Former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani has returned to the coalition government as a Member of the Mayoral Committee for Infrastructure and Engineering, replacing the African National Congress (ANC)’s Andile Lungisa.
Opposition parties in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro have called on the office of the speaker to convene a special council meeting next month to elect a mayor.
The UDM in the Eastern Cape is mourning the death of one of its members.
The former Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani says he believes he will be reinstated as the mayor when the merits of his case are heard.
Mongameli Bobani’s application has been dismissed in the Port Elizabeth High Court with costs. Bobani, was applying for his removal to be overturned.