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Patchy cleanup of strike rubbish annoys ratepayers

Despite the end to the violent and expensive three-week Samwu strike last week Friday, some residents still face mounds of foul smelling garbage on their street corners and ...

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Electronic waste recycling grows in East London

While getting the actual garbage collected from homes and suburbs has been uppermost in most Buffalo City Metro residents’ minds these past few ...

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Libraries closed for Christmas

Bookworms can cross “going to the library” off their holiday to-do list as Buffalo City Metro began to close the metro’s libraries from as early as ...

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Suspended official objects to BCM report

In a desperate move to clear his name, a former Buffalo City Metro senior official has instructed his lawyers to take whatever action needed to compel council speaker Alfred Mtsi to table his side of the story in a controversial deviation probe by ...
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All BCM departments to help clean metro

Municipal workers from all departments will help their colleagues in the community services department clean up Buffalo City Metro next week.
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WATCH | Residents clean up East London beaches

From glass bottles and polystyrene packaging to plastic cups and containers, over 50 people joined forces on Thursday ...

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BCM offer R10,000 to striking workers

Buffalo City Metro has offered to pay R10,000 to more than 5,000 of its employees as compensation after failing to ...

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WATCH | Citizens join in to clean up Eastern Beach

Over 50 people joined forces on Thursday morning to clean up East London’s Eastern Beach, after weeks of rubbish piling ...

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Strikers issue ultimatum on offer by BCM

Striking Buffalo City Metro workers have threatened to intensify their action on Friday should the metro bosses not ...

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WATCH | Buffalo City Metro workers attempt to disrupt council meeting

Hundreds of Buffalo City Metro workers tried to break into the East London City Hall on Tuesday morning in a desperate ...

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Know when the power’s going off

Confused residents of Buffalo City have found themselves caught between Eskom loadshedding and an erratic BCM power ...

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WATCH | City filth: private firms accused of sloppy job

Buffalo City Metro has roped in private companies to clean its filthy streets, but some East London residents have been ...

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Gonubie traffic department still shut

The Gonubie Traffic Department is still closed to the dismay of many. Notices stuck to the door and window of the ...

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WATCH | East Londoners help woman being beaten in CBD

East London residents were quick to rescue a woman who was being assaulted by an unknown man at the CBD on Monday ...

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BCM jacks up Ebuhlanti security with CCTV cameras

East London will be safer this festive season after the R10m Buffalo City Metro spent installing CCTV cameras in ...

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Residents feel the pain of union strike in BCM

There are no traffic services offered in East London because all traffic departments servicing the Buffalo City Metro ...

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BCM mired in costly litigation

Some of BCM’s lawsuits have been dragging on for a decade, and it’s costing the metro millions. Deputy mayor Zoliswa ...

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WATCH | Trash bags dumped in front of BCM municipal office

A huge pile of trash bags, more than four metres in length, has been dumped in front of the municipal offices in the ...

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Families’ homes gutted by inferno

A devastating fire destroyed about 20 shacks in Nompumelelo on Tuesday, leaving many families homeless.

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Some rates outcomes ready

Some BCM property owners who objected to the new rates valuations earlier in 2018, which saw many properties increase ...

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