ARTICLES RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The parties’ PMB pledges

2016-07-25 11:17

With the local government election less than two weeks away, political parties in Msunduzi have promised their “A-game” should they emerge as winners after August 3.

Meet Sandton's squatting jobless

2016-07-20 09:02

A little way down the road from the richest square mile in Africa, where millions are made and traded, smoke, rubbish and makeshift tents crowd a park in the heart of Sandton's Parkmore suburb.

Ramokgopa accused of trying to retain power in Tshwane

2016-07-11 09:33

ANC members in Tshwane have accused current mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa of trying to retain power by placing his supporters into positions within the city ahead of his departure.

SA's millionaire municipal managers rake in the cash

2016-07-07 10:26

The eye-watering amounts that some of South Africa's millionaire municipal managers earn have been revealed to Parliament in a thick document detailing pay and perks for the 2014/15 financial year.

Dept will provide post-election municipal support – KZN MEC

2016-06-30 14:36

Post-election support will be given to municipalities throughout KwaZulu-Natal, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube says.

Ward councillor job not a road to riches says outgoing councillor

2016-06-30 11:23

Being a ward councillor is a thankless job and it does not line the pockets, a well known Johannesburg councillor says.

KZN introduces its mayoral candidates

2016-06-28 14:19

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has admitted that the election nomination process has put a strain on the unity of the party and its alliance partners.

Violence doesn't help anyone, Maimane tells Tshwane residents

2016-06-27 13:23

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has pleaded with residents of Tshwane not to engage in violent protests, saying they will not bring about any solutions.

Unrest flares up again in Mabopane

2016-06-23 16:06

Police have been engaged in running battles with looters in Mabopane on Thursday night. Officers have encircled the Central City Mall.

LISTEN: We need urgent backup - Tshwane cops under attack run out of rubber bullets

2016-06-23 07:21

Police officers under attack from looters in Mabopane City ran out of rubber bullets and urgently called for backup, it has emerged.

 

State offices instead of housing for the poor

2016-07-24 14:12

The proceeds from the contentious sale of Tafelberg School in Cape Town will be used to fund provincial offices, not social projects, it has emerged.

Cape Town unit steadily dealing with city's 'problem buildings'

2016-07-13 17:32

Problem buildings in Cape Town present a "special kind of hell" for the city, says a City of Cape Town official.

Why Tshwane is probably headed for a coalition government

2016-07-07 13:42

Tshwane is very likely headed for a coalition government scenario after August 3. An assessment of the latest registration figures and voting patterns from both 2011 and 2014 indicates it is unlikely any party will reach 50% in the metro.

SA politics like a sandwich - Springbok pensioners

2016-07-06 07:10

Northern Cape pensioners Willem and Linda Goedeman say they are ambivalent about the upcoming local elections, and believe that the parties all feel the same.

ANC list is start of a new battle

2016-06-30 13:28

Eighteen ANC ward councillors in Msunduzi are set to be axed after the August 3 elections.

Sea Point site can be a symbol of healing - religious leaders

2016-06-29 13:10

Religious leaders have added their voice to the call to stop the sale of the Tafelberg school site in Sea Point, saying it can be a symbol of healing, unity and desegregation in Cape Town.

DA would have prevented Tshwane violence - Msimanga

2016-06-28 08:04

The DA would have prevented last week's violent protests in Tshwane, its mayoral candidate for the metro, Solly Msimanga, has claimed.

'Our Thoko is coming' - supporters sing as Didiza hits campaign trail

2016-06-24 10:39

ANC Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza has hit the ground running, starting her campaign for mayor at a Tshwane taxi rank.

ANC Gauteng to introduce mayoral candidates

2016-06-23 07:24

The ANC in Gauteng is set to introduce its mayoral candidates, amid ongoing protests over its selection for Tshwane.

Joburg leads in delivering basic services - report

2016-06-23 06:05

Johannesburg is the country’s leading city in providing basic services, according to a report released on Wednesday.

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