Herman Mashaba

 
Avoid a Modi authoritarian solution for South Africa
Avoid a Modi authoritarian solution for South Africa
In 1975, Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi found herself confronting popular ferment and declared a state of emergency. In his compelling new...
Ideological load-shedding by the DA/EFF coalition has been costly
Ideological load-shedding by the DA/EFF coalition has been costly
The “ideological load-shedding” arrangement that is the DA/EFF coalition governments in Tshwane and Johannesburg has predictably created a...
Raw power dumped on farms
Raw power dumped on farms
There is an expansive view of northern Johannesburg from the edges of the informal settlement of Diepsloot. Below, on the dusty and wintry...
ANC, IFP eyeing Jo’burg takeover
ANC, IFP eyeing Jo’burg takeover
The ANC, with an eye on municipalities in Gauteng, is cosying up to the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), a move that won’t easily shift power but...
Editorial: Tweedledum and Tweedledee
Editorial: Tweedledum and Tweedledee
The MEC for housing in Gauteng, Lebogang Maile, on Thursday declared his intention to withhold potentially hundreds of millions of rands for...
[Video]Alexandra's cry for help
[Video]Alexandra's cry for help
"Alexandra on its own is hazardous," says Thembeni Manana, a resident of the township
This piggery can’t go to market
This piggery can’t go to market
Mike Fysh, the owner of a family-owned piggery about 20km north of Pretoria, is as congenial and relaxed a person as you could hope to meet, given...
DA admits to governance balls-ups
DA admits to governance balls-ups
The Democratic Alliance has admitted to dropping the ball in governance, saying that, in some cases, municipalities run by the party are “indistinguishable” from the way they were run by the ANC....
ANC and DA try to gain upper hand in municipal stalemate
ANC and DA try to gain upper hand in municipal stalemate
A political chess game for control of key municipalities lost by the ANC in the 2016 local government elections is slowly taking shape.
Jozi’s biogas plant goes to waste
Jozi’s biogas plant goes to waste
Sewage can be a mess. It despoiled the Vaal River so badly that the army had to be called in, and recently a plant failure turned Durban harbour...
Maile launches probe into Mashaba’s ‘stolen’ Alex renewal project files claim
Maile launches probe into Mashaba’s ‘stolen’ Alex renewal project files claim
An investigation has been initiated to “ascertain the authenticity of the claims” that a Gauteng provincial government member unlawfully...
The DA would benefit from a little introspection
The DA would benefit from a little introspection
The Democratic Alliance’s unsatisfactory performance in the 2019 general elections reflects its poor governance record in the metros it took...

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