Being on the right side of history is as important as fixing the potholes in the street
Veterans league president Snuki Zikalala said it wanted the ANC to terminate its “unethical” coalitions with the EFF and PA
The governing party is now looking to oust Democratic Alliance speaker Maryke Davies
PA leader Gayton McKenzie said his party won the coveted Ward 7 in Johannesburg because voters “rejected nonsense” from the DA and ActionSA
The Inkatha Freedom Party is now the largest party at Umvoti, but the ANC and its allies remain in control of the municipality
Parties believe that they need the broadest possible coalition to unseat the ANC
Funders are concerned about the fragmented opposition but party leaders are adamant that they and not donors are driving the process
Outgoing DA mayor Retief Odendaal says stabilising the city should be the priority for all parties
At the 2021 local government elections, neither of the two biggest parties got a mandate to govern alone in Johannesburg
At a council meeting, 140 councillors voted to remove Phalatse, while 129 supported her
The Patriotic Alliance leader has claimed that he is behind Eldorado Park gangster Jermaine Prim’s move to Kgosi Mampuru maximum security prison
The Patriotic Alliance and Economic Freedom Fighters ditch the Democratic Alliance during the election of council chairpersons
The court said all decisions taken by new ANC mayor Dada Morero are ‘unlawful, unconstitutional and invalid’
The broken Zimbabwe economy and political system are too much of a push factor for xenophobia and Aaron Motsoaledi to stop people seeking refuge in Mzansi
He was shot near his home in Eldorado Park, allegedly by police, during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Messages between ActionSA and DA federal council chair Helen Zille suggest that the blue party has made attempts for an alliance with the EFF since January
Despite warnings that vigilante organisations can become xenophobic and violent, the ruling ANC says the more grassroots groups like these, the better
Operation Dudula has carried out a crackdown against illegal immigrants in Jo’burg, a drive that has resonated with mainly poor, angry South Africans
Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipalities go to the Democratic Alliance, with eThekwini set to follow.
South Africa’s 66 hung municipalities have to constitute councils or face a rerun of elections
Deals with the Inkatha Freedom Party deliver small towns, but metros remain beyond the ruling party’s reach
The EFF has decided to close all talks with the ANC; meanwhile, the DA has not made any headway in talks with ActionSA as time runs out for councils to elect leaders
The ANC has reportedly received assurances from smaller parties about continuing existing coalitions, but its top leaders are hesitant to work with Julius Malema
Creating an investor sales pitch for Mossel Bay is not a difficult task
The DA appears to have abandoned its ambitions of 2016 and is set to lose further ground in the upcoming elections
Victims of extortion and intimidation at building project sites in Eldorado Park speak up in an exclusive Mail & Guardian investigation
In this week’s 96 by-elections, the trend was the ANC held its ground and grew, while the DA lost big, with minority parties eating into its voter base
The DA’s control of the Nelson Mandela Bay metro may be over next week after a fallout between mayor Athol Trollip and PA councillor Marlon Daniels
The EFF says it has made the decision on the grounds that it could bring the motion back again at another time.
UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says anybody who is willing to be a mayor, other than the DA or Trollip, his party will support.
In a last-ditch effort to sway the PA to vote with the opposition, the PA was offered the position of mayor on Tuesday evening
In a move to fill vacant posts in Public Health and Corporate Services, Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip announced changes to his committee.