Former Newcastle Mayor, Dr Mahlaba to contend for provincial leadership

Former Newcastle Mayor, Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba will be contending for the ANC KZN Regional Chairperson position.

Vryheid DA councillor survives assassination attempt

Political violence has yet again reared its head in Northern KZN, following an assignation attempt on Democratic…

Political tensions fly, after Vryheid Mayor accused of bringing Municipality to standstill

The AbaQulusi (Vryheid) Municipality Mayor, Cllr Mncedisi Maphisa has been accused of allegedly refusing to appoint a Municipal…

One arrested for the murder of Greytown ward councillor

The National Task Team in Kwazulu-Natal has made headway in the murder case of a 35-year-old ward…

Ex-councillors receive over R230 million in gratuity, according to Dlamini-Zuma

Following the November 2021 municipal elections, numerous ward councillors stepped down from their respective positions.

Death threats and attacks on the up, regarding local Councillors

The matter has reached the level where the Democratic Alliance's Imran Keeka explains that KZN is becoming a…

Ladysmith’s Inkosi Maxwell Mandlakayise Nxumalo assassinated

According to KZN CoGTA, the 71-year-old Inkosi was shot dead during the early hours of Tuesday morning, 22…

Deputy Mayor Update: Police explain what happened

Police investigations are in full swing, following a foiled attempted assassination on Newcastle Deputy Mayor Cllr…

Newcastle Deputy Mayor survives assassination attempt

Newcastle Municipality’s Deputy Mayor Cllr Musa Thwala was shot outside his home in Madadeni on Monday night, 14 March…

Ncandu and Amcor pollution update: Newcastle Municipality withdrawing case against laundry

After an explosion of political mudslinging, Newcastle took centre stage during the final leg of the Local…

Cllr Ndima’s assassination an attempt to destabilise KZN, says CoGTA

However, as these councillors will be missed, MEC Hlomuka points out that Cllr Ndima's and Cllr…

Newcastle Municipality and ActionSA narrowly avoid political instability

Newcastle Municipality narrowly avoided political instability after ActionSA demanded that Faizel Cassim resign as Chief Whip.

Newcastle Municipality new leadership elected

"Newcastle Municipality's initial council meeting has taken place, and the town's leadership has been officially announced."

This is how much political parties received. IEC publishes political donations

On 18 November 2021, the IEC disclosed the donations above the R100,000 threshold declared by political parties between…

SA fuming as convicted child-rapist elected Kannaland mayor

"Kannaland, Western Cape, is making headlines for the wrong reasons. Their re-elected mayor was ousted for being a…

Newcastle Municipality’s inaugural meeting postponed

"The newly elected council for the Newcastle Municipality was scheduled to hold its inaugural meeting on Tuesday, 17 November…

Here are Newcastle’s newly elected Ward Councillors

"The Electoral Commission published the names and final seat allocations of the 9 473 councillors elected…

Political parties explain the clean up of the light pole posters

"According to SALGA municipalities must make arrangements to ensure all election posters are removed by political…

Newcastle’s final ward results—Party leaders address the public

"On Monday, more than 12 million South Africans cast ballots for candidates to represent them in…

Newcastle’s Elections results: A list of political parties and their seats

"People are waiting for the final results for the Local Elections with bated breath. Here are the latest…

Here are the election results for NKZN, so far

"According to the IEC Results Dashboard, the ANC has 49.66% of the vote in Newcastle, followed…

Social Media gets involved in upcoming municipal elections

"This comes on the heels of the Commission and MMA agreeing to work with Google, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok to combat…

IEC’s update on upcoming Local Government Elections 2021

"In light of the upcoming Local Government Elections, the IEC Chairperson, Glen Mashinini, recently stated that…

DA Provincial leader, Francois Rodgers, speaks politics in Newcastle, KZN

"The Democratic Alliance (DA) reached out to communities, with KZN provincial leader Francois Rodgers embarking on…

“If you don’t vote, your vote will go to the ANC; it’s that simple,” Faizel Cassim

Faizel Cassim, explains that people believe they are obligated to vote for the ANC as it…

DA hits the roof following Zuma’s medical parole

"According to the Department of Correctional Services, former President Jacob Zuma has officially been placed on…

ANC braces for potential loss of several KZN municipalities

"Already dealing with a host of challenges, the ANC now stands to lose power in several…

ActionSA’s Newcastle Mayoral Elect on local reality

"Gaining extraordinary momentum in record time, ActionSA, within a year, has struck a chord with millions…

No salaries for two months, ANC staff down tools

"The embattled African National Congress (ANC) is facing yet another crisis, with its staff downing tools…

ActionSA’s Newcastle Mayoral Elect on the future of the town

"Coming as a surprise announcement late into ActionSA's national campaign, the political party's president, Herman Mashaba,…

ANC condemns racist remarks by ANC NYTT member against Indians

"The African National Congress (ANC) is condemning the actions of Sizophila Mkhize, a member of the…

ActionSA’s Herman Mashaba announces Newcastle’s Mayoral elect candidate at Blackrock

"Playing host to ActionSA's leadership this past weekend, the political party's president Herman Mashaba arrived in…

DA to lay criminal charges against Zuma’s children and Malema for inciting violence

"The Democratic Alliance will be laying criminal charges against Jacob Zuma's children Dudu Zuma-Sambudla, Edward Zuma,…

ActionSA’s Faizel Cassim explains the party’s core values and why the party is for all

"The local leader of the party, Faizel Cassim, explains that ActionSA's core elements resonate with South…

Chatting with ActionSA’s Faizel Cassim on his life, views, and Newcastle

"The always welcoming, full of life Faizel Cassim moved to Newcastle 17 years ago, where the…

Business development in action as Newcastle Sakekamer affiliates with Sakeliga

"Sakeliga aims to enhance the business environment through policy and legal interventions with alternative mechanisms for…

Local scholars get involved in politics through Amajuba District Youth Parliament Programme

"Newcastle Municipality’s Council Chambers came alive on Thursday morning, 6 May 2021, with 22 schools from…

New Act forces political parties to be more transparent—IFP and My Vote Counts comments

"The Act prohibits donations to parties by foreign governments or agencies, foreign persons or entities, organs…

This what the DA, IFP and Cele have to say about the EFF

" With much controversy around the EFF, it seems the party is yet again on the…

Newcastle Clicks stores do not escape protest action by EFF

"As we have all come to learn, the health and beauty retailer, Clicks, has come under…