The Limpopo ANC says communities whose municipalities invested in VBS and suffered from poor delivery of services can now breathe a sigh of relief.
The portfolio committee’s chair Tina Joemat-Pettersson called on police senior management to urgently revise its strategies to deal with gender-based violence.
The deputy mayor, Nombali Mchunu, allegedly used a municipal Toyota Fortuner on a trip to Gauteng to watch a football match. The vehicle was then stolen.
The DA says, ‘We call on the City of Ekurhuleni to consider a cost-effective way of delivering chemical toilets to its residents.’
Tariff structures across the various metros are exceedingly complicated and almost entirely not comparable.
The president has assigned the ministers of public service and administration, finance and public works and infrastructure to identify areas in the guide where perks can be cut. 

For Mkhwebane’s office, cases aren’t ‘won or lost’

‘The public protector has no cases to win or lose as she has no vested personal interest in any of the thousands of cases she handles every year.’

Govt condemns mob attack on police in Joburg

The mob pelted police vehicles with bricks, preventing officers from conducting a raid to seize counterfeit goods.

Cele has no plans for a bill to allow provincial police units

The devolving of police powers to provincial governments would contravene the Constitution, he answered a question of a DA MP.

12 000 applicants vie for only 120 available metro cop jobs

The physicals began on July 29, and those who are accepted will receive an allowance of just over R4 000 a month while they are trained.

Road agency ‘not broke’, plans R40bn roads upgrade

Sanral is planning to ‘issue smaller tenders related to routine road maintenance and periodic maintenance across the entire network’.

Political Party Funding Act: ‘We are seeking to cure what is being exposed before Zondo’

While the DA called some provisions of the act ‘onerous’, ‘impractical’ and ‘ultra vires’, Cosatu called some of those very provisions ‘progressive’.

Remove Maile from Alex probe, Mashaba asks Makhura

This is ‘in light of the MEC’s dubious behaviour and comments’ and because rumours of his relatives allegedly benefitting from the tainted ARP are being investigated.

Ramaphosa makes appointments to Commission for Gender Equality

Tamara Eugenia Mathebula will serve as chairperson until the end of her term in October 2022.

ANC Tshwane caucus slams Stevens Mokgalapa, renames him ‘Gimmicks’

This after he extended the special leave of embattled former city manager Dr Moeketsi Mosola.

Invisible party funding is Achilles heel of SA democracy, IEC hearing told

Lawson Naidoo, executive secretary of Casac, described the bill as a ‘missing link’ in South Africa’s legislative architecture.

Correctional centre’s video system to save costs

It is helping the department save thousands of rands in transport costs, as it links magistrates’ courts to correctional detention centres via CCTV technology.

‘Tell her she’s not doing what God wants,’ and other ways to be rid of Busi

Despite calls for her removal the litigation-happy public protector is fighting back, and a quicker way to see the last of her is to get her struck from the roll.

MyCiTi bus contract between CBD, Cape Flats being reviewed – Plato

The MyCiTI bus services have been suspended for more than two months following operational problems between the City and lawyers.

‘R100K a head’ – DA wants answers on Ramaphosa and Co’s R3.5m ‘Geneva jamboree’

The opposition says the public deserves to know why it was necessary for the department to send one of the largest delegations to the conference.

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