Parks Tau: New service delivery model will empower municipalities

2019-10-01 05:00

Districts will be empowered and even emboldened to initiate and enter into partnerships – to advance effective service delivery – with civil society, the private sector, and engineering association or accounting councils, writes Parks Tau.

Tau granted leave to appeal judgment prohibiting him from making 'defamatory' statements against Mashaba

2019-03-15 20:05

Former Joburg Mayor Parks Tau has been given the go-ahead to head to the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein to stop his successor Herman Mashaba from repeating "defamatory" remarks.

Parks Tau interdicted from making 'defamatory' comments about Mashaba

2019-02-10 16:47

Former Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau has been interdicted from making further “defamatory” comments about current mayor Herman Mashaba, with a high court judge ruling on Friday that Tau’s comments went beyond what could be considered fair comment.

Mashaba's defamation case an 'abuse' of the courts

2018-12-03 17:32

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's defamation case against his predecessor is an abuse of the courts as he is playing politics, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Mashatile eyes national leadership post

2017-11-26 05:59

The ANC should elect a team that is self-critical and able to confront issues openly, says Gauteng ANC chairperson Paul Mashatile.

ANC Joburg scores DA-led coalition 20% for performance

2017-08-22 20:21

The ANC greater Johannesburg region has expressed a lack of confidence in the performance of the City of Joburg’s DA-led coalition government.

Mashaba vows to focus on Joburg's ‘forgotten people'

2017-05-03 20:29

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has described his predecessor Parks Tau’s administration as one of self-enrichment, mismanagement and incorrect priorities and has promised not to do the same.

Mashaba’s first 100 days an ‘eye opener’

2016-12-01 17:04

After 100 days in office, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he realises he has got more than he bargained for.

'Get on with it' - Parks Tau to Mashaba

2016-09-20 07:12

Newly elected Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba needs to get on with his job and stop criticising the previous administration, his predecessor Parks Tau says.

Don’t cancel my projects, pleads former Jozi mayor

2016-09-11 00:00

The former mayor of Johannesburg, Parks Tau, is concerned that some of his flagship projects could be canned by the new DA-led coalition government under mayor Herman Mashaba.


Parks Tau welcomes high court ruling in running war of words with Herman Mashaba

2019-03-16 16:55

Parks Tau has welcomed the high court judgement which granted him leave to appeal to stop mayor Herman Mashaba from repeating "defamatory" remarks.

Negative campaigning and 'war room' tactics heating up ahead of election

2019-03-05 08:23

In an environment of stifled public discourse characterised by intolerance, mistrust and willingness to embarrass people instead of engaging them, political parties are becoming very weary of being brought to task, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Joburg ANC leader scored millions from city contract

2018-12-06 06:03

For more than a decade, financial services firm Regiments has managed billions on behalf of the City of Johannesburg. New evidence shows that Regiments paid a top ANC leader millions to smooth its way.

Mashaba drags Parks Tau to court for defamation

2018-12-03 06:44

City of Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba is dragging his predecessor Parks Tau to court.

ANC files motion of no confidence in Herman Mashaba

2017-09-16 18:14

The ANC in the greater Johannesburg region has filed a motion of no confidence in Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba.

Herman Mashaba overwhelmed by his position - ANC's Parks Tau

2017-08-06 18:51

The ANC in Johannesburg will be requesting National Treasury to do a thorough analysis of mayor Herman Mashaba's 2017/18 budget.

Parks Tau appointed co-chair of UN panel

2017-05-02 08:25

Former City of Johannesburg mayor and South African Local Government Association (Salga) chairperson Parks Tau has been appointed as a co-chair of the United Nations High Level Independent Panel to oversee the effectiveness of the Habitat III.

Pityana's views need to be debated - Tau

2016-09-20 08:35

Long-serving ANC member Sipho Pityana’s views about the party being in crisis and lacking accountable leadership should be debated, says Parks Tau.

I don't need Parks Tau as my 'special adviser' – Mashaba

2016-09-15 12:40

Former mayor Parks Tau is welcome to his views on which projects best fit the city, but has lost the right to make decisions, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has said.

Joburg Mayor Mashaba: Corruption is public enemy number 1

2016-08-22 21:44

DA councillor Herman Mashaba has been named Johannesburg mayor with 144 votes during a historic council meeting.

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