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Jolt the city into self-reliance

Mayor Parks Tau's greatest success is an electricity plan that makes Johannesburg less dependent on Eskom.

ANC factionalism tears at eThekwini in fight for top seat

"Post-1994 some people are joining [the ANC] because of material [things], love for positions and basking in glory," worries KZN premier Senzo Mchunu.

‘Why does KZN lead in police killings?’

Statistics suggest there was more than one police unit in the province linked to unlawful killings.

Struggle for power in Soweto goes underground

Electricity thieves are using cunning methods to ply their trade that not even the police or Eskom can prevent.

Metros wake up to energy shifts

But efficiency and sustainability are still at odds with the way in which our cities work when it comes to power.

Desperate ANC wants Danny Jordaan as PE mayor

Eastern Cape leadership wants the soccer boss as Nelson Mandela Bay's mayor to retain the key metro and revive its fortunes before 2016 elections.

Johannesburg: One metropolis, two lives

SA's de facto capital has announced bold plans to change the lives of its citizens. But not everyone is on board, as events on the same day showed.

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Mboweni says no more Zondo funding as court extends commission’s lifespan

The finance minister suggests money should be found from the cash-strapped justice department

SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

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