POLITICS

Uitenhage councillor excludes ward committee members for squabbling over projects

Committee members accuse the councillor of withholding money

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 18 September 2020

ANC infighting blamed for halted Ekurhuleni water project

Some community members say that jobs should be given to people living while others are angry that the fixing of leaks has stopped

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 11 September 2020

Residents dissatisfied as ANC chief whip returns to troubled Stutterheim

“They sent back the person who failed us”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 26 August 2020

Protest over toilets turns violent in Uitenhage

Project to build toilets for Bobani Village was halted by internal politics

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 28 July 2020

24 arrested in protest against Pietermaritzburg ward councillor

“I was chosen by people of ward 29 not by a few individuals” says ANC’s Spha Madlala

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 28 July 2020

Plans to build hundreds of toilets stopped by Uitenhage politics

Voting district committee at loggerheads with ward committee

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 27 July 2020

Midvaal occupation is no race war, say landowners

“The Elandsfontein landowners are a diverse group of people from all race groups”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 July 2020
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DA and ANC councillors both say hostel is not in their ward

“We are good enough to be used during elections but when we want service delivery we become a nuisance to them”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 17 March 2020
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Former “Upington 26” prisoner remembered

Ivan Kazi’s death leaves 14 of the 26 still alive

By Selby Nomnganga - 31 January 2020
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Eleventh-hour delay in court case involving King Goodwill Zwelithini

Zulu royal land trust is accused of “extorting” millions from rural residents

By Tony Carnie - 20 November 2019
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Mdantsane community divided over suspended ward councillor

Residents say the ANC is failing both sides by not acting

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 21 August 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Julius Malema’s attack on the judiciary is self-serving

Our courts are not without problems but they have done as much as any arm of the state to realise the Bill of Rights

By GroundUp Editors - 24 June 2019
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Their councillor was charged with murder. Now Umlazi voters want a by-election

Residents block township road in protest

By Musa Binda - 28 May 2019
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Death penalty debate is a cheap political trick

Politicians are once again trying to use capital punishment to get votes

By Clare Ballard - 1 April 2019
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Ramaphosa visits home of gunned-down corruption-fighting councillor

ANC comrades accuse each other of KZN political murders

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 May 2018
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Unions divided on Workers’ Day

Rival events held on 1 May show unequal support for Saftu and Cosatu

By Nosipiwo Manona, Nation Nyoka and Magnificent Mndebele - 2 May 2018