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Council cheers BCM spend

Infrastructure uses 69% of budget, up from 38% BUFFALO City Metro is celebrating a year in which spending on major projects saw a hefty increase, giving councillors their first bit of cheer for ages


Bhisho beats audit bogey

Two departments and agency show clean accounting TWO of the 14 provincial government departments and one of its nine public entities have been given a clean bill of accounting health by the auditor-general (AG).

TELLING IT LIKE IT IS: Public protector Thuli Madonsela talks to auxiliary nurses Noluthando Mgoqi and Thabiso Luwaca during a surprise visit to Butterworth Community Clinic

Public protector witnesses dire state of health care

Delegation visits clinic in Butterworth PUBLIC protector Thuli Madonsela was given a glimpse of what it is like to be poor, have no medical aid and rely on state health facilities when she made an unannounced visit to Butterworth Community Clinic yesterday.

PLANNING NEXT MOVE: Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi in his office in Braamfontein last month

Vavi: I will not quit

Cosatu boss mulls legal action after rape charge dropped

Daily Dispatch

2010 Cup ‘cheats’ hit hard

Court freezes assets of BCM officials MILLIONS of rands worth of assets belonging to a former Buffalo City Metro director and 16 others – many of whom stand accused of cheating the municipality out of some R11.8million – have been provisionally frozen after a tender relating to the 2010 World Cup was investigated.

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe

Mugabe owes UFH R40m

President’s bursary fund leaves youths high and dry ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe’s office owes the University of Fort Hare more than R40-million in outstanding fees, leaving 440 students, all beneficiaries of his presidential scholarship, high and dry.


Bhisho lashes education, health heads

Two still silent over 2011-12 millions misspent HEALTH and education heads were kicked out of a Bhisho financial watchdog committee meeting yesterday for being illprepared.

PROUDLY DA: King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo shows off his new colours

King’s move to DA may not swing votes

Some ‘diehard’ traditional leaders might follow him THE recent move by controversial AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo to join the Democratic Alliance will not necessarily bring more votes to South Africa’s opposition party, analysts believe.

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