Ekurhuleni whistleblower ‘tarnished’ in mayor’s report

Ekurhuleni whistleblower ‘tarnished’ in mayor’s report

Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina.

Activist Ndzipo Kalipa said the mayor ‘always wanted to destroy’ him.

City of Ekurhuleni executive mayor Mzwandile Masina has defended the decision to circulate three reports, one of which allegedly tarnishes the reputation of the whistleblower in the case of suspended social worker and senior staffer Pauline Ngakane. She was allegedly involved in approving questionable multimillion-rand tenders. The African Independent Congress (AIC) and other opposition political parties have dismissed the move “as a way of diverting attention away from the Ngakane probe”. Masina yesterday said he took the decision to disseminate the report – which included an investigation by the public protector into maladministration and tender irregularities – “because parties wanted...




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