Critics rubbish mayor’s motives as he leads town clean-up

20 January 2020 - 09:00 By Nivashni Nair
Newcastle mayor Ntuthuko Mahlaba. File photo.
Newcastle mayor Ntuthuko Mahlaba. File photo.
Image: Orrin Singh

Newcastle mayor Ntuthuko Mahlaba is leading from the front with a broom and dustpan to clean the streets of the northern KwaZulu-Natal town.

But as he rolls up his sleeves, some say it’s simply a case of political point-scoring.

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