ANC Councillor Passes Away During Joburg Mayor Election

JOHANNESBURG - A female councillor for the ANC has sadly passed away during the Joburg Council meeting today. The inaugural meeting - in which the...

DA’s Vasco Da Gama Elected Speaker of the Joburg Council (&...

JOHANNESBURG - Democratic Alliance (DA) Councillor Vasco Da Gama has been elected as Speaker of the Johannesburg Council... and it's - predictably - launched a...
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Scuffles and Struggle Song Sing-Offs at Secret Voting for #JoburgMayor and...

JOHANNESBURG - The Joburg Council was forced to adjourn after a scuffle broke out between party agents over the secret ballot and voting process. The IEC...
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DA Condemns Murder of DA Danielskuil Councillor Johannes Baaitjies

The Democratic Alliance has condemned "the cold-blooded assassination" of its councillor, Johannes Baaitjies, on Wednesday night.  In a statement on the DA website, it said "Baaitjies...

New Mayor Promises Tshwane will be Capital of Job Creation...

PRETORIA - Newly elected Tshwane mayor, the DA's Solly Msimanga, declared that today "corruption, cronyism, nepotism and patronage comes to an end" in the capital....

Malema Confirms No Coalition with DA or ANC and DieStem Trends

#DieStem is trending at the top of Twitter in South Africa after EFF commander in chief Julius Malema revealed Wednesday that one of the EFF's conditions...

Weighing Up the Coalition Pro and Cons for South African Parties

The local elections ten days ago sent loud signals to all but the stone deaf, of which there remain many. Compared to previous national...
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Don Clarke’s ‘Blame It On the Whites’ Video Goes Viral

South African musician Don Clarke wasn't sure whether local audiences were ready for his next song - "Blame It On The Whites". After his extremely successful Zuma...

Silent South African Anti-Rape Protest During Zuma Speech on Vote

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Anti-rape activists protested on Saturday as South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his first remarks since local elections gave his African...

South African’s ANC Suffers Worst Election Since Taking Power

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The African National Congress lost its grip on local government in Tshwane, home of the South African capital Pretoria, as results...

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