7.11.2019 07:57 pm
Bhanga said the municipality was ruled by fear and the threat of violence under Mayor Mongameli Bobani and his ANC-UDM-EFF coalition.
DA Eastern Cape leader Nqaba Bhanga has come out guns blazing, criticising the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality for becoming a "paralysed gangster state", and wants a rerun of the metro elections.
Smith said there were also numerous reports throughout the day of youths attacking people and vehicles.
Baloyi was reportedly deemed unsuitable for the position of chief operating officer, lacking the required skills and conduct.
This amidst the financial struggles of various municipalities in South Africa which resulted in many being placed under administration.
Cogta MEC Xolile Nqatha stated his intent to intervene in the metro was motivated by the ‘persistent failure of the municipality to fulfill its obligations’.
The province which brought you the Vrede Dairy Project is alleged to have spent millions on two failing agri-villages.
An inspection visit of one state building revealed 30 families living in squalid conditions.
Daniel Mthimkhulu was fired in September over fraudulent activities, including playing a central role in the ‘too tall’ train tender scandal.
Held under the theme ‘Accelerating Growth by Building Partnerships’ the investors’ conference aims at attracting much-needed foreign direct investment.
‘Personal agendas were used to defend Bobani, none of what happened today was in the interest of the city,’ said Lulamile Moolman, special adviser to the AIC deputy mayor.
He said service providers have been appointed and billions of rand invested to safeguard train commuters and prevent crime.
The sitting began on Monday with a moment of silence for ANC councillor Mzuvukile Boti, who died in October.
The party says critical areas include general machinery regulations, electrical installation regulations, firefighting equipment, lift regulations, storage, exits, stairs, and aisles.
The president says the nation can learn a lot from the Springbok team under Siya Kolisi.