Today ActionSA visited various Inner-City buildings that formed part of the widely celebrated Inner City Revitalisation Plan I launched during my time as Mayor of Johannesburg. This plan saw 154 derelict and abandoned properties handed over to the private sector, under favourable incentives, for mixed-use development including low-cost affordable accommodation.
This morning, Tuesday 2 March 2021 my team and I visited the site of the tragic drowning of two young boys Siyabonga Mabela aged 7, and Lawrence Tshweu 4 years at an unattended construction site in Mamelodi.
On 8 June 2020, I opened a criminal case with the SAPS about the illegal leaking of the Public Protector’s draft report. This is in addition to the work of my legal team who are readying my submission to overturn the final report to set aside its findings.
ActionSA notes newspaper reports this morning in which the DA has abandoned the project of unseating the ANC, apparently adopting the philosophy of ‘if you cannot beat them, join them.’
While Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, recognised the terrible human and economic suffering brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic in his speech, the budget he tabled looks set to deepen the suffering of the South African people.