'The witch must go' - More of the same as Tshwane council sitting descends into chaos


- news24.com | 3 weeks ago

The first ordinary sitting of the Tshwane Council in 2020 turned into a schoolyard shouting match as attempts to remove the speaker and acting speaker were unsuccessful.

The council meeting had hardly started on Thursday when ANC and EFF councillors took turns in addressing points of order, asking council to deal with the conduct of speaker Katlego Mathebe. While there was no motion to remove the speaker on the agenda, the ANC attempted to unseat Mathebe by asking council to vote her out through a show of hands.

The majority of the councillors raised their hands, with the exception of the DA caucus and its coalition partners.

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