Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has denied the "unfounded" and "libellous" allegations that he made sexist remarks against women in the city. This comes after a group of women marched to his office’s on Thursday demanding he apologise for comments he was quoted to have made in a local newspaper saying: "The days when they [ANC administration] allowed their girlfriends to run state institutions are over." "Those allegations are unfounded and unsupported, in fact they are libellous. Mayor Mashaba’s lawyers have demanded that certain individuals who started these allegations sometime ago produce proof of what they are alleging or face legal consequences," said Mashaba’s spokesman, Gabu Tugwana. Tugwana said he was not at liberty to reveal who the individuals were but that they were high-ranking officials. He said Mashaba was probably one of a few mayors in a large metro like Johannesburg to have apponted 50% women and 50% men in his mayoral committee Earlier on Thursday a group calle...

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