If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Showers late. Afternoon clouds. Mild.
The City of Tshwane and embattled city manager Moeketsi Mosola have finally parted ways.
Another independent forensic investigation into the GladAfrica tender controversy at the City of Tshwane is underway.
Efforts to discredit the man who was tipped to temporarily take over the reigns from Moeketsi Mosola fell flat when a report alleging wrongdoing was discredited.
The ANC in Tshwane says mayor Stevens Mokgalapa's decision to extend city manager Dr Moeketsi Mosola's leave is out of line.
With the Tshwane city manager set to leave office, is this the last we will see of GladAfrica?
The City of Tshwane and its embattled city manager Moeketsi Mosola are set to part ways after a settlement agreement was reached in a closed sitting of the council.
City of Tshwane Council Speaker Katlego Mathebe says she will abide by the decision of the Labour Court in a case between the municipality and City manager Moeketsi Mosola, and has not been party to out-of-court settlement negotiations.
The City of Tshwane will spend R15m this year on developing in-house project management capacity - a job that it paid GladAfrica nearly R500m over two years to do.
GladAfrica has been occupying the city of Tshwane's Infotech Building, the headquarters of the roads and transport unit in Hatfield, without paying a cent of rent.
The ANC in Tshwane has rejected "with all the contempt it deserves" the "corrupt golden handshake" newly appointed Tshwane mayor, Stevens Mokgalapa, has offered to pay controversial engineering consultancy firm GladAfrica.
As the impasse over who will replace controversial City of Tshwane City Manager Moeketsi Mosola continues, chief operating officer James Murphy has asked the mayor to institute disciplinary action against him so he can clear his name.
The fate of Tshwane acting city manager James Murphy will now only be known next week.
Lawyers acting for the Tshwane ANC have written to Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa, threatening to take him to court if he does not cancel outgoing city manager Moeketsi Mosola's special leave within 24 hours.
Embattled Tshwane city manager Moeketsi Mosola will not be vacating his office on Thursday as per a settlement agreement, which he still has not signed.
As Tshwane city manager Moeketsi Mosola leaves office, any hope of accountability for his role in the GladAfrica contract scandal appears to be leaving with him.
The most recent investigation into the GladAfrica contract is being handled in-house, as the DA can’t count on the EFF’s support if it wants to take another run at suspending the city manager.
Tshwane City manager Moeketsi Mosola, Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa and speaker Katlego Mathebe have entered into settlement negotiations over a Labour Court dispute despite a Tshwane City council resolution that specifically excludes the possibility.
The Tshwane municipality is once again divided over the awarding of a tender – this time over municipal manager Moeketsi Mosola's awarding of a contract to supply fuel to municipal depots, on the day that the DA tried and failed to remove him.
The office of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has confirmed it has started an investigation into embattled Tshwane municipal manager Moeketsi Mosola.
Tshwane City manager Moeketsi Mosola has survived yet another vote - aimed at having him suspended.
Cape Town Northern SuburbsHill AppointmentsR8 000.00 - R12 000.00 Per Month
ClaremontmPower People Solutions
WynbergBaraka IT Solutions (Pty) Ltd
R 1 849 000
Apartments / Flats
R 2 750 000
R 7 995 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.