Latest articles on Municipal Elections
The local level is the coalface of government work; it’s where failure and state capture hurts the most.
The M&G post-election Critical Thinking Forum considered the scenario South African politics now faces in the aftermath
The little-known AIC helps the ruling party clinch Ekurhuleni and Rustenberg — and the price rectifies the decade-old Matatiele boundary dispute.
It was with great shock that we heard newly re-elected mayor Patricia de Lille ominously declare it was time for the City of Cape Town to work hard.
Institutions issue warnings against government spending ahead of 2019 elections to win voters' hearts.
The poor of the town are not immediately taken by the likely new regime and want to see first what will actually change in their lives.
Beyond the percentages, it is now time to consider the number of seats that parties bring to the coalition talks. Who can make a majority together?
The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality
Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.
SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector
Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well
MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East
'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'