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Holomisa wants investigation into Bobani’s ‘missing’ affidavit

PORT ELIZABETH, September 19 – United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa wants to know why ousted Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani’s founding affidavit had gone “missing” at the Port Elizabeth High Court. Holomisa was reacting after the court ordered that the UDM application to have Bobani reinstated as deputy mayor be struck […]

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Holomisa demands apology from DA for “unsubstantiated accusations”

Port Elizabeth, September 13 – United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa has come out guns blazing once again in support of former Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor, Mongameli Bobani. In a letter to Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane on Wednesday, Holomisa accused the DA of “dubiously” using a “draft report” by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to engineer Bobani’s exit. Holomisa is […]

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UDM’s Mongameli Bobani booted as Nelson Mandela Bay Deputy Mayor

PORT ELIZABETH, August 24 – Against the backdrop of chaotic scenes the Nelson Mandela Bay council on Thursday booted the United Democratic Movement’s Mongameli Bobani as the city’s deputy mayor. Tensions were high and as the matter went to vote some councillors expressed their rejection of the motion before existing the chamber. Sixty votes were in favour of […]

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Fate of DA-led coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay hangs in the balance

PORT ELIZABETH – The status of Nelson Mandela Bay coalition government has reached a tipping point with Executive Mayor Athol Trollip announcing on Tuesday, that he had taken a decision to axe Deputy Mayor Mongameli Bobani from the position of Mayoral Committee member heading the public health directorate. At an impromptu media briefing on Tuesday […]