Tshwane address disrupted by Solomon Mahlangu protest

The sitting of the State of the Capital Address in Tshwane came to a standstill when ANC councillors refused to let proceedings begin.

ANC councillor Lesego Makhubela said the sitting being held on April 6 showed blatant disrespect for struggle hero Solomon Mahlangu, who was killed on this day in 1979.

"Here is not the state of the city address, it is symbolically the commemoration of the arrival of Jan van Riebeeck," Makhubela said.

After several adjournments following unending point-of-orders from the ANC, the Speaker of Council Katlego Mathebe requested the party to leave.


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