There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The DA has handed a forensic report implicating its mayor in George, Melvin Naik, in corruption over to the George police for investigation.
The DA intends to suspend its mayor in George after a forensic report highlighted two serious findings against him.
The Gauteng Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is looking at options to ensure the Tshwane council concludes the motions of no confidence which were not attended to after the council collapsed last week.
Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane and former intelligence head Mo Shaik have been appointed as special advisers by Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
At the heart of a chaotic Tshwane council meeting was the battle for the power to decide on the sequence in which the four motions of no confidence would be heard.
The ANC retains control of the Mamusa Municipality in North West in a by-election, while the EFF grows substantially and the FF Plus takes a ward from the DA.
After a morning session characterised by a war of words between the Speaker, the ANC and EFF councillors, the afternoon session had barely begun when members of the two opposition parties staged a walkout, triggering a collapse of proceedings.
With their hand revealed, the EFF and ANC in Tshwane will have to follow a democratic process with a little strategic flair to ensure a motion of no confidence in DA mayor Stevens Mokgalapa succeeds.
Gauteng MEC for Cogta Lebogang Maile gives the City of Tshwane strict deadlines to fix the City or face being placed under administration.
The North West's Mamusa Municipality - which includes the town of Schweizer-Reneke - will elect its new council on Wednesday after the previous one was dissolved.
The DA calls on the Judicial Service Commission to place Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe on suspension immediately following allegations of gross misconduct, nepotism and abuse of power.
The DA's comments about the use of bullying tactics against the City of Tshwane's speaker to force a change of government reflects a party losing its grip on Pretoria.
The DA in Gauteng has accused Gauteng Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile of using bullying tactics against the City's speaker to force a change of government in Tshwane.
The two voted for Geoff Makhubo - an ANC candidate - for mayor during a sitting of the Johannesburg council in December 2019.
The UDM has demanded the DA apologise to former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani as part of its conditions in coalition talks.
The Tshwane special council meeting, scheduled to hear motions of no confidence against the mayor and speaker, is marred by disruptions, scuffles and the attempted removal of an EFF councillor.
The FF Plus has taken a ward off the DA in the by-elections in Mamusa, which includes the town of Schweizer-Reneke, the party says.
"Talks about talks." This is how DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille has described discussions among opposition parties which have an eye on a new coalition government for the turbulent Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.
The DA will file a PAIA application about the cost of President Cyril Ramaphosa's chartered flight to the Rugby World Cup final in Japan last year. It says the public deserves to know how much it cost.
The ANC in Tshwane rubbishes criminal charges laid against them by the DA, in relation to allegations of forging the signatures of seven of its own councillors in a bid to hold a special council sitting.
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