Ngoqo Dismissal

December 21, 2021

No go for Ngoqo

In 2019, Bitou Council re-employed Lonwabo Ngoqo, an ANC deployee, as Municipal Manager even though he was absolutely barred from holding the post. The disqualification stemmed
March 25, 2021

Plett Ratepayers Oppose Ngoqo Appeal

Dear Members, The Plettenberg Bay Ratepayers’ Association filed papers on 19 March to oppose Bitou Municipality in the Constitutional Court. The Association seeks to uphold the
February 16, 2021

Lonwabo Ngoqo’s appointment AGAIN found unlawful

The Plettenberg Bay Ratepayers’ Association is pleased to announce that the Labour Appeal Court has upheld the earlier Labour Court’s decision that Bitou Municipality’s appointment of
September 18, 2020

Appeal Hearing Update – Ngoqo Case

Last Wednesday the Labour Appeal Court (‘LAC’) heard argument in the Ngoqo case. The question before it whether the Council acted lawfully when, in 2019, it appointed Mr
April 10, 2020

Ratepayers Association Intervention In Ngoqo Appeal

10 April 2020 Dear Members, The Plettenberg Bay Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association has, in its capacity as amicus curiae (friend of the court), today filed its
December 2, 2019

Court judgment refuses to bar Municipal Manager Ngoqo from his position.

Dear Plett Ratepayers, We reported at our recent report back meeting that we would be in court on 20 November to ask the judge to enforce