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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 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 »
published 14 Mar 2017
The Executive Mayor of Mnquma Local Municipality, Councillor Thobeka Bikitsha held an Imbizo in Ward 28 on Tuesday March 7. The event was held at Nc... read more »
published 15 Nov 2016
A major blitz through the three main towns of Mnquma Local Municipality and surrounding areas improved environmental cleanliness and also helped to cl... read more »

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