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The labour court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, has ordered the BaPhalaborwa municipality to pay the legal costs arising from a case against its former manager, Isaiah Nyathi.
Nyathi was dismissed from the municipality on May 23 last year after claims that he had misrepresented his qualifications. He applied to the labour court to compel the municipality to reinstate him.
Sowetan is in possession of a copy of an order, the ruling of which was made on Wednesday last week.
According to the order, the municipality is be expected to pay the legal costs of the case since it started last year.
Nyathi's lawyer, Ngoako Masenamela, confirmed yesterday that the order would be served to the municipality before the close of business yesterday.