EC premier Oscar Mabuyane to intervene in Nelson Mandela Bay

Premier applying to court for go-ahead to enforce directives on Bay municipality crisis

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An administration on the brink of collapse, millions of rand withheld by the National Treasury and a deadlock between the provincial and local governments have prompted Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane to file a counter application for permission to intervene in the affairs of the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality.

Should the directives set out by Mabuyane and co-operative governance MEC Xolile Nqatha not be implemented, placing the city’s municipality under administration could be the next step...

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