SABC News - Nelson Mandela Bay Metro


Patriotic Alliance eyes NMB Metro Deputy Mayor post

Friday 22 September 2017 10:25

The Patriotic Alliance in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has conceded that Mayor Athol Trollip did not promise the party the position of Deputy Mayor.


Mongameli Bobani was removed in a vote of no-confidence last month.
UDM goes to court in bid to re-instate Bobani

Tuesday 19 September 2017 06:09

The UDM’s urgent application to interdict the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro from removing Mongameli Bobani as Deputy Mayor will be heard on Tuesday in the Port Elizabeth High Court.


President Jacob Zuma says opposition parties don't have policies that will enable them to triumph over the ANC at the polls.
Opposition parties lack policies to beat ANC: Zuma

Friday 15 September 2017 06:34

President Jacob Zuma has lashed out at opposition parties, saying they always approach the courts because they have no proper policies in place to beat the ANC at the ballot box.


ANC deputy chairperson for Ward 25 in Zwide in Port Elizabeth, Thando Xakaxa was shot dead.
Killing of ANC official in P.E could be tender related

Thursday 7 September 2017 12:32

Police spokesperson, Priscilla Naidu says it's alleged the 41 year old Thando Xakaxa was gunned down inside the yard of his home while returning from a prayer meeting.


Malema says he doesn't need permission to attend Magaxa's funeral
ANC should help find killers of Magaqa: Malema

Thursday 7 September 2017 07:55

EFF leader Julius Malema says he doesn't need anybody's permission to attend the funeral service of former ANC Youth League secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa.


The UDM is expected to go to court on Thursday in a bid to stop the appointment of a new deputy mayor at Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.
NMB’s new deputy mayor’s appointment to be decided in court

Thursday 31 August 2017 10:32

The UDM is expected to go to court today in a bid to stop the appointment of a new deputy mayor at Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


ANC wants Mandela Bay municipality placed under administration

Tuesday 29 August 2017 20:52

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro wants the municipality placed under administration.


Mongameli Bobani was removed on Thursday after a vote of no confidence in him was passed with 60 votes in a council meeting.
UDM to seek legal advise on Bobani removal saga

Saturday 26 August 2017 16:30

The United Democratic Movement in the Eastern Cape says it will seek legal advice on the removal of Mongameli Bobani as Deputy Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay.


The UDM’s Mongameli Bobani has been accused of breaching the coalition pro-governance agreement.
UDM threatens pulling out of DA coalition

Friday 25 August 2017 06:49

The UDM is reported to be threatening to pull out of its coalition with the Democratic Alliance in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro if its member Mongameli Bobani is not reinstated as Deputy ayor by Monday.


Mogameli Bobani accused Athol Trollip of not consulting with the coalition partners in writing the speech.
Coalition cracks deepen in Nelson Mandela Bay

Thursday 17 August 2017 15:30

The infighting between Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor, the DA 's Athol Trollip and his Deputy Mongameli Bobani of UDM remains unresolved.


The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says the report identified the six contracts as possibly fraudulent.
The DA pursues fraudulent NMB Metro contracts

Monday 14 August 2017 19:33

The Democratic Alliance led Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is to pursue a criminal investigation into contracts identified in a decade old audit report.


Maimane says Nelson Mandela Bay coalition is solid

Saturday 5 August 2017 18:29

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the coalition government in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro remains solid and is not under any threat.


Werner Senekal and Rano Kayser are undeterred and say they will not back down.
Nelson Mandela Bay councillors stand firm despite death threats

Tuesday 25 July 2017 20:53

Chief Whip Werner Senekal and committee member for Roads and Transport, Rano Kayser received the threats via sms's, from an alleged hit man hired to carry out the assassinations.


Patriotic Alliance in Mandela Bay in coalition talks with DA

Tuesday 20 June 2017 10:40

The Patriotic Alliance (PA) is in negotiations to become the latest coalition partner in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


They're cracking down on non-payers of fines and reckless drivers.
NMB Metro warns motorists to settle outstanding fines

Sunday 18 June 2017 18:39

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has warned motorists to pay their fines timeously or face heavy penalties.


The DA, UDM, Cope and ACDP are in coalition government in the metro but Bobani and Trollip have been at loggerheads since its formation.
DA accusing UDM of failing to discipline NMB deputy Mayor

Wednesday 7 June 2017 17:14

The DA was responding to UDM leader, Bantu Holomisa's letter to all the coalition parties proposing the services of the Hawks and the Auditor General to be solicited to solve the conflict.


But, the new coalition led metro with mayor Athol Trollip at the helm, has now assured residents that they will bring an end to this system
P.E Mayor promises to eradicate bucket system

Friday 2 June 2017 15:17

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has vowed to eradicate the bucket system by the end of this year.


The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro's water woes worsened when a supply canal collapsed in the Sunday's River Valley a week ago.
Nelson Mandela Bay metro faces water crisis

Wednesday 24 May 2017 21:36

The water supply situation in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has forced the city's mayor, Athol Trollip, to declare it a disaster area.


The artists have also called for institutions such as the Red Location Museum and the Opera House to be utilised to promote art.
Artists in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro feel 'marginalised'

Wednesday 24 May 2017 20:48

Artists in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro have marched to the Port Elizabeth city hall to demand the adoption of the Arts, Culture and Heritage Policy.


UDM Leader Bantu Holomisa says issues of the coalition still need to be discussed at local and national level.
Holomisa denies pulling out of Mandela Bay coalition

Wednesday 17 May 2017 06:09

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa had denied his party pulled out of the DA-led coalition governing the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


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