Media: ‘Rivalry and negligence’ to blame

25 07 2009
By Vuyo Mabandla – Weekend Argus
25 July 2009, 08:47

Residents in Cape Town’s informal settlements say political rivalry and negligence by leaders over a number of years, – and not direct political influence – are behind the spate of violent protests in the city in the past few weeks.

Residents of QQ section in Site B, Khayelitsha, said provincial, municipal and local leaders dating to former mayor Nomaindia Mfeketho’s time in office, had done nothing but “fight over positions and not attend (to) the people’s troubles”. Read the rest of this entry »


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