Newly elected mayor Dan Plato is expected to be unveil his new mayoral committee this week. Plato has not indicated whether he will select a completely new committee or whether he would just replace Mayco members who resigned last week, following the resignation of former mayor Patricia De Lille. Plato[…]
The City of Cape Town has rejected as skewed, the comments made by its former Mayoral Committee Member for Housing, Brett Herron, that the City has no desire to integrate its citizens. Acting Cape Town Mayor Ian Neilsen says he’s not worried about a spate of resignations from councillors within the City[…]
Mayoral Committee member for Transport and Urban Development, Brett Herron, has on Thursday resigned as a member of the Democratic Alliance (DA), with immediate effect. Herron announced his resignation at the Salt River Market on Thursday afternoon, where he was set to address the blocking of the disposal of the[…]
Cape Town City speaker Dirk Smit has formally laid criminal charges at the city’s central police station against Patricia de Lille and mayoral committee member Brett Herron. The charges were laid in light of the Cape Town city council’s adoption of two reports by law firm Bowmans into maladministration at[…]
Striking MyCiTi workers were expected draw their protest into its second week when they descend on the Civic Centre today. This is despite the City saying it obtained an urgent interdict against the striking workers, preventing them from intimidating, harassing or assaulting MyCiTi passengers and staff, or damaging MyCiTi stations,[…]
The City of Cape Town has repeated its call for a state of emergency to be declared over the commuter railways. Brett Herron‚ the mayoral committee member for transport‚ said on Saturday his renewed plea to transport minister Blade Nzimande followed reports that the Railway Safety Regulator had issued a[…]
A “sinister force” is attempting to destroy Cape Town’s railway stations, Mayoral Committee Member for Transport Brett Herron suspects after three train carriages were set alight on Friday. According to reports a shooting and a fire caused serious train delays at Mbekweni train station in Paarl in the Western Cape.[…]
The City of Cape Town has suspended its services in Khayelitsha after three MyCiti busses were stoned and two Golden Arrow busses were torched this morning. A third MyCiTi bus was stoned along the N2 freeway just before the service was suspended. Thousands of commuters have been left stranded, as[…]
Councillor Brett Herron says he is “uncomfortable” that Wolwerivier, situated about 30km from central Cape Town, is the City’s only temporary relocation area for people in need of emergency housing. However, it was only meant to provide temporary shelter and many people who had been evicted from their homes could[…]
The City of Cape Town’s Brett Herron got a first-hand account of the daily commute of thousands of Capetonians who use Metrorail and was left shell-shocked after his experience. On Thursday, Herron took a train from Khayelitsha to Cape Town to see just what Cape Town’s workforce have to endure[…]
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