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After 82 days in office, Mayor Danela Arsovska still hadn’t cleaned all illegal dumps throughout Skopje

The first 82 days since Mayor Danela Arsovska took over the helm of Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, expired on Friday, the 28th of January, which prompted Meta.mk to check on site whether one of the most important promises that Arsovska gave in her election campaign was fulfilled: cleanup of the illegal dumps throughout Skopje. During her election campaign,...

Only two mayors and 17% of municipalities councillors in North Macedonia are young people

„Одложено младинско учество - Локални избори 2021“
Apart from women and persons with disabilities, the young people are yet another group that in regard of the political participation, is one of the most marginalized in North Macedonia. Although a quarter of the population are young people aged up to 29, only 3% of the mayoral candidates at the local elections that took place in October were young...

Experts caution Skopje’s mayor Arsovska about BRT system: Do not make haste decisions about strategic issues!

Toward the end of the '80s, a referendum for introduction of trams in Skopje went unsuccessful by 1%. It took another 30 years for the procedure for introducing alternative public transportation in the capital to come to a closure. So, don't act hastily, say the experts after the statement of the new Skopje mayor Danela Arsovska that she does...

Only two women were elected mayors in runoff local elections in North Macedonia

In the runoff local elections in North Macedonia on Sunday, only two female candidates won enough votes to be elected mayors. The remaining 79 municipality mayor's posts were taken by men. The exceptions are the future mayor of the capital Skopje, Danela Arsovska, who as an independent candidate was supported by the opposition party VMRO-DPMNE, and Zhaklina Jovanovska of...

VMRO-DPMNE wins 20 mayoral posts in the runoff local elections in North Macedonia, SDSM and DUI win 7 mayoral posts each

Identically to the first round of the local elections in North Macedonia, in the runoff elections yesterday, the opposition party VMRO-DPMNE got most of the mayoral posts - it won 20 municipalities. According to the first unofficial results from the State Election Commission, VMRO-DPMNE has won the mayoral posts in Pehchevo, Novo Selo, Kochani, Vasilevo, Konche, Radovish, Makedonska Kamenica, Kratovo,...

The full recording regarding the “Bribe” case will not be released, Sachevaliev says that Zaev asked for one euro for SDSM

At today's hearing, regarding the "Bribe" case which has been taking place at the Basic Court Skopje I, however, the full recording will not be shown of this case, of which the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has been accused. The reason for that is that the Prosecution asked for the decision to publish the tape in writing, because he wants...

The mayor of Athens supports the mayor of Thessaloniki: Boutaris is a true patriot

After the mayor of Thessaloniki was put under pressure due to his proposal for a potential change of the name of the airport in Thessaloniki, named as "Macedonia" he received a support from the Mayor of Athens Giorgos Kaminis, who described him as a true patriot. "Patriotism means to serve in the interest of the citizens with realism. Yiannis Boutaris...

Shilegov: It was not just the “Mercedes”, there were VIP cabins in the cable cars on Vodno

Today, the Mayor of Skopje, Petre Shilegov posted photos on his Facebook profile of VIP cabins from the Millennium Cross’s cable cars, which where purchased by the previous government, and as he says, were not for the general use of the public. “It was not just the ‘Mercedes’.... the VIP cabins in the cable cars, were not for general use”,...

An employee from the municipality of Veles has threatened Zaev and Baily with hanging

Today, the newly-elected mayor of the municipality of Veles, Ace Kocevski, at a press conference accused MP Ilija Dimovski of having a personal driver who was employed in the municipality and is causing damage to the budget for large sums of money. According to Kocevski's calculations, the total debt of the Municipality of Veles amounts to 169.197.606 denars or 2.751.180...

Taravari has promised in three languages that there won’t be any divisions in Gostivar

The new mayor of the municipality of Gostivar, the former Minister of Health, Arben Taravari, congratulated the new members of the Municipality's Council their appointment in Albanian, Macedonian and Turkish language and has called them to cooperate. He and the advisors have received their certificates from the municipality's Election Commission and have started their mandates. -The municipality will serve...

