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DA klaps ANC and EFF in Tshwane

It was third time lucky for the DA coalition which regained control of the R54 billion Tshwane metro on Tuesday.


The first shots of the EFF’s national shutdown have been fired, as police clashed with protesters in multiple locations across the country on Sunday night.

ActionSA Gauteng leader resigns

Scrolla.Africa understands the resignation stems from an “irreconcilable breakdown” in the working relationship between Bongani Baloyi and the party over the running of the Gauteng structure.

One-seat party takes over SA’s capital 

City of Tshwane council speaker and the sole Cope councillor in the metro, Murunwa Makwarela, has been elected mayor of the country’s capital.

Gloomy future for suspended mayor

The IFP has suspended AbaQulusi mayor Mncedisi Maphisa, after a voice recording captured him shouting, threatening and bragging to senior municipal officials that he was the man in charge and not them.

Budget speech: R1bn committed to flood victims

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has announced a R1 billion lifeline for thousands of recent flood victims.

National State of Disaster will fast-track aid

One of seven provinces declared disaster zones by President Cyril Ramaphosa is already asking for over R300 million to fund the response to the devastation caused by floods.

SA Tourism chief faces sack over disastrous Spurs saga

South African Tourism Chief Financial Officer Johan van der Walt was handed a suspension notice on Tuesday afternoon.

Hero guard injures three in shootout to save woman

A heroic security guard shot down three armed assailants to rescue a female motorist from being hijacked and robbed in Linbro Park, north of Johannesburg on Tuesday.

Suspected cop killer shot dead in shootout 

A man suspected of killing a police officer last week has been killed in a shootout with police in Inanda.

Expelled ActionSA member Tau announces new party 

After being suspended by ActionSA amid sexual assault allegations last year, Abel Tau announced on Tuesday that he’s formed his very own political party.

Cops clash with protestors over murder of Nigerian national

Police were forced to use rubber bullets to disperse a crowd picketing outside Benoni Police Station on Wednesday night over the murder of a foreign national at the hands of residents.

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