Qoboshiyane: Stop flicking stompies

2014-06-15 18:12

Eastern Cape Rural Development MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane has urged people to stop throwing their stompies on to the roadside to avoid veld fires.

Problems in Eastern Cape municipality revealed

2014-01-20 21:06

An Eastern Cape forensic probe has unearthed several discrepancies within the Nkwanca local municipality.

E Cape to tackle bad audits

2013-08-15 19:05

Eastern Cape local government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane has called for a meeting with all the municipalities which received poor audits from the auditor general.

Eastern Cape chief stabbed to death

2013-08-08 19:25

An Eastern Cape chief has died in an East London hospital after being stabbed.

Faeces thrown at ANC councillor's home

2013-06-23 20:38

Human waste has been thrown at a Buffalo City ANC councillor's house, the Eastern Cape local government department says.

Eastern Cape ANC says DA poses a threat

2013-04-30 13:43

The ANC in the Eastern Cape fears losing control of the Nelson Mandela Bay metro to the DA, and is "concerned" about the DA's growing support in the province, according to a report.

Eastern Cape municipalities under admin

2012-12-04 07:54

Eastern Cape local government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane is considering putting five municipalities, including the two metros, under administration.

Daily Dispatch must apologise to ANC official

2012-11-08 16:31

The Press Ombudsman has directed the Daily Dispatch newspaper to apologise to ANC Eastern Cape secretary Lubabalo Mabuyane for misrepresenting him in a story.

Eastern Cape ANC wants continuity

2012-10-09 17:31

The ANC in the Eastern Cape says it wants President Jacob Zuma to lead the party for another term.

ANC: Stop attacks on women, children

2012-08-13 20:46

More needs to be done by police and the justice department to end violent attacks on women and children in the Eastern Cape, the provincial ANC says.

ANC challenges media to target rural areas

2012-05-03 19:12

The Eastern Cape ANC has challenged the media to increase its distribution of newspapers into rural areas to honour World Press Freedom Day.

E Cape schools prove Zille wrong: ANC

2012-04-11 22:42

The number of pupils from the around the country enrolled in Eastern Cape schools disproves DA leader Helen Zille's "refugee" comments, says the Eastern Cape ANC.

MEC calls for better service delivery

2011-09-27 20:04

Eastern Cape Local Government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane has lectured fellow officials on improving provincial service delivery.

Ignore upstarts, ANC tells Mandela Bay

2011-05-05 17:06

The ANC has called on Nelson Mandela Bay residents to ignore "political upstarts" in the local government election, claiming the party has worked "around the clock" for its people in the metro.

Officials claim circumcision victory

2010-12-21 19:37

A new strategy to counter circumcision deaths has yielded positive results in the Pondoland area, says Eastern Cape Traditional Affairs MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane.


Ombudsman dismisses ANC's complaint

2014-02-22 13:15

The Press Ombudsman has dismissed a complaint about The Herald newspaper publishing contents of an e-mail sent to its editor by a local government MEC.

Intervene to stop initiation problem - Tutu

2014-01-08 20:51

The mutilation and deaths of young South Africans in manhood rituals require urgent intervention, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.

DA wants debate on E Cape water crisis

2013-08-15 13:33

The DA wants the Eastern Cape legislature to hold an urgent debate about unreliable water supply in Grahamstown, the party says.

Parents urged to ensure safe initiations

2013-06-26 20:27

The increase in the deaths of initiates in the Eastern Cape was worrying, Local Government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane says.

MEC: Workshop not abuse of money

2013-05-08 14:45

Eastern Cape local government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane has dismissed suggestions that a recent provincial councillors' workshop was an abuse of taxpayers' money.

E Cape flood damage to be assessed

2013-04-23 16:02

The extent of flood damage in parts of the Eastern Cape is being assessed, the province's local government department says.

St Francis fire damage runs into millions

2012-11-12 16:12

The damage caused by the fire in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape will likely run into tens of millions of rands, with thatched homes in the area valued between up to R16m.

Mbalula denies Zuma comments

2012-10-22 21:14

Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula has denied making comments against President Jacob Zuma as reported by a newspaper.

Sheriff attaches Gariep cars, furniture

2012-09-09 22:17

The Gariep municipality should be placed under provincial administration, the DA says, after its cars and furniture were attached.

Circumcision deaths worry MEC

2012-07-03 22:23

The number of deaths at circumcision schools in the Eastern Cape is rising, says Traditional Affairs MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane.

E Cape protest meeting cancelled

2012-04-14 17:30

A meeting to address violent protests in the Nelson Mandela Metro in the Eastern Cape has been called off amid concerns for residents' safety, a local government MEC Mlibo says.

No Eastern Cape power cuts - MEC

2012-03-07 20:50

The power supply to Steynsburg and Burgersdorp in the Eastern Cape will not be cut, Eastern Cape local government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane say, after a deal was reached with Eskom.

Service delivery - no excuses, MEC says

2011-08-11 17:37

There is no place for complacency and excuses in delivering services, the Eastern Cape Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane says.

Municipalities must justify their existence

2011-03-14 17:05

Local governments in the Eastern Cape need to take stock of the poor state of affairs and justify their existence, says Local Government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane.

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