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OVERVIEW: Mosola's interdict against the #GladAfrica has been granted

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25 Oct 2018

#Tshwane city manager Moeketsi Mosola’s interdict against the #GladAfrica has been granted. City has been barred from tanking any report in any form @TeamNews24 @tshidi_lee

25 Oct 2018

"We welcome our colleagues' right to leave. We hope them well for their future endeavours," says DA's Grant Twigg, commenting on today's resignations of Suzette Little and 2 other Mayco members. @TeamNews24 @KelvinSuddason

25 Oct 2018

#Tshwane Mosola’s bid to block the city of Tshwane’s report into #GladAfrica will be heard on the 9th, responding papers filed on the 2nd, replying affidavits on by the 7th & heads of arguments on the 8th @TeamNews24 @tshidi_lee

25 Oct 2018

#Tshwane Van Niekerk saying the court has jurisdiction to entertain Mosola’s application. This has no bearing on the merits of the case. He will give the respondents an opportunity to file responding affidavits @TeamNews24 @tshidi_lee

25 Oct 2018

#Tshwane Van Niekerk says the court has jurisdiction over the matter, first win for Mosola here. @TeamNews24 @tshidi_lee

25 Oct 2018

DA's Grant Twigg confirms that the DA has no knowledge of any other DA councillors planning to desert the DA ranks. @TeamNews24 @KelvinSuddason

25 Oct 2018

#Tshwane back in court. Judge Van Niekerk giving judgement on Mosola’s application @TeamNews24 @tshidi_lee

25 Oct 2018

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina survives another no confidence vote

The ANC in Ekurhuleni and its coalition partners have defeated a second motion of no confidence against Mayor Mzwandile Masina.

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25 Oct 2018

Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina has survived a vote of no confidence. (Frennie Shivambu, Gallo Images, file)
Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina has survived a vote of no confidence. (Frennie Shivambu, Gallo Images, file)<br />

25 Oct 2018

#Tshwane we've adjourned for lunch. Van Niekerk will deliver his judgement at 2 @TeamNews24 @tshidi_lee

25 Oct 2018

#Tshwane Solomon also said, there were no other structures or avenues to address the illegality and unlawfulness of the investigation (into Mosola’s role in the appointment of GladAfrica ) @TeamNews24 @tshidi_lee

25 Oct 2018

#Tshwane Solomon argued that this is an exceptional case - on numerous occasions the city said it relates to Mosola’s conduct @TeamNews24 @tshidi_lee

25 Oct 2018

#Tshwane Mosola's advocate Richard Solomon Sc told the labour court that his applicant made a point in his papers that the mayor (Solly Msimanga) is on "a crusade to get rid of him" @TeamNews24 @tshidi_lee

25 Oct 2018

De Lille saga: 4 more councillors follow DA chief whip August and resign in council

The DA's Cape Town council chief whip Shaun August has resigned in council, shortly after Mayor Patricia de Lille defended herself against allegations of corruption in the meeting on Thursday morning.

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25 Oct 2018

ANC in Tshwane Chairperson Dr Kgosi Maepa has just told #TshwaneCouncil that they have asked Msimanga to take the #GladAfrica tender on Judicial review, if he does not announce the review in seven days, the ANC will approach the courts @TeamNews24 @AlexMitchley

25 Oct 2018

#TshwaneCouncil Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has said in council that they are waiting for the outcome of the urgent application in the Labour Court concerning City Manager Mosola, before they consider releasing the report into the GladAfrica tender @TeamNews24 @AlexMitchley
#TshwaneCouncil Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has said in council that they are waiting for the outcome  of the urgent application in the Labour Court concerning City Manager Mosola, before they consider releasing the report into the GladAfrica tender @TeamNews24 @AlexMitchley<br />

25 Oct 2018

City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille tried to "influence and persuade" former City manager Achmat Ebrahim to not report allegations of "serious misconduct" to the City council, a new report found.
City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille tried to "influence and persuade" former City manager Achmat Ebrahim to not report allegations of "serious misconduct" to the City council, a new report found.
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25 Oct 2018

DA Cape Town chief whip Shaun August resigns in council in support of De Lille

In a dramatic morning in the City of Cape Town council on Thursday, DA chief whip Shaun August has resigned in council in support of outgoing Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille.

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25 Oct 2018

De Lille lays into Bowmans reports as she mulls her future as mayor

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille questioned the credibility of a law firm that conducted an inquiry into alleged corruption and maladministration in the City of Cape Town ahead of a crucial City council meeting.

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25 Oct 2018

We are five hard working councillors - former councillors vow to take on the DA
We are five hard working councillors - former councillors
vow to take on the DA

25 Oct 2018

I live in Athlone, I know what it's like when people are crying out for help, says Little

25 Oct 2018

We have been unhappy since February 15, says former councillor
We have been unhappy since February 15, says former
councillor

25 Oct 2018

This is not a decision I made lightly, says Suzette Little
This is not a decision I made lightly, says Suzette Little

25 Oct 2018

We will fight the DA to the core of the bone, says former councillors

25 Oct 2018

We will never be used as puppets to convince our people
We will never be used as puppets to convince our people

25 Oct 2018

We have spent over R700 000 on the investigation, security doors cost R140 000, say former council members
We have spent over R700 000 on the investigation, security
doors cost R140 000, say former council members

25 Oct 2018

In Cape Town, council members who resigned from the DA speak out  

I cannot stand a party that becomes a stumbling block to the poor - Siya Samkeli

<p>In Cape Town, council members who resigned from the DA speak
out

&nbsp;</p><p>I cannot stand a party that becomes a stumbling block to the
poor - Siya Samkeli

</p>

25 Oct 2018

We want to be above 60% here in Ekurhuleni, says Makhura, alluding to the 2019 elections

25 Oct 2018

Makhura says Masina is going back into council, demands "more" from Ekurhuleni  

"Ekurhuleni is very strong."

<p>Makhura says Masina is going back into council, demands
"more" from Ekurhuleni

&nbsp;

</p><p>"Ekurhuleni is very strong."

</p>

25 Oct 2018

We have invested R20bn in the township economy, says Makhura
We have invested R20bn in the township economy, says Makhura

25 Oct 2018

We are leading here in Ekurhuleni giving land back to our people, says Makhura

25 Oct 2018

They are cry-babies, says Gauteng Premier David Makhura says of the opposition

25 Oct 2018

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina survives a motion of no confidence - reports

25 Oct 2018

August's resignation was followed by four more DA councillors, including mayoral committee members Siya Samkeli and Suzette Little.

25 Oct 2018

De Lille's U-turn exposes sham 'political settlement'

DA leader Mmusi Maimane should have known better.

"Political settlements" only work when you are willing to sacrifice facts, evidence or even the rule of law in exchange for political expediency.

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25 Oct 2018

City of Cape Town to table Bowmans reports into maladministration

The City of Cape Town council will on Thursday table two reports by law firm Bowmans (previously known as Bowman Gillfillan), into maladministration in the city.

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25 Oct 2018

Some councillors have sombre expressions following DA resignations in council
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