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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ECONOMIC Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Eastern Cape decided to embark on an anti-corruption march and not to clean the streets on Nelson Mandela Day.
Committee to advise party. THE Eastern Cape ANC has referred the case of its senior leaders in Buffalo City, facing charges of defrauding funds for Nelson Mandela’s burial, to a newly formed integrity commission.