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Metro ends road upgrade contract

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Buffalo City Metro municipality has finally pulled the plug on a controversial construction company that was under-qualified for the R117-million upgrade to the Qumza highway it was hired to do.

According to BCM mayor Xola Phakati, the Diphatse contractor was fired three weeks ago and council is still to decide whether to re-advertise the contract or simply select the second contender from the initial bidding process.

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