An alleged unpaid R6 million debt resulted in the impounding of numerous Nkomazi Local Municipality (NLM) vehicles and landed it in court over the past week.
New actors had a strong showing in Mbombela with the EFF winning six, and the Residence Association of South Africa and the VF Plus winning one each.
With less than a week to go to election day on August 3, the newspaper caught up with some of the political parties on their electioneering activities in the final push before South Africans go to the polls.
Mr Sipho Monareng tops the EFF’s public representatives list for what will become the City of Mbombela Local Municipality after August 3.
Drama unfolded during Mbombela municipal council’s final meeting on Tuesday, when a councillor had to be removed forcefully by security.
There is a planned outage for Wednesday 22 June, 2016 for emergency repairs.
Mbombela’s mayor said he was aware residents’ concerns about the above-inflation increase, but that it was necessary.
The municipality had already spent money for officials and representatives to attend COP 21 when safety fears caused the cancellation of the trip.
Cogta has decided on the name of the amalgamated entity between Mbombela and Umjindi municipalities.
A step by step guide on how to register this weekend for the upcoming elections.
The Independent Electoral Commission is now allowed to put up posters encouraging people to register to vote on March 5 and 6.