ARTICLES RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

ANC 'pushing for by-election' in Jozini - DA

2016-08-27 11:12

The DA in KwaZulu-Natal has accused the ANC of stalling the election of a mayor and executive council members in the Jozini local municipality.

Herman Mashaba promises to leave his business life behind him

2016-08-25 16:49

After more than 30 years of being in business, Johannesburg’s new mayor, Herman Mashaba, has promised to leave his directorships behind and focus solely on politics.

Nelson Mandela Bay mayoral committee white, male-dominated - ANC

2016-08-24 20:59

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor, Athol Trollip has announced his new mayoral committee, which the ANC has criticised as being white and male-dominated.

EFF 'collaborated with the enemy' - new Ekurhuleni mayor

2016-08-24 08:46

Newly-elected Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina says ANC members have forgotten who fought for their liberation, while criticising the EFF for siding with the DA in hung municipalities.

EThekwini mayor condemns Inchanga violence

2016-08-23 22:14

Newly-elected eThekwini metro mayor Zandile Gumede has condemned the violence in Inchanga.

ANC retains Ekurhuleni, despite complaint

2016-08-23 17:24

The ANC has retained Ekurhuleni Metro after its mayoral candidate, Mzwandile Masina, was re-elected with 117 of the votes.

Deliver basic services efficiently - new eThekwini speaker

2016-08-23 16:36

ANC councillor William Lekgoa Mapena has been elected eThekwini municipality speaker, a position previously occupied by Logie Naidoo.

Ekurhuleni council elects ANC speaker

2016-08-23 14:59

ANC councillor Patricia Kumalo has been elected speaker of the Ekurhuleni council, beating DA councillor Shadow Shabangu

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ANC's Mabale-Huma elected Rustenburg speaker in drama-filled sitting

2016-08-20 11:40

ANC councillor Sheila Mabale-Huma has been elected speaker of council after the votes had to be recounted in a dramatic first sitting of council in Rustenburg.

 

No purging of municipal jobs – Ekurhuleni mayor

2016-08-26 08:33

Incoming Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina does not plan on getting rid of municipal staff who served under his predecessor Mondli Gungubele.

Cape Town to write off R3m arrears

2016-08-25 08:08

The over R3 million rental and utility arrears tenants of a Langa housing scheme owe should be written off, a Cape Town council meeting decided.

SA's new political game still to unfold - analysts

2016-08-24 10:14

The last of the country's major metros elected their respective mayors and speakers on Tuesday, heralding a new era of local politics in South Africa.

DA mayor gets extra security after bloody bag left on his lawn

2016-08-24 07:05

Newly-elected Saldanha Bay Mayor Marius Koen says he is feeling jittery after a bag containing a knife, a sheep's head, and a live tortoise was left outside his house.

EFF, DA remain united against ANC in Ekurhuleni

2016-08-23 20:05

EFF and DA councillors were united in their demands during the first sitting of council in Ekurhuleni on Tuesday.

Zandile Gumede elected eThekwini mayor

2016-08-23 17:04

Zandile Gumede has been elected as the new eThekwini Metro mayor, taking over the reins from James Nxumalo.

ANC members in KZN threaten violence over 'imposed' councillors

2016-08-23 16:22

While the voting process for the office bearers for the eThekwini metro takes place, some members of the ANC have expressed their dissatisfaction about councillors who they believe have been imposed on them.

Singing, dancing at peaceful Ekurhuleni council meeting

2016-08-23 11:56

Ekurhuleni's first council meeting, where a new mayor and speaker are expected to be elected, is proceeding smoothly, with joyous singing and dancing by political party supporters.

LIVE: Mayor Mashaba - Corruption is public enemy number 1

2016-08-22 17:33

The City of Johannesburg is holding its inaugural council meeting, with councillors having been sworn in. Follow the live updates here.

We'll promote youth jobs, vows new Collins Chabane municipality

2016-08-20 10:17

ANCYL provincial treasurer and chief whip of the newly constituted Collins Chabane municipality Miyelani Chauke says the new municipality will prioritise young unemployed people for job opportunities.

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