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Biffalo City Mayor Zukiswa Ncitha at the Press briefing held at the Christian centre  .picture Michael Pinyana

Mayor in hot water over black bag saga

Buffalo City Mayor Zukiswa Ncitha is in hot water again, this time over the appointment of a company to investigate the R17-million black bags scandal.

(from left to right) BCM mayor Zukiswa Ncitha, ANC Regional secretary Pumlani Mkolo, BCM councillor Sindiswa Gomba and BCM speaker Luleka Simon-Ndzele appeared in the East London Magistrates Court on fraud charges Picture: MARK ANDREWS © DAILY DISPATCH

Mandela millions repaid

More than R4.1-million handed over to the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) by individuals accused of illicitly benefiting from funds meant for Nelson Mandela’s memorial services was on Monday forfeited to the state.

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Mandela memorial fraud case postponed

THE Mandela Memorial fraud and corruption case against the top echelon of Buffalo City Metro Municipality and ANC officials was postponed in the East London Magistrate’s Court today, despite heated legal argument between the prosecutor and lawyers for the accused.

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BCM backs down on power bill

Business to take brunt of Nersa-approved increases. IN A major climbdown, electricity tariffs in Buffalo City Metro are coming down by 1.11 percentage points, backdated to July 1.

(from left to right) BCM mayor Zukiswa Ncitha, ANC Regional secretary Pumlani Mkolo, BCM councillor Sindiswa Gomba and BCM speaker Luleka Simon-Ndzele appeared in the East London Magistrates Court on fraud charges Picture: MARK ANDREWS © DAILY DISPATCH

Mandela funeral saga: PAYBACK TIME

NPA ‘arrangement’ unfreezes trialists’ accounts. SOME of the people arrested for fraud relating to former president Nelson Mandela’s funeral have paid back the money they allegedly received.

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BCM trio to hear fate soon

National integrity body mulls evidence THE fate of Buffalo City’s leaders now rests in the hands of the ANC’s national integrity commission (NIC) and may be known by the end of this month.

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Not in our school yard!

BCM cops remove shacks from playing field. LAW enforcement officers clashed with hundreds of Ilitha township residents yesterday when the metro’s cops demolished shacks built on school grounds.

Buffalo City mayor Zukiswa Ncitha.

BCM to put shacks at schools

Mayor’s plan for temporary shelters. BUFFALO City Metro (BCM) mayor Zukiswa Ncitha plans to build hundreds of shacks on school grounds to accommodate homeless families who are waiting for their houses to be built.

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