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‘Zuma Must Fall’ billboard was erected by a repeat offender

The City of CT says the person responsible for the banner has contravened a specific by-law before.

A big billboard at the top of Long Street in Cape Town reads: Zuma Must Fall. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN
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CAPE TOWN – It’s emerged the person responsible for putting up an illegal ‘Zuma Must Fall’ billboard on the intersection of Long and Kloof streets in Cape Town is a repeat offender.

The city says the individual could face a charge after the municipality referred the matter to the National Prosecuting Authority.

It says the large piece of advertising violates the city's outdoor advertising and signage by-law and was not approved, as is required by the National Building Regulations and Standards Act.

The City of Cape Town’s Priya Reddy says, “It was erected by a private party. We also know that this person has done this before, also in contravention of the by-law and so we want to ensure he faces the full might of the law.”

Reddy says the decision to remove the poster will be decided by the NPA.

WATCH: #ZumaMustFall billboard gets Cape Town talking

(Edited by Tamsin Wort)


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