But he rejects businessman’s claim and advises him to open a case AN EASTERN Cape businessman has alleged the mayor of Port St Johns tried to solicit a kickback from him after the man’s company was awarded a tender.
Millions set aside for teacher salaries not used UNDERSPENDING by the Eastern Cape province tripled in the year to March, with R692-million set aside for teacher salaries left unused.
WITH about a month to go before the hotly contested Eastern Cape ANC conference, the party’s top leader appears likely to retain his position.
A GROUP calling themselves “progressive collective” has been formed to lobby for the retention of the ANC’s present provincial party leadership.
THE national task team of the ANC Youth League is so far satisfied with its Eastern Cape executive and has no plan to disband them.
IN AN unprecedented move the Chris Hani region has ditched one of its sons, ANC provincial secretary Oscar Mabuyane, in his attempt to retain his position at the party’s elective conference in Port Elizabeth next month.
KEVIN MILEHAM, the Democratic Alliance’s chief whip in Buffalo City Metro council would soon be off to Cape Town to replace Athol Trollip as the party’s member of Parliament.
EASTERN Cape health MEC Sicelo Gqobana warned politicians not to expose themselves as liars who played with people’s expectations by making empty promises.