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Top musical line-up for Countdown to New Year

Top musical line-up for Countdown to New Year
The Countdown Music Festival, taking place at Buffalo Park cricket stadium on New Year's Eve, is set to awe Buffalo City residents with a powerful line-up of artists.
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It's Summer Carnival time!
For residents itching for a bit of fun this festive season, Buffalo City's Summer Carnival - taking place at three venues over six days - is the place to find it.
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Defy launches R120m fridge plant upgrade in East London
Defy Appliances has launched its newly upgraded and expanded fridge manufacturing plant in Wilsonia. The facility, which will target both the domestic and export markets, is set to create 100 new jobs.
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Variety of options for art, comedy, music fans
From rock art to fine art, comedy to classical music, there's plenty of live entertainment on offer in Buffalo City over the next couple of weeks, with something to satisfy a range of tastes.
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Ebola security at ports
The Port of East London has stepped up its vigilance to ensure that the ebola virus does not enter the country by way of Buffalo City.
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Conference to tap the gender, water connection
More than 300 delegates from 30 countries will gather in East London for the inaugural Gender, Water and Development conference, which will examine issues of water, gender and poverty under the theme "The untapped connection".
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Commemorating the City's involvement in World War I
A special exhibition commemorating the centenary of the First World War, featuring artefacts from the Buffalo Volunteer Rifles, is currently running at the East London Museum.
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East London gets botanical garden
THE Kwelera National Botanical Garden, set up to conserve biodiversity, is the 10th botanical garden in the country, and the first in the Eastern Cape.
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Transport Month: bus rapid transit in the pipeline
Buffalo City’s planned bus rapid transit (BRT) system will give residents a safer, cheaper, easier way of getting to and from work and play - while reducing the city's traffic congestion and carbon emissions.
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Buffalo City Mayor's message on National Heritage Day
Buffalo City Metro joins millions of other South Africans in celebrating Heritage Day. Heritage Day is celebrated annually as a public holiday on the 24th of September.
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Power outage to allow for maintenance, upgrades
Power will be interrupted in some areas in Buffalo City on Friday, 19 December to allow for necessary infrastructure maintenance and upgrade work.
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Buffalo City steps up war against grime
Buffalo City is stepping up the war against grime and litter with R51-million worth of new cleaning equipment. But residents will still have to take their share of responsibility for keeping the Metro clean.
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Remembering Madiba
People in South Africa and across the world are pausing to commemorate the passing a year ago of the country's first democratic President Nelson Mandela.
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Reaching out on World Aids Day
Buffalo City lined up a number of activities to heighten awareness among communities on World Aids Day on Monday, 1 December under this year's theme, "Focus, partner, and achieve an Aids-free generation".
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Count yourself in - stand up against abuse
Buffalo City calls on all residents to take action and support the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign, which runs from 25 November through 10 December.
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Mdantsane housing development gets under way
The R7.5-million first phase of Buffalo City's new housing development, which will benefit 1 500 families over the next 18 months, is about to get under way.
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Motsepe launches R10m Buffalo City Development Forum
The Motsepe Foundation's Buffalo City Development Forum will manage a R10-million fund to support projects tackling poverty, unemployment and inequality in the Metro.
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Service providers
CITY is calling on all service providers to register and update their business information on the Metro's Vendor Portal 2014.
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