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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 252 390 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 21 May 2018
In his first public appearance since being appointed as the new Municipal Manager of Mnquma Local Municipality, Mr Silumko Mahlasela visited the offic... read more »
published 18 May 2018
More than 1 600 residents from various areas across the jurisdiction of Mnquma Local Municipality had an opportunity to make inputs on the municipalit... read more »
published 8 Sep 2017
Hundreds of women gathered at Msobomvu Community Hall, to witness the support of the municipality to local Women's Co-operative, Masiphathisane CC. T... read more »
published 5 Jun 2017
Mnquma Mayor Councillor Thobeka Bikitsha delivered her maiden State of the Municipality Address (Soma) during a glittering event attended by hundreds ... read more »
published 27 Apr 2017
Mnquma Local Municipality kicked off it’s IDP/PMS and Budget Roadshows from Monday the 3rd of April until Friday the 7th of April 2017 in the 31 wards... read more »

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