ANC withdraws from coalition with Icosa in Kannaland Municipality

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The ANC has removed its support in an alliance with the sentenced youngster attacker civic chairman of Kannaland Jeffrey Donson and his representative, indicted fraudster Werner Meshoa.


Both Donson and Meshoa are senior heads of Icosa, which went into an alliance concurrence with the ANC after the metropolitan decisions.

they were chosen for their situations in spite of their past feelings and the subsequent commotion, the ANC said it would survey its course of action with Icosa in Kannaland.


On Wednesday, ANC Western Cape representative Sifiso Mtsweni affirmed the party had removed from its alliance with Icosa and would rather enter the resistance seats, with the common administration visiting the region to carry impact to the choice.

At this stage, a movement of no trust in Donson isn't mooted. Be that as it may, the ANC will ask its speaker in the board, Nicolaas Valentyn, to leave this position. The ANC's choice simply identified with its alliance concurrence with Icosa in Kannaland, and from the ANC's side, it won't influence its alliance in adjoining Oudtshoorn.


Mtsweni said the party's choice on Kannaland was in accordance with its own inner strategies - the purported move to one side rule.


He brought up the DA - which has censured Donson's political race as civic chairman - worked with him before, notwithstanding his conviction being known.


Last week, Icosa demonstrated Donson and Meshoa were going no place and blamed the media for a plan against them.


In 2008, Donson was viewed liable of legally defined sexual assault by the provincial court in Oudtshoorn. The assault of the 15-year-old young lady happened in 2004 when he was city hall leader of Kannaland.


He was at first condemned to five years in jail. He spoke to the Western Cape High Court, where Judge Lee Bozalek decreased his sentence to a completely suspended term of detainment, remedial oversight, a R20 000 fine, and a recovery program for sex offenders.


Later in 2008, he was back in the Kannaland metropolitan council.


Earlier this year, Meshoa, while speaker of the Kannaland board, was indicted for misrepresentation and check of justice.


For the extortion conviction, he was condemned to year and a half's detainment or a R6 000 fine - and, for the impediment of equity conviction, suspended for a long time, with three years house capture for obstacle of justice.


In 2012, Meshoa was terminated as an educator and head of office at Excelsior Primary School in Calitzdorp - one of the towns in the Kannaland Municipality - subsequent to being viewed unquestionablyblameworthy of rape and legally defined sexual assault of an understudy at the school.


He pursued ineffectively, and the Education Labor Relations Council viewed he was to be sure entirelyblameworthy of the claims and the excusal was fair.


Meanwhile, the Klein Karoo district keeps on being shaken by defilement embarrassments.

On Wednesday, Kannaland's acting metropolitan director, Morné Hoogbaard, declared he had opened a criminal instance of extortion against a Kannaland human asset functionary.


"This official continues bad behavior after reestablishment and critical settlement by a previous power," read Hoogbaard's statement.


The chamber additionally met on Wednesday, with Valentyn still in the speaker's seat. It talked about claims of genuine monetary wrongdoing by a senior money official, who purportedly made an installment to an individual in contradiction of National Treasury regulations.

According to Hoogbaard's assertion, the chamber was encouraged to reevaluate its choice on 22 November 2020 to select this official.

"Both functionaries are suspended with full advantages," he said. "This is the beginning of a few lawbreaker and botch matters to be actioned."

Hoogbaard himself was one of four Kannaland civil authorities captured by the Hawks last week for supposed misrepresentation worth R338 million.


The Hawks claimed the authorities cheated the district through false arrangements and acting recompenses. One authority's organization additionally supposedly benefitted while the district actually utilized him.

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