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.
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.
THE Eastern Cape government spent nearly R4-million organising a cultural festival in Port St Johns, including R50 000 on booze and drinks.
THE Eastern Cape provincial government has gone to court in an effort to stop AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo from appointing any more traditional leaders.
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.
LOCAL government superintendentStanley Khanyile dug into his own pocket to improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable children.
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.
WITH the 2014 Operation Clean Audit deadline looming, Bhisho has turned to the private sector to help troubled Eastern Cape municipalities.