DA calls for dismissal of Emfuleni Municipality manager

13 November 2019, 6:02 AM
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for the dismissal of the manager of the Emfuleni Municipality in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng.
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KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu has vowed to act swiftly on the continued political killings in the province and promised extra government efforts and resources to curb the scourge.

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro mayor Athol Trollip
EFF to push for removal of mayor Trollip 17 August 2018, 7:24 AM

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Zondeni Sobukwe receives Special Official Funeral 16 August 2018, 9:34 PM

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Tributes continue to pour in following the death of anti-apartheid activist, Mama Zondeni Sobukwe.

Motion of no confidence in Trollip hangs in the balance 16 August 2018, 6:32 AM

It's not clear whether the highly-anticipated motion of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip of the Democratic Alliance will take place Thursday as scheduled.

Zondeni Sobukwe will be laid to rest on the 25th of August in Graaf Reinet.
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AIC gives ANC 30 days to save various municipalities 15 August 2018, 4:23 PM

The ANC has less than 30 days to mend relations with the African Independent Congress (AIC) or lose Ekurhuleni, the Rustenburg municipality and another municipality in Umhlaba -Walingana in Kwa Zulu-Natal to the opposition.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
SA has lost a struggle heroine: Ramaphosa 15 August 2018, 12:04 PM

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ANC lauds Mama Sobukwe for challenging apartheid regime 15 August 2018, 11:37 AM

The African National Congress says it's saddened by the passing of Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe and has extended its condolences to the Sobukwe family.

Remains of four hanged PAC activists to be exhumed 15 August 2018, 11:30 AM

The remains of four PAC activists who were hanged in 1964 will be exhumed in Mamelodi cemetery, east of Pretoria on Wednesday.

Mashaba defends Trump, Ramaphosa tweet 15 August 2018, 9:57 AM

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EFF saddened by Mama Sobukwe’s passing 15 August 2018, 9:20 AM

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The DA has distanced itself from Helen Zille’s latest colonialism tweet.
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The office of DA leader, Mmusi Maimane has distanced the party from the latest tweet by Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, in which she continues to defend the legacy of colonialism.

Mama Sobukwe passes away at 91 15 August 2018, 6:43 AM

The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania is mourning the loss of Mama Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe, who was the wife of its founder, Robert Sobukwe.

Mandela Bay ANC to report Trollip to Public Protector 15 August 2018, 6:05 AM

The ANC caucus in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says it will report Mayor Athol Trollip to the Public Protector's office over allegations of maladministration and corruption.

Silas Ramaite is the NPA Deputy National Director for Administration and Office for Witness Protection.
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The Constitutional Court has declared the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams unconstitutional.

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DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, will address the media on Monday morning in Cape Town on the progress being made in a number of DA-run local municipalities.

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The Constitutional Court is expected to deliver its judgment on whether or not the appointment of NPA head Shaun Abrahams was lawful.