ARTICLES RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Zuma complains about lazy South Africans

2015-03-25 08:52

If he were a dictator, he would change a few things, President Jacob Zuma says. And he would start with what he views as a creeping laziness in society.

Senior Gauteng health official fired

2015-03-11 16:46

Gauteng health department chief director of risk management and internal controls Abbey Marokoane has been dismissed.

Less money to go to local government

2015-02-25 15:49

Over the next three years allocations to provinces and municipalities will grow more slowly, and provinces will have to focus on finding efficiencies and cost savings.

By-elections planned in four provinces

2015-02-24 18:25

Municipal ward by-elections will be held in four provinces, the Electoral Commission of SA has announced.

Sanef condemns barring of journalists from media gallery

2015-02-24 05:00

The SA National Editors Forum has condemned the barring of journalists from the media gallery ahead of delivery of the state of the province address by Gauteng Premier David Makhura.

Catch-up classes for Malamulele pupils

2015-02-18 17:07

A catch-up programme will be implemented for school pupils in Malamulele, the Limpopo education department says.

Malamulele residents call off protest

2015-02-16 17:33

Residents in Malamulele in Limpopo have called off a six-week long protest in the area and have agreed to meet with Co-operative Governance Minister Pravin Gordhan in August.

De Lille standing for DA Western Cape leader

2015-02-09 11:47

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has announced that she is standing for leader of the Democratic Alliance in the Western Cape.

38 Mtubatuba councillors relieved of their duties

2015-02-06 18:12

The Mtubatuba Municipality in northern KwaZulu-Natal has been dissolved and its 38 councillors relieved of their duties, MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube says.

ANC supports Malamulele intervention

2015-02-05 05:00

An intervention by Co-operative Governance Minister Pravin Gordhan to help resolve problems in Malamulele, Limpopo, has been welcomed by the ANC.

 

Reduce dependence on consultants - Zuma

2015-03-24 15:07

President Jacob Zuma has urged municipalities to reduce dependence on consultants, to improve efficiency in local government.

Most municipalities dysfunctional - Solidarity

2015-03-05 13:12

More than a third of local municipalities are dysfunctional, trade union Solidarity says.

DA, ANC accuse each other of racism

2015-02-25 13:37

Race and racism have dominated the debate of Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s state of the province address in the provincial legislature.

ANC says eThekweni vote-buying claims unfounded

2015-02-24 07:19

Allegations of vote buying in the recent election to determine the chairperson of the ANC's largest region are unfounded, the ANC's eThekwini regional secretary says.

Durban tombstone ban lifted

2015-02-23 10:58

A ban limiting what mourners can place on the graves of their loved ones in Durban has been lifted, it has been reported.

ANC welcomes suspension of Malamulele protest

2015-02-17 10:45

The ANC in Limpopo says the decision by residents in Malamulele to call off a six-week long protest in the area was progressive and in the best interests of all affected parties.

Zuma warns protesting Malamulele residents

2015-02-16 05:00

The shut down of Malamulele in Limpopo as a result of protests in the area is unacceptable, says President Jacob Zuma.

Malamulele too poor for own municipality

2015-02-08 14:05

The violence-wracked town of Malamulele in Limpopo is too poor to have its own municipality and would have to rely on national government hand-outs for 82% of its budget, according to a report.

Another school torched near Malamulele

2015-02-05 14:50

A school in Khakhanwa, near Malamulele, has been partially destroyed in a fire.

Schools, shops still closed in Malamulele

2015-02-04 14:02

Schools and shops remained closed in Malamulele, with an apparent lull in protests for a separate municipality, Limpopo police have said.

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