BCM News

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa Police in the Eastern Cape are calling on parents and relatives whose children did not return home over the weekend to go to the Woodbrook Mortuary in West Bank for identification. It is alleged that about five unidentified bodies are still kept … Continue reading

Eastern Cape government is ready for the upcoming winter initiation season

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa The long-awaited winter circumcision season is expected to be officially opened this coming Friday. Scores of eligible boys in the province are expected to undergo the tradition. During the last December initiation season, close to 40 boys died due to illegal initiation … Continue readingEastern Cape government is ready for the upcoming winter initiation season

Women Hawkers in Mdantsane received a boost from BCMM and Coca-Cola SA

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa 25 jubilant women working as informal traders in Mdantsane Highway are set to benefit from the programme aimed at reviving the township economy. This is after Coca-Cola South Africa together with Buffalo City Metro Municipality donated 20 “Bizniz in a Box” structures … Continue readingWomen Hawkers in Mdantsane received a boost from BCMM and Coca-Cola SA

South Africans are demanding answers for the murder of Namhla Mtwa

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa The fight against gender-based violence is still on, as hundreds of ordinary people, politicians, friends and family members of Namhla Mtwa marched to Umthatha Central Police Station demanding justice for Namhla Mutwa. This is after Sanga Nozintaba Matwa distributed sensitive evidence of … Continue readingSouth Africans are demanding answers for the murder of Namhla Mtwa

Boxing SA referee and judge ploughs back to the community of Kwelerha

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa Kwelerha boxing clubs received a shot in the arm after Mdantsane-born and Boxing South Africa referee and judge Phumeza Zinakile donated boxing equipment to them. Kwelerha is one of the province’s rural areas where young people are victims of alcohol and drug … Continue readingBoxing SA referee and judge ploughs back to the community of Kwelerha

EC PREMIER OSCAR MABUYANE RETAINED HIS POSITION AS ANC CHAIRPERSON

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa The Eastern Cape ANC’s provincial elective conference currently underway at the East London Convention Centre has finally elected its top five today. Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has been re-elected as the provincial chairperson of the party. Finance and Economic Affairs Mlungisi … Continue readingEC PREMIER OSCAR MABUYANE RETAINED HIS POSITION AS ANC CHAIRPERSON

BCM residents expressed mixed feelings about Virtual IDP meetings

Nosipho Haya-Komisa Buffalo City Metro municipality continues to hold its annual integrated development plan engagements using online platforms. The Metro has kickstarted its 2022/2023 financial year Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and Budget. Buffalo City Metro Executive Mayor, Xola Pakati is leading a Municipal delegation to … Continue readingBCM residents expressed mixed feelings about Virtual IDP meetings

Condolences are pouring in following the death of Dale College learners

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa The Eastern Department of Education MEC Fundile Gade has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the Teyise family following the death of their son. The 18-year-old and a grade 12 learner at Dale College, Liyabona Teyise passed away at Frere hospital on Sunday … Continue readingCondolences are pouring in following the death of Dale College learners