SA Friends of Israel 'outraged' after Joburg MMC suspended
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba suspended Health and Social Development MMC Mpho Phalatse on Tuesday for declaring that the city is a friend of Israel.
Mashaba: Service delivery won’t be affected by tariff compromise
The R59 billion budget was finally passed on Tuesday after being rejected more than once due to the proposed electricity and water tariff hikes.
City of Joburg budget finally passed
This was the third time Herman Mashaba presented the budget after it was rejected twice over the past two weeks, with opposition parties calling it anti-poor.
Suspension of Health MMC Phalatse an ‘attack on freedom of speech’
The Jewish Board of Deputies’ Marc Pozniak believes Mpho Phalatse is being blackmailed for exercising her basic constitutional right.
Mashaba suspends MMC for declaring Joburg a 'friend of Israel'
Health and Social Development MMC Mpho Phalatse made the comments at the South African Friend of Israel national conference at the weekend.
Gauteng Premier Makhura worried Joburg city council won’t pass budget
The council on Monday postponed its special sitting to today to allow councillors enough time to review changes to the budget documents.
Makhura backs Emfuleni mayor despite placing municipality under administration
On Monday, Gauteng Premier David Makhura announced the decision, saying that the metro is cash-strapped and failing to provide services.
Makhura to closely monitor Emfuleni Municipality
Premier David Makhura announced his decision to place the metro under administration, saying it cannot fulfil its executive obligations.
City of Joburg gives ANC until Friday to pay up R300k or lose property
Last week the city obtained a writ of execution against the governing party for its failure to settle the amount.
Makhura places Emfuleni Municipality under administration
Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the municipality has been facing major economic, financial and service delivery problems.
Tabling of Joburg Mayor Mashaba's revised budget postponed
The Speaker’s office says that this is to ensure councillors have enough time to review changes to the budget documents.
Joburg Mayor Mashaba expected to table revised budget
Last week, opposition parties in the city council rejected Mashaba's budget, calling it anti-poor.
Mahumapelo pledges unwavering support for Zuma
Supra Mahumapelo appeared alongside former president Jacob Zuma outside the Durban High Court on Friday where his corruption case was postponed to next month.
'When you insult the president, you insult the face of the ANC'
Lindiwe Kambule was suspended on Thursday after Luthuli House instructed the provincial party to institute disciplinary proceedings against her.
FS mayor suspended for insulting Ramaphosa on Facebook
Screenshots of a post by the Dihlabeng municipal mayor Lindiwe Kambule Makhalema emerged in which she called Ramaphosa a sell-out.
Don’t worry about load shedding this winter - Eskom
The power utility released its electricity system adequacy report at its national control centre in Germiston on Thursday.
Zuma issues warning to detractors ahead of court appearance
Jacob Zuma’s warning comes after the SACP discussed him at its central committee meeting at the weekend-accusing him of fighting back against anti-corruption measures.
Zuma’s stern warning to those badmouthing him
Jacob Zuma says he’s been keeping quiet for too long because he was president.