Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has called on Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to
send evidence regarding allegations he made in Parliament last week about incidents
of racism in the city.
made several allegations in Parliament which include black people being blocked
from booking into certain hotels in and around the city.
an open letter to the deputy Mayor De Lille said she takes these allegations
Mayor’s Spokesperson Pierrinne Leukes says the
Mayor in her letter called on the deputy President to give us the details of
these incidents so that she can address these issues and use that evidence in
her engagements so that she can take direct action.
She also said that it is up to our countries
leaders to provide direction to these matters and she wants him to join her in
tackling these issues head on, Leukes added.
the African National Congress in the Western Cape has called on the Democratic
Alliance to come clean regarding its race campaign in the city.
ANC is in a statement said it is suspicious of the strategic timing of the
Inclusive City campaign which Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille launched over
Cobus Grobler says it is clear that something is wrong here, it is not just an
ordinary campaign, it is launched right in the middle of the run-up to the
municipal elections which Mayor Patricia De Lille must contest, and it is also
right in the middle of the DA’s leadership challenge where she wants to be a
leader for the DA in the Western Cape.
added that “She is using this as a platform to launch her campaign, personally
a party campaign with tax payer money”.
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