Tag Archives: cape town

Cosatu calls Tony Leon’s drought communications contract corruption

The Western Cape branch of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Tuesday said the contract worth R650,000 given to former Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Tony Leon’s company by the City of Cape Town to communicate information on … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Cosatu calls Tony Leon’s drought communications contract corruption

Patricia de Lille faces a new probe regarding a cover-up she allegedly ordered

Meanwhile, City manager Achmat Ebrahim faces three ‘serious’ allegations requiring disciplinary action, and transport commissioner Melissa Whitehead faces a probe Cape Town’s city manager and transport commissioner are to face disciplinary action‚ and mayor Patricia de Lille faces a new … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Patricia de Lille faces a new probe regarding a cover-up she allegedly ordered

CT commissioner accused of employing friends in high-paying jobs

A Transport and Urban Development Authority portfolio committee meeting descended into a shouting match when the ANC accused the City of Cape Town’s transport commissioner of corruption and of employing friends in top positions. ANC committee member Bheki Hadebe demanded … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on CT commissioner accused of employing friends in high-paying jobs

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the City of Cape Town’s DA meltdown: Demands, emails and mounting pressure

A flurry of emails pushing for the City of Cape Town’s now-controversial special investigations unit (SIU) to be shut down marked the run up to Mayor Patricia de Lille and MMC for safety, security and social services JP Smith being … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on EXCLUSIVE: Inside the City of Cape Town’s DA meltdown: Demands, emails and mounting pressure

Cape Town not coming clean on water

Cape Town’s water crisis: Spinners out of control?Thomas Johnson has raised some important issues about use of potable water in Cape Town, and whether residential (largely suburban) households are responsible for the bulk of water consumed in the city (‘On … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | Comments Off on Cape Town not coming clean on water

Ravensmead residents dump DA for the EFF

Some Ravensmead residents say they have abandoned the Democratic Alliance (DA) and defected to the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) as they couldn’t stomach the party’s lies. The EFF in the Western Cape welcomed new councillors and members into the party at its Cape Town … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Ravensmead residents dump DA for the EFF

‘DA must be accountable for R28m loss’

Opposition parties in the city council are not letting up on demanding more accountability from the DA for the R28 million in losses suffered by the City of Cape Town as a result of the failed Cape Town Cup last … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | Comments Off on ‘DA must be accountable for R28m loss’