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The EFF has withdrawn from the motion of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani.

'I am doing a very good job' - embattled Nelson Mandela Bay mayor

2019-10-10 06:08

Amid rising speculation that his time is up, Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani has punted himself as a 'very good mayor', downplaying reports that his once close allies want him to get the chop.

Nelson Mandela Bay speaker refuses request for Bobani no confidence motion

2019-08-21 16:08

Nelson Mandela Bay council speaker Buyelwa Mafaya has refused a request by numerous councillors to convene a special council to move forward with a motion of no confidence against Mayor Mongameli Bobani.

Political parties sign petition in fresh bid to oust NMB mayor Bobani - report

2019-08-17 17:41

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani might be facing a fresh bid to remove him as the DA, with the backing of COPE, the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), the Patriotic Alliance and six ANC councillors have submitted a petition to the speaker's office urging her to hold a special meeting by next Friday, a report says.

NMB council: PA's Marlon Daniels becomes MMC after bizarre council sitting

2019-06-19 19:07

Nelson Mandela Bay councillor Marlon Daniels of the Patriotic Alliance has been appointed a member of the mayoral committee following a bizarre council sitting.


'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.

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor survives another ousting bid as meeting falls flat

2019-08-23 21:54

A meeting that was apparently intended to oust Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani has fallen flat, according to reports.

ANC in Nelson Mandela Bay not united over Bobani ousting

2019-08-20 19:32

The ANC in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality seems to be divided over whether to oust Mayor Mongameli Bobani.

DA effort to oust Bobani boosted by Malema's decision not to vote with opposition in hung metros

2019-07-04 17:56

The DA's efforts to oust Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani have been further enhanced by EFF leader Julius Malema who announced that he would no longer vote with the ANC in hung metros.

Unless it leans leftwards, the centre won't hold

2019-06-19 07:01

Whatever our genuine left, right and centre debates might be, it's imperative that we unite, across party political affiliation, to isolate this public resource-thieving, rule of law-undermining threat we face, writes Jeremy Cronin.

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