Former Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille is set to lay fraud charges against several Democratic Alliance (DA) senior members, including MPs, regarding a forged Auditor General’s report circulated on social media. The two MPs are DA deputy chief whip Mike Waters and National Council of Provinces MP Bronwynn Engelbrecht.[…]
Following months of political wrangling with the DA, Patricia de Lille has resigned as Cape Town mayor and as a member of the party. She has also filed papers in the Western Cape High Court today applying for the two reports by law firm Bowmans to be reviewed and set[…]
The DA could be facing more political turmoil over the resignation of Patricia de Lille as Cape Town mayor, Netwerk24 reported on Wednesday. According to the online publication, De Lille might not resign at the end of this month, as was announced in August. At the centre of the turmoil are two[…]
The patience of commuters will again be tested to the limit with trains in Cape Town running about an hour behind schedule. In the latest incident Tuesday afternoon, six carriages on two trains caught alight at Cape Town station. A man has been detained in connection with the latest fire. Two weeks[…]
Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has made representations to the Democratic Alliance’s federal executive to say why she should not be removed from her post as mayor. De Lille made the submissions on Wednesday as required by the DA’s new “recall” process, after the majority of the party’s Cape[…]
Embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has confirmed that her party has laid a criminal complaint with the police over allegations that she had solicited a R5 million bribe from Johannesburg businessman Anthony Faul. In a statement on Wednesday, De Lille said her lawyers had an opportunity to respond[…]
While Capetonians have been urged to reduce their water usage to below 87 litres per person daily, three households on average, exceeded 1 000 litres per day. This was revealed by City of Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille on Sunday, who said the properties – two in Pinelands and[…]
A fresh set of claims and counterclaims between senior officials about unauthorised investigations and leaked information mark the latest scandal to rock the City of Cape Town. The claims reveal the depth of mistrust between some of the City’s most senior officials. On Tuesday, it emerged that City Manager Achmat[…]
Craig Kesson, the executive director in Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille’s office, got hold of around 1 000 confidential forensic reports, which contained details of probes into councillors and other officials, without proper permission. City manager Achmat Ebrahim made this claim in response to allegations levelled against him by[…]
Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says exploratory drill work into the Table Mountan Group Aquifer is progressing well. She visited the project in the Steenbras catchment area near Grabouw. Test boreholes are being drilled to help map the way forward as part of the Western Cape’s programme to alleviate[…]
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