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Mashaba: Task team to investigate Lenasia eviction deaths

2017-09-26 07:08

An independent task team is set to probe allegations of political interference during evictions in Unaville, Lenasia, where two people died, says City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba.

Two years on, how is Wolwerivier doing?

2017-09-08 08:08

Wolwerivier is one of the places the City of Cape Town moves people to when they are evicted.

Rejected Mandela Bay city manager loses court bid

2017-09-05 20:59

The Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth dismissed an application by Vuyo Mlokothi to set aside a resolution by the Nelson Mandela Bay council, which rescinded its earlier appointment of Mlokothi as city manager.

Trollip's wife receives death and rape threats

2017-09-04 12:08

Janine Trollip, the wife of Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip, has received threatening SMS messages in which an unknown person has said she would be raped and murdered.

Worn-out hoses make it difficult for firefighters to do their job

2017-09-01 14:43

Plastic bags had to be wrapped around the worn-out hoses of the Welkom fire brigade in a desperate attempt to put out a fire in a building in the city.

True leadership is about pooling the best on offer

2017-08-28 10:10

You cannot make omelettes without breaking eggs. This is becoming clear from the coalition between the DA and UDM in Nelson Mandela Bay, writes Chris Kanyane.

UPDATE: Bobani ousted as deputy mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay

2017-08-24 16:03

The deputy mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, Mongameli Bobani, has been ousted following a controversial vote of no confidence.

Durban security contract hints at political interference

2017-08-24 11:02

For the 10th successive year the eThekwini metro council has rolled over a R50m a month security tender under a controversial emergency supply chain management policy.

Hangberg residents protest for better living conditions

2017-08-19 13:22

Residents of Hangberg in Hout Bay protested and blocked Harbour Road on Friday with burning rubble.

Herman Mashaba overwhelmed by his position - ANC's Parks Tau

2017-08-06 18:51

The ANC in Johannesburg will be requesting National Treasury to do a thorough analysis of mayor Herman Mashaba's 2017/18 budget.

 

N2 Strand protest action - 19 arrested

2017-09-25 16:48

Nineteen people have been arrested for public violence during on-going service delivery protests in Lwandle and Nomzamo, Cape Town.

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba faces motion of no confidence

2017-09-07 12:49

DA mayor in Johannesburg Herman Mashaba is facing his first motion of no confidence, with the ANC saying that he has failed to lead the city.

Political killings could plunge KZN municipalities into state of ungovernability – Cogta MEC

2017-09-05 13:37

The continuous political killings in KwaZulu-Natal could plunge municipalities into a state of ungovernability, the provincial Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs says.

JHB city official arrested for illegal property sale

2017-09-03 18:22

A Johannesburg municipality official has been arrested and charged with theft after she allegedly sold property illegally, the City’s mayor, Herman Mashaba said on Sunday.

Council to decide on selling Tshwane mayor's residence

2017-08-31 12:41

A report on the possibility of selling the mayor's official residence in Tshwane will be submitted for approval at the monthly council meeting.

Maimane urges UDM to stick with Nelson Mandela Bay coalition

2017-08-25 10:45

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has urged the United Democratic Movement to reconsider its threat to leave the Nelson Mandela Bay metro coalition.

ANC elated after winning Bergrivier ward in 'DA's heartland'

2017-08-24 11:19

The ANC has unseated the DA in the Western Cape's Bergrivier Municipality, by taking Ward 5 in a hotly-contested by-election.

Province orders City of Cape Town to clean up Masiphumelele

2017-08-24 05:20

The City of Cape Town has “failed to adequately address the appalling unhygienic conditions in Masiphumelele township", the Western Cape government has said in a scathing directive.

City of Johannesburg aims to make billing woes 'history'

2017-08-14 05:01

The City of Johannesburg declared its ''Billing Open Day'' on Saturday a resounding success, and promised to get rid of the backlog soon.

Mashaba opens criminal case against building contractor

2017-07-04 07:27

City of Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba has announced that he has opened a criminal case against a substation contractor who was awarded contracts worth R212 million.

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