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  • New Dipping Tank for Ntseshe Woolgrowers Association

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  • Chippa United Give Back in Ngqamakwe

    Chippa United Fans welcome Siviwe "Chippa Mpengesi" and his technical team at Matolweni village in Ngqamakwe on the 12th July 2019

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  • Chippa United Give Back in Ngqamakwe

    Chippa United on their arrival to the event, hosted by their Boss Siviwe "Chippa"Mpengesi in his home village

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  • Chippa United Give Back in Ngqamakwe

    Joined by the MEC Sports, Recreation, Arts & Culture Fezeka Nkomonye-Bayeni and the Executive Mayor of Mnquma Local Municipality Cllr Sithembiso Ncetezo, Mpengesi distributed 10 Soccer and netball kits to eight local shools and two local teams. He also donated 100 blankets to the elderly of his home village as good deeds during the Nelson Mandela month.

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  • Mnquma Continues to Uplift School Leaners

    Mnquma Mayoral Committee members Cllr Manxila (Portfolio Head Strategic Management), Cllr Plaatjie (Portfolio Head LED & Planning) and Cllr Mtsi (Portfolio Head Special Programmes) together with learners during an extended Back to School Campaign, where the municipality gave away 20 school uniforms to learners at Matolweni and Cilo JSS in Centane and Ngqamakwe on the 16th & 17th July 2019

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  • Mnquma Roads Rehabilitated

    Mnquma has declared war on potholes, undertaking a vigourus rehabilitation of the main taxi routes from Butterworth CBD and covering Msobomvu, Vuli Valley, Mchubakazi and Extension 24 townships right up to the old factories, to improve driving comfort and keep the local economy in motion.

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  • Mnquma during Nelson Mandela Month

    ANC Chief Whip Minister Pemmy Majodina together with MTN SA Foundation and accompanied by Mnquma Executive Mayor Cllrs Sithembiso Ncetezo, Municipal Manager Silumko Mahlasela, Department of Education Official and Scholar Transport Coordinator Mr Susela and Ms Hobeni, among other dignatories, delivered 100 school shoes and 50 Bicycles to Zwelandile JSS at Mncuncuzo Village in Butterworth.

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  • Mnquma during Nelson Mandela Month

    Learners celebrated in song and dance, together with ANC Chief Whip Minister Pemmy Majodina, Mnquma Executive Mayor Cllr Sithembiso Ncetezo and Municipal Manager Silumko Mahlasela, at the arrival of much needed school shoes and bicycles for them to attend school with pride.

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  • Mnquma during Nelson Mandela Month

    Learners test out their new bicycles gifted to them by MTN SA Foundation and ANC Chief Whip Minister Pemmy Majodina, in response to a plight of children having to travel return distances of approximately 10km a day from surrounding rural villages in Butterworth to attend school daily.

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  • Mnquma Hosts PSL Nedbank Cup Winners

    Mnquma Local Municipality recently welcomed three player who hail from Butterworth, from top-flight soccer outfit and 2019 Nedbank Cup Champions T.S Galaxy, who are stil brimming from their highly charged 1-0 victory over PSL giants Kaizer Chiefs last month.

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  • Mnquma Provides Support to Local Co-operative

    Mnquma handed over an oven machine and needlework material to Make Me or Make My way Co-operative, based in Cuba Township Butterworth. Make me or Make My Way Co-operative is one of many cooepratives, with 100% members living with physical disabilities but contribute tirelessly to the local growing economic portfolio of thriving upcoming SMMes and Cooperatives.

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  • World Environmental Day

    Mnquma embarked on a massive clean-up campaign, clearing tons of rubble and litter, along the pathway to Gcuwa Dam on World Environmental Day.

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  • 18th Century, Prophet, Poet and Interpreter Commomerated

    Mnquma Local Municipality hosted an awareness drive to teach youngsters about the life and times of early 201th century prophet, translator and praise singer Maholwana Nhlangwini, who also served as translator to former Transkei magistrate Captain Matthew Blyth.

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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 30 Mar 2019
Transport, Safety and Liaison MEC Weziwe Tikana engagement session with residents during Department of Transport Safety and Liaison roadshows in Mnqum... read more »
published 30 Mar 2019
Mnquma bids farewell to Councillor Guqaza read more »
published 30 Mar 2019
Handover of new dip tank for Ntseshe Woolgrowers Association in Ngqamakwe. read more »
published 29 Mar 2019
Mayoral Imbizo held at Ward 19 read more »
published 29 Mar 2019
Engagement session with residents, local businesses and stakeholders on illegal mining concerns within the municipality's jurisdiction. read more »

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