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'Fix our municipalities' says environmental group
Noah Schermbrucker from the group Peoples Environmental Planning The recent report by the Auditor-General has revealed a shocking state of affairs with billions of rands spent in fruitless and wasteful expenditure, a lack of oversight and accountability coupled with weak project management and vacancies in key positions across hundreds of municipalities.
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Music: Lee Thomson Quartet07 August 2020 | 6 Minute Listen
We speak to well-known Cape Town based musician, Lee Thomson, who is both a trumpet and flugelhorn player. He has worked with many well-known local groups including the Springbok Nude Girls, Freshlyground, Fuzigish, and Goldfish. His influences include Miles Davis, Lee Morgan and Dave Douglas. Lee, who went to SACS high school, started playing at the age of 15, studying under various teachers and completed his degree in Jazz Performance at UCT College of Music. He's done a number of international gigs and has featured at every major South African music festival.