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  • New Fleet of vehicles for Mnquma Traffic Department


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  • Back to Basics Campaign held in Ngqamakhwe

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  • Citizens engaging leadership during the Mayoral Outreach


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  • Executive Mayor Cllr Baba Ganjana during Imbizo outreach held at Centane


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  • Thousands of people celebrating the Mnquma Jazz, Arts and Culture Festival held at Gcuwa Dam

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  • Mnquma Traditional Fashion Show

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  • Mayoral Imbizo in Centane

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  • Mnquma Jazz, Arts and Culture Festival held at Gcuwa Dam


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  • Women's Day celebrations


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Welcome/Wamkelekile

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 7 Jan 2016
Mnquma Local Municipality once again hosted its 2nd Annual Mnquma Jazz, Arts and Culture on the 28th November 2015 read more »
published 7 Jan 2016
Hundreds of villagers from more than 20 villages in the Mnquma Local Municipality will now enjoy safer roads after the municipality resurfaced some of... read more »
published 12 Dec 2015
Mnquma Local Municipality recently joined hands with the Butterworth Hawkers Association, Police, business and other stakeholders to launch the "Blow ... read more »
published 20 Nov 2015
Mnquma Local Municipality’s Executive Mayor Councillor Baba Ganjana flanked by members of the Municipal Public Accounts Committee (MPAC) presented the... read more »
published 9 Sep 2015
Msobomvu Community Hall was painted with colours of hope as about 300 women took charge of the Women’s Day celebrations. read more »

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