The former presidential spokesperson's stay at a luxury housing estate in Pretoria "could amount to flagrant abuse of public resources".
The United Democratic Movement has taken Ward 30, which had become vacant on the death of the previous ANC councillor.
The fraud trial of Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema and his co-accused is expected to start in Polokwane on Monday.
President Jacob Zuma's comments about Marikana did not mean he condoned the shooting to death of 34 mineworkers, the presidency said.
Hot on the heels of its intervention in Nelson Mandela Bay, the ANC is shifting its attention to the instability in its biggest region - eThekwini.
Zwelinzima Vavi will not appeal his expulsion from Cosatu as general secretary, unless it holds what he calls a legitimate congress.
The ANCYL has elected new leaders in Limpopo, the first time new officials have been chosen since the league was disbanded in 2013.
The South African Police Service is bleeding under current national commissioner Riah Phiyega, says her predecessor Bheki Cele.
Mmusi Maimane has accepted nomination to stand as the Democratic Alliance's leader, saying it is his chance to "restore hope" in the country's future.
The NPA denies it interfered in Julius Malema's corruption case, saying its decision to prosecute Malema was based on credible evidence.