Cape crime fighter vying for councillor wants ‘day zero’ for sex work
Parties hit back after independent candidate accuses ANC of racism and DA of using ‘black vote’ to benefit the rich
A prominent Cape Town anti-crime activist who recently dumped the ANC is standing as an independent candidate in the municipal elections.
Hanif Loonat, former chair of the Mitchells Plain community policing forum (CPF) cluster, has a manifesto which, among other things, aims to rid the city of sex work.
This week, Loonat accused the ANC and the CPF of racism and corruption and said the DA, which runs the City of Cape Town, had used the “black vote” to “secure and improve the previously advantaged areas”...