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BCMM launches mini library for the blind


The purpose of the Mini Library for the blind is to provide library services to all the residents of .. read more
2019-09-18



Heritage celebrations at Fort Murray Great Place.


The event was aimed at celebrating cultural traditions in the wider context of the great diversity o .. read more
2019-09-17



BUFFALO CITY SALUTES BRAVE OFFICER


Lawrence Constable, a Senior Traffic officer was on Fitchett Road towards the By-pass in East London .. read more
2019-09-09



Tourism Month Activities


According to a municipal report, tourism month is celebrated in September around the world and is al .. read more
2019-09-06



World Radio Communication Conference


The conference is organised by the Ministry of Communications and Digital Technologies together with .. read more
2019-08-27



Major boost for City’s informal traders


The handover was held on Wednesday 21 August at Mdantsane Sun Hotel to hawkers who sell their produc .. read more
2019-08-21



BCMM attends to Nahoon River pollution


This was a response to call a from the residents of Nahoon who have made several reports to the City .. read more
2019-08-16



SMME's receive equipment


Speaking about the purpose of the day, Portfolio Head of Economic Development and Agencies departmen .. read more
2019-08-06



WSU Tourism Students off to China


The group is set to stay in China for two weeks and the programme is aimed at transforming the curre .. read more
2019-08-06



BUFFALO CITY METRO WARNS THE PUBLIC ABOUT JOB SCAMS


The Metro’s recruitment process is as follows and does not require job seekers to pay any fee: .. read more
2019-08-01



Chinese delegation visit the CIty


The 27-member delegation visited the City to strengthen the ties and also to enhance the mutually-be .. read more
2019-07-29



STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS


The State of the City Address is happening at the East London ICC and will be live from 11am. .. read more
2019-07-26



Strong winds forecast for Buffalo City Metro


The public is then advised to take care of items that could pose risk to them and their surroundings .. read more
2019-07-24



City holds IDP Councillor’s workshop


The workshop took place on Tuesday 23 July at the East London City Hall and it was organised by the .. read more
2019-07-24



BCM welcomes the arrest of tap and water meter thieves


The two men were arrested in Baysville in connection with theft and vandalism of water meter taps an .. read more
2019-07-24



Remembering Tata Mandela by Giving Back


The Nelson Mandela International Day is held on the late former President’s birthday Nelson Mandel .. read more
2019-07-18



New Fire Engines for the City


The two new vehicles - a state-of-the-art new fire engine and a fully equipped water tanker – were .. read more
2019-07-12



Kanana Shack Electrification


The project is part of the Metro's plan to eradicate illegal connections by electrifying shacks in B .. read more
2019-07-09



Peelton Housing Project Launched


Executive Mayor Xola Pakati handed over 25 houses in Majali, Peelton on Tuesday, 9 July as part of t .. read more
2019-07-09



City welcomes Chinese delegation


Speaking at the event, Executive Mayor Xola Pakati said, "It’s been a long time since we signed th .. read more
2019-07-05



SA CITIES NETWORK INDUCTS BOARD


This follows the recent election of BCM Executive Mayor Cllr Xola Pakati as the chairperson of the S .. read more
2019-07-04



BUFFALO CITY MAYOR GETS FIRST HAND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE


Pakati visited the BCM Call Centre as part of his efforts to experience and improve customer care se .. read more
2019-07-03



FYNBOS FACTS OF THE MATTER


• BCMM is faced with a backlog in the provision of houses to qualifying residents, and is chasing .. read more
2019-06-27



Water Interruptions:


For more information about the water queries contact the BCMM call centre on 086 111 3017 .. read more
2019-06-19



Terms of Reference: Call for proposals from event promoters and organizers for strategic events partnership with BCMM for 2019/2020 financial year


The proposal should outline the following: • Event’s ability to increase visitor numbers and in .. read more
2019-06-18



DATA CENTRE SHUTDOWN SCHEDULED FOR 7 JUNE 2019 – 9 JUNE 2019


We apologise for any inconvenience. .. read more
2019-05-31



PUBLICATION OF DRAFT BY-LAWS OF BUFFALO CITY METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS


In the circumstances, members of the public, individually and/or collectively, are invited to submit .. read more
2019-05-31



EXECUTIVE MAYOR REPORT


This Policy Statement highlights the difficult economic and fiscal choices confronting us over the m .. read more
2019-05-30



City discuss climate change issues


The workshop was held on Monday 27 May at the East London City Hall. Climate change is a long-term .. read more
2019-05-27



Export Sector Specific Training


The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality Export Helpdesk invites emerging and seasoned exporters t .. read more
2019-05-17



2019 Council Open Day


The main purpose of the day was to give feedback on key issues raised from ward, traditional leaders .. read more
2019-05-17



