Patricia de Lille

De Lille to give update on Nobel Summit

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is set to make an announcement on the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates amid reports on Wednesday that it had been cancelled. Her office issued an advisory stating an “important announcement” would be made at the civic centre on Thursday afternoon. The[…]

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100,000 jobs created in CTown

The city of Cape Town has created 100,000 jobs since 2011, mayor Patricia de Lille said on Thursday. “Since 2011, the city has created more than 100,000 work opportunities through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP),” she said in a speech prepared for delivery at a council meeting. There were[…]

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De Lille denies disclosing source

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille on Thursday denied disclosing to the media the source of a dossier alleging corruption in the multi-billion rand arms deal. Jennifer Cane, for the department of defence, asked De Lille if she was familiar with a newspaper article in which it was reported that[…]

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Arms deal cases ‘disappeared’: De Lille

Charges laid against some individuals by Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille were never followed up and disappeared, she told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry on Thursday. “Cases were never investigated and documents disappeared,” she told the commission sitting in Pretoria. “Cases I laid against McCarthy and Ngcuka had disappeared[…]

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De Lille to testify at Arms commission

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille is expected to testify at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry on Thursday. She was the initial whistle-blower regarding the arms deal, who called for Parliament to investigate it. At the time she was a Pan Africanist Congress MP. The commission, which is chaired by[…]

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Mayor fencesitting on Gaza: Cosatu

Cosatu in the Western Cape has labelled Mayor Patricia De Lille as an “embarrassment”, following a mass march in support of Gaza in the city last week. Provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich said the questions surrounding the conflict in the Middle East, is well known across the world and is a[…]

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Two Lwandle evictions this year: De Lille

Two evictions on Sanral-owned land in Lwandle, Cape Town, took place this year, mayor Patricia de Lille said in trying to set out the “facts” on Tuesday. She said the SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) obtained an interdict in January to prevent land invasions and took down 415 illegal[…]

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