Stevens Mokgalapa and DA Gauteng leader John Moodey address the media after his election. Picture: CLAUDI MAILOVICH
Stevens Mokgalapa and DA Gauteng leader John Moodey address the media after his election. Picture: CLAUDI MAILOVICH

DA leaders want Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa to explain why the metro issued a R1bn "smart city" tender apparently tailored to suit Chinese tech giant Huawei — while he was on a trip to China at the company's expense.

While Mokgalapa and four of his officials were being wined and dined in China by Huawei, his officials back home were preparing a tender that information technology experts said will suit Huawei products.

To read the full story in the Sunday Times click here.