Council Open Day


Council Speaker Cllr A.S Mtsi will lead the proceedings .. read more
2019-05-06



Business Creatives Entrepreneurship Workshop


ONEOFEACH is a Cape Town based company that specialises in luxury leather and African print bags. .. read more
2019-05-02



City and Provincial leaders resolving Bhisho issues


Upon receiving a petition a few weeks ago, a task team consisting of all parties involved was formed .. read more
2019-04-29



Flooded roads due to heavy rains


Due to the heavy rains that started on Sunday, motorists are advised to avoid low lying bridges and .. read more
2019-04-24



Buffalo City Traffic pleased with new device during the Easter weekend


Buffalo City Metro road safety enforcement plans were in full swing keeping law and order on the roa .. read more
2019-04-23



Energy Day and School shoes Handover


Speaking during the occassion, BCMM Executive Mayor Xola Pakati said, "We are very thankful to the M .. read more
2019-04-17



Traffic services one stop shop for KWT


The multiyear funded project is one of the priorities for Buffalo City as the centre will ensure cen .. read more
2019-04-16



City cautions citizen on dire water state in KWT


This is based on the latest dam figures which reveal that the main dam, which supplies raw water to .. read more
2019-04-09



International Student Exchange Programme


For more information contact 043 705 1128 or 1792 .. read more
2019-04-08



Good Green Deeds Campaign kicks off


The programme is an initiative of the Department of Environmental Affairs, in an effort to showcase .. read more
2019-03-07



Mayoral Library Legacy Project


The Mayoral Library Legacy was launched in November 2016, with the aim to cultivate the culture of r .. read more
2019-03-05



High performance culture initiative for BCMM employees


On Tuesday, 26 February, the City held an Organisational Culture Change Initiative for union represe .. read more
2019-02-26



INAUGURAL MASKANDI FESTIVAL COMES TO BCMM


The event is held with the idea to promote and grow indigenous music, by the Buffalo City Metro toge .. read more
2019-02-19



VARSITY CUP COMES TO BCMM


This year’s games are as follows: FNB Rhodes vs FNB University of Fort Hare at 4.45pm and FNB W .. read more
2019-02-19



GERMAN DELEGATES VISIT THE CITY


He welcomed them and told them he hopes they will enjoy our small and beautiful City. This evenin .. read more
2019-02-04



Grants-In-Aid handover


Speaking at the ceremony, the Executive MayorXola Pakati said, "We are doing our outmost best to mit .. read more
2019-02-01



2019 Mayoral Bursary Fund Beneficiaries


Addressing the crowd Executive Mayor of BCMM Councillor Xola Pakati said, “The recent matric resul .. read more
2019-02-01



Bumper sporting weekend for the Metro


Both events will take place on Sunday 27 January with the race kicking off at 6am at the Orient Beac .. read more
2019-01-24



BCMM congratulates awarded traffic wardens


BCM congratulates two traffic wardens that received achievement awards at a passing out parade at Ne .. read more
2018-12-12



Early Xmas gifts for hospitalised kiddies


Three hospitals that were visited by the City include Frere Hospital, Cecilia Makhiwane Hospital and .. read more
2018-12-07



Statement by the Executive Mayor:Regarding Progress in Dealing with the Workers Strike


We have been locked in fruitful but intense discussions with the intention of resolving the ongoing .. read more
2018-12-06



Illegal Strike Notice


The Municipality was never served with a certificate declaring a dispute on any issue at the Local L .. read more
2018-12-04



Festive Season Kicks off


Pakati urged residents of BCMM to have fun responsibly in 2018 so that we can all me. .. read more
2018-12-02



Changes-Executive Mayoral Committee by Executive Mayor Xola Pakati


28 Nov 2018 - 15:55 " have since decided to amongst the councillors of the Metro make the followi .. read more
2018-11-28



Tete returns as Champ


Tete retained his WBO bantamweight belt in a fight against Mikhail Aloyan from Russia. Tete won v .. read more
2018-10-15



Boxing World Champ prepares for next fight


The fight in Russia will be part of the first leg for the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS). This wee .. read more
2018-10-05



Skills Development Training underway


The young people were trained in plastering and tiling through the Metro’s Enterprise Development .. read more
2018-10-05



Gavle and BCMM 16 Year Sister City Anniversary


The visit is set to celebrate the 16-year partnership between the City of Gavle and BCMM. During .. read more
2018-10-04



City improves its billing process


The initiative aimed at managing electricity usage in a reliable, safe and cost effective manner in .. read more
2018-09-19



Heritage Day Celebrations Planned


The event is in partnership with the Pato Traditional Council, the Provincial Department of Sports, .. read more
2018-09-13



Masiphathisane Workshop underway


The workshop started yesterday 11 September and will finish 13 September. The workshop is regarde .. read more
2018-09-12



Metro recognices excellence


The City closed off women’s month in nobility and style when it honored women at Abbotsford Christ .. read more
2018-09-04



