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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 30 Sep 2018
Mnquma Local Municipality, in partnership with the department of Forestry and Fisheries celebrated this year's Arbor Day at Cafutweni Junior Secondary... read more »
published 25 Sep 2018
Team Mnquma become the new reigning soccer champions of the Joe Gqabi District annual soccer tournament. read more »
published 17 Sep 2018
A turnaround strategy that is aimed at cutting costs and lifting the institution back onto its feet. read more »
published 24 Aug 2018
The revitalization of Operation Masiphathisane, which is an Integrated Service Delivery Model aimed at adopting a ‘bottom-up’ approach in the dispensa... read more »
published 30 Jul 2018
Rural development, land and agrarian reform MEC Xolile Nqatha and senior government officials donned green overalls, harvest up to 2000 hectares of me... read more »

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