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MAKING A PLAN: Desperate Grahamstown residents line up for water at a natural spring yesterday when taps again ran dry amid calls for Bhisho to intervene in the running of the municipality. Picture: DAVID MACGREGOR

Pleas multiply for MEC to step in on Makana

PSAM, UPM and DA add cries to Samwu’s. CALLS for Bhisho to step in and sort out ongoing financial and infrastructural problems at Makana municipality have intensified across the political spectrum.

Photo: Mike Holmes © The Herald.

Top Bhisho job for sex pest

Officials call for Zuma’s intervention BHISHO’s sex-for-jobs scandal rocked the highest office in the province this week when it emerged that a man fired from his previous post for sexual misconduct was hired by premier



A WOMAN, who claims to have endured seven years of sexual assault, repeatedly being raped and degraded by her boss in Bhisho, has come forward to report her story to the team investigating the “jobs for sex” scandal.


Rural school sport boost

Bhisho pledges R30m for developing talent among disadvantaged. THE Bhisho government has set aside more than R30-million this financial year to resuscitate sports development in disadvantaged schools across the Eastern Cape.


Premier ‘did not alter questions’

THE ANC in the Bhisho legislature yesterday came to the defence of premier Phumulo Masualle amid allegations that he was “ducking and diving” in answering parliamentary questions.


Masualle ‘ducks’ questions

THE Bhisho legislature appears to have flouted its own rules to shield premier Phumulo Masualle from answering questions on his role in the Mandela funeral funds scandal.

KSD municipal manager Zizamele Mnqanqeni, who has been blamed for the financial meltdown at the municipality, has resigned.

KSD asks province for help in crisis

KING Sabata Dalindyebo (KSD) municipal council has asked Bhisho to rescue its troubled administration from financial ruin by partly taking over.

Photo: Mike Holmes © The Herald.

Bhisho calls KSD to account

KSD leadership has been summoned to Bhisho to account for the financial crisis that threatens to bring services to a halt.

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