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The metro was left unable to provide safe drinking water for its citizens, after the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality issued an urgent alert.
ANC councillor Eugene Johnson has just been elected new Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor. She stood against Nqaba Bhanga of the DA.
Nelson Mandela Bay is set for more political strife, and the incoming coalition government could end up being outnumbered by the opposition.
‘We are weeks away from the dams running dry, rather than months,’ said Dr Giselle Kaiser. The combined dam levels in the area are currently below 12 percent.
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The wife of deceased former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor, Mongameli Bobani who was a UDM member, has now joined the ANC.
The Amatola Water Board has refuted claims it failed to pay a contractor, which could leave Nelson Mandela Bay residents high and dry.
It’s election season and the ANC is firing plenty of jabs back at the DA. While Cyril Ramaphosa was campaigning today, he wasn’t afraid to let loose.
The DA in the Eastern Cape said the dismissal of three SAPS members in Nelson Mandela Bay appears to be racially motivated.
Lindiwe Sisulu says she will request R183 million conditional grant the Treasury took from the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality.
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has put measures in place to prepare for Day Zero. A water crisis plan was announced on Wednesday.
Drought-stricken Nelson Mandela Bay is expected to run out of water by 1 July. Day Zero is fast approaching as dam levels continue to drop.
Alternative water sources in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality include the construction of the R200m Coega Kop water treatment works.
Water consumption remains too high in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality. Residents are urged to reduce water use as dam levels remain at 13%.
Experts want ‘early and swift’ decision-making, including possible local lockdowns, as a third wave of COVID-19 is forecast to make an impact by next week.
Residents of Westville informal settlement demanding electricity connections took to the streets in Nelson Mandela Bay on Monday.
The DA’s Nqaba Bhanga is returning as mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay after a legal bid by the Cooperative Governance MEC in December 2020 cut his tenure short
Average daily infections in Nelson Mandela Bay have dropped from 416 new cases per day earlier in December to 227 cases last week.
It seems that Nelson Mandela Bay won’t be the only metro under localised restrictions for much longer – there’s a new COVID-19 hot-spot on the radar.
Less than a week after Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) was hit by tougher lockdown restrictions, another district has asked for the same treatment.
The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) leader in the Eastern Cape Nqaba Bhanga has essentially told Cogta MEC Xolile Nqatha to either deal with the fact that he’s the new Nelson Mandela Bay mayor or turn to the courts
Eastern Cape Cogta MEC Xolile Nqatha said the election of Nqaba Bhanga as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor was null and void.
“Together we can take Nelson Mandela Bay forward – we have done it before and we will do it again.”
The Western Cape, home to one of the worst COVID-19 hot-spots in the country, has not been hit by any additional restrictions. So what spared the Garden Route?