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Metro promises broken year after year

For seven years a Bhisho resident has been asking Buffalo City Metro to remove a septic tank from her yard, to no avail.

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BCM ‘partners’ in teen entrepreneur project

In a first-of-its-kind project in the metro, scores of pupils with the potential to become entrepreneurs should soon benefit from a cash injection ...

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R5m plan to split BCM services department starts to take shape

A multimillion-rand plan to establish two departments in Buffalo City Metro is taking shape, with council approving the appointment process for the ...

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Deluge welcomed but pupils left shaken by ...

 A school building was struck by lightning as heavy rains lashed East London and other parts of the Eastern Cape on Monday. By 2pm, 4.8mm of rain had fallen in the eastern half of the province, according to the SA Weather Service. The wet ...
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Fed up residents clean up refuse irate group from ...

More than 30 angry residents, most of them women, joined forces on Friday to clean up the mounds of illegally dumped garbage outside the Roundhill waste landfill site in Berlin.
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Programme to formalise the Nahoon car guard business

A pilot programme for supporting “official” car guards has been launched in an East London suburb.

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Pensioners forced to walk the gauntlet

Residents at Kennersley Park South – a retirement village in East London – have had a tough time crossing the street ...

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Gonubie boardwalk is on its last legs

After years of little to no maintenance, the Gonubie boardwalk is finally on its last legs and Ward 29 DA councillor, ...

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Outrage as foul leaks slowly kill Buffalo City’s rivers

A number of Buffalo City Metro’s rivers have been exposed to raw sewage and are contaminated – something that fills ...

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R47m Berlin site a dump

Buffalo City Metro ratepayers had to fork out at least R47m on the rehabilitation of the Roundhill waste landfill site ...

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Unfenced fields being misused

It is a free for all at an East London sports field with vagrants living in nearby bushes, while driving schools also ...

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Beacon Bay outcry over cell tower proposal

A proposal to erect two cellphone tower masts in Grace Crescent and Sandpiper Road in Beacon Bay has been put forward ...

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City’s power revenue drops by over R50m

Buffalo City Metro’s 2019/20 projected revenue for electricity sales has decreased by more than R50m, after the ...

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Massive raw sewage spill affects part of Nahoon River

Thousands of litres of raw sewage spewed into the Nahoon River on Tuesday, leaving a stinking, concentrated slick of ...

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Cameras fail to net crime

Different stories are being told why none of Buffalo City Metro’s CCTV cameras recorded a hit-and-run crime in which ...

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R500k needed for repairs as hall ‘stripped bit by bit’

The vandalised NU10 community hall in Mdantsane will cost Buffalo City Metro (BCM) up to R500,000 in repairs after the ...

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BCM has least murders but most sexual crimes

Of all nine metros in South Africa, Buffalo City has shown the longest and most sustained decrease in its murder rate.

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No respect for city’s cemeteries

East Londoners are too scared to visit city cemeteries to pay respect to their loved ones’ graves. That’s the shocking ...

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Two more Bonza Bay beach knife muggings

Pristine Bonza Bay beach, one of East London’s mugging hot spots, claimed yet more victims this week when two women ...

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Site of beauty falling into shoddy state

Buffalo Pass should be one of the shining lights of East London, but continues to be a site of some of the city’s most ...

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