Anti-corruption unit uncovers billions, says Mashaba

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Black Like Me Cosmetics founder, Herman Mashaba during an interview on May 29, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mashaba announced on Tuesday that he is joining the DA as an ordinary card-carrying member.

JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has touted his administration’s achievements in uncovering maladministration during his maiden State of the City Address.

READ: Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba vows to fight corruption

He says R10-billion worth of lost or misappropriated funds has been uncovered since August, saying this amounts to looting by the previous administration.

 

 

Mashaba has promised a people-centred administration focusing on the poor.

He's also challenged residents to wait until the City's budget is passed to truly judge his performance.

eNCA reporter, Nickolaus Bauer, caught up with him after his speech:

 

 

 

 

 

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