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DA has not offered de Lille mayoral position

The DA would like to clarify that we have not and will not offer to keep Patricia de Lille on as Mayor of the City of Cape Town. We have offered to agree, in order to prevent any further unnecessary legal delays, that the IEC does not fill the vacancy until such time as the…

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City of Cape Town DA Caucus will continue to put Cape Town first

The DA caucus of the City of Cape Town met last night, together with the Federal and Provincial Leadership of the DA. The caucus meeting was characterised by constructive engagement. The leadership received a warm and positive reception. The caucus reaffirmed its commitment to focussing its efforts on the interests of the people of Cape…

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DA notes De Lille’s intention to approach the Courts

The DA notes Ms Patricia De Lille’s comments that she will be approaching the Courts on Friday, 11 May 2018, to challenge the constitutionality of Section 3.5.1.2 of the DA’s Constitution. The Party is yet to receive the papers in this regard. Once we have received them, we will study them carefully and provide feedback…

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Budget cuts don’t reflect our service and spending performance

The decision by the National Treasury and Department of Human Settlements to cut the Urban Settlements Development Grant (USDG) to the tune of R540 million in the DA-run metros of Cape Town and Johannesburg has nothing do with poor spending performance as earlier reported. The USDG funding is used to upgrade informal settlements and services with the aim to eradicate the housing deficit by…

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Together, we have taken another step towards defeating Day Zero

The following statement was delivered today by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, at the Party’s Federal Head Office in Cape Town. Fellow residents, When we started our #DefeatDayZero campaign less than a month ago, the prospects of success were considerably more remote than they are today. Since then the residents of Cape Town have banded together…

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ANC puts petty politics ahead of the people of Cape Town

The ANC in the City of Cape Town has, this morning, withdrawn their motion of no confidence against Mayor Patricia de Lille that was to be debated in Council today. While they had initially claimed that their motion was brought on by numerous allegations of maladministration against the mayor, they have demonstrated today that they…

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