Clifton development project puts Mayor De Lille in unfavourable position

It is reported that there are divisions between City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and some officials within the City and ratepayers regarding the proposed Clifton development project.

It is alleged that the divisions are caused by the possibility of Clifton’s public coastline ending up in the hands of private developers, and Mayor de Lille’s personal relationship with these developers, namely Toby Mynhardt and businessman Mark Willcox.

To tell us more is Craig McKune, Investigative Reporter at AmaBhungane:

We certainly know it’s a contentious development both amongst the neighbours and some officials and whether or not is fishy we not sure. But we have highlighted in our article is that there is a very close relationship between the mayor and some business people that have vested interest in this project

Craig McKune, Investigative Reporter

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