Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba’s office has dismissed as cheap politicking, claims by civic organisation Sanco that he promotes land grabs across the city.
The Gauteng Human Settlements Department has called on Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba to stop politicising issues around the Alexandra Renewal project.
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba is urging residents to opt for prepaid electricity to avoid the accumulation of debt.
Mashaba has announced that the city council has approved a debt relief programme for residents who are struggling.
The Gauteng African National Congress (ANC) says it is planning to haul Gauteng Mayor Herman Mashaba before the Ethics Committee of Council after the City of Johannesburg took responsibility for the demolition of illegal structures in Alexandra north of Johannesburg.
Mayor Herman Mashaba expressed his disappointment with the demolitions and says he was not informed about plans to evict and demolish the structures.
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa) spokesperson Charles Hlebela has described Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba’s comments as unfortunate.
The ANC in Johannesburg says it has yet to see a report cited by Mayor Herman Mashaba which allegedly reveals that corruption cases amounting to a staggering R33 billion are under investigation in the city.
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he’s prepared to have all corruption cases in the city prosecuted privately, if the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) declines to take action.
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has accused the National Energy Regulator of rewarding corruption at Eskom, by allowing a 15% increase in electricity tariffs.
Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is adamant Gauteng will be run by a coalition government after the elections.