5 Aug 20 PM BULLETIN

Outgoing Cape Town Mayor, Patricia De Lille, has tweeted that she resigned because she could no longer take the constant abuse. De Lille has rejected reports that internal DA proceedings were dropped as part of a settlement to step down as Mayor. In a joint media briefing with party leader Mmusi Maimane, De Lille announced that she is resigning as Mayor with effect from 31 October. On Twitter, De Lille further wrote that the charges were withdrawn because of a lack of evidence and not as part of any supposed deal. A process to elect a new mayor for the City of Cape Town will start immediately. De Lille earlier spoke her future plans .....
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