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Poverty of Ideas

et again Herman Mashaba fails to grasp the fundamentals of governance and how it evolves. He continues to insist that we the citizens of the City of Joburg must do our own litter picking. If he had been an activist or belonged to any youth club growing up, he would

Open Letter to Herman Mashaba: Joburg deserves better

Joburg deserves better. Stru Johannesburg is now A Former World Class City As soon as he took office, Mayor Herman Mashaba wanted to reverse the gains that the ANC government made. He switched off WiFi hot-spots and cancelled all other progressive initiatives that he referred to as "vanity projects". The previous government had

Open letter to Councillor Herman Mashaba

Stop your silly discrimination against ANC members and associates. I am writing to you as a private citizen of this country who resides in the City of Johannesburg.  I thought I should mention this beforehand lest you accuse my writing of being ‘ANC-orchestrated.’ Yes, politically, I am affiliated to the ANC. 

Joburg Social Movement Rejects Mashaba’s Claims of ANC Affiliation

Johannesburg – The Johannesburg Social Movement on Thursday denied Mayor Herman Mashaba’s claims that it was an ANC-aligned organisation.It was not a party-aligned movement and they had members from the DA, IFP, and EFF in their ranks, JSM spokesperson Tshepang Mokgatla said.“That is why even when councillors of the ANC

JSM Memorandum for Gauteng Legislature & City of Johannesburg

We have noted in the last five months of taking office that the Mayor of Johannesburg has been in a witch hunt instead of showing leadership and steering Johannesburg in the right direction. Mayor Mashaba has proven to lack experience in governance and running the city. This is evident in his utterances,

‘We Want Mashaba Removed’

Johannesburg – A social movement that represents the interests of non-governmental organisations in the city has come out with guns blazing against Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba for allegedly being uncaring for his constituency. The Johannesburg Social Movement, which is a network of NGOs, non-profit organisations, co-operatives and business forums, said Mashaba’s

Johannesburg Social Movement Calls for Mashaba’s Removal

With only about six months in office the new Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba is under fire. Mashaba is accused of not fulfilling his promises and prioritising impressing the Democratic Alliance (DA) and not community members of Johannesburg. The Johannesburg Social Movement wants Mashaba to be fired immediately. The movement says Mashaba is trying

Johannesburg Social Movement Calls on Mashaba to Step Down

The movement says it's unhappy with the scrapping of the Jozi@Work programme which it says will leave 8,000 people without work. JOHANNESBURG - The Johannesburg Social Movement says the city’s Mayor Herman Mashaba must step down because of the many decisions he’s making without consulting residents in the process. The movement which