Patricia de Lille has been on a charm offensive in Cape Town, where her party could be kingmakers in the city where she was once mayor.
She is the only person to be elected as Cape Town mayor twice, since the formation of the unicity in the year 2000. However, that was on the ticket of the Democratic Alliance with which she had an acrimonious break-up in 2018.
Now with her Good Party, she is hoping to woo voters disillusioned by the party that has been in control of the city for 15 years. De Lille says GOOD is a party for all and detests the notion that she’s campaigning for the so-called coloured vote.
In other news – Senzo Meyiwa’s alleged killers back in court
The five men accused of killing football star Senzo Meyiwa seven years ago are expected to appear in the high court in Johannesburg, sitting at the Palm Ridge magistrate’s court, on Monday.
Meyiwa was gunned down in what was described as a botched robbery in Volsoorus, east of Johannesburg, in the presence of his girlfriend. Learn more