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EC Administration head Loyiso Mbabane, in the dock, was denied bail in the East London Magistrates court yesterday on charges of rape Picture: MARK ANDREWS


Newly appointed Eastern Cape administration head, director-general (DG) Dr Loyiso Mbabane, could not hold his tears when the East London Magistrate’s Court denied him bail.


BREAKING NEWS: EC DG denied bail in rape case

Eastern Cape administration director-general Dr Loyiso Mbabane has been denied bail by the East London Magistrate’s Court this afternoon.

Eastern Cape administration director-general Dr Loyiso Mbabane

Claim of DG’s rape ‘bribe’

Eastern Cape administration director-general Dr Loyiso Mbabane, accused of raping a relative, allegedly tried to bribe her into dropping the case.


Bhisho backtracks on ruling

A settlement court order the education department itself agreed to in March has derailed teacher placement plans, compromised its budget, and caused massive instability in schools, claims acting department


Bhisho judge chair still empty as JSC rejects 4

The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) turned down a tearful plea from Judge Nozuko Mjali to be transferred from Mthatha to a vacant post in Bhisho.

DA provincial leader and MPL Athol Trollip

Trollip banned from Bhisho

DA PROVINCIAL leader and MPL Athol Trollip has been banned for up to 15 days from the Bhisho legislature and fined one month of his pay.


More sex-for-jobs claims for probe

More sex-for-jobs victims and jobs-for-pals complainants have come forward on alleged practices in the cooperative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta) department.

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.

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