General News

June 14, 2021

The Throne Of Games

Bitou is once again without a legitimate mayor.    On 16 April the Bitou council passed a motion to unseat Lobese as mayor and ANC deputy
May 12, 2021

Bitou 2019/20 Annual Report Review

Dear Bitou Councillors,   It is our understanding that the purpose of the Annual Report process is to report on the executive management of the municipality
May 12, 2021

Locking Up is Hard to Do

‘Hang ‘em high’ is not the cry, but we are frequently asked to put corrupt officials and counsellors behind bars and, if possible, throw away the key.
April 23, 2021

RPA’s Oversight Report on the 2021/22 Draft Budget

Dear Bitou Councillors, Bitou’s revenue collection is spiralling into total dysfunction.  Total debtors’ outstanding amount continues to increase; rates, taxes and service charges are not being collected
April 21, 2021

Bitou Mayor Ousted

Constant demands for openness, transparency and accountability in the conduct of Plett affairs,  backed  by legal action, have ultimately led to the removal of Peter Lobese as Bitou’s mayor. Defeat at the hands of his previously
April 15, 2021

Grant-in-Aid Reports

Dear Speaker Wildeman, Subsequent to our letter dated 22 March 2021, we received the attached two documents from Councillor Swart. However, the attached documents, authored by