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R570k lost as thieves strip BCM community halls

Buffalo City Metro has lost more than R500,000 in damages and stolen property from several community halls due to lack of security at the facilities. Ward 20 councillor ...

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EL man to appear in court for drug possession

An East London man is expected to appear in court on Tuesday for possession of drugs. Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Hazel Mqala said members ...

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Dual carriageway, traffic circle underway

While the second phase of the Beacon Bay-Gonubie link road is expected to be completed by March next year, Pieter Marx, project manager from Bosch ...

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Digital detour for SA vendors

Vegetable sellers in Mdantsane running their business off computers could soon be a reality. BCM business development manager Xolelwa Majiza is concerned that informal traders receiving the computers may not have the capacity. “Most of our informal ...
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Fed-up residents clean the mess themselves

Beacon Bay residents on Monday took matters into their own hands and set about cleaning an illegal dumpsite along Beaconhurst Drive.
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BCM infrastructure takes shape

BCM officials conducted site visits to monitor service delivery projects in East London last week. According to a ...

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BCM probes claim of councillor interference

Buffalo City Metro executive is investigating allegations of interference with procurement processes and undue ...

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BCM shows progress in managing household waste

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency’s search for a project manager to assist Buffalo City Metropolitan ...

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Traders and taxi drivers battle in rain

With no shelter at the Ebuhlanti, also known as Tsholomnqa, Taxi Rank in East London, vendors are left with no option ...

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BCM approves name changes

he Buffalo City Metro council recently approved name changes for at least three places, including the provincial police ...

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BCM rams through R3.4m boxing deal

A controversial R3.4-million sports sponsorship from Buffalo City Metro to former ANC youth league leader Ayanda ...

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Arcadia becoming a dumpsite

Illegal dumping in Arcadia is drawing the ire of Buffalo City residents. Howard Sheard, director of Coastal Hire, said ...

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BCM workers protest over wages, conditions

More than 100 Buffalo City Metro workers downed tools on Thursday to picket outside the East London City Hall. The ...

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BCM goes round in circles

The traffic circle at the bottom of Oxford Street might be making a comeback despite having been removed earlier this ...

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Residents to pay more for BCM electricity

BCM’s projected revenue collection for the current financial year decreased by R21.2m after the National Energy ...

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Metro bursary budget goes up

After nine years of successfully running the Buffalo City Metro bursary funding programme, the metro has increased the ...

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Cellphone tower sparks fury

A new cellphone tower is being erected in Kenyon Crescent, Bonnie Doon, – and it’s getting surrounding residents hot ...

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‘Shoddy’ RDP house misery: beneficiaries invaded their own homes to prevent vandalism

A Mdantsane grandfather is living in appalling conditions in an incomplete RDP house in NU6, and he blames says Buffalo ...

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Uproar over poor state of prisons

The West Bank Correctional Services Centre which includes prison facilities in both West Bank and Mdantsane, is ...

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BCM plan to protect pupils from foodborne diseases

In an effort to curb incidents of foodborne disease outbreaks in Buffalo City Metro schools, the metro is implementing ...

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