The curse of the DA's metro mayoral class of 2016

2019-10-22 06:23

When Herman Mashaba announced his resignation as DA councillor and therefore mayor of Johannesburg, it meant that none of the four mayors who took the reins of the four metros the DA governed after the 2016 election - albeit with a little help from their friends in three cases - will serve a full term.

DA labels Gauteng MEC's reaction at Alex inquiry 'unethical'

2019-07-24 13:32

The DA says Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Lebogang Maile’s response to questions from the SAHRC during an inquiry into Alexandra indicates that he couldn't care less about challenges faced by the township.

Tshwane impasse over GladAfrica shows up weaknesses in coalition politics

2019-06-15 17:37

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 municipality 'irregularly' paid for City Manager's legal fees in GladAfrica report dispute

2019-05-22 06:03

There is fierce disagreement over whether the Tshwane municipality should have paid for the City Manager's legal fees when he took the municipality to court.

'I think we could have done much better' - DA Gauteng Premier Candidate, Solly Msimanga

2019-05-10 18:29

Democratic Alliance (DA) Premier candidate in Gauteng, Solly Msimanga is of the view that the official opposition could have performed better in the province which houses South Africa's economic hub.

WATCH: ANC's computer theft allegations against Solly Msimanaga's brother are 'nonsense' - DA

2019-05-03 11:40

The ANC claims to have video footage of the former mayor's brother stealing the equipment to gain access to voters' contact details.

Msimanga challenges Makhura to a public debate

2019-04-30 17:25

DA Gauteng premier candidate Solly Msimanga has again called for a public debate between him and Premier David Makhura on issues like Life Esidimeni and corruption in the province.

ANC's alleged role in shutdown protests must be resolved before elections - Maimane

2019-04-24 16:30

The DA has approached the IEC to investigate and resolve the matter surrounding the ANC's alleged role in the recent shutdown protests, stating that elections cannot be held in a hostile climate.

Corruption a manifestation of failed leadership - ANC's Kgosientso Ramokgopa

2019-04-17 05:50

Former Tshwane mayor and ANC senior provincial leader in Gauteng Kgosientso Ramokgopa painted a picture of a corruption-free South Africa during an election debate hosted by City Press & Rapport..

Solly Msimanga's brother implicated in computer theft from the City of Tshwane

2019-04-12 18:08

The brother of DA Gauteng premier candidate and former Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga has allegedly been implicated in the theft of computers from the City's offices.


Tshwane's controversial GladAfrica tender faces another forensic probe

2019-08-27 15:47

Another independent forensic investigation into the GladAfrica tender controversy at the City of Tshwane is underway.

Mboweni's 'Twitter outburst' confirms e-tolls are here to stay - Msimanga

2019-07-06 14:54

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s comments on e-tolls are proof that under ANC administration, the gantries will not be scrapped, the DA has said.

Msimanga did not apply his mind to the appointment of Aucamp - Public Protector

2019-05-24 21:08

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that former Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga failed to apply his mind in the appointment of Marietha Aucamp, the City’s chief of staff, whose appointment was irregular.

Msimanga elected DA Gauteng caucus leader

2019-05-17 15:09

Former Tshwane mayor and DA premier candidate in Gauteng, Solly Msimanga, has been named the party's caucus leader in the Gauteng legislature.

Voting for the DA is 'not a marriage' - Maimane

2019-05-08 13:06

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says voting for the party is not a marriage.

Eleventh-hour signing of crucial Tshwane tender causes ructions in the capital

2019-05-03 07:56

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.

Lottery system a remedy to fix ANC's EPWP jobs 'failures' - Msimanga

2019-04-25 16:27

If elected to govern the Gauteng province after the elections, the DA's premier candidate Solly Msimanga will use a lottery system to ensure fair access to the Expanded Public Works Programme.

Case of theft against Msimanga's brother withdrawn

2019-04-23 15:44

The theft case implicating the brother of DA Gauteng premier candidate and former Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga has been withdrawn, Gauteng police say.

'Let the law take its course' - Msimanga comments on theft claims against his brother

2019-04-12 19:29

DA Gauteng premier candidate and former Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga says if there is any case of theft against his younger brother, the law must take its course.

McBride continues testimony at Zondo commission

2019-04-11 05:34

The Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture is expected to continue with the second day of evidence by the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate Robert McBride.

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