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28 May 2017
04 May 2017
Seven new MPs sworn in
Seven new MPs have been sworn in on Thursday, including former Democratic Alliance (DA) Ekurhuleni mayoral candidate Ghaleb Cachalia. The seven were seen outside Speaker Baleka Mbete's office on...
12 Apr 2017
Daily Podcast – April 12, 2017
Making headlines: Mbalula says violence will not be tolerated at National Day of Action march ANC to celebrate Zuma's birthday in Kliptown And, DA demands Ekurhuleni mayor disciplined for warning...
24 Aug 2016
Zuma congratulates new Ekurhuleni mayor Masina
South African President Jacob Zuma has wished former Trade and Industry deputy minister Mzwandile Masina success following his election as mayor of the Ekurhuleni metro in Gauteng. “We wish to...
23 Aug 2016
ANC wins Ekurhuleni
The African National Congress (ANC) has retained Ekurhuleni Metro on Tuesday after its mayoral candidate, Mzwandile Masina, was re-elected. The ANC received 117 votes, making it the majority as the...
Singing, dancing at peaceful Ekurhuleni council meeting
Ekurhuleni's first council meeting, where a new mayor and speaker are expected to be elected, proceeded smoothly on Tuesday, marked by joyous singing and dancing. Hundreds of party supporters, in...
22 Aug 2016
Daily Podcast – August 22, 2016
Making headlines: DA asks for small party’s support to win Ekhurhuleni mayorship DRC opposition rejects talks over election And, ANC man offered us bribes to vote for them on Joburg City Council...
DA asks for small party support to win Ekhurhuleni mayorship
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Sunday offered to sweeten the deal for opposition parties in order to gain the mayorship in Ekurhuleni. "Neither one of us [the ANC (African National Congress) or...
13 May 2016
DA: Mike Waters: Address by DA's Deputy Chief Whip, during the Parliament budget vote debate, National Assembly (12/05/2016)
When Mr Ghaleb Cachalia announced that he was the Mayoral Candidate for the Ekurhuleni Metro, he said something profound, “I did not leave the ANC, the ANC left me”.
09 May 2016
DA: Ghaleb Cachalia says metro must take immediate action on Labore oil spill
DA Ekurhuleni Mayoral Candidate Ghaleb Cachalia visited the site of a massive oil spill in Pascal Street, Labore, Brakpan on the 6th of May 2016 after seeing reports and complaints about a massive...
04 May 2016
Cachalia on politics, mayoral candidacy
Polity's Sane Dhlamini speaks to Ekurhuleni DA Mayoral candidate Ghaleb Cachalia about politics and his mayoral candidacy.
19 Apr 2016
DA nominates Ekurhuleni mayoral candidate
Opposition Party the Democratic Alliance (DA) nominated Ghaleb Cachalia as the party’s Ekurhuleni mayoral candidate at the Germiston Council Chambers on Tuesday. Cachalia is the son of struggle...
27 Mar 2013
When Hope and History Rhyme – Amina Cachalia's autobiography
The ninth of eleven children born to political activists Ebrahim and Fatima Asvat, Amina Cachalia’s political activism and championing of women’s rights was almost a preordained path with her...

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