ARTICLES RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

REVEALED: Factors fuelling the fight over the City of Cape Town's controversial R1bn prime land tender

2018-05-24 07:41

A group of Clifton and Camps Bay residents argue that a R1bn tender's lease payment method will mean the City of Cape Town gets one initial payment, but then nothing for decades.

EFF interrupts Tshwane sitting to demand dismissal of staffer in qualifications scandal

2018-05-16 17:30

The EFF in Tshwane interrupted a mayoral committee sitting, calling for the immediate dismissal of the City's chief of staff Marietha Aucamp, who has been embroiled in a qualifications scandal.

'Lame duck' De Lille 'can sit in the office and drink tea', says Cape Town deputy mayor

2018-05-15 17:44

Patricia de Lille will be a "lame duck" mayor, with the DA caucus calling the shots in the city, Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson has said after an interim court order effectively restored her to her post.

From petrol attendant to Cape Town's new City manager

2018-05-11 13:06

Who is the man who is prepared to step in during one of the most tumultuous times in the City of Cape Town's post-democratic history? News24's Jenni Evans finds out.

De Lille rejects offer to keep mayoral position temporarily open, wants reinstatement

2018-05-10 14:01

The former mayor wants her removal from the DA and council urgently suspended and for the merits of her removal to be argued at a later date.

Patricia de Lille told to vacate office, return City of Cape Town property

2018-05-08 14:37

Patricia de Lille has been informed that she is no longer a member of the DA and has been removed as mayor of Cape Town.

'Overwhelming' majority lost confidence in De Lille - DA

2018-04-26 10:56

The DA's federal executive says an overwhelming majority of its councillors in the City of Cape Town voted in support of a motion of no confidence against Mayor Patricia de Lille.

Mashaba: payment increase frozen for Joburg property valuation objectors

2018-04-15 13:01

The City of Johannesburg says it will freeze a payment increase for property owners who have objected to their property valuations.

Eskom lashes out at Nersa over tariff proposal

2018-03-28 22:00

Eskom says Nersa's decision on a tariff proposal is based on a number of assumptions which will leave the parastatal worse off after difficult economic times.

Court orders City of Cape Town's Brett Herron to explain emergency housing options

2018-03-14 09:10

Magistrate Paul Jethro has ordered the City of Cape Town's Brett Herron and an official from the housing department to explain where it plans to house a group of Woodstock occupants facing eviction.

 

DA caucus v De Lille: Business as usual in the City of Cape Town?

2018-05-22 06:04

Patrica de Lille has been back in office as Cape Town mayor for the past week, but how has her temporary return affected the functioning of the City of Cape Town?

Tshwane mayor hired chief of staff without required qualifications

2018-05-16 07:38

Marietha Aucamp, the chief of staff for the mayor of Tshwane, landed the R1.2m per year job despite not having the required qualifications.

'I feel I am still the mayor', says Patricia de Lille as judgment is reserved - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-05-11 16:49

Judgment has been reserved relating to the relief sought by Patricia de Lille that she continue being a DA member and fill the post as mayor of Cape Town.

Patricia de Lille gets her day in court

2018-05-11 06:52

Patricia de Lille is headed for the Western Cape High Court over her mayorship and wants the court to urgently suspend her removal from the DA and effectively return her to her position.

Latest motion of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay mayor withdrawn

2018-05-10 12:52

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has dodged another motion of no confidence vote against him.

City of Cape Town announces new city manager

2018-04-26 11:36

The City of Cape Town has announced the appointment of its new city manager, after former city manager Achmat Ebrahim resigned in January.

DA caucus to debate De Lille's future

2018-04-25 05:17

The Democratic Alliance's Cape Town caucus is expected to debate an internal motion of no confidence in embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille.

Company sues eThekwini Municipality for millions for being 'blacklisted', excluded

2018-04-05 11:01

An electrical company is claiming R30m from the eThekwini Municipality after it was 'blacklisted' from any tenders, at the behest of an alleged crooked official.

De Lille eager to have allegations tested at her disciplinary hearing

2018-03-18 15:19

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says her biggest concern ahead of her disciplinary hearing on Tuesday is to ensure that the public understands what the charges against her are about.

City of Cape Town saga - determined De Lille readies herself for DA disciplinary processes

2018-02-26 13:11

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says she has received a number of "settlement proposals" from the DA, but that in a bid to clear her name she will go through disciplinary processes.

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