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Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip will face a third motion of no confidence after council speaker Jonathan Lawack received political and legal advice on the matter. The EFF-sponsored motion will be on the council agenda for the third time on Thursday. Two prior special council meetings had to be adjourned before the matter was debated or voted on. The EFF had initially tabled the motion against Trollip, who is also the federal chairman of the DA, in a bid to punish his party for not supporting land expropriation without compensation. A special council meeting held on April 10 ended in a shouting match, after which Lawack declared the meeting “permanently adjourned”. It was, however, not so permanent, as the city indicated on Monday that the meeting would be reconvened once more. Lawack told Business Day that he had decided to hear the motion after receiving advice. “In terms of that advice that I received I have decided to go ahead and let’s get this over and done with. Let’s p...

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