‘Take politics out of local government,’ advises Kgalema Motlanthe
Former President of South Africa Kgalema Motlanthe sits during speeches to uMkhonto We Sizwe Sizwe (MK) members at Nasrec, Johannesburg on 6 October 2017. The MK members are attending a two day all inclusive Veterans’ National Conference. Picture: Yeshiel Panchia
Motlanthe says local competence and authority should be distinct and independent from the political component of local government.