Lebogang Maile pins hopes on ConCourt to reverse judgment on Tshwane dissolution

Although the Gauteng provincial government will not be appealing the court judgment allowing Tshwane councillors back at work, it does not regret dissolving the council. Speaking at a media briefing on Monday, cooperative governance and traditional affairs (CoGTA) MEC Lebogang Maile said the Gauteng provincial government had decided to not appeal the Supreme Court of […]

Maskandi singer dumped by wife as his s.e.x video with an actress breaks the internet

It seems Bukelani “Unjoko” Mbambo’s Facebook video has caused him more problems. This time, his fiancee Nondumiso Mthanti (28) has moved out of their home in Tshwane after she saw Unjoko’s video on Monday, where he appears to be intimate with another woman. Many fans lambasted him for the video, saying it was p0rn. Nondumiso […]

Stevens Mokgalapa resigns from DA

Former Tshwane councillor and mayor Stevens Mokgalapa has resigned from the DA, the party confirmed on Friday. Mokgalapa resigned in February as Tshwane mayor this year in the wake of a s.e.x scandal. He is the latest member to leave the party after former DA Gauteng leader John Moodey resigned last month, abandoning his leadership […]

Lady Zamar disappears with driver’s R52 000

Thabang Litsaone is desperately trying to get in touch with Lady Zamar after she allegedly failed to pay him. He has accused the singer of ghosting him after she failed to pay him R52 542 as per a court judgment. Thabang from Olievenhoutbosch, Tshwane, said he was Lady Zamar’s driver from November 2018 to April […]

Tshwane council expected to elect new mayor on Friday

This was according to Tshwane speaker Katlego Mathebe who resumed her duties on Tuesday following an intense legal battle that was borne out of the Gauteng Executive Council’s decision to dissolve council in March. The decision saw the City of Tshwane remain leaderless politically for most of the year as the provincial government appointed administrators […]

Thousands of Tshwane residents woke up without power

Thousands of people in Tshwane woke up without electricity on Wednesday morning. Eskom implemented so-called “load reduction” in many communities in the capital from 5 am, saying it was trying to avoid overloading on its network in high-density areas. The power utility planned to restore electricity at 9 am and called on affected customers not […]

Tshwane could have a new DA mayor next week

The Tshwane metro could have a new mayor by the end of next week following a tumultuous power battle won by the DA in the courts on Tuesday. The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruled in favour of the DA in the Gauteng government’s appeal of a high court judgement reinstating the former’s coalition government […]

Democratic Alliance wins Tshwane back in court battle

The DA has regained control of the Tshwane metro after a lengthy court battle with the ANC. The DA coalition government was dissolved in March this year following months of squabbling in the council, prompting the DA’s bid to have the Gauteng government’s decision reviewed in court. As the city spent months with no mayor, […]

Survey reveals transport costs are high in Gauteng

The annual Gauteng household travel survey has revealed that nearly 60% of households spent more than 10% of their income on public transport in 2019-20, which is the maximum policy target. According to the survey, the figure increased from 55% in 2014. The 2019-20 survey was conducted and compiled by the Council for Scientific and […]

Ex-DA member Nkele Molapo heads to court to review her revoked membership

Former Democratic Alliance (DA) member Nkele Molapo on Monday said she was heading to the courts to review the party’s decision to revoke her membership. The DA’s federal legal council and appeals processes found her guilty of leaking Tshwane caucus information to Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. She also recently accused interim Gauteng leader […]