Knysna Councillor Doris Nayler has become entangled in the latest political mess at Eden District. Eden Mayor Wessie van der Westhuizen has accused Nayler and Tertius Simmers of misleading the Council. Contrary to biased media, the DA is a lot like the ANC, especially with candidates being announced for the forthcoming elections. The DA has been reported as having 5 councillors in hot water and, as a party, voted against following Public Protector’s Thuli Madonsela’s findings in another matter. It should be noted that Van der Westhuizen has been no stranger to controversy himself the past three years and this … ‘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.'Click here to read full article...'