Mashaba must stop shaming menstruating girls - Joburg ANC

2019-01-15 19:26

The ANC in Johannesburg has expressed shock and concern over recent statements by Mayor Herman Mashaba about the distribution of sanitary pads at schools.

Twitter hits back at Mashaba over his sanitary pad tweets

2019-01-11 19:48

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has once more found himself in trouble on Twitter after tweeting that the government's distribution of sanitary pads to Grade R learners got them to focus on sex, instead of education.

Mashaba lambasts MEC Uhuru Moiloa over reduction in housing grant

2018-12-18 22:21

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has lambasted Gauteng MEC Uhuru Moiloa about the reduction of the Human Settlements Development Grant for the municipality.

Joburg's wealthiest gifted billions at the expense of its poorest

2018-12-13 12:43

Given its low municipal sustainability score, it is difficult to understand why Johannesburg doesn't rectify a financial inequity that could help fund a budget promoted as pro-poor, writes TJ Lindsay-White.

Joburg motorists to 'drive dry' or face prosecution this silly season

2018-12-04 08:01

With the festive season already in full swing and as the most dangerous month on South African roads commences, Drive Dry, in partnership with the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD), will be helping to keep roads safe from drunk drivers.

Mashaba drags Parks Tau to court for defamation

2018-12-03 06:44

City of Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba is dragging his predecessor Parks Tau to court.

City of Joburg to cut ties with state capture-linked fund managers

2018-11-29 15:49

The City of Joburg council has approved a report authorising the City manager to enter settlement negotiations with Regiments Fund Managers to terminate the City's relationship with the institution, which has been linked to the state capture project.

Mashaba vows to probe kickback claims linked to R1bn fleet deal

2018-11-29 11:21

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has rejected claims of wrongdoing in his council – even before the publication of a report by investigative journalism centre amaBhungane.

Herman Mashaba and the DA's politics of racialised gentrification

2018-11-26 15:45

Herman Mashaba and his party's paradigm on economic governance will exacerbate socio-economic inequality and exclusion in the City of Johannesburg, writes Khwezilomso Mabasa.

Mashaba apologises for 'ebolas' remark but not for protecting residents

2018-11-14 15:54

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has apologised for the "ebolas" comment made on social media earlier this week when he arrested an informal trader selling cow heads.


Open letter to Minister Derek Hanekom

2019-01-14 10:57

Despite our many differences, I believe we are all committed to a shared value that Johannesburg and all other cities in our country should be in an impeccable state of cleanliness, writes Herman Mashaba.

R180m grant cut: Mashaba seeks help from Tito's Treasury

2019-01-10 19:33

The City of Johannesburg says it will seek intervention from Treasury in its R180m human settlements development grant dispute with the Gauteng department of human settlements.

Mashaba wants new NPA boss to expedite prosecutions in Joburg

2018-12-18 13:12

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has called on new NPA boss Shamila Batohi to ensure the prosecution of those who have been arrested by the City's metro police.

Mashaba seeks meeting with new NPA head Batohi

2018-12-10 15:34

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he wants to meet with newly appointed NPA head Shamila Batohi to deal with alleged corruption and fraud cases that the City has opened against individuals linked to the municipality.

Mashaba's defamation case an 'abuse' of the courts

2018-12-03 17:32

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's defamation case against his predecessor is an abuse of the courts as he is playing politics, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Outside service provider to assist with probe into EFF tender kickback claims - Mashaba

2018-11-30 12:00

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says an outside service provider will be appointed to assist the City's Anti-Corruption Unit in investigating allegations of kickbacks to the EFF in a R1bn tender deal.

Firm that won R1bn Joburg fleet contract paid Malema-EFF 'slush fund'

2018-11-29 12:32

It has long been rumoured that the EFF was given patronage over lucrative City of Johannesburg tenders as a quid pro quo for working with Herman Mashaba's DA-led administration.

City of Johannesburg lost at least R300m to theft and vandalism - Mashaba

2018-11-28 13:15

The City of Johannesburg has lost more than R300m due to theft and vandalism of its properties, Mayor Herman Mashaba says.

Mashaba orders audit to establish legal status of those occupying City property

2018-11-20 19:24

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he has ordered an audit into the legal status of those occupying City properties.

New Joburg traffic wardens given additional powers to stop vehicles, regulate traffic

2018-11-14 15:19

Newly appointed traffic wardens in the City of Johannesburg have been granted extra powers, meaning that they can now enforce by-laws and control traffic on the city’s roads.

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