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.

Protesters burn tyres near Cape Town airport

2015-07-21 21:20

About 60 people burnt tyres on roads near the Cape Town International Airport in a service delivery protest, police have said.

Strong support for new West Rand metro

2015-07-21 14:45

The proposed merger of local West Rand municipalities into a metropolitan area received a great deal of support at a public meeting in Randfontein. However, there were some objections.

War rooms set up to deal with Gauteng service delivery protests - Makhura

2015-07-21 12:28

War rooms have been set up in all Gauteng municipalities to deal with service delivery issues and protests, Premier David Makhura says.

West Rand urged to attend hearings on merging municipalities

2015-07-20 14:44

All West Rand residents should take part in the Municipal Demarcation Board public meetings on the merging of four municipalities into a single metropolitan municipality, the Democratic Alliance says.

Government officials must pull up their socks - Makhura

2015-07-13 22:00

Government officials must pull up their socks and start delivering services to the public, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

"You suck!"- News24 readers react to ward councillors

2015-07-09 16:31

That’s the message from the majority of News24 who answered an online questionnaire about their ward councillors. View results of the survey here.

News24 readers react on ward councillors

2015-07-09 09:17

The majority of News24 readers, who answered an online questionnaire, do not know who their ward councillor is, nor do they think they are doing a good job.

It is not safe, says IFP councillor in KZN

2015-07-01 12:08

IFP councillor Bongumusa Zondo needs bodyguards when he visits his ward in Durban's KwaMashu township. News24 interviewed him at his office.

He's always on the go - Soweto resident on ward councillor

2015-06-30 13:53

The life of a Soweto ward councillor isn't an easy one, as News24 has discovered.


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.

ANC is blackmailing you - Malema

2015-07-21 18:58

The EFF will fight the ANC's "blackmailing" of residents in Rustenburg, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

Gauteng municipalities bill 70% of budget by end of March - Creecy

2015-07-21 13:20

By the end of March this year, all Gauteng municipalities had billed 70% of the adjusted R5.1bn budget, Finance MEC Barbara Creecy says.

A tale of two schools in Soweto

2015-07-21 08:57

Parents are fighting to save a dilapidated school in Soweto, where toilets are broken and there are gaping holes in the walls - but not far away is a paperless school, launched earlier this year as part of a "smart school" initiative.

Parties must mediate service delivery conflicts - former IEC chair

2015-07-14 19:06

Political parties have the responsibility to mediate in areas where service delivery is poor, former Independent Electoral Commission chairperson Brigalia Bam says.

Dying man turned away from two hospitals - paramedics

2015-07-13 13:19

The KZN Department of Health is probing allegations that a critically injured man was turned away from two government hospitals at the weekend, resulting in his death.

Just keep communicating, says PMB councillor

2015-07-09 11:55

The community does not understand she can’t fix street light, burst pipes nor make ID books, says Pietermaritzburg ward councillor Eunice Majola.

Bloemfontein councillors - Meetings after meetings

2015-07-02 14:05

If you don’t like meetings, you’re not cut out to be a city councillor in Bloemfontein, News24 reports in a special feature.

Govt is allowing us to live like pigs - Kliptown residents

2015-07-01 07:30

Residents of Kliptown, Soweto, say the government is allowing them to "live like pigs" by not addressing to the squalid conditions they are living in.

Is your councillor worth R1.3m?

2015-06-29 13:50

News24 decided to find out what a typical day looks like in the life of a ward councillor. We randomly picked five councillors to follow around in five different cities across the country. This is what we found in Cape Town.

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