PARTIES ‘GAGGED’ OVER R45M QUESTIONS

Members of opposition parties claimed yesterday that they were gagged from asking critical questions about the R45million spent by OR Tambo District Municipality to buy farms in Kokstad.

The visit came months after reports that OR Tambo mayor Zoleka Capa allegedly used council funds without approval to buy seven farms now managed by the Ntinga OR Tambo Development Agency, which is headed by her husband. “There was no point in us going there (to Flagstaff) when we could not ask questions,” the DA’s Veliswa Mvenya said.  Read the full story in the Daily Dispatch.