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Family of late Naledi mayor devastated

2021-10-05 05:19:56

The family of the Naledi Local Municipality mayor, Neo Schalk, has described the late mayor as their pillar of strength.

Schalk died in a head-on collis ...View Article

Lindiwe Zulu disappointed at Judiciary's handling of GBVF cases

2021-10-05 05:14:29

Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, says she is disappointed with the manner in which the Judiciary is handling gender-based violence cases.

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JB Marks employees down tools

2021-10-05 05:08:17

Workers of the JB Marks Local Municipality in Ventersdorp in the North West have embarked on a protest demanding, among others, tools of trade without which t ...View Article

Political parties vow to abide by Electoral Code of Conduct

2021-10-11 06:36:34

Political parties contesting the local government elections have vowed to abide by the Electoral Code of Conduct. They signed the code in Nasrec, Johannesburg ...View Article

Political parties vow to abide by Electoral Code of Conduct

2021-10-04 02:29:51

Political parties contesting the local government elections have vowed to abide by the Electoral Code of Conduct. They signed the code in Nasrec, Johannesburg ...View Article

ConCourt: Tshwane council dissolution was ‘unlawful’

2021-10-04 02:57:57

The Constitutional Court has ruled that placing City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality under administration was “unlawful”. The Apex Court said the Gau ...View Article

ANC pleads with voters for another shot at governing Tshwane

2021-10-04 09:40:20

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy Presidency, David Mabuza, has again asked voters to give the party another opportunity to govern City of Tshwane Metrop ...View Article

Naledi mayor dies in car crash

2021-10-03 06:53:54

Mayor of Naledi Local Municipality, Neo Schalk, has died aged 59. Schalk died in a car accident on Sunday morning after his vehicle collided head on with ...View Article

Aggrieved Tshwane ANC members go independent

2021-10-03 07:53:12

Some aggrieved African National Congress (ANC) members have left the governing party and will be contesting wards in Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality as inde ...View Article

JG Zuma Foundation to host national welcome prayer for Zuma

2021-10-02 07:35:05

The Jacob Zuma Foundation says it will comply with all the COVID-19 regulations when it hosts a national welcome prayer meeting for the former president.

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NW Coloured communities demand recognition from ANC

2021-10-02 07:28:30

Some African National Congress (ANC) members who are residents of Ward 17 in Danville in Mahikeng, together with other regions that include the Dr Kenneth Kau ...View Article

Mabuza launches Vooma Vaccination Weekend

2021-10-02 07:28:44

Deputy President, David Mabuza, launched the Vooma Vaccination Weekend Campaign at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Phokeng, Rustenburg, on Friday. 

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Ramaphosa moves the country to level 1 lockdown

2021-10-01 09:06:14

South Africa is on adjusted alert level 1 lockdown with economic activity more open and people enjoying increased freedoms.

President Cyril Ramaphosa an ...View Article

Lotus eviction leaves families homeless

2021-10-01 05:50:33

Several families in Fort West near Lotus in Pretoria are homeless after law enforcement officers demolished their shacks as part of carrying out an eviction o ...View Article

International Translation Day celebrated in Mahikeng

2021-10-01 05:44:52

The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) says it is concerned that English is being used as a preferred language above other 11 official languages.

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SAHRC demands answers over water and sanitation in schools

2021-10-01 05:39:06

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has ordered Education MECs in six provinces to provide it with detailed action plans to get rid of water and ...View Article

Gauteng ANC nominates Moerane to replace Matongo

2021-10-01 05:39:29

The ANC in Gauteng has nominated Mpho Moerane as candidate for Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg. Moerane would be replacing the late mayor, Jolidee ...View Article

President Ramaphosa to address the nation

2021-09-30 05:18:16

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation at 8pm tonight on the country’s developments and fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toni ...View Article

Judgment date set for Wendy Nelson and co-accused

2021-09-30 08:06:08

Former North West Finance MEC, Wendy Nelson, and former head of that province's Department of Health, Dr Thabo Lekalakala, will know their fate by the second ...View Article

Makhura: Gauteng is ready for lockdown level 1

2021-09-30 04:45:48

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, says his province is ready to move to alert level 1 lockdown.

Makhura said this on Wednesday during a COVID-19 vaccinati ...View Article

Matlosana gets a new mayor

2021-09-29 06:17:35

Rose Thabancho is officially the new Executive Mayor of Matlosana Local Municipality in the North West.

Thabancho was elected mayor of the Klersdorp bas ...View Article

The storm is over as You FM station bans R Kelly

2021-09-30 06:07:04

Commercial music radio station You FM has banned USA singer, Robert Kelly, otherwise known as R Kelly following his conviction on sexual offences this week.View Article

Cele: Arrest imminent in ward councillor's murder

2021-09-29 11:42:30

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, has promised to keep a close eye on Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality due to the number of violent incidents and killings recorde ...View Article

Illegal occupants evicted from Bop Flats

2021-09-28 03:48:23

People who had illegally occupied Bob Flats in Mahikeng have blamed the North West Provincial Government for failing to protect the buildings inherited from t ...View Article

Alliance partners Cosatu and SACP back the ANC

2021-09-28 03:48:36

Despite earlier threats to withold support for the African National Congress (ANC), the governing party's alliance partners Congress of South African Trade Un ...View Article

LGBTQIA+ community stands to bring change to local government

2021-09-28 01:14:15

The LGBTQIA+ community hopes that having its members as councillors will help in the fight against homophobic killings in South Africa.

