4.12.2019 01:15 pm
House chairperson Cedric Frolick said the vote would have to be postponed because it did not meet the Constitutional requirements.
For the second time, the ANC hasn't been able get enough of its members into the National Assembly to push through its nomination for commissioner of the Public Service Commission (PSC) - former Msunduzi mayor Zanele Hlatshwayo.
In his latest letter, the MEC demands to know if former DA mayor Herman Mashaba’s mayoral committee still enjoys the benefits of their positions.
The party claims last week’s adjournment by the speaker was a clear plot to give ‘the DA space to breathe’.
The EFF, meanwhile, believes it can challenge the DA and the ANC for the City’s mayoral chain.
While the ANC’s Johannesburg mayoral candidate seems to think the party’s integrity commission has exonerated him, it says it has not.
He postponed the sitting last week, citing the need to seek a legal opinion on the interpretation of the Municipal Structures Act.
The BLF is hoping that a technical change in its constitution will allow them to reregister, without necessarily feeling ‘obligated’ to accept ‘members of the oppressor group as members’.
The City of Tshwane was found in contempt of court by not reinstating Nontobeko Memela, who has earned R150K a month while suspended for a year.
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has confirmed that former MMC of roads and transport in the City of Tshwane Sheila Senkubuge was a verified citizen at the time of her appointment, according to the voters’ roll.
They want him to first try to clear his name before resuming public service.
Senkubuge has since resigned amid a debacle involving her and Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa allegedly being caught on a leaked ‘sex scandal’ recording.
The former Mayco member has listed many of her successes but says the storm around her alleged relationship with her boss means it’s time to go.
With the postponement of the Johannesburg mayoral council sitting on Thursday, the EFF could hold a strong hand going into this week’s negotiations with the ANC and DA.
The MP was arrested by the Hawks on Thursday last week but was granted bail and is expected to be back in court on January 31, next year.