UDM wants apology from DA in new Nelson Mandela Bay coalition talks

2020-01-16 18:19

The UDM has demanded the DA apologise to former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani as part of its conditions in coalition talks.

Bobani loses urgent court bid to be reinstated as mayor, ordered to pay costs

2019-12-19 11:10

The application by ousted Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani to be reinstated is not urgent, the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth has ruled.

Bobani to know his fate on Friday - court grants urgent interdict

2019-12-10 21:43

Following his ousting, former Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor Mongameli Bobani has made an application for an urgent request to have it set aside.

We're talking to everyone now – Julius Malema on EFF's bid for Tshwane mayoral seat

2019-12-06 09:46

EFF leader Julius Malema says all his party wants is an opportunity to govern.

Nelson Mandela Bay's mayor like Pablo Escobar, DA MP tells National Assembly

2019-11-14 20:30

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani was likened to infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar by the DA in a debate about violent crime in the National Assembly.

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality becoming 'paralysed gangster state' - DA EC leader

2019-11-07 19:34

In a meeting held in the DA's Port Elizabeth offices, Nqaba Bhanga said the municipality was ruled by fear and the threat of violence under Mayor Mongameli Bobani and his ANC-UDM-EFF coalition.

No-confidence vote: Bobani still safe as council meeting turns into chaotic screaming contest

2019-11-04 22:42

After nine hours of tension, frustration, screaming and heated exchanges, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality special council meeting, which was anticipating the removal of Mayor Mongameli Bobani, finally collapsed.

ANC pulls out of Bobani no-confidence vote, EFF walks out of council

2019-11-04 16:02

The EFF has marched out of the Nelson Mandela Bay council chambers following a dispute with the speaker on the order of the meeting's agenda items, where a scheduled motion of no confidence in Mayor Mongameli Bobani is due to be held.

Nelson Mandela Bay speaker cancels Bobani no confidence motion amid safety concerns

2019-10-17 08:50

At the 11th-hour, Nelson Mandela Bay council speaker Buyelwa Mafaya has cancelled a motion of no confidence in mayor Mongameli Bobani.

Parties battle for control of Nelson Mandela Bay as EFF withdraws from motion of no confidence against mayor

2019-10-16 11:10

The EFF has withdrawn from the motion of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani.


Zille: There are 'talks about talks' on a new coalition for Nelson Mandela Bay

2020-01-15 18:22

"Talks about talks." This is how DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille has described discussions among opposition parties which have an eye on a new coalition government for the turbulent Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

Judge to rule on Bobani’s ousting as mayor on Thursday

2019-12-13 22:42

Following earlier glitches around the late submission of supplementary responding affidavits, the merits in the matter before the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on the ousting of former Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani and the acting city manager have been presented.

ANALYSIS | Busy holiday due for NMB's politicians as new govt, mayor expected in January

2019-12-07 07:01

It seems that the political power brokers of Port Elizabeth will not have much rest over the festive season.

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Bobani booted out through no-confidence motion

2019-12-05 12:48

Mongameli Bobani had been Nelson Mandela Bay mayor for around 15 months.

'Nelson Mandela Bay is a gangster state': More allegations of threats emerge after AG team flee municipal offices

2019-11-08 16:46

Nelson Mandela Bay politics appears to be becoming increasingly volatile and violent. In the latest incident, officials from the Auditor General were forced to flee the municipal offices.

Nelson Mandela Bay metro faces being placed under administration for failing to appoint directors

2019-11-05 18:02

The City of Nelson Mandela Bay is almost certainly going to be placed under administration after missing a deadline set by the Eastern Cape Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs to appoint credible executive directors including a CFO and city manager.

Mayor with nine lives: Bobani survives another motion of no confidence

2019-11-04 20:45

Nelson Mandela Bay's executive mayor, Mongameli Bobani, has survived yet another attempt to remove him from office.

Nelson Mandela Bay council sits again to decide Mayor Bobani's fate

2019-11-04 11:57

The Nelson Mandela Bay council is sitting again for a Special Council Meeting to discuss a motion of no confidence in Mayor Mongameli Bobani.

Mmusi Maimane: No confidence vote in Nelson Mandela Bay a chance to clear out the 'Coalition of Corruption'

2019-10-16 16:27

We have an opportunity to take back NMB from the criminals who are bleeding it dry. The scheduled motion of no confidence in the mayor is a chance to restore dignity to the people of the city, writes Mmusi Maimane.

ANC, DA united over ousting of embattled Nelson Mandela Bay mayor

2019-10-10 17:59

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani is unlikely to survive a motion of no confidence against him, with the ANC and DA - who hold the majority in council - confirming that they will vote against him.

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