Two arrested for the arson of the building of the Council on Legal Practice

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the fire which engulfed the Legal Practice Council building on Paul Kruger Street in Laundry CBD to the North Gauteng High Court. The fire broke out around 08:20 on Monday, September 5, burning six offices between the first and third floors of the building. Two arson suspects … Read more

Ask PA state representatives to vote against the Animal Welfare Council | PennLive Letters

The Pennsylvania Senate recently passed SB 907, a bill that creates an Animal Welfare Board. At first glance, one might think that an animal welfare council would benefit animals in PA. But when we look further, this bill is nothing but bad for animals and for PA taxpayers. SB 907 establishes a board to meet … Read more

The Limpopo Special Council meeting descended into chaos

A special council sitting in the Limpopo Municipality has descended into chaos after a councilor and ordinary citizens were allegedly beaten up following a long-running political dispute that turned into a physical altercation. The incident happened on Monday in the besieged Fetakgomo/Tubatse local municipality. According to a source present at the meeting, the emergency meeting, … Read more

Arts council chief executive sacks after her immediate sacking

National Arts Council (NAC) interim chief executive Marion Mbina-Mthembu, who was sacked with immediate effect on Monday, has hit back at the NAC in another eventful episode of the crisis engulfing the arts agency. NAC is an agency of the Ministry of Arts and Culture. Mbina-Mthembu on Wednesday approached the Council for Conciliation, Mediation and … Read more

Marikana massacre 10th anniversary: ​​Minerals Council to support miners

As the country marks a decade since the Marikana massacre, the Minerals Council of South Africa has re-committed to improving working conditions for miners and communities to ensure that the tragic events of 16 August 2012 are never repeated in the mining industry . 10th anniversary of the Marikana massacre Tuesday marks 10 years since … Read more

EFF councilors to face charges for brawling at council meeting

Johannesburg City Council Speaker Vasco Da Gama will report on all councilors involved in the violence at the upcoming council meeting. EFF EXCEEDS VIOLENCE AT COUNCIL MEETING 7th Thursday’s extraordinary Council meeting turned violent when EFF members marched up to da Gama’s seat. “The ANC and EFF members were strongly opposed to item 8 of … Read more

EFF, ANC members to face brawl music at Joburg council

City of Joburg spokesman Vasco da Gama says everyone involved in the brawl at a city council meeting on Wednesday night will be charged. The police are handling the case and he authorized the Ethics Commission to investigate as well. The Democratic Alliance (Yes) brought charges of intimidation and assault against members of the Economic … Read more

‘It’s like stokvel’: the wily secrets of a Limpopo council

It appears that some wily operators in Limpopo municipalities have come up with a new scam to make money – secretly ‘borrowing’ municipal money to make interest on it. The Citizen can reveal that Limpopo Police are investigating allegations of fraud in Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality in Sekukhune District. According to the information, a senior … Read more

The NAC saga ‘Chairman running council like spaza shop’

The turmoil at the National Arts Council (NAC) has reached a boiling point, with three council members resigning on Thursday. The resignations come amid management problems and allegations of misconduct against Speaker Celenhle Dlamini. The Citizen published a series of articles detailing the near-collapse of management coupled with allegations of corruption rocking the arts agency. … Read more

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