Hope at the end of the tunnel for Tshwane as new mayor is elected

Residents of Tshwane can officially sleep peacefully knowing that the city now has an Executive Mayor. This comes as the DA Councillor, Cilliers Brink managed to. clench the majority of votes in the mayoral race. The third time seems to be the charm for Cllr. Cilliers Brink, following his 109 out of 211 votes win against his opponent, ...

By Tshegofatso Makola 4 minutes ago

Tshwane Council to attempt to elect a new Executive Mayor once again

Following weeks of political turmoil within the Tshwane Council as well as a failed motion of no-confidence against Council Speaker, Mncedi Mdzwanana, the city’s Council will attempt to elect the new Executive Mayor of the Council.With the Council having met yesterday following the petition sent by the DA-led coalition calling for the ...

By Tshegofatso Makola about 8 hours ago

Bid to remove Mncedi Mdzwanana fails as petition is dubbed “illegal”

Politicking has taken place once again today at the Tshwane Council, with the planned motion of no-confidence against the Speaker of Council Mncedi Mdzwanana being adjourned within less than 15 minutes.It’s another defeat for the DA-led coalition once again following what was an attempt to remove the newly elected Speaker of Council fr...

By Tshegofatso Makola 1 day ago

“Let us safeguard the hard-won freedoms in our bill of rights”- President Cyril Ramaphosa

With Human Rights Month coming to a close, one sees it fit for the words of President Cyril Ramaphosa to be reflected on in this week’s ‘Power of Words’.“Let us safeguard the hard-won freedoms in our bill of rights”- President Cyril RamaphosaWritten in one of his weekly Presidential newsletters, the words served as somewhat of a juxtap...

By Tshegofatso Makola 1 day ago

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