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24 April 2017 09:33 (South Africa)

DA councillor fired for skimming the poor

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

A DA Councillor has been fired after the local government MEC accepted the Cape Town City Council's finding that she had defrauded poor people. Charlotte Tabisher got her marching orders amidst a police investigation into her fraudulent behaviour. A disciplinary committee found that she was guilty of illicitly collecting bribes upward of R300 from poor people who were desperate to be included in a state-subsidised housing project. Read more: IOL

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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