WATCH | No social distancing or cops as hundreds queue at busy Sassa paypoint in Mamelodi

2020-03-30 13:53

Hundreds of people queue for social grants at the Denlyn shopping complex in Mamelodi, Pretoria, with no police presence and a lack of social distancing amid the lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19.

New administrators for embattled Tshwane ahead of by-elections

2020-03-23 16:00

Gauteng's MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has appointed a team of administrators to run the embattled City of Tshwane ahead of a by-election.

Bruised and desperate DA 'showing signs of a dying horse' - Maile

2020-03-19 19:03

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Lebogang Maile has denied going after the DA in Tshwane for political reasons, saying the party’s lies will be exposed in court.

Cogta committee backs dissolution of embattled Tshwane council

2020-03-18 23:22

Parliament's Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is backing the Gauteng provincial government's bid to dissolve the Tshwane council.

Another Tshwane council meeting ends before it starts

2020-03-10 15:49

The meeting was postponed without dealing with any business of the day after only 93 out of the 214 councillors attended the sitting. There was no quorum because at least 108 councillors are needed for the meeting to proceed.

Aurecon denies tender played role in City of Tshwane being placed under administration

2020-03-07 10:17

Engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon has denied its tender contributed to the City of Tshwane being placed under administration.

Malema welcomes decision to dissolve Tshwane Municipality

2020-03-05 21:43

The EFF, which had hoped to convince either the ANC or DA to back their mayoral candidate, previously said it wanted to get a chance at the helm to show that it was capable of governing.

'We will resist this' - DA prepares to fight City of Tshwane administration decision

2020-03-05 13:47

Gauteng Premier David Makhura's decision to place the City of Tshwane under administration is an assault on democracy, DA interim leader John Steenhuisen says.

EFF, DA at odds over Tshwane coalition talks

2020-03-04 17:51

DA interim leader John Steenhuisen says negotiations with several parties, including the EFF, are under way to keep some form of power in the City of Tshwane.

Academic activities at 2 TUT campuses suspended due to protests

2020-03-02 20:06

Continuous student protests at Tshwane University of Technology have resulted in academic activities being suspended at two campuses.


Tshwane administrators vow to make the 'neglected' City viable again

2020-03-26 15:42

The team of administrators appointed to run the City of Tshwane after the council was dissolved say the City has been "neglected long enough".

Tshwane council officially dissolved, under administration, but DA hopes for court reversal

2020-03-21 19:48

The DA-led council in Tshwane is officially dissolved much to the disapproval of the DA, which hopes the decision is overturned in court.

Gauteng Cogta MEC happy with NCOP decision to dissolve Tshwane council, DA says report flawed

2020-03-19 17:16

The MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Lebogang Maile, says placing the city under administration "has effectively given back power to the residents of Tshwane to elect a party of their choice".

Process of appointing an administrator for Tshwane under way - Gauteng Provincial Executive Council

2020-03-11 17:32

The process of appointing an administrator for Tshwane is already under way as the Gauteng Provincial Executive Council waits for concurrence from Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs and the National Council of Provinces to place the capital city under administration.

No turning back on Tshwane dissolution decision - GPEC

2020-03-08 17:48

There is no turning back on the decision to dissolve the Tshwane council and put it under administration, a statement from the Gauteng provincial executive council (GPEC).

DA to turn to courts to stop City of Tshwane from being dissolved

2020-03-06 20:31

The DA in Tshwane is weighing up the option of turning to the courts to interdict the municipality of being dissolved, and has blamed the ANC for deliberately collapsing council meetings as part of an effort to topple the City of Tshwane.

ANC and EFF 'ready for by-elections' as City of Tshwane placed under administration

2020-03-05 20:16

The ANC in Tshwane says it is ready to hit the ground running for possible by-elections after it was announced the City of Tshwane would be placed under administration.

City of Tshwane to be placed under administration

2020-03-05 08:42

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has announced that the City of Tshwane would be placed under administration.

Ralph Mathekga | Municipal elections: going through the motions of a democratic ritual?

2020-03-03 10:17

The unfortunate part of the reality is that by the time the 2021 elections are held, the mayors of Tshwane and Johannesburg would certainly have been in the job for less than two years, writes Ralph Mathekga.

City of Tshwane to start month of March without any leadership

2020-02-29 08:45

As the month of March starts next week, the City of Tshwane will officially have no leadership after a special council meeting to extend acting city manager Augustine Makgata's period of service never materialised.

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