25 June 2019

Residents warned of scammers who claim to be fundraising on behalf of Mayor Zandile Gumede

It has come to the Municipality’s attention that a group of scammers are allegedly randomly approaching people, requesting for donations towards eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede’s legal costs.

The Municipality would like to warn residents that Mayor Gumede has not asked for such donations and is not part of the scheme. This is a scam and anyone who is approached by these unscrupulous individuals must report the matter to the nearest police station.

The Municipality is investigating the allegations.


Issued by office of the Mayor. For more information contact the Acting Head of Communications Unit, Mandla Nsele on 083 308 2639.