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eThekwini city manager Sipho Nzuza has been granted special leave after appearing in court for fraud-and corruption-related charges linked to the R430-million Durban Solid Waste tender.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed it received Zandile Gumede's resignation as mayor, along with the rest of the ANC executive members in the eThekwini and Msunduzi councils.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has solidified his hold over KwaZulu-Natal after the installation of his ally Mxolisi Kaunda as the eThekwini mayor.
An executive committee (exco) meeting at Durban City Hall has collapsed after opposition parties refused to participate in it.
The ANC's provincial executive committee (PEC) in KwaZulu-Natal could not agree on whether to recall eThekwini mayor and party heavyweight Zandile Gumede, sources have told News24.
Axed eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede found out about her redeployment via a text message, a source in her inner circle has said.
While unable to supply specific details, a spokesperson for the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed that resignations for party members asked to step down from public office are coming in.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has finally agreed on a new mayor-elect for the eThekwini metro - and it is current MEC for transport Mxolisi Kaunda.
Supporters of axed eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede still want her to be the city's first citizen and they want her to return as chairperson of the ANC in the eThekwini region.
Zandile Gumede has temporarily lost the top spot for one of the ANC's biggest metros. But the City of Durban can expect the embattled mayor and her cronies to put up quite a fight before they are fully rid of her autocratic rule.
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