Modimolle-Mookgophong council sitting resumes on Monday following multiple disruptions

29 November 2021, 6:10 AM
The council of the hung Modimole-Mookgophong Municipality in Limpopo is expected to consider flipping a coin to elect a new mayor, speaker and chief whip when the council sitting resumes on Monday.
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DA’s Marlene van Staden re-elected Modimolle-Mookgophong Mayor through toss of a coin 2 December 2021, 11:38 AM

Democratic Alliance councillor Marlene van Staden has been re-elected Mayor of the Modimolle-Mookgophong hung Municipality in Limpopo through the flipping of a coin.

Modimolle-Mookgophong council sitting resumes on Tuesday following multiple disruptions 2 December 2021, 7:36 AM

The Modimolle-Mookgophong hung council in Limpopo will resume with its sitting to elect a new Mayor on Tuesday. The council sitting collapsed for the fourth time on Monday after voting for the Mayor ended in a stalemate.

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ANC’s Sinah Langa elected Speaker in Modimolle–Mookgophong 29 November 2021, 12:00 PM

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A group of African National Congress members in the Sekhukhune District have obtained an urgent High Court interdict in Polokwane in Limpopo to stop the appointment of the executive mayor.

Zikalala extends gratitude to smaller parties as ANC retains control of eThekwini Metro 25 November 2021, 7:57 AM

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The sitting to vote the new mayor, speaker and chief whip in the Modimole-Mookgophong hung council in Limpopo was halted following a disruption by African National Congress (ANC) councillors.

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