Incoming Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina says reports that he blamed voters for the ANC's poor showing in the elections were not a true account of what he said.
Incoming Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina does not plan on getting rid of municipal staff who served under his predecessor Mondli Gungubele.
Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor, Athol Trollip has announced his new mayoral committee, which the ANC has criticised as being white and male-dominated.
Former mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay Danny Jordaan has been appointed the official leader of the opposition by the ANC.
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.
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.
Outgoing Ekurhuleni Mayor Mondli Gungubele says he is relaxed and hopeful about the future.
The EFF in Ekurhuleni has promised that its members and supporters will not cause any chaos during the voting for a mayor at the first seating.
Newcomers to the eThekwini Metro council, the Economic Freedom Fighters, have refused to sing along to the Afrikaans portion of the national anthem.
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.
The ANC's newly elected mayor in Rustenburg, Mpho Khunou, was just as shocked as the opposition after his re-election on Friday, he says.
Botho Community Movement (BCM) founder Ofentse Kombe has accused the EFF in Rustenburg of first offering him a R3m bribe and then threatening him after he sided with the ANC.
DA councillor Herman Mashaba has been named Johannesburg mayor with 144 votes during a historic council meeting.
The DA's Vasco da Gama has been elected as speaker of the Johannesburg City Council.
ANC mayoral candidate Parks Tau has said although he accepts the decision taken by the EFF to support a DA candidate in Johannesburg, he believes the party will regret it if progress in the city stalls.
The leader of the DA caucus in the Johannesburg City Council, Herman Mashaba, says the party has ironed out its differences with the EFF.
The EFF has accused the ANC’s Dan Bovu of offering their councillors hundreds of thousands of rands in exchange for votes in the Johannesburg City Council elections.
The Hawks have arrested a man in connection with the murder of Northern Cape DA councillor Johannes Baaitjies who had allegedly been lured into a death trap.
The DA has offered to sweeten the deal for opposition parties in order to gain the mayorship in Ekurhuleni.