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Budget slashes to charities will also cost jobs This is irresponsible, uncaring, unlawful, unreasonable and procedurally unfair SEVERAL Eastern Cape nonprofit organisations are devastated by drastic budget cuts this financial year. Child Welfare in East London and King William’s Town, as well as a Port Elizabeth mental health centre will have to halve their staff and others may have to shut shop completely. The Dispatch has seen the social development …


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THE Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) has a set goal for the province to be one of the top three most visited in the country by the year 2020. This was said by the agency’s chief executive Vuyani Dayimani during his presentation to the portfolio committee for economic development, environment and tourism at the Bhisho Legislature on Tuesday. Dayimani said the province had been at number one in …


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NELSON Mandela Bay will lead the way in showing South Africa how to flourish even if the country is relegated to junk status by the investment rating agencies, mayor Athol Trollip said yesterday. At a Freedom Day rally at Vuyisile Mini Square, Trollip said his administration would focus on the metro’s unique qualities, particularly the bounty offered in Algoa Bay. The trick would be to capitalise on marine development opportunities …


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OPPOSITION parties in the Eastern Cape say they’ve had enough of the talk – they now want action from the government against corruption. Yesterday, political parties in the Eastern Cape legislature debated Premier Phumulo Masualle’s state of the province address (Sopa) which he delivered last week Friday. The opposition was united in calling for the state to deal more radically with corruption and greed instead of throwing around phrases like …


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Phumulo Masualle, premier van die Oos-Kaap, moet in sy toespraak môre by die opening van die wetgewer sê wat hy gaan verander om dié provinsie op die pad na welvaart te plaas, sê Bobby Stevenson, leier van die DA in die wetgewer. “Kernveranderinge moet aangebring word in die onderwys, ekonomie, plaaslike regering, in gesondheidsorg en die padnetwerk om mense se lewe te verbeter. “Onderwys beleef ’n krisis. Die provinsie se …


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