Claims are a malicious attack on my integrity - De Lille

2017-11-23 21:03

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says scathing allegations against her, which became public after a confidential special council meeting on Tuesday, are a malicious attempt to attack her as a whistleblower.

'Bullying' De Lille wanted alleged tender irregularity report to 'go away' - executive director

2017-11-22 12:34

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille had planned to publicly discredit a senior city staffer who questioned alleged tender irregularities, her executive director has alleged in an explosive affidavit.

3 top City of Cape Town officials face suspension over corruption allegations

2017-11-21 15:24

Three senior City of Cape Town officials, including the city manager, have seven days to provide reasons why they should not be placed on "precautionary suspension", after the City Council unanimously adopted a motion to investigate them.

Could 'good water saving' by Capetonians result in them paying more?

2017-11-20 12:43

The City of Cape Town is considering introducing a water levy to be paid by consumers because 'good water saving by residents' has negatively affected its revenue, Mayor Patricia de Lille has said.

Only half of Cape Town putting 'efforts into saving water' - De Lille

2017-11-14 12:02

Only half of drought-stricken Cape Town is saving water, the City of Cape Town has revealed as it appealed to residents to get on board and beat the drought.

'Pay back the money! She is a thief!' ANC chants at De Lille during council meeting

2017-10-26 12:58

Patricia De Lille has said she has not stolen a single cent, insisting she had enough money to even consider lending money to the City of Cape Town.

Cape Town ANC branch to lay criminal charges against De Lille

2017-10-10 11:35

The Western Cape ANC's Dullah Omar region has announced that it would lodge a criminal complaint against Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille over security upgrades carried out at her home.

We need to heal - Madikizela on DA metro battles

2017-10-06 18:16

Acting DA Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela says the row between Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and mayoral committee member JP Smith needs to be resolved for the sake of party unity.

Witch hunt or law breakers? Unpacking the City of Cape Town’s anti-crime unit saga

2017-10-05 14:24

A formal criminal complaint should be lodged against metro police officers, or special investigators, from the City of Cape Town, if they overstepped the line and did investigative work outside of their mandate, according to Police Minister Fikile Mbalula’s spokesperson Vuyo Mhaga.

ANC to stage 'pay back the money' picket outside De Lille's home

2017-10-05 08:42

The ANC is set to picket outside Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille’s private home to demand that she 'pay back the money' for security upgrades to her house.


More info leaks and unauthorised investigation claims rock City of Cape Town

2017-11-22 17:25

A fresh set of claims and counterclaims between senior officials about unauthorised investigations and leaked information mark the latest scandal to rock the City of Cape Town.

De Lille's executive director accessed 'confidential forensic reports' - City manager

2017-11-22 05:30

Cape Town city manager Achmat Ebrahim has alleged Craig Kesson, the executive director in Mayor Patricia de Lille's office, got hold of confidential forensic reports without permission.

'Confidential' council meeting to discuss City of Cape Town corruption allegations

2017-11-21 12:18

Tender irregularities, disciplinary action against senior staff members and the shutdown of a forensic investigation are being discussed at a 'confidential', special City of Cape Town council meeting.

Water-scarce Cape Town holding 'Day Zero' talks with police, army

2017-11-16 20:39

Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille is in talks with the police and the army to prepare for the day in May 2018 when the taps are anticipated to run dry around the city.

Cape Town gets Gigaba's go-ahead to deal with drought

2017-10-30 22:55

Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba has approved the City of Cape Town's request to deviate from Municipal Finance Management Act regulations in order to urgently deal with the drought.

Can the DA survive the illness it caught from the ANC?

2017-10-17 09:08

Of late the DA in the Western Cape showed signs of a not so mysterious illness. Jan Gerber offers his prognosis.

DA to elect new Western Cape leaders amid party tensions

2017-10-07 07:28

Two candidates will go into the Democratic Alliance's Western Cape congress looking to convince party delegates that they can quell the brewing storm of internal battles in the party.

ANC looks for security upgrades, 'firepool' at De Lille's home

2017-10-05 15:49

About 10 ANC members have visited Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's home to ask her to 'pay back the money' on security upgrades to her house.

In defence of Patricia de Lille

2017-10-05 13:12

The DA wolves continue to circle, waiting to deliver the fatal blow to Patricia de Lille, whose face they once happily plastered on glossy posters as evidence of diversity, writes Simon Grindrod.

Water department to fast track Western Cape schemes to beat 'day zero'

2017-10-04 20:30

Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane has met with Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille to discuss efforts to avoid 'day zero' during the current drought.

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