LADYSMITH - The Commission for Gender Equality has interviewed the KwaZulu-Natal mayor behind a controversial bursary project.
uThukela mayor Dudu Mazibuko has awarded bursaries to 16 girls based partly on their virginity.
The move has been criticised and labelled by some as discriminatory and unconstitutional.
But many in the local community have lashed out at detractors.
Watch eNCA reporter Dasen Thathiah’s report in the video gallery above.