Swindon council apologises for error-strewn Covid key worker tribute

Swindon borough council has been criticised for botching a tribute to key workers during the Covid pandemic with a plaque littered with mistakes. Images of the plaque have been widely shared on social media, showing random capitalisation, punctuation errors and spelling mistakes. It also crucially dates the pandemic as “March 2019” – a year before … Read more

Godongwana appoints new Chief Ombud of Ombud council | The Citizen

Minister of Finance, Enoch Godongwana, has appointed Leanne Jackson as the Chief Ombud of the Ombud Council. The appointment is for a period of five years and is effective from 1 November 2022. The Ombud Council was established with the objective to assist in ensuring that financial customers have access to, and are able to … Read more

KZN executive council officially visits King Misuzulu | The Citizen

The KwaZulu-Natal executive council, led by the premier of the province Nomusa Dube-Ncube, visited King Misuzulu kaZwelithini to formally introduce members of the executive council who were recently sworn in. The Cabinet of KZN paid a visit to His Majesty King Misuzulu kaZwelithini to formally introduce Members of the Executive Council (MECs) and to get … Read more

‘We don’t want a DA or ANC-led coalition govt,’ says acting Joburg council speaker | The Citizen

We are tired of being bullied in coalition agreements which are led by only a certain few, the acting speaker in the City of Johannesburg, Colleen Makhubele told The Citizen on Sunday. This comes in the wake of plans of having current Mayor Mpho Phalatse removed through a motion of no confidence. Her colleague from … Read more

Mangaung council whip voted out through secret ballot | The Citizen

Mangaung African National Congress (ANC) chief whip Vumile Nikelo is now an ordinary councillor after opposition parties voted him out through a secret ballot. Nikelo was also council whip. The motion of no confidence, sponsored by the Democratic Alliance (DA), saw some ANC councillors vote along with opposition parties again on Wednesday. At least 46 … Read more