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Mnquma Local Municipality is located in the South Eastern part of the Eastern Cape Province. This category B municipality falls under the jurisdiction of the Amathole District Municipality (ADM) and comprises of an amalgamation of the former Butterworth, Ngqamakhwe and Centane TRC’s.Mnquma Municipaliy shares borders with three other local municipalities i.e. Mbhashe, Intsika Yethu and Great Kei Municipality. This also includes a number of previously administered rural areas. It is approximately 32 995 240 square kilometres and consists of 31 wards.

Mnquma Local Municipality has a total population of approximately 297663 people, 99% of which are Xhosa speaking African. The remaining 1% of the population includes English, Afrikaans, Zulu and Sesotho speaking people. The municipality comprises of 54% female and 46% male of the total population and consists of approximately 75410 households.

Latest News

published 28 Aug 2012
Mnquma local municipality's traffic services had a very successful traffic operation this past weekend. They had 2 major road block operations in Msob... read more »
published 1 Jul 2011
All Councilors of Mnquma Local Municipality were inducted for a period of three (3) days as part of ensuring that they are ready to take lead in the M... read more »
published 1 Jul 2011
The Municipality has had a strategic planning session from the 22nd - 24th June 2011. The purpose of the session was to get the annual performance rep... read more »
published 30 Jun 2011
Mnquma Municipality in partnership with the Department of Environmental Affairs and Indalo Yethu hosted a successful world environmental day on the 3r... read more »
published 10 Jun 2011
On the 31st May 2011 at the Msobomvu Community Hall in the inauguration of the new Council a Council Speaker Cllr N. Magadla and His Worship Executive... read more »

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