ORT Youth League picks Mzobe over Mabe, Lamola

The ANC Youth League in OR Tambo want national convener Magasela Mzobe to lead them come the national elective conference.

HIRED TENT: The legislature is expected to save millions of rands after the completion of the planned multipurpose centre Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Bhisho plans multipurpose centre

The Bhisho legislature is considering building a 5000-seater multipurpose centre. According to minutes of the internal arrangement committee seen by the Daily Dispatch,


Numsa launches new front

NUMSA in the Eastern Cape has declared the ANC-aligned Cosatu “dead”. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has now brought its United Front to East London,

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New union to challenge Cosatu

A new union expected to challenge the dominance of the ANC-aligned Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), is preparing its formation.

DA provincial leader and MPL Athol Trollip

Trollip returns to Bhisho after peace talks

Democtratic Alliance provincial leader Athol Trollip has been reinstated to the provincial legislature after he apologised for “any misunderstanding or embarrassment” caused to premier Phumulo Masualle on the Mandela funeral scandal.


Shape up or ship out, Gordhan tells CFOs

Chief financial officers at 17 Eastern Cape municipalities have a few months to acquire the right qualifications – or face the axe.


Race is on for Bhisho plum job

The provincial government has begun the process of recruiting for the soon-to-be vacant post of provincial director-general (DG) in the office of the premier (OTP).


Trollip drops Bhisho ban court action

Democratic Alliance Eastern Cape leader Athol Trollip and the offices of the provincial premier and speaker yesterday settled their differences out of court.

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