The DA has threatened court action over the reappointment of Floyd Brink as Johannesburg city manager, and the “irregular” use of R2.6m of the cash-strapped city’s funds to host a party for 500 workers.

The DA said a huge chunk of the money (R1.4m) would be spent on watches and branded puffer jackets, over R76,000 on venue hire and nearly R200,000 on management fees...

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