Tshwane LGBTQIA+ ...View Article

Murdered Mabopane councillor's family wants justice

2021-09-28 04:49:15

The family of slain ANC councillor, Tshepo Motaung, wants the “mastermind” behind the brutal murder of their loved one arrested. The family said the case ...View Article

Police on a hunt for 6 men for multiple rapes

2021-09-28 03:49:20

Police are looking for six men believed to have raped and robbed five women in Hammanskraal over the weekend.

A South African Police Service (SAPS) stat ...View Article

Mahikeng villagers not keen on municipal polls

2021-09-28 04:33:37

As the country prepares to hold local government elections on 1 November some communities in the North West province have mixed feelings about participating i ...View Article

Ramaphosa promises better municipal governance

2021-09-28 03:49:35

African National Congress (ANC) president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has promised that ANC-led municipalities will do better to deliver quality services to residents.& ...View Article

Madikizela-Mandela's family happy as EFF names HQ after her

2021-09-27 11:18:15

The family of late struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela,  has extended gratitude to the EFF saying it has kept her name alive.

The party picked ...View Article

EFF makes big local government promises

2021-09-27 05:21:56

The EFF is promising free electricity and basic services to the poor, improved and professional management of municipalities as well as accountability if it g ...View Article

EFF makes commitments to improve municipalities

2021-09-27 05:15:06

The EFF says it wants to win municipal elections not just for itself, but also in honour of the late struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who would have b ...View Article

Mama Winnie reigns supreme at EFF manifesto

2021-09-26 10:38:29

The late struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, is being honoured at the EFF 2021 Local Government Election manifesto launch happening at Ghandi Square in ...View Article

EFF wants statue of Paul Kruger removed

2021-09-25 04:51:28

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) wants the statue of Paul Kruger in Pretoria central business district (CBD) removed urgently. Kruger was the last president of ...View Article

Mogoeng shares words of advice for Chief Justice successor

2021-09-25 04:51:58

Outgoing Chief Justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng, says maintaining judicial independence and integrity are central for a head of the judiciary.

The Chief Justice ...View Article

Ramaphosa visits Matongo's home, hails his leadership skills

2021-09-25 04:42:37

ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa, says the country has been dealt a heavy blow by the passing of City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Jolidee Matongo.

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Laudium residents threatens protest over water shortage

2021-09-25 04:46:00

Residents of Laudium in Pretoria have threatened to take to the streets again if the water shortages in the area are not resolved urgently.

A ward counc ...View Article

Ramaphosa welcomes US vaccines to developing countries

2021-09-23 06:34:22

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the 500 million vaccine doses that the United States of America is donating to poor countries.

He was speaking du ...View Article

City of Tshwane faces off with 'dismissed' employees

2021-09-24 05:55:35

City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality says it's engaging its employees through relevant labour channels. This as axed workers stage a sit-in at Tshwane mu ...View Article

DA crying foul over EFF crowds

2021-09-23 01:33:28

In a rather bizarre move, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on its rival Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to keep its manifesto launch to no more than 50 ...View Article

Afriforum welcomes Apex Unisa language policy judgment

2021-09-23 01:24:14

Minority rights lobby group, Afriforum, has hailed the Constitutional Court's judgment on University of South Africa’s (Unisa’s) monolingual language poli ...View Article

Mahikeng residents reach agreement on Lotlamoreng dam project

2021-09-23 06:21:02

Residents of Magogoe village in Mahikeng in the North West have expressed happiness after government assured them that they will be included in the second pha ...View Article

Suspense on Zuma, Downer court battle

2021-09-23 06:17:49

Former president, Jacob Zuma, will have to wait a few weeks before hearing whether his legal team has managed to get Advocate Billy Downer removedl from prose ...View Article

Probe into Rustenburg traffic department fire

2021-09-23 06:10:56

An investigation is underway to establish the cause of a fire that broke out on Tuesday night at the Rustenburg Local Municipality’s Traffic Department in G ...View Article

Zondo Commission wants no part in calls for Zuma release

2021-09-23 06:11:08

The State Capture Commission of Inquiry will not be taking part in any of the proceedings challenging the decision to grant former president, Jacob Zuma, a me ...View Article

Mahikeng residents demand answers over Bop property sale

2021-09-22 05:50:29

Mahikeng residents plan to hold a march on Thursday to express dissatisfaction with the sale of buildings

the North West Provincial Government inherited ...View Article

Duarte: "We are not discussing a replacement for Matongo yet”

2021-09-22 05:52:20

The ANC says it is too soon to discuss a possible replacement for the late City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality Executive Mayor, Jolidee Matongo. He ...View Article

Deputy minister, premier held hostage in Mahikeng over tenders

2021-09-23 06:07:58

Residents of Magogoe village in Mahikeng in the North West, are on Wednesday expected to meet with MECs from different departments over renovations at Lotlamo ...View Article

Fire causes damage at Rustenburg traffic department

2021-09-22 05:23:42

An investigation is underway to establish the cause of a fire that broke out at the Rustenburg Local Municipality's traffic department on Tuesday evening.

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