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Mxolisi Kaunda will take over as Durban's new mayor on Thursday. This comes after Zandile Gumede handed in her resignation. Kaunda is currently the MEC for Transport and Public Safety. The IFP welcomed the development.
Embattled ex-Durban mayor Zandile Gumede has finally handed in her resignation letter. This comes after many delays. Gumede's supporters continue to back her and protest on her behalf, however.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has suspended 14 councillors for disrupting meetings in protest of Zandile Gumede's firing. Additionally, Gumede and other axed ANC officials in the province have not tendered their resignations.
The ANC Women's League has insisted that axed Durban mayor Zandile Gumede must be replaced by a woman. The League's leadership met with several senior ANC officials to discuss the matter. This follows several firings.
Zandile Gumede has not taken kindly to the ANC's decision to remove her as the mayor of Durban. Instead, the embattled politician claims she is the victim of an elaborate plot.
The ANC's KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive committee (PEC) has decided to fire Durban Mayor Zandile Gumede and Msunduzi Mayor Themba Njilo. This comes after Gumede was arrested on charges of fraud and corruption.