Personality of the Month

Date Name
17 Jul 2018NewProtesters: activists or criminals?
Keywords: protests violence active citizenship police
19 Jun 2018VBS Mutual Bank: a tale of woe
Keywords: VBS Mutual Bank SARB MFMA National Treasury Limpopo North West Gauteng Merafong   Rand West  Makhado Collins Chabane Vhembe Capricorn Ephraim Mogale Greater Giyana District Greater Tubatse Elias Motsoaledi Makhuduthamaga Polokwane Capricorn District Madibeng Mahikeng Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Moretele 
22 May 2018Cogta DG: Dan Mashitisho
Keywords: Cogta Zweli Mkhize Recovery Plan DWS Dan Gorbachev Mashitisho 
10 Apr 2018The Patriotic Alliance: a marginal kingmaker
Keywords: Patriotic Alliance PA Gayton McKenzie Kenny Kunene Nelson Mandela Bay EFF coalitions kingmaker AIC 
13 Mar 2018Kevin Mileham: scrutinising local government (and its players)
Keywords: Kevin Mileham Des van Rooyen Guptas State Capture DA Salga VBS Mutual Bank 
27 Feb 2018Zweli Mkhize: a hard-hitter for cooperative governance
Keywords: Zweli Mkhize KwaZulu-Natal ANC Cyril Ramaphosa 
01 Feb 2018Cyril Ramaphosa: A Return to the NDP?
Keywords: Cyril Ramaphosa NDP National Development Plan rural areas cities urbanisation land reform ANC 
20 Dec 2017Samwu: Fading firebrand union?
Keywords: Samwu trade union industrial relations Salga
30 Nov 2017IEC under fire (again)
Keywords: IEC Tlokwe Metsimaholo voters' roll vote rigging 
11 Oct 2017Patricia de Lille: In the spotlight
Keywords: Patricia de Lille JP Smith SIU Cape Town 
29 Sep 2017Julius Malema: Kingmaker and juggler
Keywords: Julius Malema ANCYL EFF coalitions DA Johannesburg Nelson Mandela Bay kingmaker 
10 Aug 2017Fikile Mbalula: Protest critic
Keywords: Fikile Mbalula protests SAPS Eldorado Park criminality shoot to kill 
25 Jul 2017Paul Mashatile: Gauteng MEC with a big job
Keywords: Paul Mashatile Gauteng housing human settlements Mogale City land 
29 Jun 2017Thembekile Kimi Makwetu: Holding local government to account
Keywords: Kimi Makwetu Auditor-General AG 
26 May 2017Mongameli Bobani: Deputy Mayor in the eye of the storm
Keywords: Mongameli Bobani Athol Trollip UDM DA Nelson Mandela Bay Bantu Holomisa Mmusi Mamani inter-party deadlock mechanism Johan Mettler 
12 Apr 2017Mzwandile Masina: a Mayor under pressure
Keywords: Mzwandile Masina AIC Ekurhuleni Gauteng ANC ANCYL 
16 Mar 2017Xolile George - a distracted voice of organised local government?
Keywords: Xolile George Salga Prasa Samwu 
15 Feb 2017Johann Mettler: The non-partisan City Manager
Keywords: Johann Mettler Nelson Mandela Bay Danny Jordaan Athol Trollip DA ANC Msunduzi 
27 Jan 2017Kingmaker extraordinaire: AIC
Keywords: African Independent Congress AIC Ekurhuleni ANC demaraction Matatiele 
12 Dec 2016December 2016: Michael Holenstein
Keywords: Mogale City DA EFF 
21 Nov 2016November 2016: Solly Msimanga
Keywords: Solly Msimanga Anti-corruption Atteridgeville shacks Tshwane  DA 
17 Oct 2016October 2016: Rabelani Dagada
Keywords: Johannesburg  DA  Wits  Israel  Afriforum  Herman Mashaba 
15 Sep 2016September 2016: Herman Mashaba
Keywords: Herman Mashaba City of Johannesburg Black Like Me Free Market Foundation  DA EFF Pikitup privatisation 
12 Aug 2016August 2016: Athol Trollip
Keywords: Nelson Mandela Bay DA Eastern Cape
20 Jul 2016July 2016: Thabo Manyoni
Keywords: Salga United Cities Local Government for Africa Mangaung Free State 
06 Jun 2016June 2016: Thoko Didiza
Keywords: Thoko Didiza ANC Tshwane Kgosientso Ramokgopa  Atteridgeville Mamelodi
05 May 2016May 2016: Parks Tau
Keywords: Johannesburg Parks Tau