The ANC's Parks Tau has been appointed as the mayor of Johannesburg, the city said on Thursday.
Outgoing Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo is proud of the city's accomplishments in the last 10 years, he said on Monday.
Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo launched the Inner-City Property Scheme on Wednesday.
The acting cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister has apologised to Johannesburg residents for a wide scale billing crisis.
Jo'burg residents affected by billing problems will be provided with a "favourable settlement arrangement" that includes discounts, Amos Masondo says.
Only two of the country's six top metros are likely to retain their mayors after the local government elections in May.
Johannesburg residents protested over council billing complaints outside the city's customer service centre in Braamfontein on Friday.
The seeds of the crisis in Jo'burg's billing system were sown five years ago when a R208m tender was awarded to an inexperienced company.
The response of mayors to billing problems and to the floods would influence their nomination as ANC candidates in the upcoming local elections.
The City of Johannesburg on Monday said it had learned "valuable lessons" from the current billing problem, and asked for patience.
Johannesburg's billing problem, which mayor Amos Masondo recently said was not a sign of a crisis, will be investigated, the government says.
The dissolution of the ANC regional executive committee in Johannesburg was necessary because it was "descending into total madness", the party said.
A carnival mood took over the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Johannesburg on Friday as mayor Amos Masondo opened the newly decorated structure.
The ANC in Johannesburg has pinned the blame for most of the service-delivery protests in the city on "unscrupulous elements" within the party.
If Johannesburg's mayor isn't going to shoot corrupt officials, what has he learned from his million-rand 'study' trip overseas?
The City of Johannesburg plans to upgrade all informal settlements by 2014, mayor Amos Masondo said on Wednesday.
About 5 000 Gauteng taxi operators and drivers on Tuesday threatened to "cripple the economy" if their demands are not met within seven days.
Soweto's two oldest main roads are to be renamed after anti-apartheid struggle leaders next week, it was reported on Friday.
The Gauteng African National Congress (ANC) elects new leaders as the ANC Youth League asks for the "recall" of President Thabo Mbeki.
Johannesburg's executive mayor's term is also likely to end soon, writes Matuma Letsoalo