Spend less time in meetings - ANC

2015-08-25 14:39

Government officials need to spend less time sitting in meetings and more time reconnecting with the people on the ground, the ANC says.

ANC wants to win back urban voters

2015-08-25 10:44

The ANC plans to focus on metros in a bid to stop a drop in support ahead of local government elections next year.

I'm not sir - trans woman to Home Affairs

2015-08-21 14:14

As Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba addressed department employees about service delivery, a Pretoria trans woman again complained about treatment she received from an official.

Broken barriers still not fixed

2015-08-12 10:51

THE broken barriers in Raisethorpe have not yet been fixed as promised by the municipality last week.

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.


City in talks after violent Klipheuwel protest

2015-08-25 11:26

The City of Cape Town is in negotiations with a Klipheuwel man to provide electricity for people who have settled on his land, following several violent protests in the area.

Protesters shut down Limpopo plaza

2015-08-22 11:06

Disgruntled residents of Zebediela in Limpopo put the local plaza under lockdown, police have said.

Mpofana now runs ‘like a well-oiled municipality’

2015-08-13 09:20

COMING out of administration and facing continuous problems, the ­Mpofana Municipality has buckled down with a long-term plan to address issues in their region.

Durban freeway barricaded by protesters

2015-08-10 15:08

Parts of the N2’s southbound carriageway near the township of Chesterville have been obstructed by rocks and burning barricades as a service delivery protest entered its second day.

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.

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