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Someone please save the DA from itself

Enoch Powell famously said: “All political lives, unless they are cut off in midstream at a happy juncture, end in failure, because that is the nature of politics and of human affairs.” Watching the ongoing shenanigans of the DA in … Continue reading

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Welcome to the real world, DA

Mondli Makhanya – Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille (File, Netwerk24) Watching the drama that is playing out in the DA, one is tempted to shout: “Welcome to the real world of power politics, guys.” The DA has been pretending … Continue reading

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De Lille survives as Cape Town mayor but faces DA charges

Patricia de Lille has survived as mayor of Cape Town but she faces DA charges and will have no further role in managing the city’s response to the drought. Announcing the outcome of Sunday’s federal executive discussion on De Lille’s … Continue reading

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5 scandals that have recently rocked the City of Cape Town

Senior officials within the City of Cape Town’s leadership, especially Mayor Patricia de Lille, have been through a rough five months with shocking allegations exposing deeply fractured relationships among them. On Wednesday, the situation came to a head with the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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The DA’s De Lille Is Under Investigation For Allegedly Leaking Internal Party Documents

Cape Town mayor is talking to her lawyers, and on the sidelines of a government event this week implied that there are “election things going on” behind her disciplinary charges, according to The Times on Thursday. De Lille is currently … Continue reading

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