BCM Women Nurses honoured


The event was held on Thursday 16 August at the Venue in Hemmingways Mall. Welcoming everyone who .. read more
2018-08-20



Buffalo City hosts 2018 SALGA Women’s Commission


The summit held at the East London Convention Centre (EL ICC) on Monday 13 to Wednesday 15 August. .. read more
2018-08-15



BUFFALO CITY BRACES FOR SEVERE WEATHER


Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality has issued a warning to residents to be cautious on the roads .. read more
2018-08-10



2018 Mercedes - Benz SA Surfing Championships


Local knowledge of this world famous surf spot was evident in the early results as Buffalo City Surf .. read more
2018-08-08



#Madiba Centenary Celebrated Through His Values


A unique relationship has unfolded in the New Life Community of Ward 13 in Reeston, exemplary to the .. read more
2018-07-18



Ward 12 residents receive title deeds


Over 150 families received their title deeds in Mdantsane on Friday 06 July 2017 NU1 Community Hall. .. read more
2018-07-09



Pakati unveils new fleet


On Wednesday 13 June, the Executive Mayor Xola Pakati unveiled a R54 million new fleet at the King W .. read more
2018-06-15



Metro brings services closer to the people


The Metro in bringing services to the people partnered with the Provincial Department of Health in o .. read more
2018-06-14



BCMDA changing lives of the needy


Buffalo City Metropolitan Development Agency (BCMDA) held a Community Developments Project launch to .. read more
2018-06-11



The Metro held Exports Training Initiative


The Buffalo City Metro Export Helpdesk in partnership with Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECD .. read more
2018-06-07



BCMM accounts now available online


Customers can now receive account statements via email by providing their account numbers and email .. read more
2018-05-31



Substance abuse and HIV victims remembered


The Special Programme Unit held a candle light commemoration day at the N.U 15 Community Hall on Fri .. read more
2018-05-29



Congratulations-Thulisa Keyi,Thandokazi Mfundisi


Executive Mayor of Buffalo City Metro, Councilor Xola Pakati would like to congratulate Thulisa Keyi .. read more
2018-05-28



City Capacitates SMMEs


Following the successful SMME development programme that kicked off in King William’s Town last Tu .. read more
2018-05-28



City held its Africa Day Celebrations


Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture partnered with other government departments and Bu .. read more
2018-05-25



Sustainable waste through partnerships


Sustainable waste through partnerships In seeking to improve the management of the solid waste se .. read more
2018-05-25



Launch of the Metro's new website


BCMM launched is new website at the ICT Intelligence Operation Centre at 11.30am today. The website .. read more
2018-05-24



Buffalo City Metro is launching its new website


Executive Mayor Councillor Xola Pakati will unveil the new website at the ICT Intelligence Operation .. read more
2018-05-23



Minister Gwede Mantashe engages citizens


South African Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe visited the Eastern Cape Province to con .. read more
2018-05-23



BCMM Waste Indaba 2018


BCMM Waste Indaba 2018 Date: 22 to 23 May 2018 Venue: EL ICC .. read more
2018-05-18



BCMM 2018 COUNCIL OPEN DAY


The Council Open day kicked off this morning at the East London City Hall, following the successful .. read more
2018-05-16



Jinhua International exchange programme


The City invites university students studying tourism, marketing, anthropology and print and web des .. read more
2018-05-16



Roads essential to service delivery


The Buffalo City Metro is intensifying its service delivery programs as it winds down the financial .. read more
2018-05-16



BCMM 2018 Council Open Day


Following the successful road shows for the 2017/2018 draft Intergraded Development Plan (IDP) and B .. read more
2018-05-16



BCMM only metro to get Unqualified Audit in EC


Buffalo City Metro is the only Eastern Cape metro to receive a clean audit from auditor-general (AG) .. read more
2018-05-14



2017 Berlin November


The City together with the Berlin November has declared the 2017 Berlin November Traditional Horse R .. read more
2017-11-24



2017 Franchise Expo


Buffalo City Metro Executive Mayor Xola Pakati officially launched 2017 Franchise Expo to help grow .. read more
2017-11-24



100's of Jobs Created


Hundreds of jobs are set to be created in the City’s manufacturing sector through an agreement sig .. read more
2017-09-11



BCMM Grants-In-Aid


On Wednesday 30 August, the BCMM Executive Mayor Xola Pakati visited two areas in the City for two c .. read more
2017-09-11



National Book Week


With this week, being National Book Week, the Mayoral Library Legacy Project led by Executive Mayor .. read more
2017-09-11



Buffalo City in the Digital Age


The Buffalo City Municipality Citizen Engagement Application allows the Municipality to effectively .. read more
2017-05-04



IDP Budget Meetings kicked off


The 2017 IDP Roadshows kicked off on Tuesday 18 April with meetings at Dikidikana Community Hall, Du .. read more
2017-05-04

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