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.
Struggle icon Swaminathan Karuppa Gounden will be buried in a special provincial official funeral category two in Durban on Thursday.
Legal expert Benedict Phiri says former State Security boss Arthur Fraser has himself to blame for the ruling of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture on Wednesday. Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo dismissed Fraser's application to cross-examine witnesses that implicated him in State capture.
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.
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Blade Nzimande has lashed out at the Democratic Alliance (DA), saying it is using the Language Policy Framework of Higher Institutions to attract Afrikaans speaking voters.
Former Ekurhuleni Mayor, Mzwandile Masina has poured cold water on allegations that he drove a state blue-light vehicle without authority and whilst under the influence of alcohol in August last year.
The Free State ANC Youth League has reaffirmed that municipalities that are led by young people will have quality leadership. This comes after they managed to close ranks and have young people as mayors in four municipalities in the province.
State Capture Commission Chairperson Justice Raymond Zondo has dismissed State Security Agency boss Arthur Fraser's application to cross examine witnesses that implicated him in state capture.
Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has sought to explain why she will not pursue the matter against former North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo in relation to his alleged facilitation of the delivery of cattle to former President Jacob Zuma's home at Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal.
African National Congress (ANC) Deputy Secretary-General, Jessie Duarte has been placed on medical leave following gastrointestinal complications.
Supporters of the former mayor of eThekwini Municipality, Zandile Gumede, believe the delays in her corruption case are meant to lessen her chances of being re-elected as leader in the Ethekwini region.
Traditional leaders organisation (Contralesa) has strongly condemned the travel ban imposed on South Africa by various Western countries because of the new COVID-19 variant.
Tributes are pouring in for anti-apartheid activist Swaminathan Gounden who passed away during the early hours on Tuesday morning.
Supporters of former eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede, have voiced out their disappointment after the Durban High Court barred the public from attending the case due to COVID-19 protocols. The former mayor and 21 others are appearing in court over the alleged fraudulent awarding of eThekwini waste removal tender.
The African National Congress (ANC) in the North West says strong action will be taken against all party councillors who colluded with opposition parties in council meetings and voted against the mandate of the party. The ANC's leadership formally announced the measures in Potchefstroom.
Political parties have mostly welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the country remains on Level 1 lockdown.
The council of the hung Modimolle–Mookgophong Local Municipality in Limpopo has elected African National Congress (ANC) councillor, Sinah Langa as the new Speaker.
The ANC and DA have bemoaned the action of several countries imposing travel bans on some Southern African nations. ANC's Legoete says it is unfair for South Africa to be punished for being a leading figure in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and DA's John Steenhuisen says the travel restrictions are irrational.
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.
The African Transformation Movement (ATM) and Al Jama-ah have written to President Cyril Ramaphosa to give their input on the nominees for the position of Chief Justice.
National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says there is an agenda to isolate the Russian vaccine Sputnik. She was addressing the 7th BRICS Parliamentary Forum at the 143rd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Madrid in Spain on Saturday.
National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has described the travel ban on South Africa and other Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries as annoying and irritating.
Political analyst Professor Sipho Seepe says that there is a need to understand that the DA and the EFF have not formed a coalition, but rather, a partnership.
The African National Congress's head of elections, Fikile Mbalula, says he stands by what he said about the SABC contributing to low voter turnout during this month's Local Government Elections.
Tensions ran high at Vryburg in the North West following outbursts by members of the public after the election of an Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Councillor Tebogo Babuile as the executive mayor of the Dr. Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality.
A memorial lecture in honour of Cradock Four struggle icon and anti-apartheid activist, Matthew Goniwe is underway.
DA leader John Steenhuisen has hinted that the party will continue with coalition discussions with other parties particularly in the Gauteng metros.
The Democratic Alliance briefs the media on Friday morning following the 2021 local government elections.
The Municipal Manager in the Sekhukhune District Municipality says the inaugural council sitting will be reconvened within ten days from Thursday.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has rejected allegations by Minister Fikile Mbabula that the public broadcaster’s coverage of the local government elections was to blame for low voter turnout and the African National Congress’ poor performance in several municipalities and metros.