Protesters gather outside Durban ICC over city’s proposed ‘secrecy’ law

Civil society organisations staged a protest outside Durban’s International Convention Centre on Wednesday against a controversial set of rules proposed by the eThekwini municipality which‚ critics say‚ seeks to ban the public and the media from attending meetings and accessing information. The organisations have described the proposed Rules of Order Amendment By-law as unconstitutional and […]
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Nepotism: DA is losing the plot… and fast…

It has come to our attention that the DA’s Patricia De Lille has been using her power in the party to create jobs for her family. 1. De Lille employed her son, Alistair De Lille, as head of finance for the ID in Parliament without him having a qualification or experience in this field. 2. […]
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Cape Town mayor De Lille to face motion of no confidence

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille faces a motion of no confidence after allegations of misconduct and possible corruption in her government. The ANC‚ the official opposition in the city council‚ said on Wednesday it would table the motion at next Tuesday’s council meeting. The move comes after executive director in De Lille’s office‚ Craig […]
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Fate of DA mayors Mashaba and Trollip rests in EFF’s hands

The leadership of two DA mayors – Nelson Mandela Bay’s Athol Trollip and Johannesburg’s Herman Mashaba – will be put to the test on Thursday when they face votes of no confidence along with their speakers. And while it seems that the EFF is in a powerful position to decide the fate of Trollip and […]
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Maimane urges Metsimaholo community to vote ANC out once and for all

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has urged residents of the Metsimaholo municipality to kick the ANC out of power there once and for all when they vote in the upcoming by-elections. Twenty-one wards will be contested for on Wednesday. This after the municipality’s former coalition government was dissolved in July. “On Wednesday you, the people of […]
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DA Threatens Court Action If South Africa Grants Asylum To Mugabe

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe may be reviled in the West as a tyrant who wrecked his country, but he retains clout in southern Africa for his role in the continent’s last major struggle against colonial rule The party says Mugabe’s record during Zimbabwe’s liberation war and his dictatorial 37-year presidency meant he will not […]
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City Of Cape Town Mayoral Office Spat Reveals Millions Lost, Tender Irregularities

Patricia de Lille’s top aid has accused her of refusing to investigate the irregularities raised by forensic audits into tenders of the Transport and Urban Development Authority. CAPE TOWN – Millions in losses and tender irregularities have been exposed in the City of Cape Town as a spat in the mayor’s office has spilled over […]
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‘Bullying’ De Lille Wanted Alleged Tender Irregularity Report To ‘Go Away’ 

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille   Mayor Patricia de Lille planned to publicly discredit a senior City of Cape Town staffer who questioned alleged tender irregularities, and she asked that a report into a possible R43m loss regarding another tender be made to “go away”, her executive director has alleged in an explosive affidavit. […]
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DA To Lay Corruption Charges Against Bongani Bongo

Bongani Bongo The Democratic Alliance is to lay corruption charges against newly appointed Minister of State Security Bongani Bongo for allegedly attempting to bribe the evidence leader of the parliamentary inquiry into state capture‚ Advocate Ntuthuzelo Vanara. It said it would be laying the charges in terms of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities […]
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