Q&A with executive mayor of Johannesburg Mpho Phalatse on schools' rates hike

28 August 2022 - 00:00 By Chris Barron

After an outcry and court action, executive mayor of Johannesburg Mpho Phalatse has rescinded a decision that led to school property rates being hiked tenfold. Chris Barron asked her the following questions.....

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