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Michael Beaumont

Michael Beaumont on Coalition Government in Western Cape and South Africa

Please note that Michael Beaumont is replacing Herman Mashaba as the speaker at this event.

Michael Beaumont is the interim National Chairperson of ActionSA and its key strategist. Previously he was chief of staff in the City of Johannesburg, appointed in 2016 by then mayor Herman Mashaba. He had before that served nine years as managing director of the DA in KZN and Gauteng.

Beaumont would later author The Accidental Mayor, a behind-the-scenes account of internal DA factionalism, the looting of Johannesburg, and the achievements of the mayor. After the collapse of the Johannesburg coalition government in 2019, Beaumont co-founded of The People’s Dialogue and ActionSA.

Beaumont will address the Cape Town Press Club on the need for a coalition government in South Africa and in the Western Cape.

Photo: News24

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Wednesday, May 22, 2024


Please arrive 30 minutes early
12:30 pm


Members: R300, Guests: R350 (includes a two-course meal plus complimentary wine). Working journalists: FREE but no lunch. Banking details are available on the website under the “Join the Club” menu item. Please use your surname AND the surname of the guest speaker as a reference. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice we will try to fill your place, but if not successful, you will be liable to pay.


The Grill Room - Kelvin Grove
144 Campground Rd, Newlands Cape Town
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