Dan Plato

 
Dan Plato elected as Cape Town mayor
Dan Plato elected as Cape Town mayor
Dan Plato has been elected as Cape Town's new mayor during a special council sitting on Tuesday.
Brett Herron resigns from DA claiming party blocked affordable housing
Brett Herron resigns from DA claiming party blocked affordable housing
Brett Herron, the former mayoral committee member for urban development and transport in the City of Cape Town, has resigned from the Democratic...
Five Cape Town councillors resign in support of De Lille
Five Cape Town councillors resign in support of De Lille
The Democratic Alliance caucus in the Cape Town Council has shrunk as five members of the caucus resigned in an unprecedented show of support for...
Maimane out of running for Western Cape premier
Maimane out of running for Western Cape premier
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has “declined” to run as the party’s candidate for Western Cape premier after dissent arose from...
​DA hopefuls in race to become Cape Town mayor
​DA hopefuls in race to become Cape Town mayor
A list of Democratic Alliance hopefuls believes that they have what it takes to be mayor when current Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille vacates...
Khayelitsha Inquiry: Key solutions to inefficient policing
Khayelitsha Inquiry: Key solutions to inefficient policing
The Khayelitsha Commission was appointed by Democratic Leader and Western Cape Premier Helen Zille in August 2012, in response to a complaint of...
Plato and the politics of gangland
Plato and the politics of gangland
Politics in the Western Cape is never dull, as the provincial MEC for community safety, the Democratic Alliance's Dan Plato, can attest.
Toilet activist on Cape metro council
Toilet activist on Cape metro council
Cape Town's long-running toilet saga will come under the spotlight again after the leader of the ANC's Dullah Omar region, Andile Lili, who has...
March of hope
March of hope
On Freedom Day I attended the march in Cape Town organised by the Social Justice Coalition, reported in the M&G ("A tale of two city struggles", May 6). The march focused on the...
Big stink over Makhaza loos lingers on
Big stink over Makhaza loos lingers on
Despite the matter being the ANC's major electioneering weapon against the DA, the City of Cape Town has not yet moved to comply with last week's...
Alarm over baby deaths in Khayelitsha
Alarm over baby deaths in Khayelitsha
Cape Town prides itself on its record of delivery. But in Khayelitsha, one of the poorest, most densely populated areas of the city, there appears...
De Lille tipped to become mayor
De Lille tipped to become mayor
Dan Plato, the Cape Town mayor, will soon be standing for re-election -- and the rival candidate is likely to be Patricia de Lille, the former...

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