Articles by Donwald Pressly

Drought levy doomed

The Democratic Alliance CT caucus of City Councellors on Wednesday voted for a policy about-turn.  It will vote against mayor Patricia de Lille’s pet project. Therefore, at a special meeting of the Cape Town City council…




DA factions at odds over water levy

Monday the 15th of January was the deadline for comments on the proposed property-based drought levy which the City of Cape Town wishes to introduce. However, just before the deadline the Democratic Alliance at provincial level…



Embattled De Lille ally jumps ship

Cape Town’s city manager Achmat Ebrahim has resigned. The embattled mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, announced this on Monday. The door has now opened for the next most important City official, Craig Kesson, the…