They see their separate endeavours not as competing initiatives, but rather complementary ones.
Da Gama and Mathebe have been placed on suspension by Maile, who believes they may have brought council into disrepute.
The DA has instructed its legal team to approach the court on an urgent basis to review Maile’s decision to suspend Mathebe and Da Gama.
Cogta has suspended both Joburg speaker Vasco Da Gama and Tshwane speaker Katlego Mathebe.
A joint statement does not rule out the possibility that Maimane might join Mashaba’s new party, but says these discussions are at a ‘very early stage’.
The EFF leader has vowed to seek justice for drowned high school boy Enock Mpianzi.
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ANC remains determined to save SAA

ANC remains determined to save SAA

Those within the ANC hoping for partial privatisation of SOEs have been met with pushback.

DA provides George police with report implicating its mayor in corruption

The DA handed a forensic report implicating its mayor in George, Melvin Naik, in corruption over to the George police for investigation on Wednesday morning.

We will ‘strengthen BEE’ and move forward with expropriating land – Magashule

The ANC wants to ‘de-racialise our towns and cities and transform apartheid-era spacial patterns’, its secretary-general said.

SAA should be retained as a national airline – Magashule

The ANC secretary-general claims to have reached consensus with President Cyril Ramaphosa on non-interference in the operational matters of SOEs.

Ekurhuleni mayor is unethical, coalition partner charges

‘The ANC should recall mayor Masina or face the wrath and might of voters at next year’s election,’ AIC spokesperson Mxolisi Koom said.

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Ekurhuleni whistleblower ‘tarnished’ in mayor’s report

Ekurhuleni whistleblower ‘tarnished’ in mayor’s report

Activist Ndzipo Kalipa said the mayor ‘always wanted to destroy’ him.

DA to suspend George mayor for alleged corruption

‘The report highlights two serious findings against the mayor, Mr Melvin Naik, relating to alleged corruption and interference in administrative processes.’

Simelane, Shaik may each be earning R2.2m a year for advising Sisulu – DA

‘The DA is yet to understand how an optometrist and an ex-prosecutor are qualified to provide advice to a department whose focus is on water, sanitation and housing delivery.’

Appointing Simelane and Shaik as advisers is Sisulu’s ‘prerogative’ – ministry

The ministry says Sisulu has the ‘utmost confidence in the abilities of her two special advisers’, the appointments of which the DA alleged the minister was trying to ‘cover up’.

74% of state-owned land reform farms in Limpopo lie dormant – DA

The vast majority of state-owned farms in the province have not yet been leased out.

Maimane is recruiting small parties for his new ‘movement’

Former Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba has confirmed that a new political party will be started, but has been vague on whether or not Maimane is joining him.

AfriForum reports Ramaphosa to UN over farm murder ‘denial’

The lobby group has laid an official complaint against the president as well as Lindiwe Sisulu, accusing them of trying to ‘discredit’ them ‘as a human rights defender’.

Van Damme slams Ministerial Handbook after Ndabeni-Abrahams’ international ‘baecation’

The opposition intends to ask for full details of what the communications minister got up to with her husband overseas.

EFF ex-employee Maggie Klaas wins CCMA case but party still doesn’t want to pay

The CCMA ordered the EFF pay Klaas 11 months’ salary after they fired her following her abuse at the hands of a senior provincial party leader.




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