PUNCHY PAT

De Lille’s fight to clear her name

Sunday Times - - Front Page -

Em­bat­tled Cape Town mayor Pa­tri­cia de Lille has blocked the DA from fir­ing her, at least for now. The DA fed­eral ex­ec­u­tive was forced to sus­pend a sched­uled dis­cus­sion on her fu­ture at its meet­ing yes­ter­day af­ter she served it with le­gal papers in­di­cat­ing that she in­tended to mount a court chal­lenge against moves to oust her as mayor. DA spokes­woman Natasha Maz­zone said: “We have sus­pended dis­cus­sions pend­ing le­gal ad­vice. The fed­eral ex­ec­u­tive will re­sume dis­cus­sions early next week”

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