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Emfuleni mayor steps down

JOHANNESBURG, December 13 – Following a protracted battle with his Sedibeng region, Emfuleni mayor Jacob Khawe announced on Thursday that he has resigned. The council would convene a sitting on Friday to elect a mayor, he said while addressing journalists in Johannesburg after the provincial African National Congress list conference. Khawe was elected Gauteng secretary […]

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Mayor slams Gauteng govt probe into Joburg’s alleged corruption

JOHANNESBURG, August 15 – Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Wednesday slammed as “political point-scoring” the decision by Gauteng provincial government to institute an investigation into the allegations of procurement maladministration in the City of Johannesburg. This comes after MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) and Human Settlements‚ Dikgang “Uhuru” Moiloa, this week called for Premier David […]

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Embattled Hlongwa, Mahlangu re-elected to Gauteng ANC executive committee

JOHANNESBURG, July 23 – Embattled Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu have been elected again as members of the African National Congress (ANC) provincial executive committee, despite dark clouds hanging over their heads over alleged corruption and mismanagement in the provincial government. Newly appointed ANC Gauteng deputy chairman, Panyaza Lesufi, on Monday said the conference, held […]