“Former public protector Thuli Madonsela says she loves the ANC, but she loves South Africa more. In an interview with Ryland Fisher, she spoke frankly about her relationship with President Jacob Zuma, rogue elements within the ruling party, her reasons for letting her ANC membership lapse, and her hopes for South Africa’s future. Read the interview summary at ‘SA‘s Not Sinking, It’s Redefining Itself, Says Thuli’ or watch the full, insightful interview by clicking the link to the video below (audio tinny and needs to be turned up).
I met with Peter Myers, the Deputy Mayor of Knysna and Chairman of the Democratic Alliance (DA), last Thursday, the day before i met Mayor Eleonor Bouw-Spies. It’s well known that i’ve been at loggerheads with the DA over many issues, so much so that the last five years have become to feel like war. Consequently, i haven’t had a meeting with Myers in a long time. Indeed, i believe i have reason to be angry with him. But no matter whether he or i is right, surely the overall health of Knysna should come first? We agreed that it … ‘Click here to read full article…’
I WANT YOUR OPINION about this recorded meeting between Knysna Democratic Alliance Mayor Eleanore Bouw-Spies, her new Communications Manager Fran Kirsten, Acting Municipal Manager Carl Mattheus, their legal advisers and me. If your browser is blocking the “play” button above, visit it directly on the Love Knysna Soundcloud page Did the Mayor and those accompanying her sufficiently answer my questions so that you have a clear understanding of what’s happening? Was i reasonable? Love Knysna and Knysna Keep aren’t all for me. They’re supposed to be for the betterment of our pretty but troubled town which we share and own … ‘Click here to read full article…’
That Susan Campbell is recently at the centre of controversy in Knysna means that she’s shaking the trees of corruption in all the right places. SUSAN CAMPBELL Susan Campbell practised as an attorney in Johannesburg before moving to Knysna in 2003. She’s a founding member of the Western Heads/Goukama Conservancy (and its first Chairperson). She’s an adviser to the Knysna Ratepayers’ Association. In 2016, she became a member of the Knysna Municipal Planning Tribunal (KMPT). Through a property she owns in an environmentally sensitive area, she developed an interest in environmental matters. Choosing to preserve the fynbos and coastal forest, … ‘Click here to read full article…’