De Lille back for GOOD? Splinter parties and where they are now

2018-12-04 07:04

Patricia de Lille isn't the first politician who thought it was a GOOD idea to start a new party after an acrimonious departure.

From De Lille's bodyguard to chief whip - Shaun August on why he gave it up

2018-11-04 09:39

When prison warder Shaun August first saw a formidable Patricia de Lille 16 years ago, he never dreamt that he would one day become one of her closest allies.

Dan Plato sworn in as councillor, one step closer to Cape Town mayoral chain

2018-11-01 13:39

Incoming Cape Town mayor Dan Plato has been sworn in as a councillor, less than a week before he is expected to be handed the mayoral chain at a special council sitting.

Maimane on honour, De Lille and councillors crying wolf about racism in the DA

2018-10-31 06:30

While South Africans play the will-or-won't-she guessing game over Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's decision to step down from her role, DA leader Mmusi Maimane insists it's a done deal.

De Lille vs the DA: 6 questions answered

2018-10-26 06:00

The acrimonious battle between outgoing mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille and the DA reignited this week. This is what you need to know.

100 Resilient Cities 'game-changer' launched in Cape Town to tackle urban problems

2018-09-21 12:24

City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has launched the City's first draft of a resilience assessment, the first step in the process of developing a city resilience strategy.

I fought for principle, not position

2018-08-12 06:05

As leaders, we must put the people first. If that means making a personal sacrifice, I am prepared to do that, writes Patricia De Lille.

Cape Town evictees frustrated after mayor no show at meeting

2018-07-06 12:51

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's spokesperson says the mayor had not been aware of the meeting.

De Lille victory a hard lesson for all political parties

2018-06-28 08:32

Patricia de Lille's court victory is a victory for all members of political parties who wish to participate fully in the activities of their parties in line with the agreed rules and policies of those parties, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

The De Lille issue is not about colour

2018-05-20 06:06

Tebogo Khaas’ analysis of the Patricia de Lille matter (“DA after the De Lille saga”, City Press, May 13 2018) reveals the danger inherent in identity politics, writes Natasha Mazzone.


De Lille saga: Intrigue continues as Limberg lays charge over SMS

2018-11-16 17:27

The High Court has set aside the findings of a damning internal report against former Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille while mayoral committee member Xanthea Limberg has laid a charge against De Lille.

Politics and ethics walk into a bar...

2018-11-04 06:00

President Ramaphosa has moved exactly as a leader should – no rush of blood to the head, no unattainable promises. He has called a halt to state capture, and asked us to look at how it all worked, writes David Everatt.

De Lille wants DA to pay for application to set aside controversial report

2018-11-01 05:20

The City of Cape Town and the DA are the respondents, and De Lille wants the DA to pay the costs of the application, unless the City opposes it, in which case she wants the City and the DA to jointly pay her costs.

De Lille will do anything to evade accountability – DA

2018-10-29 22:08

Embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille "will do everything in her power to evade accountability for the governance failures she has presided over", DA deputy chairperson of federal council Natasha Mazzone says.

Cape Town, Western Cape to enhance multi-billion halal tourism sector

2018-10-15 16:24

Muslim tourists are likely to wield major spending power in the next 15 years, says Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille - so Cape Town and the Western Cape plan to reposition as specialist tourist destinations for Islamic followers.

Cape Town tops among sub-Saharan financial centres

2018-09-14 16:02

Cape Town ranks 38th on a global index of top financial centres, beating both Johannesburg and Mauritius.

Mayor de Lille joins bikers in CT to raise money for young female learners

2018-07-14 12:10

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has joined the Bikers for Mandela Rally which embarked on a charity ride to raise money to provide young female learners with sanitary products.

DA slams De Lille after review of Steenhuisen report postponed

2018-06-28 17:59

The DA says it will not divulge the names of the people who are sources of some of the evidence the party claims it has against De Lille because it is protecting whistleblowers.

De Lille back in court to hear her fate - how we got here

2018-06-27 05:20

The Western Cape High Court is expected to deliver judgment in Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's application to have the DA's decision to cancel her membership set aside.

'Lame duck' De Lille 'can sit in the office and drink tea', says Cape Town deputy mayor

2018-05-15 17:44

Patricia de Lille will be a "lame duck" mayor, with the DA caucus calling the shots in the city, Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson has said after an interim court order effectively restored her to her post.

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