Herman Mashaba: the work of fixing South Africa has to start with our economy

2020-01-19 09:00

We need a government which says what it means and does what it says, and not a government that speaks with a forked tongue where our economic policy is framed by who they are addressing, writes Herman Mashaba.

Herman Mashaba: South Africa need solutions that rise above the sewers of our politics

2020-01-09 13:38

By the time I resigned from the DA, I had gained a very acute sense of what is wrong with our political system. So profound was this understanding, that I knew that I had no political home which I could vote for in the next elections, writes Herman Mashaba.

Mmusi Maimane joins Mashaba's People's Dialogue to 'build one South Africa for all'

2019-12-11 10:26

Former DA leader Mmusi Maimane has announced that he has joined the People's Dialogue, which former Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba recently launched, to break down divisions and build a united country.

Adriaan Basson: Could Mashaba be the one to shake-up our politics?

2019-12-09 05:00

The former Johannesburg mayor has 18 months to build a movement and a team to compete in the 2021 municipal elections, writes Adriaan Basson.

Herman Mashaba launches platform to 'build a South Africa we can all be proud of'

2019-12-06 10:37

Former Johannesburg mayor and DA member Herman Mashaba has announced the launch of a new platform 'to engage South Africans from all walks of life about how we can build a South Africa that we can all be proud of'.

Outgoing Joburg mayor Mashaba wants to continue serving SA but first, a holiday

2019-11-27 16:06

While outgoing City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba hangs up his chain, he has already set his sights on a way to continue to serve South Africans.

'We supported the DA and its their turn now to support the EFF' - Malema on Joburg mayor race

2019-11-21 17:40

The EFF has thrown its hat in the ring in the build-up to another hotly contested election for the Johannesburg mayoral position.

Traffic flowing again as Johannesburg's M2 highway reopens after R160m overhaul

2019-11-04 08:02

Johannesburg motorists no longer needed to battle congestion, detours and frustration as the M2 bridge was reopened following a R160m overhaul that lasted nearly eight months.

Tears and fears: You can survive without me, Mashaba tells staff

2019-10-30 06:09

Outgoing City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he is sticking to serving his notice until November 27 unless the DA and its coalition partners inform him otherwise.

City of Johannesburg launches fifth mobile clinic to service inner city informal settlements

2019-10-29 16:57

Outgoing Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has urged residents of George Goch informal settlement in the inner city not to vandalise a newly launched mobile clinic set to service Ward 65 and areas of greater Jeppestown.


Mashaba pledges legal support for families of Lily Mine victims

2020-01-15 20:41

Founder of the People's Dialogue and former Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba pledges to provide "the very best" legal support to the families of the three victims of the Lily Mine disaster in Mpumalanga.

Ramaphosa, state capture and load shedding - the 10 most popular columns of the year

2019-12-22 08:04

Between the national elections, state capture commission revelations, the Rugby World Cup and load shedding, there has been plenty to opine about in 2019. Here are the year's 10 most popular opinions and analyses News24 published.

People's Dialogue received 'overwhelming' response, says former mayor Mashaba

2019-12-09 06:24

Former Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba says the vast response to the launch of the People's Dialogue has "exceeded my wildest expectations".

Mayoral musical chairs: The tumultuous week that was in three SA metros

2019-12-08 15:13

The cliché that a week is a long time in politics has been proven true once again – this time in three of South Africa's biggest metros. This past week saw coalition governments fall in Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay.

Herman Mashaba chides DA councillors who voted for 'allegedly corrupt person' as Joburg mayor

2019-12-05 08:55

Former City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba says his decision to leave the DA was cemented when at least one DA councillor voted for the ANC's Geoff Makhubo to succeed him.

EFF names candidate for Johannesburg mayor

2019-11-26 15:54

Outgoing Mayor Herman Mashaba leaves office on Wednesday after resigning from the position and DA last month.

DA picks City of Joburg's Finance MMC Funzela Ngobeni to replace Mashaba as mayor

2019-11-19 16:24

The DA has announced it's chosen City of Joburg mayoral committee member (MMC) Funzela Ngobeni as its candidate to take over from Herman Mashaba, who steps down as executive.

Joburg's reconstructed M2 motorway to be opened next week

2019-10-31 20:26

Johannesburg motorists will once again be able to use the newly reconstructed part of the M2 motorway when it officially opens for traffic on Monday.

Maile taking legal advice on City of Johannesburg, threatens to place it under administration

2019-10-29 17:39

The Gauteng provincial Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has again threatened to place the City of Johannesburg under administration if it fails to hold a council meeting.

City of Joburg: DA, ANC and EFF hope to strike gold in race for mayoral chains

2019-10-29 09:01

The country's three largest political parties look set to battle it out for the City of Johannesburg's political pot of gold as current mayor, Herman Mashaba, prepares to hand in his mayoral chain next month.

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