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Tshwane Budget May Be Legally Disputed

RESIDENTS of Tshwane who have been shocked by new fixed charges for water and sanitation could see the city’s R37 billion budget...
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City Of Tshwane Granted Court Interdict Against SAMWU And Disruption Of Services

THE City of Tshwane has been granted an urgent court interdict by the Labour Court against members affiliated to the South African...

Eastern Cape Government Intends Placing Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Under Administration

EASTERN Cape Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Xolile Nqatha has alerted the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality of his intentions to place...

Samwu Workers Storm Tshwane House Over Outstanding Benchmark Payments

LOLO MAPHOPHE THE SA Municipal Workers Union (samwu) has since given the City of Tshwane administrators an ultimatum to...

KZN COVID-19 Corrupt Politicians Set To Go Unpunished

SANDILE MOTHA ALTHOUGH a forensic report has revealed grand scale corruption within KwaZulu-Natal department of Social Development, no single...

Pravin Gordhan Deployed To Assist In City Of Tshwane COVID-19 Fight

PUBLIC Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan will lead the City of Tshwane in Gauteng in their fight to stem the surge of coronavirus...

COGTA Portfolio Committee On Track To Present Local Government Municipal Systems Amendment Bill In August

LOLO MAPHOPHE THE Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) is confident that the Local Government: Municipal...

Nquthu Local Municipality Mayoral Seat Deadlock

SANDILE MOTHA THE Nquthu local municipality on the KwaZulu-Natal far north remains without an elected mayor and, according to...

Former Tshwane ANC Deputy Chairperson Mapiti Matsena Stabbed To Death

Gauteng member of the provincial legislature (MPL) and prominent ANC member Mapiti Matsena was stabbed to death in his home in Doornpoort,...

ANC Members Criticize Party For The Reinstatement Of Limpopo Officials Fingered In VBS Looting

LUCAS LEDWABA THE ANC has come under more fire from within its ranks in Limpopo as the fallout over...

OR Tambo District Municipality Faces Further Scrutiny Over Alleged COVID-19 Graft

SANDILE MOTHA THE OR Tambo District Municipality has been dragged before the portfolio committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional...
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KwaZulu Natal: Corruption Whistleblower Still On The Run From Assassins

SEVEN COUNCILLORS have been eliminated through the barrel of a gun in KwaZulu Natal this year alone with the latest killings...

SAMWU Threatens Protest If Municipal Workers Not Provided With PPEs

The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) has warned that its members will stay away from work should the municipalities fail to...

Battle for Tshwane: MEC Lebogang Maile Has Sabotaged Service Delivery in the City

INSIDE METRO’s Chief Reporter LUCAS LEDWABA speaks to Tshwane’s DA mayoral candidate Randall Williams about his future plans for the city and...

SALGA: COVID-19 Hits Hard Ailing Municipalities Already in ‘ICU’

The outbreak of the novel Corona virus will impact on municipalities’ revenue collection. Senior Correspondent LUCAS LEDWABA asked...

Transparency The Only Way To Gain People’s Trust – Ekurhuleni CFO Lerutla

Brentwood Park resident Kagiso Lerutla was recently appointed as the new chief financial officer (CFO) of the Ekurhuleni metro. A qualified...

Comments and Analysis

EFF Wants ANC Mayor Bawinile Nhlabathi Axed For Alleged Vicious Assault

Sandile Motha The family of a man who was beaten to a pulp allegedly by a KwaZulu-Natal municipality mayor and...

Ramaphosa: Coronavirus Lockdown Has Gravely Exacerbated a Longstanding Problem of Food Security in SA

Cyril Ramaphosa Many countries around the world have imposed coronavirus lockdowns with a view to saving the lives of their...

South Africa Needs To End The Lockdown: Here’s a Blueprint For Its Replacement

By Shabir Madhi, Alex van den Heever, David Francis, Imraan Valodia, Martin Veller, Michael Sachs, University of the Witwatersrand

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina Pledges to Donate 33% Of His Salary To Solidarity Fund

Charles Molele Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina has pledged to donate 33% of his salary to the Solidarity Fund over...

Bernie Sanders Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Race for President

Sydney Ember Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Wednesday, concluding a quest for...