George Claassen asks if it was unfair to name Mallett at all in a case of alleged misconduct that clearly has no relevance to him?
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.
Four senior DA officials will be competing to succeed James Selfe as the chairperson of the federal council.
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 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.
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.
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.
Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has addressed the media on what he called ANC-EFF misinformation.
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.
The African National Congress says it has lodged five complaints against Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
The parties want council to table at least six motions including removing Trollip, speaker Jonathan Lawack and DA chief whip Werner Senekal.
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.
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.
Athol Trollip has lost his bid to overturn his ousting as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor in the Eastern Cape High Court on Thursday.
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.
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".
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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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