It has been a difficult past year politically for former Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille. De Lille will contest this year’s elections under a new political party.
Political Analyst, Steven Friedman, says although some welcome the mushrooming of new political parties on the eve of elections as a sign of a maturing democracy, parties should be held accountable for their campaign promises.
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has conceded that his party did not perform well this year and had a lot of challenges including the removal of Athol Trollip booted as Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Mayor
Former City of Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille says land expropriation without compensation should be government’s last resort.
Some political analysts say veteran politician Patricia De Lille waited too long to form her own party in order to contest in next year’s general elections.