Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Mongameli Bobani says his coalition running the metro was decided at national level and therefore regional efforts will not succeed.
Political analyst Ralph Mathekga says the return of Helen Zille as the DA’s Federal Council chairperson has put the party at a disadvantage.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has again rubbished claims by some opposition parties that the new Eskom Chief Executive Officer, Andre de Ruyter, was appointed because Gordhan is against transformation.
Former Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he has mixed feelings about leaving the job, this is after he quit following the ascendancy of Helen Zille in the Democratic Alliance.
The EFF in KwaZulu-Natal says it intends lobbying other provinces in a call for a more radical approach in their pursuit to influence change in the country’s policy.