Former mayor of Johannesburg Parks Tau says the man who took his job‚ Herman Mashaba‚ has failed in his responsibility of leading the country’s economic hub.Tau was speaking in a city council meeting on Friday, debating Mashaba’s state of the city (Soca) address delivered on Wednesday. In it‚ Mashaba vowed to continue fighting corruption in the metro and delivering services to the residents.Tau said: "As I will highlight in my response‚ I am afraid‚ like in last year’s Soca‚ the executive mayor‚ has‚ in his Soca 2018‚ once again‚ failed to deliver on his responsibility. The fact is that one had hoped that the overall message of the executive mayor would have focused‚ first and uppermost‚ on rebuilding the financial health of the city that has been progressively eroded by his administration"Furthermore‚ in the process‚ our city is slowly but surely‚ under his administration‚ losing its hard-won status as a world-class African city. This is not hyperbole but an honest assertion suppor...

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