Herman Mashaba: Is the IRR the Guptas of the DA?

2019-10-10 09:32

Is the DA being captured by the Institute for Race Relations (IRR)? Will we one day be summoned into meetings in their offices to take instructions on Cabinet appointments, asks Herman Mashaba.

Why the return of the Kyalami 9 Hour is such a big deal for SA

2019-10-02 10:15

It's taken 37 years, but the Kyalami 9 Hour is coming back. Here's why it's not just about fast cars, and why it's such a momentous occasion for South Africa.

Gautrain station water cuts: Mashaba 'scoring cheap political points' - Mamabolo

2019-09-26 09:32

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's comments on Sandton Gautrain station water cuts display 'extreme desperation', Gauteng Public Transport and Road Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo says.

PICS: Joburg gets much-needed firefighting vehicles

2019-09-23 14:48

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has unveiled 10 new firefighting vehicles to be added to the City's Emergency Management Services' fleet.

City of Joburg launches investigation into sale of Sandton Gautrain land

2019-09-19 22:18

The City of Johannesburg has kicked off a full forensic investigation into an apparently dodgy sale of the land where the Sandton Gautrain Station is situated.

Xenophobic violence: Mashaba says he has 'nothing to apologise for'

2019-09-18 13:12

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he has "nothing to apologise for" following a spate of xenophobic attacks in the city.

Ralph Mathekga: Political battles rushing us headlong to the end of another wasted municipal term

2019-08-27 08:52

Halfway through the current term, the greatest achievement in Tshwane and Joburg is the failure of the ANC to remove the DA mayors. Mashaba's biggest achievement is that he survived the attempts to remove him, writes Ralph Mathekga.

OPINION: Will anti-immigration populism be the death of South Africa's democracy?

2019-08-25 07:00

One wonders what advantage leaders derive from invoking issues of identity and nationality in dealing with criminal elements, except to incite xenophobic and Afrophobic sentiments from innocent citizens, writes Zenzo Moyo.

ANC withdraws bid to oust Mashaba after talks over positions collapse

2019-08-22 17:18

Squabbles over leadership positions within the ANC and its partners have led to it withdrawing a motion of no-confidence against Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba, says the party's regional spokesperson, Jodilee Matongo.

Maile 'not yet' placing DA-led metros Tshwane and Johannesburg under administration

2019-08-20 18:21

Cogta MEC in Gauteng Lebohang Maile says he will not be blackmailed by "drama queen" Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba into placing the municipality under administration despite having "enough" to do so.


'They are still walking our streets freely' - City of Joburg gives ultimatum to NPA over corruption cases

2019-10-02 16:11

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has written to Justice Minister Ronald Lamola to resolve an "impasse" with the NPA over several corruption cases.

City of Johannesburg, Sandton Gautrain operator reach agreement over water cuts

2019-10-01 19:32

An almost three-week water cut at the Sandton Gautrain station is expected to come to an end after the City of Johannesburg reached an out-of-court settlement with operator Bombela Concession Company.

No water for Sandton Gautrain station until landlord pays R8m - City of Johannesburg

2019-09-23 15:31

The City of Johannesburg is not prepared to entertain the Sandton Gautrain station's landlord, Cedar Park Properties, even in a court of law, until it pays R8m the City claims it owes, Mayor Herman Mashaba says.

City of Joburg ‘unapologetic’ for Gautrain water cuts

2019-09-20 19:43

A urgent application for a mandatory interdict forcing the City of Johannesburg to reconnect the water supply to the Sandton Gautrain Station has been halted by Judge Makume.

Gautrain Sandton station still without water, City to defend cutting supply in court

2019-09-18 13:27

The City of Johannesburg will defend its decision to cut water supply to the Sandton Gautrain station in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

City of Joburg's 1 879 in-sourced cleaners start first day of work

2019-09-01 19:19

A total of 1 879 cleaners started their first day of work for the City of Johannesburg on Sunday after being in-sourced, says Mayor Herman Mashaba.

Tshwane gets it, but Joburg is difficult to work with, says Makhura of DA-led cities

2019-08-26 15:44

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has fired the latest shot in a long-running war of words between the ANC in Gauteng and City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba.

Herman Mashaba 'sips tea' after ANC's motion of no-confidence U-turn

2019-08-22 18:17

Immediately after surviving the motion, the City of Johannesburg mayor took to Twitter, taunting the ANC's motion.

AS IT HAPPENED | ANC withdraws motion of no confidence against Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba

2019-08-22 13:30

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has survived an ANC-led motion of no confidence in a council sitting, after the party withdrew its motion.

City of Johannesburg welcomes first batch of insourced cleaners

2019-08-18 12:55

The City of Johannesburg, in a women's month-inspired ceremony, has welcomed their first batch of 450 beneficiaries of the City's insourcing programme for cleaners.

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