The Democratic Alliance on Monday said Deputy President David Mabuza had to prove he paid for his own trip to Russia and provide evidence.
The party’s Solly Malatsi said the DA would submit a Promotion of Access to Information Act application to the presidency to request a full breakdown of costs for Mabuza’s recent and previous trips to Russia for medical treatment.
Malatsi said now that Mabuza was back and in good health, he and his office should be transparent and prove earlier assertions by his office that he had paid for the recent trip himself.
The DA also asked that his medical condition be disclosed to determine whether he was fit for office.
In Other News – Special sitting announced to choose new Johannesburg Mayor
The City of Johannesburg said on Monday that there would be a special sitting on Tuesday to elect a new mayor for the metro.
Speaker of the Council Nonceba Molwele said the election process would be done in line with Schedule 3 of the Municipal Structures Act.
The seat was left without a mayor after Geoff Makhubo passed away in July due to COVID-19-related complications. learn more…