Bitou Council

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

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General News

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

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Ngoqo Dismissal

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

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