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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.


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.

Luleka Simon-Ndzele and ANC BCM regional secretary Phumlani Mkolo

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.


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.

EFF provincial convener Vuyisile Schoeman

EFF marches against corruption on Mandela Day

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.

Businessman Mzwandile Sokwali and his wife Busisiwe Boti (front left to right) appeared in the East London Magistrates Court on fraud charges. Also appearing in back standing from left are ANC Regional secretary Pumlani Mkolo, BCM mayor Zukiswa Ncitha, BCM Deputy Mayor Temba Tinta, Ondela Mahlangu, BCM speaker Luleka Simon-Ndzele and BCM councillor Sindiswa Gomba  Picture: MARK ANDREWS

BCM bosses to face ANC integrity body

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.

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