There’s something about the R37 million border fence between South Africa and Zimbabwe that has really struck a nerve.
Patricia de Lille couldn’t help but revel in Mmusi’s resignation, releasing a statement and then singing a song aimed at the former DA leader.
Polling giants Ipsos has published the results of its final poll, and the Daily Maverick reckons it’s about as close to an accurate prediction as we will get ahead of May 8.
The battle is over – following a series of discussions, the DA has decided that it would withdraw its motion against the Patricia de Lille.
Reports suggest today’s the day that will see Patricia de Lille removed from her position as the mayor of Cape Town. The DA are even teaming up with the ANC to make it happen.
The City’s mayor finds herself embroiled in a serious mess, the DA tearing itself apart trying to deal with what comes next. How exactly did it all come to this?
As dam levels drop, the City of Cape Town is doing what it can to delay the seemingly inevitable. So, who wants to see what Day Zero really looks like?
It’s going to be a very, very messy weekend over at the ANC Elective Conference, but here in the Mother City things are also heating up. This isn’t a good look.
As corruption continues to rears its ugly head at the very top of SA’s political food chain, there’s some suspicious activity going on at a provincial level, too.
It’s always sad when an iconic Cape Town institution hits the rocks. This latest saga spells big trouble for the future of the Cape Minstrels, and something smells very suspicious about it all.
The Cape Minstrel Carnival is Cape Town’s longest-running street party/parade, and is led by the Kaapse Klopse (Cape minstrels) every year on the second of January.
Yesterday, a metro police officer was gunned down in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Mpumelelo Xakekile was shot by two men at the intersection of Mew Way and Lansdowne Road while issuing a fine to minibus taxi driver.
To say that the ANCYL march in Cape Town yesterday left us all unimpressed is an understatement. Instead of the expected 14 000 people, only a couple of hundred youth league supporters marched for “economic freedom against the provincial government in the Western Cape.” Check out all the action after the jump.
The provincial council of the ANC in the Western Cape are again pointing fingers at the DA, this time for not making use of its full capital budget. This is the same issue raised last year by the ANC, when the Western Cape only spent 75% of its budget.
With Nelson Mandela Boulevard, Christiaan Barnard Street and Helen Suzman, it’s easy to get confused in Cape Town. More street name changes are currently in the works for the mother city, with a list of 24 proposed changes submitted to Mayor Patricia De Lille.
Check out Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille, recording a rap tune in a bid to curb drug and alcohol abuse. Non-kids (especially those in advertising and politics) trying to be as cool a real kids normally just looks awkward. So does De Lille manage to not look like a fool doing this? Check it out and decide for yourself – after the jump!
Patricia de Lille is about to fire off a proposal to award the Freedom of the City of Cape Town to Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. According to Cape Town’s mayor, the couple exuded leadership, excellence and inclusion, which made them “natural candidates for the city’s highest accolade.”
Helen Zille did it that way so it works. It’s not going to happen for current mayor Dan Plato but unlike Helen, Dan never got the Best Mayor In The Whole Wide World Award. I’m not saying he did a bad job, I’m just saying he didn’t get the award. And now his term is up. So who’s next? Some people say it’s Patricia De Lille.