UDM, PA file for motion of no confidence against Athol Trollip

2017-11-13 19:17

Former coalition members have filed a notice of intent to bring a motion of no confidence against Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip at the next council sitting.

Rejected Mandela Bay city manager loses court bid

2017-09-05 20:59

The Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth dismissed an application by Vuyo Mlokothi to set aside a resolution by the Nelson Mandela Bay council, which rescinded its earlier appointment of Mlokothi as city manager.

Holomisa has no case against us - Trollip

2017-08-29 21:44

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor, Athol Trollip says that UDM leader, Bantu Holomisa, has no legal case against the DA in the case of ousted former deputy mayor, Mongameli Bobani.

DA won't tolerate corruption in NMB - Selfe

2017-08-28 15:14

The DA does not want to end the coalition agreement with the UDM in Nelson Mandela Bay, after councillor Mongameli Bobani was ousted as deputy mayor.

Trollip instructs city manager to pursue issues raised in controversial report

2017-08-14 20:26

Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Athol Trollip has instructed city manager Johann Mettler to pursue six issues highlighted in the controversial Kabuso report to recover wasted ratepayers’ money.

Nelson Mandela Bay is on its own - Trollip

2017-08-03 16:05

Nelson Mandela Bay is on its own, its mayor Athol Trollip has told journalists in a report on metro governance since the local government elections.

Raging Port Elizabeth fires claim another life

2017-06-11 13:17

Raging wildfires in the Eastern Cape have claimed a second life, that of a 73-year-old man.

Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor sacked as health MMC

2017-05-16 21:59

Deputy Nelson Mandela Bay municipality mayor Mongameli Bobani has been removed from the position of mayoral committee member for public health, Mayor Athol Trollip has said.

Clamp down on corruption at Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

2017-04-25 17:19

Six laptops and more than five boxes of documents have been seized and three officials suspended in yet another high-profile corruption case being investigated by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

DA set for bruising contest in upcoming conferences

2017-02-19 06:00

The prospect of governing the powerhouse province of Gauteng in 2019 has caused a scrambling for positions in the DA that may result in the most bruising contest in the party yet.


Mandela Bay Metro police to roll out shot spotter technology

2017-09-18 05:00

The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality has announced that it will be rolling out Shot Spotter technology in gang-ridden areas of the metro.

Trollip's wife receives death and rape threats

2017-09-04 12:08

Janine Trollip, the wife of Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip, has received threatening SMS messages in which an unknown person has said she would be raped and murdered.

Bobani swore at me in parting shot - Trollip

2017-08-28 22:31

Ousted Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani allegedly swore at mayor Athol Trollip before leaving the council chamber ahead of the vote of no confidence against him.

UDM plays hardball, calls for removal of DA's Trollip

2017-08-25 15:47

The impasse between coalition partners the DA and the UDM in Nelson Mandela Bay has taken a new turn, with a call for executive mayor Athol Trollip to be replaced.

Bobani remains as Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting postponed again

2017-08-10 19:31

A vote of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay’s Deputy Mayor Mongameli Bobani, brought by the Patriotic Alliance, has been postponed, again.

Hitmen allegedly hired to take out Mandela Bay councillors

2017-07-25 15:14

Verified death threats have been made against two senior Nelson Mandela Bay councillors, Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has announced.

NMB mayor, deputy in renewed spat

2017-05-23 21:36

Hours after the DA in Nelson Mandela Bay revoked an ultimatum to the UDM to remove its deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani, he and mayor Athol Trollip have been involved in a new spat during a council meeting.

NMB coalition takes another blow as deputy mayor lays charges

2017-04-26 16:43

The coalition government of Nelson Mandela Bay appears to be in tatters after deputy mayor, Mongameli Bobani, laid charges of fraud and corruption against senior officials.

SS Mendi commemoration cancelled at last minute

2017-02-25 19:31

A function meant to commemorate the sinking of the SS Mendi was cancelled as the military band, journalists, and some family members were already at the venue in Port Elizabeth.

Trollip defamation case against ex-ANC councillor postponed

2017-02-14 17:02

A defamation case brought by DA chairperson and Mayor Athol Trollip against a former ANC councillor in Nelson Mandela Bay has been postponed in the Grahamstown High Court.

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