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Residents who have been living in the Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality for over 20 years say they are still without essential services.

N West residents frustrated over lack of service delivery

Thursday 18 September 2014 20:35

Enraged residents in Lehurutshe near Zeerust, North West, are calling for the disbanding of the Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality due to continued lack of services.

N West residents frustrated over lack of service delivery

Thursday 18 September 2014 20:35

Enraged residents in Lehurutshe near Zeerust, North West, are calling for the disbanding of the Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality due to continued lack of services.

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Zuma calls for good governance in local government

Thursday 18 September 2014 19:20

President Jacob Zuma says government has to make people's experience of local government a pleasant one

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Security tight ahead of Lebogo’s court appearance

Thursday 18 September 2014 11:01

Security is tight at the Polokwane Magistrate's Court where former ANC Youth League Limpopo secretary, Jacob Lebogo, is due to appear for a bail application.

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IEC happy with Southern Cape by-election

Thursday 18 September 2014 09:03

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in the Western Cape say it is happy with the way the by-election at Plettenberg Bay in the Southern Cape turned out.

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Tirade leads to Malema, Shivambu ordered out of parly

Wednesday 17 September 2014 20:55

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema and his Chief Whip, Floyd Shivambu, were sent packing from the sitting of the National Assembly on Wednesday.

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KZN premier threatens dissolution of Mtubatuba Municipality

Wednesday 17 September 2014 14:27

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu warned councillors of Mtubatuba Municipality that the provincial government is considering final steps to get the municipality in order and possibly dissolve it.

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'Independent speaker requires change in Constitution'

Wednesday 17 September 2014 12:00

ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe, says the party will welcome a debate on whether or not the Speaker of the National Assembly should be independent.

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Bitou Municipality by-election running smoothly: IEC

Wednesday 17 September 2014 09:30

The IEC in the Western Cape says a by-election taking place in ward seven in Plettenberg Bay in the Bitou Municipality, is proceeding smoothly.

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Motion rejected after hot debate in Parliament

Tuesday 16 September 2014 21:12

The National Assembly has rejected the motion of no confidence brought by some of the opposition parties against Speaker Baleka Mbete.

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Opposition parties stage walkout

Tuesday 16 September 2014 20:08

Members of opposition parties staged a walkout in the National Assembly on Tuesday evening in defiance of a ruling that the ANC be allowed to amend a motion of no confidence in Speaker Baleka Mbete.

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