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Beware of Ekurhuleni Job Scam – City Officials

  THE City of Ekurhuleni has warned the public of a social media job scam that has been falsely...

EFF Calls For 2021 Local Government Elections To Be Postponed

THE Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called for the 2021 Local Government Elections to be postponed to 2024. This would...

Durban Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda Tests Positive For COVID-19

eThekwini Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda has tested positive for COVID-19. The mayor is currently isolating at home and the municipality said in a statement...
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Metro News

What By-Elections In South Africa Say

PROFESSOR DIRK KOTZE Special significance is often attached to by-elections. They are regarded as barometers of change in the...

Your Days Are Numbered, Joburg’s Investigations Boss General Shadrack Sibiya Warns Corrupt City Officials

PEARL RANTSEKENG THE mere mention of the words – fraud and corruption – evokes different emotions from most South...

Joburg’s Crime-Busting Unit Investigates Over R24 Billion Worth Of Dodgy Deals

PEARL RANTSEKENG THIS week, November 15 – 21, is International Fraud Awareness Week! The aim of this event is...

Over 1 500 Joburg Staffers Fraudulently Receive COVID-19 Grants

THE City of Johannesburg (CoJ) has uncovered over 1 500 employees, who fraudulently benefitted from the Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress grant,...

KwaDukuza Municipality Owed More Than R200 Million For Electricity

KWADUKUZA municipality (KDM) is owed more than R200 million in outstanding electricity debt by individual and business ratepayers, refuting a report that...

Former Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani Dies

FORMER Nelson Mandela Bay mayor and United Democratic Movement’s strongman, Mongameli Bobani, has died after being admitted to hospital three weeks ago...

South Africa Ready for “Super Wednesday” By-Elections – Mamabolo

THE Independent Electoral Commission said the organization is ready to conduct one of the biggest number of by-elections in the history of the country...

DA Wants Outright Majority in Tshwane, Joburg and Nelson Mandela Bay After 2021 Municipal Polls

THE DA has vowed to establish branches in each and every ward in South Africa in an attempt to woo more supporters...

AfriForum Appeals To Tshwane Metro About Dire State Of Rivers

AfriForum has made an urgent appeal to the Tshwane metro about the disastrous state of rivers in Pretoria and surrounds.

Cyril Ramaphosa: To the Class Of 2020, I Wish You The Very Best

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA IN THREE days’ time the matric class of 2020 will sit for the National Senior Certificate examinations....
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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...