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Opposition lambaste ANC councillors refusing 4% salary contribution to Solidarity Fund

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Buffalo City EFF leader and regional secretary Mziyanda Hlekiso criticised the ANC for not leading by example.


01 Jun 2020
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Opposition lambaste ANC councillors refusing 4% salary contribution to Solidarity Fund

Healthcare trains converted into mobile Covid-19 testing units as the Solidarity Fund partners Transnet. Photo: Supplied

The Solidarity Fund could be a farce at local government level as some councillors from the ANC at Buffalo City Metro flatly refused to contribute to it. The opposition Economic Freedom Fighters at Buffalo City Metro lashed out at the ANC in the council for letting its members refuse to contribute. This despite an initiative from the South African Local Government Association (Salga) that all councillors should donate money towards establishing the fund that would be used to help destitute community members during the ongoing coronavirus lockdown. All but a few ANC councillors have refused to have the 4% deducted from...

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