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...'