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The Kabuso Report
 

08 Nov ’11
The Report Kabuso report: the full story and supporting documents

ACTING Judge Duncan Zolani Dukada ruled yesterday that the full Kabuso forensic report on maladministration in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality must be handed over to The Herald in the next five days.

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07 Nov ’11
The Fallout Faku breaks his silence

BREAKING his silence for the first time since tensions surfaced between him and mayor Zanoxolo Wayile three months ago, Nelson Mandela Bay ANC boss Nceba Faku blasted his critics last night, saying he was not interested in government jobs and had turned down senior parliamentary offers to stay in the city.

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07 Nov ’11
Van Stadens Resort Mining magnate made R30m profit on Swartkops power station

ENIGMATIC businessman Kobus Smit, who moved to the Eastern Cape in the mid-1990s from the Northern Cape, had previous dealings with former Port Elizabeth mayor Nceba Faku before being granted the right to lease and renovate the Van Stadens Resort in 2004.

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07 Nov ’11
Van Stadens Resort Calls mount for probe into how prime public land ‘held hostage’

COMMUNITY leaders and environmental activists have criticised the “holding hostage” of a prime piece of Eastern Cape coastline by wealthy businessman Kobus Smit and his former business partner Mkhuseli Faku.

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01 Nov ’11
The Report New twist in ANC chaos

ANC heavyweights Lulu Johnson and Thobile Mhlahlo have condemned the leadership chaos in the party in Nelson Mandela Bay, with Mhlahlo coming out in full support of the branches calling for the regional executive to step down.

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27 Oct ’11
Jeeva Connection Tender was tailor-made for Jeeva

THE controversial multimillion-rand municipal automatic meter-reading deal was tailor-made so that only the winning bidder, Unique Mbane, could qualify, according to a secret report contained in the Kabuso annexures.

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27 Oct ’11
The Fallout No change at power station despite profit

ALTHOUGH Port Elizabeth-based mining magnate Kobus Smit has profited handsomely from the city’s disused Swartkops power station, he has failed to redevelop it as he promised a decade ago, Kabuso report annexures reveal.

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27 Oct ’11
The Fallout Housing director lifts lid on deal-cutting

JOSTLING by Nelson Mandela Bay political leaders to be cut into lucrative municipal deals has been laid bare in detailed affidavits by municipal housing director Mvuleni Mapu, which are contained in the Kabuso report’s explosive annexures.

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26 Oct ’11
The Report Metro’s chance at a fresh start

THE intervention and commitment to clean governance in the affairs of the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality made by Local Government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane yesterday in finally addressing publicly the findings of the Kabuso Report is to be welcomed as the beginning of a promising fresh start for the beleaguered metro.

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26 Oct ’11
The Report Kabuso Report: A timeline

The Herald takes you step by step through the process that finally saw the paper handed the Kabuso Report.

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26 Oct ’11
The Fallout Ratepayers, opposition, unions welcome Kabuso victory

NELSON Mandela Bay organisations, unions and political parties have welcomed yesterday’s release of the full Kabuso Forensic Report to The Herald and Weekend Post.

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26 Oct ’11
The Fallout Secrets brought to light from letters

TWO projects singled out by Local Government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane when he finally made public the Kabuso report yesterday are laid bare in secret letters to political bigwigs and confidential special investigations attached in the report’s annexures.

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26 Oct ’11
The Fallout Why heads should roll

Herald reporter Brian Hayward explains in a nutshell the most controversial issues exposed in the 175-page explosive forensic report

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26 Oct ’11
The Report ‘We’re going to clean up the rot’

AFTER a turbulent fortnight in Nelson Mandela Bay politics, mayor Zanoxolo Wayile and his boss, Local Goverment MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane, came out guns blazing yesterday, vowing to clean up the rot which has pushed the city’s administration to the brink of collapse.

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21 Oct ’11
The Report Ruling a victory for democracy

THE much-lauded ruling by acting Judge Nceba Dukada that the full Kabuso forensic report on maladministration in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality be handed over to The Herald is a landmark victory for the people on a number of levels.

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05 Oct ’11
The Fallout Release full Kabuso Report now

IT is no secret that the Kabuso Report played a significant role in the political demise of former mayor Nondumiso Maphazi. Ironically, it now seems as if history might just repeat itself as the current mayor is slowly but surely committing political suicide by refusing to release the now infamous forensic report.

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07 Sep ’11
The Fallout Samwu threatens court action over municipal manager delay

THE SA Municipal Workers’ Union yesterday demanded the immediate announcement of the new Nelson Mandela Bay municipal manager and said it was prepared to take the matter to court if the interview process was tampered with.

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13 Oct ’10
Jeeva Connection Municipality carries no torch for businessman Jeeva or his companies

THE article written by Brian Hayward entitled “Municipality mum on dealings with property magnate landlord” (The Herald, October 11) refers. Information both on the Kwantu Towers lease and the automatic meter-reader (AMR) contract has been supplied to The Herald on several occasions, including providing Hayward with files and documentation thereon.

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11 Oct ’10
Jeeva Connection Municipality mum on dealings with property magnate landlord

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has drawn a veil of secrecy around two high-profile business dealings between it and property magnate Yossuf Jeeva.

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06 Oct ’10
The Report Hearing of Richards case held up again

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has been barred from resuming its disciplinary hearings against municipal manager Graham Richards until a Port Elizabeth High Court motion for the release of a forensic report detailing municipal transactions during his tenure has been heard.

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