Patricia de Lille

The DA should do the right thing and stop pretending to lean left

It would be impossible to come up with a better summary of the DA’s situation this year than professor Somadoda Fikeni’s comment on Talk Radio 702 in …

Travel (South Africa)

De Lille refutes report that electric buses don't work uphill | Cape Times

Multiple tests confirm electric buses meet the City’s expectations on all route profiles – be it downhill or uphill.<p>This was stated by the City on …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Maimane defends track record of DA municipalities - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says coalition governments are supposed to work well if the priority of politicians becomes service …

South Africa

DA turned financial wastelands into thriving towns, says Maimane

Cape Town - Despite several motions of no confidence against a number of its mayors, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has come out to gloat about …

Cape Town

DA to brief media on progress made in municipalities - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane will address the media on Monday morning in Cape Town on the progress being made in a number of DA-run …

News (South Africa)

DA in a mess as Mashaba tweets Trump support, Zille repeats colonialism views

The Democratic Alliance found itself at the centre of yet another social media storm on Monday over Helen Zille’s view on colonialism, this time …

Donald Trump

Dan Plato itching to wear Cape's mayoral chains again | Cape Argus

Cape Town - Former Cape Town mayor Dan Plato looks set to make a comeback to wear the mayoral chain after Mayor Patricia de Lille vacates her office …

Cape Town

News24.com | Maimane under siege, labelled 'rudderless' over DA BBBEE position

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has come under fire for being a “rudderless” leader because of his failure to come out strongly against people …

South Africa

Cape Town reduces its carbon emissions

JOHANNESBURG – Cape Town Mayor, Patricia De Lille announced on Sunday that Cape Town has reduced its energy-related carbon emissions by 4.1 percent …

Cape Town

Mkhwebane urged to speed up city tender probe

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane needs to speed up her investigation into allegations of tender irregularities against the City of Cape Town.

Corruption

DA WC leaders to begin process of appointing De Lille’s replacement

CAPE TOWN - Democratic Alliance (DA) leaders in the Western Cape will on Monday discuss the process of appointing a new Cape Town mayor.The …

Cape Town

News24.com | Patricia de Lille: I fought for principle, not position

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

South Africa

DA has strong evidence De Lille engaged in SMS ‘abuse of power’ – report

The DA possesses documents that could tarnish Patricia De Lille’s clean reputation, according to the Mail & Guardian, though it’s unclear whether …

Cape Town

Helen Zille confirms she has been approached to replace Patricia de Lille | LNN

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has confirmed that she was approached by several DA members who asked about whether or not she would be open to …

Cape Town

News24.com | It's war in the DA between 'laptop boys' and 'Bruma boys'

The DA is at risk of being paralysed by low-intensity warfare between the "laptop boys" – a grouping rallying behind the party's "liberal core" – and …

South African Politics

Understanding the DA’s battle with BEE

The DA should have sat back and enjoyed the ride after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the ANC supported amending the constitution to allow …

Cape Town

#WomensMonth: #DeLille attends celebration walk in the Bo-Kaap | Cape Argus

Cape Town - Hundreds of women from different backgrounds marched from Bo-Kaap to the Foreshore to celebrate Women’s Day.<p>The march was part of the …

Cape Town

Madikizela out of the running for Cape Town mayor

Western Cape DA leader Bonginkosi Madikizela has taken himself out of the running for Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's post, saying he is already …

Cape Town

#DeLille says she is tired of fighting with DA

Cape Town - She will ride out the last two months in office as she can’t fight forever and endure the abuse of some within the DA, Cape Town mayor …

Cape Town

News24.com | #News24 ICYMI: Hani’s killer is 'rehabilitated' says lawyer; De Kock, Duminy to lead Proteas for rest of tour, and girl spends last moments with boyfriend before life-support is turned off

Western Cape DA leader Bonginkosi Madikizela has taken himself out of the running for Cape Town Mayor, De Kock and Duminy to lead Proteas for the …

Western Cape

Cape Town mayor quits after settling dispute with South African...

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Patricia de Lille has quit as mayor of Cape Town, she said on Sunday, ending a bitter dispute within South Africa’s main opposition party that has tainted its image ahead of elections next year.<p>Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille speaks on her mobile phone outside a court in …

South Africa

Patricia De Lille On Stepping Down As Cape Town Mayor 06 August 2018

Cape Town

Five things making headlines in South Africa today

Here’s what caught our attention on Monday:<p><b>1. Absa interim results</b><p>Absa Bank which recently underwent rebranding, is reporting a 3% increase in …

Mining

EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: Brian Molefe complains about unfairness of Treasury’s investigation

Eskom workers have until Wednesday to accept or reject a 7.5% pay hike offer, and a legal battle remains in play between Patricia de Lille and the …

Business (South Africa)

De Lille must have something big on DA: EFF - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) caucus leader in the City of Cape Town, Melikhaya Xego says the DA has avoided its dirty linen being exposed by …

South Africa

Fallists vandalised Bongani’s soul - Ncumisa Mayosi

Sister tells service that the personal abuse hurled at UCT professor cut him to the core

South African Politics

#DeLille peace pipe agreement exposes DA | Cape Argus

The political warfare that haunted the DA has ended through a deal between mayor Patricia De Lille and the party.<p>To the shock of many, they smoked a …

Cape Town

Influential women given ‘Power’ behind the radio mic

Gauteng-based talk radio station PowerFM today said it will this week give phenomenal women the opportunity to take control of its airwaves for three …

South Africa

#DeLille: What next for Cape Town's embattled mayor?

Cape Town - Outgoing Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille may have resigned, but this doesn't mean she has escaped all charges against her.De Lille …

Cape Town

Cape's deputy mayor Ian Neilson faces R10m libel lawsuit

Cape Town - Suspended City transport boss Melissa Whitehead has filed a R10 million defamation lawsuit against deputy mayor Ian Neilson after he …

Cape Town