mchunu, who is also the uThungulu District mayor and a mother of four children.

Municipal manager’s murder behind Indaka’s takeover

2015-08-04 11:10

The murder of a rural town’s municipal manager less than a month ago is chief among the reasons why the provincial government has placed the council under administration.

ANC-alliance has power as strong as God's - Mchunu

2015-07-30 15:53

ANC KwaZulu-Natal chair Senzo Mchunu took a dig at opposition parties by saying that the power of the party and its alliance could only be compared to God.

Strong decisions the key to our success, says KwaDukuza mayor

2015-07-29 10:25

KwaDukuza Mayor Richardo Mthembu says the secret to running the best performing municipality in KwaZulu-Natal is working together.

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