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The annual general meetings of three City of Johannesburg entities have yet to take place. The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA), Metrobus and the Johannesburg Social Housing Company (Joshco) have failed to hold their AGMs. The JRA has been accused of governance failures and a cloud hangs over its IFP-appointed board chair. The entities fall under the leadership of the two IFP members on the mayoral committee for housing and transport. IFP Gauteng leader Bonginkosi Dlamini said last week the AGM did not take place because of a "political arrangement". In 2017 the JRA faced upheaval when senior executives, MD Sean Phillips and head of infrastructure development Mpho Kau, resigned. Former company secretary Karen Mills was suspended after making a protected disclosure to the city’s investigative unit, led by Shadrack Sibiya, before settling with the JRA. Phillips alleged that board chairman Sipho Tshabalala, appointed under IFP leadership, had "bluntly" requested him not to award any ten...

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