The instability of hung local governments is driving the ANC’s new-found need to get to grips with coalition politics
The protesters in Kariega said they had for years been asking for roads and drains to be fixed
Power was restored on Monday night to about 50 000 residents after days without electricity
The Nelson Mandela Bay mayor has gone against the DA fray, advising against any coalition with the governing party, which ‘must be punished democratically’
Nelson Mandela Bay regional secretary Luyolo Nqakula has spoken out in a bid to clear his name amid an internal investigation into vote buying
What lessons can be learnt from the ongoing coalition instability in Nelson Mandela Bay and City of Johannesburg?
Technical steps have been taken reduce water wastage but political infighting in the metro hinders decision-making and implementation
The dam levels have been low for years, the canal transferring water from the Orange River Project to the storage dam was not repaired and the metro rejected help from the state
Gift of the Givers has started drilling boreholes, while Business Chamber members will help repair leaks
Corruption and greed blamed as political rivalries turn increasingly violent in the region
Broker survey shows bleak prospects for Gauteng in 2022 as coastal areas lead in commercial, retail and industrial property
We will all bear the brunt of a political landscape that is less about governing and more about the satisfaction of personal interests and vindictive opposition
The ruling party is scheduled to start interviewing prospective metro mayors this weekend with some usual suspects on the list
The EFF is said to have indicated that it will be happy to give the ANC Johannesburg for Ekurhuleni and Scopa during preliminary negotiations
The party is set to begin interviewing prospective mayors this week — and women candidates have a five-point advantage
Oscar Mabuyane tested waters with the ANC provincial executive committee regarding a possible coalition with the DA during a special meeting on Thursday
The DA leader apportioned some of the blame for the DA’s decline on his predecessor Mmusi Maimane “walking off the job”
The ANC has reportedly received assurances from smaller parties about continuing existing coalitions, but its top leaders are hesitant to work with Julius Malema
Cape Town emerged as the leader on overall citizen satisfaction for the fifth consecutive year, followed by Ekurhuleni
The municipality has accrued billions of rand in wasteful spending, and more than 6 000 putrid bucket toilets
They will most likely punch above their weight in municipalities to gain leverage from the ANC and DA in next month’s local government elections.
The DA launched its 37-page manifesto on a virtual platform under the banner “The DA gets things done”.
A new book, Marriages of Inconvenience: The Politics of Coalitions in South Africa, takes a forward-looking view of the country politics but also a historical one
Babalo Madikizela is considering standing against Oscar Mabuyane to become chair of the key Eastern Cape ANC region in December
The DA announces its mayoral candidates for this years local government elections while the ANC and EFF hold their cards close to the chest
The party has removed members facing charges in terms of the step-aside resolution, including Newcastle’s mayor and eThekwini former mayor
DA leader John Steenhuisen challenges ANC to share its list of mayoral candidates during the main opposition party’s own big metro candidate list-reveal
The case of Andile Lungisa illustrates the need for more accountability and discipline within political parties
Nurses and other healthcare providers feel neglected and abused by the government and its representatives, who ignore their pleas for a safe working environment.
Some Nelson Mandela Bay residents are abiding by restrictions; others are feeling festive
The early release of the metro’s loose cannon Lungisa has everyone guessing about his next outburst
With the number of cases spiralling out of control in hotspots in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape, longer curfews and restrictions on alcohol sales are being implemented