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Durban mayor in dock over ‘dirty’ R208m tender

15 May 2019 - 07:00 By BONGANI MTHETHWA
eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede
eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede
Image: Gallo Images / The Times / Jackie Clausen

Two days after her birthday, eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede looked festive in her red party dress on Tuesday. 

However, instead of being toasted and celebrated, Gumede, chairperson of the eThekwini branch of the ANC, found herself in the dock facing charges of fraud and corruption relating to a R208m Durban Solid Waste tender.