The councillors were apprehended on Wednesday in connection with the Durban Solid Waste tender corruption allegations.
The ANC in KZN says it has not received reports that Gumede has not been attending council meetings, and suggested the DA write to the Speaker about the matter.
The SACP and Cosatu demand to be treated as equal partners by the ANC.
The ANC secretary-general says reports of the alleged plan are an attempt to divide the governing party.
According to Basil Douglas, black DA members defend ‘their masters’ and know ‘the boss is in charge’.
On Friday, Gauteng Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Lebogang Maile said it would intervene in Tshwane.
A reconfigured tripartite alliance is unlikely – analyst

A reconfigured tripartite alliance is unlikely – analyst

The SACP seems optimistic about a reconfiguration which will give it more power, but an analyst says he doubts whether they will get what they want.

Act swiftly to improve failing SOEs, ANC asks govt

‘We [ANC] cannot afford to be fugitives on accountability,’ acting spokesperson Dakota Legoete said, adding ‘the ANC needed to hire the right people for the right jobs’.

Nonceba Molwele appointed Joburg speaker but DA maintains it is illegal

A new Johannesburg council speaker has been elected amid questions around the legality of Da Gama’s exit.

DA calls for more arrests in tender scandal allegedly implicating Zandile Gumede

The party says the four arrests made on Wednesday are a drop in the ocean when 58 other councillors have not yet been arrested.

Dlamini’s EFF rise and closeness to Malema linked to ‘dodgy tenders’ – report

The man tipped to replace Godrich Gardee as EFF secretary-general stands accused of ‘tender rigging and manipulation’.

Maimane and Mashaba launch The People’s Dialogue

The former DA leader says the platform is a positive solutions-oriented discussion to address SA’s challenges.

Bobani’s bid to have his ousting set aside postponed

Supporters gathered outside the High Court ahead of Bobani’s urgent application to be reinstated as NMB mayor.

Don’t let cash, Chicken Licken or booze influence you, Ndlozi warns EFF delegates

The EFF national spokesperson calls on delegates to be vigilant.

ANC remains divided – Blade Nzimande

He reiterated the importance of a party such as the ANC by stating it would be needed for ‘the revolution’.

IFP says working with the ANC in Joburg does not make it its extension

The party says it will maintain its ‘individual identity’ and that voting with the ANC was done in the interests of service delivery and restoring stability.

Mchunu won’t say whether official residences affected by blackouts

When he was first asked about it, he said as far as he knew, everybody was affected by it.

EFF to expand using alternative funding models – Shivambu

Shivambu said the party does not want to be reliant on private donors who would want to dictate EFF policy and positions.

SA’s political parties mourn passing of ANC veteran Ben Turok

The ANC says it is deeply saddened by the passing of uncle Ben, as he was fondly called.

DA asks Johannesburg city manager to cancel council meeting to elect new speaker

The DA and the ANC have been waging a political war, fighting for the two biggest metros in Gauteng – Tshwane and Johannesburg.

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