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Ben Chetty, principalof East London Primary School,shows the massive pile of rubbishthat BCM has still not collected fromthe school.

City‘s waste unit stalls under load

Refuse collection failures are plaguing Buffalo City Metro (BCM) yet again.

DUMPED: Piles of uncollected trash continue to grow in and around the Metro. Picture: FILE

BCM’s R51m plan to give the city a clean new sweep

Buffalo City has announced a R51-million plan to clean up. This comes as the metro faces a shortage of refuse trucks, mounting complaints over unkempt cemeteries

Buffalo City mayor Zukiswa Ncitha.

BCM mayor tight-lipped on shake-up

Buffalo City Metro (BCM) executive mayor Zukiswa Ncitha yesterday failed to explain to council how a decision to reshuffle her mayoral committee was reached.

Buffalo City mayor Zukiswa Ncitha

Rival parties to snub BCM mayor’s gala bash

Buffalo City Metro mayor Zukiswa Ncitha has come under fire from opposition parties for splashing out more than R130 000 on an end-of-the-year gala dinner tomorrow night.

Biffalo City Mayor Zukiswa Ncitha at the Press briefing held at the Christian centre  .picture Michael Pinyana

Mayor in hot water over black bag saga

Buffalo City Mayor Zukiswa Ncitha is in hot water again, this time over the appointment of a company to investigate the R17-million black bags scandal.

(from left to right) BCM mayor Zukiswa Ncitha, ANC Regional secretary Pumlani Mkolo, BCM councillor Sindiswa Gomba and BCM speaker Luleka Simon-Ndzele appeared in the East London Magistrates Court on fraud charges Picture: MARK ANDREWS © DAILY DISPATCH

Mandela millions repaid

More than R4.1-million handed over to the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) by individuals accused of illicitly benefiting from funds meant for Nelson Mandela’s memorial services was on Monday forfeited to the state.


Mandela memorial fraud case postponed

THE Mandela Memorial fraud and corruption case against the top echelon of Buffalo City Metro Municipality and ANC officials was postponed in the East London Magistrate’s Court today, despite heated legal argument between the prosecutor and lawyers for the accused.


BCM backs down on power bill

Business to take brunt of Nersa-approved increases. IN A major climbdown, electricity tariffs in Buffalo City Metro are coming down by 1.11 percentage points, backdated to July 1.

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