ANC, DA united over ousting of embattled Nelson Mandela Bay mayor

2019-10-10 17:59

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani is unlikely to survive a motion of no confidence against him, with the ANC and DA - who hold the majority in council - confirming that they will vote against him.

Here's what the four DA candidates vying for James Selfe's position have to offer

2019-10-05 16:04

Four senior DA officials will be competing to succeed James Selfe as the chairperson of the federal council.

'We are going to fight back' - DA vows after losing bid to overturn Trollip ousting

2018-09-20 18:21

The DA's Eastern Cape leader Nqaba Bhanga vows that the party will fight back after losing its bid to overturn the ousting of Athol Trollip as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor.

Nelson Mandela Bay impasse continues as judgment reserved in Trollip ousting challenge

2018-09-13 22:13

Nelson Mandela Bay will have to wait a little bit longer for clarity on who its rightful mayor is, after the Port Elizabeth High Court reserved judgment in former mayor Athol Trollip's challenge against his ousting.

Court to hear Athol Trollip ousting case next week

2018-09-04 09:48

The Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth is expected to hear a case by the DA asking for an urgent review of what it has described as a 'coup d'état', when Athol Trollip was removed as mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay.

New NMB alliance a 'rent-seeking coalition' - Crispian Olver

2018-08-28 22:30

The new alliance governing Nelson Mandela Bay is a rent-seeking coalition that will divide the metro into turfs and give the new council licence to take whatever spoils they can for personal gain, says author and activist Crispian Olver.

OVERVIEW: Msimanga says he remains undeterred, will face vote of no confidence

2018-08-28 11:13

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has addressed the media on what he called ANC-EFF misinformation.

Trollip survives as opposition walk out over late agendas

2018-08-16 11:14

Motions of no confidence against Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip have failed to materialise, as members of the opposition collapsed the meeting, complaining that they had not received their council agendas in time.

ANC takes Trollip to Public Protector ahead of vote of no confidence

2018-08-15 19:26

The African National Congress says it has lodged five complaints against Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Trollip's job on the line, again

2018-08-03 16:19

The parties want council to table at least six motions including removing Trollip, speaker Jonathan Lawack and DA chief whip Werner Senekal.


ANALYSIS: Seeds of DA discontent were sown in 2015

2019-10-08 10:55

The DA's leadership election in 2015 was an unnatural event. Helen Zille's hand was forced when she wasn't ready to leave. Four years later and it's clear she regrets her decision, writes Pieter du Toit.

Malema's 'dead white man' Mugabe tribute cleared by Twitter, despite complaints

2019-09-15 20:12

EFF leader Julius Malema's tweet containing "racist" quotes next to a picture late Zimbabwean Robert Mugabe has been found not to have violated Twitter's rules, Malema has posted.

Trollip loses bid to overturn Nelson Mandela Bay ousting

2018-09-20 09:46

Athol Trollip has lost his bid to overturn his ousting as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor in the Eastern Cape High Court on Thursday.

Trollip's removal as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor heads to court

2018-09-13 07:13

The dramatic ousting of the DA's Athol Trollip as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor is expected to take centre stage in the Port Elizabeth High Court.

DA councillor calls on minister's intervention in NMB

2018-09-02 23:20

The DA’s former budget and treasury MMC in Nelson Mandela Bay Retief Odendaal has called on Cogta minister Zweli Mkhize to "put an immediate end to this illegal occupation of City Hall".

Trollip removed so that ANC, UDM, EFF can get hands on metro's money - Maimane

2018-08-28 15:27

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has accused the ANC of trying to get its hands on the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality's money by removing Athol Trollip as mayor.

'Athol Trollip still mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay' - Eastern Cape DA

2018-08-27 20:18

"Mr Trollip is still executive mayor," the DA Eastern Cape's leader, Nqaba Bhanga, has insisted after it was reported that Athol Trollip was removed and the UDM's Mongameli Bobani was voted in to replace him.

Patriotic Alliance fallout with EFF could save Trollip

2018-08-16 09:14

The Patriotic Alliance has announced that it will not be supporting the opposition coalition's bid to get rid of Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip after a fallout with the EFF over the PA's mayoral candidate.

Opposition coalition against Trollip gets more time as they bicker over replacement

2018-08-08 15:53

The opposition coalition trying to remove embattled Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip is bickering over who should replace him, threatening the success of their motion of no confidence in him.

'I apologise', former councillor to Athol Trollip over farm abuse claims

2018-06-02 20:10

Former ANC councillor Lawrence Troon has apologised unconditionally to Nelson Mandela bay mayor Athol Trollip for allegations of gross human rights abuses, racism, cruelty and exploitation that he had levelled against him.

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