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.

Hands off Uitenhage land invaders, says Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Bobani

2019-03-01 16:02

A land occupation in Khayelitsha, Uitenhage, which started a month ago had seen over 200 shacks erected, GroundUp reports.

NMB Mayor Bobani 'not even shaken' as another motion for his removal looms

2019-02-26 22:45

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani says he is neither shaken by, nor worried about the looming attempt to remove him.

Bid to have motion of no confidence brought against Bobani fails

2018-11-02 21:47

An attempt to remove Mayor Mongameli Bobani has fallen flat during a special sitting by the Nelson Mandela Bay council.

Forensic investigation reveals how Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality hired litter pickers without following due process

2018-10-12 15:01

A forensic investigation into the alleged irregular appointment of litter pickers at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has revealed that the acting director of waste management did not follow due process.

'We are going to fight back' - DA vows after losing bid to overturn Trollip ousting

2018-09-20 18:21

The DA's Eastern Cape leader Nqaba Bhanga vows that the party will fight back after losing its bid to overturn the ousting of Athol Trollip as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor.

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Bobani backtracks on controversial budget remarks

2018-09-19 16:56

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani has clarified his apparent intention to allocate the entire budget to the townships in the following financial year.

New NMB Mayor Bobani arrives at offices, but struggles to get in

2018-08-28 12:26

New Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani has arrived at the mayor's offices "ready for business", but had some trouble getting in.

UDM issues Bobani with final notice for his behaviour in the Nelson Mandela Bay council chamber

2018-04-10 20:13

The United Democratic Movement has issued its Nelson Mandela Bay councillor, Mongameli Bobani, with a final notice and threatened to recall him over his behaviour in the council chamber.


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.

Bobani remains NMB mayor after motion of no confidence deserted

2019-04-05 12:33

Mongameli Bobani is to remain the mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality after the Patriotic Alliance deserted its motion of no confidence against him.

Motion to remove Bobani as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor fails

2019-03-01 13:33

After more than 12 hours of hurled insults, threats, scuffles and near assaults, a motion of no confidence against Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani has been rejected by the city council.

NMB mayor Bobani's office slow to pay service providers

2018-12-15 06:48

The office of Nelson Mandela Bay mayor, Mongameli Bobani, has failed to pay several service providers within the 30 days required by the Municipal Finance Management Act in September and October.

Bobani set to face motion of no confidence amid fraud allegations

2018-10-31 18:58

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani is set to face a motion of no confidence.

Hawks raid Nelson Mandela Bay municipality

2018-10-10 17:38

Newly appointed mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay Mongameli Bobani, received an unexpected visit to his office from the Hawks - barely two months into his new job.

Trollip loses bid to overturn Nelson Mandela Bay ousting

2018-09-20 09:46

Athol Trollip has lost his bid to overturn his ousting as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor in the Eastern Cape High Court on Thursday.

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Bobani says 100% of budget will go to the poor

2018-09-17 12:34

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani has said that 100% of the municipal budget will be directed to poor areas.

Bobani in, Trollip out after Nelson Mandela Bay motion of no confidence succeeds

2018-08-27 18:08

The DA's Athol Trollip has been removed as mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality without a single DA councillor in the chamber.

Trollip survives motion of no confidence

2017-11-30 22:25

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip and speaker of council Jonathan Lawack have both survived votes of no confidence against them during a disruptive and chaotic last council meeting of the year.

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