The red berets have made it clear they do not accept the ANC’s mayoral candidate.
Ace Magashule was seen speaking to an IFP member asking for everyone to maintain their positions, an indicator that the EFF may be left out in the cold.
This is ‘to ensure service delivery is not affected and residents do not suffer,’ the Gauteng premier said.
Land redistribution seems set to follow Zimbabwe example
Land earmarked for redistribution mostly ends up in the hands of state bureaucrats and the politically powerful – as in Zimbabwe, a report says.
However, the IFP says it’s still waiting for a final reply from the DA on its demands.
‘The FF Plus will support any meaningful and feasible proposal to implement hard labour measures for certain categories of prisoners,’ Pieter Groenewald says.

Mudslinging between speaker Da Gama and MEC Maile continues

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.

ANC aware of DA plan to collapse council meeting on Wednesday

The party claims last week’s adjournment by the speaker was a clear plot to give ‘the DA space to breathe’.

What the DA, ANC mayoral candidates have planned for Johannesburg

The EFF, meanwhile, believes it can challenge the DA and the ANC for the City’s mayoral chain.

‘Out of order’ Geoff Makhubo wrongly tweets he has been ‘cleared’

While the ANC’s Johannesburg mayoral candidate seems to think the party’s integrity commission has exonerated him, it says it has not.

Election of new Joburg mayor will take place on Wednesday – Da Gama

He postponed the sitting last week, citing the need to seek a legal opinion on the interpretation of the Municipal Structures Act.

BLF to rewrite constitution to reverse ban, but good luck trying to join if you’re white

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’.

Tshwane city manager will go to jail if he doesn’t reinstate suspended official

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.

Senkubuge was a citizen at time of Tshwane appointment, according to voters’ roll – IEC

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.

ANC integrity commission recommends Bongani Bongo step aside amid corruption case

They want him to first try to clear his name before resuming public service.

DA says IEC must explain how Senkubuge was voted into council

Senkubuge has since resigned amid a debacle involving her and Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa allegedly being caught on a leaked ‘sex scandal’ recording.

Tshwane MMC Sheila Senkubuge resigns following ‘sex tape’ scandal

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.

Why the EFF could hold the key to winning the Joburg mayoral race

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.

ANC stalwarts not happy with party’s stance on corruption-accused Bongani Bongo

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.

ANC decides against going to court to challenge DA speaker

The party was considering launching a legal challenge, a move its allies said could have serious consequences.

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