Tshwane mayor hired chief of staff without required qualifications

2018-05-16 07:38

Marietha Aucamp, the chief of staff for the mayor of Tshwane, landed the R1.2m per year job despite not having the required qualifications.

Tshwane's new police chief to start in February

2018-01-09 20:19

Tshwane’s new police chief, Johanna Nkomo, is expected to start in February after the Gauteng provincial government gave the go-ahead for her appointment, Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has announced.

Mashatile warns counsellors over Tshwane council chaos

2016-09-28 22:20

Gauteng MEC for co-operative governance and traditional affairs Paul Mashatile has slammed the chaos that erupted in the Tshwane council, saying he has informed councillors that it should never happen again.

Right wing could be behind defacing of statues - Tshwane mayor

2015-10-07 20:07

Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa says the city has not ruled out the possibility that "right wing political organisations" are behind the recent defacing of statues like that of Paul Kruger in Church Square.

DA, City of Tshwane trade accusations over prepaid meter contract

2015-10-01 19:47

The Democratic Alliance and City of Tshwane have traded accusations over the metro's cancellation of its smart prepaid meter contract with PEU Capital Partners.

Sale of R30m Tshwane farm could create 400 jobs

2015-08-27 18:35

The City of Tshwane is considering selling a portion of the Groenkloof Farm in a bid to boost the local economy and create about 400 jobs, the city's council has heard.

Pretoria News must apologise

2014-11-01 20:04

The Press Ombudsman has directed the Pretoria News newspaper to apologise to City of Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa and the city.

Only park-n-ride users allowed to view body

2013-12-11 12:33

Only mourners using the City of Tshwane’s designated bus service will be allowed to view the body of former president Nelson Mandela, according to reports.


Tshwane calls for probe after recruitment forms found on bakkie

2018-04-05 05:15

The Tshwane city manager has called for an urgent internal investigation after photographs of council recruitment forms being packed in the back of an open bakkie were circulated on social media.

PICS: City of Tshwane moves into its R2bn green home

2017-06-07 17:40

Tshwane’s swanky R2bn new municipal government offices in the heart of the city boast some of the best green features to be found in South African government buildings.

No security for Hammanskraal workers - families

2016-05-27 06:37

The families of the two men killed during the violent protests in Hammanskraal have criticised the company that employed them as casual workers for not providing adequate security.

Tshwane mayor condemns defacing of Paul Kruger statue

2015-10-06 20:06

Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa says the vandalising statues is an act of criminality aimed at political point scoring by the perpetrators.

DA questions Tshwane bus fare collection contract

2015-08-28 15:15

The Democratic Alliance has accused the City of Tshwane of not following procedure in awarding a bus fare collection contract worth R15m.

Tshwane seeks to breathe new life in power plants

2015-04-29 08:33

The City of Tshwane is seeking proposals to renovate two coal-fired power plants to help end power shortages caused by insufficient generating capacity at Eskom.

Legal action to follow over cancelled music festival

2014-09-18 13:14

The cancellation of the TribeOne music festival by organisers due to conflict with the City of Tshwane has now resulted in legal action.

Rietvlei rhino dehorned

2013-08-13 19:14

All white rhino in the Rietvlei nature reserve, outside Pretoria, have been dehorned to protect them from poachers, the City of Tshwane says.

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