The smaller group of representatives are allocated seats according to their electoral support in provincial elections.
The embattled public protector can get the chop if two-thirds of MPs agree to it.
The opposition in the province says Zikalala should be a premier of the province and not of the ANC.
Despite the ANC having the numbers to push through a vote in favour of Thandi Modise, the DA decided to nominate Thembekile Majola.
But the municipality has poured cold water on allegations of nepotism or fronting in the appointment of service providers.
The party says these include securing all Sassa pay points and ensuring that the biometrics enrolment system is completed.

Government Acting Nelson Mandela Bay city manager steps down

Due to medical reasons, Peter Nielson will be replaced by Noxolo Nqwazi.

Government Mboweni must ‘come clean’ on Eskom ‘debt swap’, says DA

The opposition party suggests that Tito Mboweni is hiding plans of a debt swap – an option both he and the president previously rejected.

Government Magashule, Zwane should end up ‘behind bars’ over Vrede Dairy Project report – Maimane

The DA leader released a statement milking his party’s victory in having Mkhwebane’s report set aside.

Government Sassa gets new CEO

Busisiwe Memela-Khambula takes over from acting CEO Abraham Mahlangu.

Government Sixth democratic SA parliament’s first sitting on Wednesday

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng will preside over the swearing-in of the designated members of parliament.

Government Ramaphosa’s new presidential advisory unit – Will it improve policy?

This is an important initiative designed to help him address the huge challenges facing his incoming government.

Government Nersa rubbishes Mashaba’s statement on 15.63% Eskom increase

The energy regulator slammed the Johannesburg mayor’s statement for allegedly containing ‘unfortunate, incorrect, and misleading information’.

Government ANCYL wants 20% youth representation in new Cabinet – report

The league’s president says this will be in accordance with the ANC’s resolutions taken at the party’s 2017 Nasrec conference.

Government Afrikanerbond calls for ministry for minorities

The Afrikanerbond says a political will is needed to endorse internationally recognised minority rights in South Africa.

Government Ramaphosa could omit Mabuza, Dlamini from restructured cabinet

A leaner cabinet will see a number of ‘compromised’ ministers left out of the new cabinet, with the possibility of a new National Assembly speaker as well.

Government Draft national climate change adaptation strategy open for public comment

Strong and sustainable socio-economic development could reduce vulnerability to climate change and ensure resilience.

Government National Assembly MPs, NCOP delegates to be sworn in next week

On Wednesday morning, the swearing-in would take place in the National Assembly chamber and would be presided over by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

Government Spy allegations mount against state security minster

Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba allegedly earned millions during while living a ‘double life’, which was not declared to Parliament. 

Government Road closures for Ramaphosa’s inauguration forces permit system

The City of Tshwane has urged residents of Loftus and Rietondale who will be affected by the closures to collect permits until Wednesday.

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