Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Showers late. More clouds than sun. Mild.
The DA conducted an oversight inspection at the Mountain Rise crematorium on Wednesday morning after it broke down during one of Eskom’s recent load shedding episodes.
Suspended City boss Sizwe Hadebe (pictured) has denied having irregularly entered into or amended contracts with Khuselani Security and Risk Management (KSA).
It's been months since residents have been able to check the time by the City Hall clock, and red tape seems to be jamming up the process of getting it ticking again.
The DA and some ANC activists say they want Msunduzi Deputy Mayor Thobani Zuma to be probed for allegations of corruption along with City boss Sizwe Hadebe.
Wednesday's financial services portfolio committee meeting disintegrated into chaos as councillors demanded the suspension of City manager Sizwe Hadebe pending an investigation into allegations against him.
Mayors, speakers and councillors will no longer be entitled to an army of bodyguards and will be limited to no more than two — and only if the police declare their lives are at risk.
Will the Msunduzi council appoint the controversial acting City manager Sizwe Hadebe to the top job?
Acting City manager Sizwe Hadebe appears to be on the verge of being appointed as the permanent Msunduzi municipal manager.
What must be done to beat the decay and ruin of heritage buildings in the city centre?.
Msunduzi Municipality has vowed to bring in the bulldozers to flatten all illegal buildings in the city, as it launches a crackdown on filth and decay.
The parking shambles in the city gets worse by the month and no firm date has been set by the municipality for a new contractor to replace the lucrative deal it once had with Panzascore.
New Finance Minister Tito Mboweni let us know in no uncertain terms in last week’s mid-term budget review that the government is near broke.
Msunduzi is terminating the controversial recycling fee which had ratepayers questioning its legality since no such service has been offered.
The “SOLD” sign is up, but no one seems to know if the Town Hill police station will be closed down or rebuilt.
Msunduzi Municipality has slipped a new tax into utility bills without explanation, and residents are furious.
A Northdale family’s worst fears came true on New Year’s eve, when part of an old tree, that had been rotting for years, fell and smashed a storage shed.
Why was the appointment of hundreds of priority posts at Msunduzi delayed for months at the insistence of the acting city manager?.
The Msunduzi Municipality has been criticised for its claim in a previous report by The Witness that it had never received complaints about unruly motorists on Pietermaritzburg roads.
“We are gatvol of being called the city of filth.”.
An anti-Sizwe Hadebe faction has emerged from within the ANC’s Msunduzi caucus.
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