This is a speech delivered yesterday by Helen Zille, leader of the Democratic Alliance. It’s content is important to South Africa and a victory for democracy. Let’s hope that all the Spy Tapes are in fact handed over. You can download the full Zuma versus DA Judgement here. Today is an historic day in our young, constitutional democracy. Today we can feel reassured that the institutions tasked to protect our democracy are very much alive and well. As long as we have an independent judiciary that is prepared to hand down court orders such as this one today, we are … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Today, it’s been exactly 3 years since i’ve tried to get the truth out of the cesspool of corruption that is Knysna Tourism. It’s been repeated cover-up and denial by politicians and Board members. Several laws have been broken and they’ve put the message out there that there doesn’t haven’t to be accountability for the R4million in taxpayer’s cash they get every year. Cronyism rules. Fuck us, the public. I have not forgotten this story! Pursuing it has been difficult. A distasteful propaganda campaigns is to paint me ANC, abusing the fact that so many white people will believe it … ‘Click here to read full article…’
This is a segment of the article by Ciaran Ryan: Are crime syndicates operating out of our courts? The Auction Alliance scandal appears to be just the tip of the iceberg. There is mounting evidence of corrupt syndicates operating out of our courts, bankrupting solvent businesses for personal financial gain, and undermining the judiciary and the Constitution. Are crime syndicates operating out of our courts? Legal reform campaigner Justin Lewis believes the answer to this question is an unequivocal “yes” and that the court authorities are not only aware of this, they are allowing it to continue. The presence of … ‘Click here to read full article…’
The press statement begins with: “The Eden District Municipality took the lead in fighting corruption by launching an Eden anti-fraud and anti-corruption hotline.” [Knysna and Plett fall under Eden District]. With history in mind, that would appear to be a joke. After all, their DA Mayor, Wessie van der Westhuizen, had a disciplinary committee vote unanimously that he should be removed as a councillor after he was found guilty on breaching the Municipal Finance Management Act and the Councillor’s code of conduct. Furthermore, a forensic report recommended that he be charged with corruption.