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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.

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.

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