Mashaba seeks Sisulu's clarity on DDG's Alex water and sanitation comments

2019-06-11 12:31

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he has written to Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu for clarity on comments which her department's deputy director general, Neville Chainee, made about Alexandra's water and sanitation woes.

Energy regulator says Mashaba statement on tariffs 'misleading'

2019-05-15 17:15

Nersa has criticised Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba for what it said was a "misleading and mischievous" statement about tariff hikes.

How 'Ramashocks' and other disconnected leaders fail South Africans

2019-05-06 20:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa's "shock" at the dire South African situation tells us that he has been at the helm of a machine which does not understand the conditions it is trying to improve, writes Pearl Mncube.

'We are prepared to beg Mashaba to stay, even without DA' - Malema

2019-05-03 16:10

EFF leader Julius Malema is open to the idea of his party forming coalitions after next week's elections and has several municipalities in his crosshairs.

No membership card for soon-to-be-launched Joburg job seekers database

2019-05-01 09:55

Johannesburg executive mayor Herman Mashaba has once again promised that the much-anticipated job seekers database that will replace Jozi@work will be launched by the end of the 2019/20 financial year.

Mashaba vows to end Joburg's crippling blackouts, eyes energy from Kelvin Power Station

2019-04-30 13:56

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba intends to negotiate a contract with independent coal-fired power station Kelvin near OR Tambo International Airport as a possible solution for the City's rolling blackouts.

Mashaba touts R20bn investment for Joburg inner city

2019-04-24 11:45

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has announced what he calls 'the single biggest property investment the city of Johannesburg has ever made through private sector development'.

Herman Mashaba claims #AlexShutdown was 'hijacked' by disgruntled contractors

2019-04-17 13:09

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has issued a statement in which he has claimed to reveal "[t]he truth behind #AlexShutDown movement".

Ministerial talks afoot about Alex renewal following #shutdown

2019-04-16 22:24

Work has begun on addressing the complaints raised during the #AlexShutdown, says the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

Mashaba welcomes JRA board's decision to act against top management

2019-04-16 10:46

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has welcomed a Johannesburg Roads Agency board decision to adopt a series of forensic investigations that have implicated the entity's top management.


Mashaba promises to rebuild demolished Alexandra homes, and give them electricity

2019-06-04 10:29

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says a team of council officials will visit Alexandra to assess the needs of residents whose shacks were demolished by Red Ants and metro police.

Troubled Alexandra votes without a glitch despite recent shutdown

2019-05-08 21:55

Voting in the township of Alexandra just outside of Sandton, Johannesburg went 'smoothly' despite a recent shutdown over service delivery issues in the area.

'I can't be in the same government with the ANC. That's not negotiable' - Herman Mashaba

2019-05-04 17:03

City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba says there is no way that he will serve in a coalition government with the ANC.

Mashaba welcomes over 900 security guards as insourcing programme expands

2019-05-01 17:17

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba and a number of his mayoral committee members are celebrating Workers' Day by welcoming 939 security guards into the council's ranks.

Mashaba details achievements under his mayorship, ANC walks out

2019-04-30 16:25

With just a week to go before the May 8 elections, Herman Mashaba, mayor of the City of Johannesburg, has said its multi-party government brought about change to residents, but the ANC would have nothing of it and staged a walkout.

Retract and apologise or meet me in court, Brett!

2019-04-26 15:39

Imagine my reaction when, a non-entity by the name of Brett Herron, an unremarkable and failed politician aboard a floundering ship called the GOOD Party, had the gall to essentially accuse me of corruption, writes Herman Mashaba.

Sisulu accuses City of Joburg of cheap politics over unpaid water and electricity bills

2019-04-21 17:40

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has accused the Democratic Alliance-run City of Joburg of leaking information to the media and "playing cheap politics" after a media report reveal she owed the municipality for services.

The inconvenient truth about Alexandra

2019-04-17 08:56

In listening to the news, one could be forgiven for believing that the entire community of Alexandra had marched that day to Sandton. This never happened, writes Herman Mashaba.

Mashaba sticks to his ANC 'dirty tricks' stance after Alex residents vent frustration

2019-04-16 11:27

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he regrets the manner in which Alexandra residents have been 'hijacked for political purposes'.

'Let's talk about Marikana' - Mashaba responds to Ramaphosa after unsuccessful Alex meeting

2019-04-15 22:07

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has lashed out at Cyril Ramaphosa, saying that if the president knows how to act fast, he should have done so during the Marikana tragedy.

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