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Vandalism of buildings a concern for De Lille

Construction mafias hold projects hostage

Nomazima Nkosi Senior reporter

Vandalism of public buildings is escalating and the state cannot rely on the SA Police Service (SAPS) to keep them safe, says public works and infrastructure minister Patricia de Lille.

De Lille was speaking during a ministerial briefing in the National Council of Provinces where she also highlighted how construction projects had been held up by “construction mafias” disguising themselves as local business forums...

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