JP Smith

 
CT social housing brought to standstill
CT social housing brought to standstill
City of Cape Town officials are deadlocked over how to release municipal-owned land for social housing, paralysing the release of five prime...
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...
Silver Town: The picture of devastation
Silver Town: The picture of devastation
It was as if a lightning bolt had struck, leaving a gaping hole where homes had once been. In the burnt-out wreckage, people — tiny figurines...
Evidence in the De Lille dossier
Evidence in the De Lille dossier
In the shadow of Patricia de Lille’s fight to salvage her political career, the party’s Cape Town caucus has been wrecked. 
De Lille lining up civil suits against 12 people
De Lille lining up civil suits against 12 people
Outgoing Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says she is not finished with pursuing legal action against at least 12 individuals she says defamed her...
De Lille, speaker face motions of no confidence in Cape Town council
De Lille, speaker face motions of no confidence in Cape Town council
Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and council speaker Dirk Smit are expected to face separate motions of no confidence in the City of Cape Town...
De Lille motion of no confidence goes ahead despite concerns of irregularities
De Lille motion of no confidence goes ahead despite concerns of irregularities
The Democratic Alliance (DA) caucus is divided over a new motion of no confidence in Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille with at least one member...
De Lille: New motion of no confidence scheduled
De Lille: New motion of no confidence scheduled
A new motion of no confidence in Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will be heard at the first council sitting of the third term.
'We may have over-reached' — JP Smith on trying to curtail De Lille powers
'We may have over-reached' — JP Smith on trying to curtail De Lille powers
Democratic Alliance (DA) deputy caucus leader JP Smith says the council may have overreached in its bid to curtail some of City of Cape Town mayor...
Taxi peace is cold comfort
Taxi peace is cold comfort
Western Cape police are on the hunt for the shooters in a taxi war in Cape Town this week that claimed the lives of 13 people and wounded several...
Bo-Kaap unites in protest to hold onto heritage
Bo-Kaap unites in protest to hold onto heritage
In the narrow cobbled streets of Bo-Kaap, an hour before the call to prayer echoes at sunset, young people begin to set tyres alight.
Cape Town investigation unit reinstated following shut down by De Lille
Cape Town investigation unit reinstated following shut down by De Lille
The City of Cape Town's Special Investigation Unit (SIU) which embattled mayor Patricia de Lille ordered be shut down in August last year ― a move which resulted in serious claims being made against her and which marked the surfacing of a continuous slew of allegations...

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