The former mayor of Gjorche Petrov municipality, Sokol Mitrevski was taken into custody

The former mayor of Gjorce Petrov municipality, Sokol Mitrevski, was taken into custody this morning, confirmed for Meta agency sources from the ongoing investigation. According to unofficial information, Mitrevski was arrested for misuse of his position and authorizations, regarding the illegal re-allocation of land on the territory of the municipality and the illegal approval of giving a property under...

Subpoena for the mayor of Berovo because he was travelling without a travel warrant

A subpoena for Dragi Nadzinski, the mayor of Berovo, was lodged by the Sector of Interior (SoI) Shtip, announced MoI. In the subpoena that was lodged at the Basic Public Prosecution in Berovo, it states that D.N. from Berovo has misused his position and authorization. According to the police, as a mayor of Berovo, Nadzinski has used the municipality's...

Mayoral candidate from Besa in Saraj receives a death threat

Just before 17:00, the candidate for mayor from Besa for the municipality of Saraj, Bashkim Bakiu recieved a death threat. The case was repotred to the police. According to the Skopje Ministry of Interior , around 19:00, Bashkim Bakiu, a resident of the town, Ljubin came to the police station and told them he had received a SMS with threatening...

Zaev in Prilep announces municipal debates and a friendly campaign

Today, in Prilep, the leader of SDSM and Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced his party’s campaign - municipal debates. The first one opened today at noon in the town under Markovite Kuli (Marko’s Towers) and said that by doing this, the campaign of SDSM and the coalition receives "a new modern style and format". “I am glad that today, we...

Shilegov: The place for a Panoramic Wheel is in an amusement park, not the riverbed of Vardar

The centre of Skopje is not an amusement park, and the place for a panoramic wheel is in an amusement park, and not by the riverbed of the Vardar river, stated SDSM candidate for mayor of the City of Skopje, Petre Shilegov. He said that if he becomes mayor, he will consult the public with expertise on all decisions. “That way...

Fetai wants to be President of Macedonia while Janeva a mayor or an MP

If I am alive and well, when I’m 50 years-old, I want to be a normal head of a state, in a normal country, says the prosecutor from the Special Prosecutor's Office, Fatime Fetai, on the “Trite” show on "A1" TV on the life and work of the three prosecutors Katica Janeva, Lence Ristoska and Fatime Fetai. “With this, I...

Gruevski from Ohrid: On October 15th, there shall be a referendum about the new era in Macedonia

On the 15th of October there shall be local elections and at the same time there shall be a referendum for the new era and the new dawn that is coming for Macedonia, that no one will be able to withhold, that is backed by this nation and the people that have made comparisons, stressed VMRO-DPMNE's party leader Nikola...

Taravari is running for mayor in Gostivar

The Minister of Health, Arben Taravari will be running for mayor for the Albanian Alliance in Gostivar, reported the web portal “SDK”. According to sources from within Zijadin Sela’s party, after the unsuccessful negotiations with the Besa Movement for a joint appearance in the upcoming local elections, they decided to perform independently in Gostivar and they chose their candidate as...

DUI mourns the murder of Idrizi and asks that the motives are brought to light in the case

The Democratic Union for Integration (DUI) has asked all institutions to bring to light the motives behind the murder of the mayor of the municipality of Bogovinje, Hazbi Idrizi, which, the press says wasn’t provoked by anything. "DUI is deeply at shocked by the news of the murder of the member of our family and the Mayor of the municipality of Bogovinje,...

The Mayor of Bogovinje, Hazbi Idrizi died of injuries from a firearm

The Mayor the municipality of Bogovinje, Hazbi Idrizi, succumbed to his injuries after he was shot this morning by a firearm, confirmed the clinical centre in Tetovo for "Meta". According to unofficial sources, the murder was committed by an employee from the municipality, who allegedly, had been fired from his position. After the murder, A.K. attempted to commit suicide, by shooting himself...