Will China’s R500m grant fund SA energy or our Champagne comrades

Will China’s R500m grant fund SA energy or our Champagne comrades

As potholes in the country find more depth than the art of an Order of Ikhamanga recipient, the councillors of Mogalakwena thought it would be an apt time to approve the purchase of cars worth R700,000. This especially shocked DA councillors who were surprised that the Jeep Cherokee and Fortuners bought the year before were not good enough.

As for the rest of the cabinet, Business Tech reported Faith Mathumbi’s infamous 2017 line that ministers need to drive luxury cars because they are best for the travel they are committed to. This was in response to a Wheels24 article that detailed how our cadres spent R42m on their rides between 2014 and 2017 for their Audis, Porches and BMWs among others.

As of 2019 to 2022, Angie Motshekga pulled off her rising pass rates in a BMW 535i Sedan, a BMW 530, a Mercedes-Benz GLE 500 and an Audi Q7 TDI Quatro. 

As gender parities continue to worsen, the Women Youth and Disabilities office has heeded the call for change in three Audis — two of them Q5 and the A8 Quatro Tiptronic. This also includes a Mercedes-Benz GLC 250D just for control.

Cele has been coy with what cars he drives for safety reasons, leaving it a mystery on whether his taste in cars is loyal to the German brands sported by his colleagues or loyal to the American muscle behind his lavish hats.

Source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/lifestyle/2023-08-23-will-chinas-r500m-grant-fund-sa-energy-or-our-champagne-comrades/