Former Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille is expected to announce the name of her new political party on Monday – a fresh start for the embattled politician after what has been a tumultuous year. De Lille announced on Sunday that the Democratic Alliance (DA) is history and she’s moving[…]
Patricia de Lille lodged an application in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town to set aside the resolution of the City of Cape Town council to adopt the Bowmans report that led to criminal charges being laid against her. Cape Town speaker Dirk Smit laid criminal charges against[…]
Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille is back at the Western Cape High Court on Thursday. She is challenging the Democratic Alliance’s internal Steenhuisen report, which found that she could be guilty of gross misconduct. On Wednesday, the High Court ruled in favour of De Lille in her application to[…]
The High Court in Cape Town will on Monday hear arguments in the protracted fight between Mayor Patricia de Lille and the Democratic Alliance (DA). A full bench will listen to all outstanding De Lille matters. She wants the DA’s John Steenhuisen report which fingered her for corruption to be[…]
Opposition parties in the City of Cape Town council are adamant that Democratic Alliance (DA) councillors’ vote to strip Mayor Patricia de Lille of her executive powers on Thursday was unlawful. The vote went along party lines, with the DA majority in the council ensuring that the motion passed easily.[…]
The Democratic Alliance’s Cape Town caucus has resolved to write to its federal executive to ask for permission to table a new internal motion of no confidence in mayor Patricia de Lille. Deputy caucus leader JP Smith confirmed to News24 that the caucus met on Monday, and resolved to initiate[…]
Chairperson of the Democratic Alliance’s Federal Executive, James Selfe says the disciplinary hearing against Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will go ahead on Tuesday with or without her. This after De Lille insisted that the process be opened to the public and media. She says she’s prepared to go[…]
ape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has warned her party, the DA, that she will not put up with it allowing the “malicious laying of criminal charges” against her over a R5m bribe allegation. “We are instructed to advise that the allegations relating to the corrupt overture made by our[…]
Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says she will be approaching her lawyers regarding a decision by the DA Federal Executive to strip her of her powers of dealing with any drought issues. This is currently the biggest project in the City as the province experiences the worst drought in[…]
The gloves have come off between Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and mayoral committee member for safety, security and social services JP Smith, who believes she went behind his back in shutting down an anti-crime unit and then ignored him when he tried to find out about the matter.[…]
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