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IEC Gives Municipal Councils 14 Days To Hold Their First Meetings

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa has announced that all the 213 municipal councils across the country have 14 days to hold their first council meetings in a media statement on Wednesday, 10 November 2021. The Electoral Commission further outlined that the managers of the municipalities will be responsible for convening the council...

Julius Malema

Julius Malema threatens to sue Naledi Shange

Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) Leader Julius Malema went to cast his vote in his hometown in Seshego, Limpopo. But he was accused of turning up to the voting station in R2 000 Versace jeans. This has left many South Africans with questions which they could not answer, some argued that this undermines his message against capitalism...


President Cyril Ramaphosa | “State Capture has been stopped”

President Cyril Ramaphosa has claimed that State Capture has been stopped and that whomsoever thinks otherwise should think again in a media briefing outside Hitekani Primary School in Chiawelo, Soweto, on Monday, 01 November 2021. President Ramaphosa was speaking after casting his vote earlier today morning. “State capture has been stopped and who ever thinks...


City of Tshwane unveils new fire station in Mamelodi

The City of Tshwane municipality unveiled a new fire station in Mamelodi, Tshwane, on Thursday, 28 October 2021. Tshwane executive mayor, Alderman Randall Williams, alongside the MMC for community safety, Alderwoman Karen Meyer, unveiled the new fire station which will begin operations next month serving residents in Region 6 areas such as Mamelodi and Nellmapius....


High court dismissed Former president Jacob Zuma’s application

In June, the former president Jacob Zuma made an application to have the prosecutor in his arms deal corruption trial removed, arguing that prosecutor Billy Downer was biased against him. Last week, he filed two criminal charges against Downer at the Pietermaritzburg Police Station, accusing him of intentionally leaking confidential information to the media. Handing...


Samwu has been accused of fighting ANC battles

Tshwane mayor Randall Williams has accused the SA Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) of using the protests to demand the implementation of wage increment to fight the ANC battles in the run-up to next week’s municipal elections. In a radio interview, Williams said that the labour action was unlawful and suggested the union wanted to throw...



ActionSA has taken the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to court after its name was omitted from the ward ballot papers after it left the space requiring an abbreviated name empty when registering. ActionSA has argued that its name does fit the technical description of eight characters and therefore does not need an abbreviated name on...


Numsa accepts 6% wage increase

Earlier this month, Numsa members embarked on a strike demanding an 8% salary hike, while rejecting the previous wage offer by employer federations, including the Steel and Engineering Industry Federation of South Africa (Seifsa) and the National Employers Association of South Africa (Neasa). During a media briefing on Thursday, Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim said they had...

City of Tshwane

City of Tshwane Municipality to target illegal connections

The City of Tshwane Municipality has issued a warning to Tshwane residents that they will be taking serious measures against the tempering of meters and will be conducting operations across the city in a media statement by City of Tshwane’s MMC for Utility services and Regional Operations and Coordination, Councillor Philip Nel, on Wednesday, 20...