Mayor held for Mandela fraud

The Daily Dispatch newspaper reported how politically-connected “tenderpreneurs” cashed in on the Nelson Mandela’s chaotic memorial service in December last year.

Factions in the ANC in the Eastern Cape had T-shirts made with public money.

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South African ‘democracy’ spawns more faeces wars, now in East London

Human waste has been thrown at a Buffalo City ANC councillor’s house, the Eastern Cape local government department said on Sunday.

The incident last week was condemned by MuniMEC, a government co-ordination forum made up of all mayors and municipal … Read the rest

Eastern Cape mayor blows R800 000 on ‘domestic travel events’

Buffalo City mayor Zukiswa Ncitha spent almost R800,000 of ratepayers’ money on domestic travel for events, most of which did not appear on her official diary, Dispatch Online reported on Wednesday.

The money was reportedly spent on luxury vehicles and … Read the rest