Nwabisa Makunga, Rochelle de Kock and Lee-Anne Butler
THE government has made an about-turn and put on hold a decision to have Bhisho take over Nelson Mandela Bay after behind-the-scenes negotiations by ANC leaders at the weekend.
But cabinet minister and ANC national deployee Derek Hanekom warned that the government would "not hesitate to go ahead" if they believed it was warranted.
The move indicates that despite the crippling war between its leaders, the ANC believes thatthere is still a chance to resolve the ongoing political impasse without resorting to a drastic step such as a takeover.
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