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.

De Lille to sue for R1m defamation

2018-10-07 12:06

The NPA has decided not to prosecute Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille, and she now intends to sue entrepreneur Anthony Faul for R1 million for defamation.

Unity the rallying call for Western Cape DA, as it launches its election campaign

2018-09-29 14:26

Unity was the central theme at the DA's launch of the election campaign for next year's election in the only province it currently governs, the Western Cape.

City of Cape Town misses deadline on Masiphumelele land

2018-09-26 14:05

The community wants land for the relocation of wetland shacks and a development plan as agreed to with the City last year.

100 Resilient Cities 'game-changer' launched in Cape Town to tackle urban problems

2018-09-21 12:24

City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has launched the City's first draft of a resilience assessment, the first step in the process of developing a city resilience strategy.

Eastern Cape High Court to rule on whether Trollip's removal was legal or not

2018-09-20 05:18

The DA says the procedure that was used to remove Trollip wasn't in accordance with the Municipal Structures Act.

Incoming CT mayor Plato has colourful history with informants, intelligence

2018-09-18 14:32

A high-ranking police officer has previously accused Cape Town mayoral candidate Dan Plato of using public funds to pay informants and of conducting intelligence operations in his capacity as MEC for Community Safety in the Western Cape.

Trollip's removal as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor heads to court

2018-09-13 07:13

The dramatic ousting of the DA's Athol Trollip as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor is expected to take centre stage in the Port Elizabeth High Court.

The heavy price SA is paying for dysfunctional local government

2018-09-04 14:39

There needs to be a thorough investigation into the structure, size and types of municipalities. This should ideally be done by independent experts on behalf of the government, writes Dirk Brand.

City of Joburg cuts ties with 'politicised' Salga

2018-08-31 10:21

The mayor of Johannesburg has accused the association of dereliction of duty towards the City.


De Lille to 'sue the hell out of' anyone who smeared her

2018-10-07 15:05

Outgoing Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is on a mission to clear her name after the Hawks and NPA said they won't be prosecuting her for bribery.

ANC eThekwini snatches DA ward in by-election

2018-10-04 15:02

The ANC in eThekwini has won Ward 71 in Chatsworth, snatching the ward that had been won by the Democratic Alliance in the 2016 municipal elections.

Ekurhuleni identifies land to expropriate without compensation

2018-09-28 06:43

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina has identified at least four properties, three of them privately owned, that he wants to expropriate without compensation.

WATCH: Scuffle in Nelson Mandela Bay council after 'new' councillor's presence ruled illegal

2018-09-25 12:14

A scuffle has broken out in the Nelson Mandela Bay council after Speaker Buyelwa Mafaya ruled that there was an illegal councillor in the chamber.

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.

Alan Winde announced as DA premier candidate in Western Cape

2018-09-19 11:51

Alan Winde is the DA candidate for premier of the Western Cape in the upcoming elections.

Dan Plato to replace De Lille as Cape Town mayor

2018-09-18 13:42

Dan Plato will be the next mayor of Cape Town.

Maiden's Cove development under fire

2018-09-05 07:33

The Clifton Precinct Development Plan has been met with outrage, expressed in affidavits from the Bo-Kaap Civic Association and community activists.

DA, coalition partners move to oust UDM after 'betrayal'

2018-09-02 06:01

Accused of persistently contravening and undermining the coalition agreement, the UDM could find itself ostracised.

If the EFF votes with the ANC, Msimanga is likely to be axed, council numbers show

2018-08-30 08:01

If the EFF decides to vote with the ANC in the upcoming motion of no confidence in Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga, in terms of the numbers, the City will no longer be run by the DA.

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