ANC confirms Zandile Gumede removed as eThekewini mayor

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- 702.co.za | 5 days ago

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed that Zandile Gumede has been removed as eThekwini mayor and will be redeployed.

The ANC's provincial secretary Mdumiseni Ntuli announced Gumede’s axing during a briefing earlier on Tuesday. Gumede has been on extended special leave since her arrest in May on fraud and corruption charges related to a R208m waste-collection tender in 2016.

The executives of both the eThekwini and Msunduzi municipalities will also be redeployed.

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