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'Bullying' De Lille wanted alleged tender irregularity report to 'go away' - executive director

2017-11-22 12:34

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille had planned to publicly discredit a senior city staffer who questioned alleged tender irregularities, her executive director has alleged in an explosive affidavit.

Could 'good water saving' by Capetonians result in them paying more?

2017-11-20 12:43

The City of Cape Town is considering introducing a water levy to be paid by consumers because 'good water saving by residents' has negatively affected its revenue, Mayor Patricia de Lille has said.

Nothing irregular about work at De Lille's home - City of Cape Town

2017-10-01 14:47

The City of Cape Town says security equipment installations at Mayor Patricia de Lille’s home were above board, after claims about construction work at the city’s expense.

Mashaba: Task team to investigate Lenasia eviction deaths

2017-09-26 07:08

An independent task team is set to probe allegations of political interference during evictions in Unaville, Lenasia, where two people died, says City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba.

Two years on, how is Wolwerivier doing?

2017-09-08 08:08

Wolwerivier is one of the places the City of Cape Town moves people to when they are evicted.

Rejected Mandela Bay city manager loses court bid

2017-09-05 20:59

The Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth dismissed an application by Vuyo Mlokothi to set aside a resolution by the Nelson Mandela Bay council, which rescinded its earlier appointment of Mlokothi as city manager.

Trollip's wife receives death and rape threats

2017-09-04 12:08

Janine Trollip, the wife of Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip, has received threatening SMS messages in which an unknown person has said she would be raped and murdered.

Worn-out hoses make it difficult for firefighters to do their job

2017-09-01 14:43

Plastic bags had to be wrapped around the worn-out hoses of the Welkom fire brigade in a desperate attempt to put out a fire in a building in the city.

True leadership is about pooling the best on offer

2017-08-28 10:10

You cannot make omelettes without breaking eggs. This is becoming clear from the coalition between the DA and UDM in Nelson Mandela Bay, writes Chris Kanyane.

UPDATE: Bobani ousted as deputy mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay

2017-08-24 16:03

The deputy mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, Mongameli Bobani, has been ousted following a controversial vote of no confidence.

 

'Confidential' council meeting to discuss City of Cape Town corruption allegations

2017-11-21 12:18

Tender irregularities, disciplinary action against senior staff members and the shutdown of a forensic investigation are being discussed at a 'confidential', special City of Cape Town council meeting.

DA blocks ANC presentation on De Lille's security upgrades

2017-10-04 13:15

The DA has blocked an ANC councillor from delivering information to a portfolio committee of the City of Cape Town that he says contradicts Mayor Patricia de Lille on the security upgrades at her house.

EXCLUSIVE: Murder, irregularity claims surface after De Lille 'shuts down' City of Cape Town investigative unit

2017-09-29 09:03

Mayor Patricia de Lille has clipped the wings of the City of Cape Town’s special investigations unit, a move which has unearthed shocking claims that some councillors may have been involved in a murder.

N2 Strand protest action - 19 arrested

2017-09-25 16:48

Nineteen people have been arrested for public violence during on-going service delivery protests in Lwandle and Nomzamo, Cape Town.

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba faces motion of no confidence

2017-09-07 12:49

DA mayor in Johannesburg Herman Mashaba is facing his first motion of no confidence, with the ANC saying that he has failed to lead the city.

Political killings could plunge KZN municipalities into state of ungovernability – Cogta MEC

2017-09-05 13:37

The continuous political killings in KwaZulu-Natal could plunge municipalities into a state of ungovernability, the provincial Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs says.

JHB city official arrested for illegal property sale

2017-09-03 18:22

A Johannesburg municipality official has been arrested and charged with theft after she allegedly sold property illegally, the City’s mayor, Herman Mashaba said on Sunday.

Council to decide on selling Tshwane mayor's residence

2017-08-31 12:41

A report on the possibility of selling the mayor's official residence in Tshwane will be submitted for approval at the monthly council meeting.

Maimane urges UDM to stick with Nelson Mandela Bay coalition

2017-08-25 10:45

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has urged the United Democratic Movement to reconsider its threat to leave the Nelson Mandela Bay metro coalition.

ANC elated after winning Bergrivier ward in 'DA's heartland'

2017-08-24 11:19

The ANC has unseated the DA in the Western Cape's Bergrivier Municipality, by taking Ward 5 in a hotly-contested by-election.

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