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REACHING A MILESTONE: Nonceba Tofile, the principal of David Mama secondary school in Mndantsane, hands a matric certificate over to Zikhona Zukau, while Pauli Siyavuya and Miza Akhona, along with other pupils wait for their certificates

Bursaries worth millions up for grabs for matrics

Needy students to benefit from Bhisho, ELIDZ aid. WITH the final matric results finally known, the Eastern Cape government has announced bursaries worth millions of rands for needy pupils.

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Moves to shift most provincial senior leaders to Parliament

THE ANC’s list conference to determine who will be up for parliamentary and provincial legislature seats in next year’s general elections will take place in East London tomorrow.

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Bhisho splashes big on booze

THE Eastern Cape government spent nearly R4-million organising a cultural festival in Port St Johns, including R50 000 on booze and drinks.

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Bhisho takes king to court over powers

THE Eastern Cape provincial government has gone to court in an effort to stop AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo from appointing any more traditional leaders.

INSPIRED: Nolukholo Mkrakra, Phumzile Mthembu and Nomzamo Ngwenze are among the hundreds of local government and traditional affairs employees who began a three-month weight loss challenge yesterday after a screening process found that many of them suffer from cholesterol and diabetes

Gear up for ‘Bhisho’s Biggest Loser’

Department takes Obesity Week to new level NOMZAMO Ngwenze, Phumzile Mthembu and Nolukholo Mkrakra, all in their 30s, traded their staple diet of vetkoek, fried fish and fizzy drinks for vegetables, fruit and lean meat, starting yesterday.

IN HIGH SPIRITS: Community workers at the Mount Frere youth centre celebrate the gifts of local government SG Stanley Khanyile

Bhisho boss digs into his pocket to help orphans

LOCAL government superintendentStanley Khanyile dug into his own pocket to improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable children.

Staff member at this Bhisho Special Youth care centre  say they working under heavy conditions as some of the youth threaten their lives picture Michel Pinyana

Only reason for failure is disagreement on benefits

So R300-million Bhisho centre closed. THREE years after being constructed, the R300-million Bhisho Child and Youth Care Centre is totally dysfunctional – with delinquent children at the reform facility committing crimes in the local community, absconding and being allowed to smoke dagga on the premises.

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Bhisho calls for help to clean audits

WITH the 2014 Operation Clean Audit deadline looming, Bhisho has turned to the private sector to help troubled Eastern Cape municipalities.

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