City bus commuters, kindly find the latest bus schedule. For more information on other routes contact the Bus Depot on 043 705 2323.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS SERVICES SETA BURSARIES BCMM YOUTH
The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Services SETA) invites bursary applications for the 2019 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded to those studying towards the following service sector qualifications (undergraduate and postgraduate):
• Business Administration • Public Administration
• Business Management • Media Studies
• Communication Studies • Real Estate
• Human Resources • Property Development
• Marketing • Hair and Personal Care
• Project Management • Maritine Studies
Scarce and critical skills in other sectors and not direct with other SETAs:
• Metallurgy • Economics
• Mechatronics • Sociology
• Actuarial Science • Anthropology
• Medical scientist • Web and multimedia developers
• Telecommunication Engineering
Bursaries are open to unemployed applicants (18 – 35 years) who are registered towards an undergraduate or postgraduate qualifications with any public TVET College, University of Technology or University within the Republic of South Africa.
The Services SETA bursary will cover a maximum of R 65 000 for university and R35 000 for TVET college.ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
If unemployed, must meet the following criteria:
• South African citizen
• Between the ages of 18 and 35 years’ old
• Currently unemployed
• Admission letter from the institution of learning
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
* ID document (certified copy)
* Matric certificate/ results, if entering the first year of study (certified copy)
* Latest tertiary academic record, if in second or subsequent year of tertiary study (certified copy)
* Proof of acceptance from your tertiary institution, for first year and returning students (to be submitted before before funding is confirmed)
* Parents/ Guardians ID documents (certified copies)
* Parents/ Guardians proof of income (latest payslip etc)
* Name of your municipality
* Proof of Residence
Application forms are available and must be returned at the same offices at the following offices:
*Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality Youth Advisory Centers within the Community Support Centers in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality,
i.e. Mdantsane Library Complex,
King William’s Town Civic Centre,
Duncan Village Art Centre
*East London Trust Centre Building 7th Floor office number 706
*Harambe Office at the East London Central Library
* Services Seta Offices-3 Elton Street Southernwood, East London
CLOSING DATE 22 February 2019
For more information, related to the bursary, please contact:
Lindiwe Pakati (SETA)011 809 8046
Viwe Phillip (SETA) 043 742 7008
Siphiwo Konzaphi (BCMM) 043 705 1792
Wetlands: A natural solution to climate change
A wetland is any part of the landscape where water collects for long and often enough to influence
the soil, plants and animals that occur there.
BCMM moves to Standard Bank
Notice for a change of bank account from ABSA to Standard Bank.
BCMM Fraud Hotline
Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality is committed to delivering services in an open, fair and transparent manner and has zero tolerance to fraud and corruption. The City subscribes to the principles of good governance and strive to be a well governed City and as such have appointed an independent external service provider to host our fraud hotline.
The Metro urges members of the community and staff to partner with the Fraud Hotline to fight fraud and corruption, be part of the cause that fights fraud and corruption through reporting any cases of alleged fraud and corruption through the fraud hotline.
When reporting: You may remain anonymous, provide full detail in respect of the unethical practise to the agent/ operator. Such details may include:
• Who is involved or doing what
• What has happened
• How was it done and how often
• Where is it done
• When was the incident observed
• Values involved- monetary
To report fraud and corruption contact the toll-free number 0800 212 532 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 0800 200 796, or post to BNT 371, P.O. Box 14671, Sinoville, 0129.
BCMM LOADSHEDDING SCHEDULE
Kindly note that Loadshedding Schedule is available. For more information contact our Accounts Call Centre on 086 111 3017 or Electricity Call Centre on 043 050 5683.
State of the City Address 2018
Download the State of the City Address (SOCA) here
Masiphathisane Workshop underway
12 Sep 2018 - 10:07
Metro officials and officials from the Eastern Cape Premier's Office attending the Operation Masiphathisane Workshop taking place at the East London International Convention Center(ICC).
Metro recognices excellence
04 Sep 2018 - 10:14
Closing off Women's month in style.
BCM Women Nurses honoured
20 Aug 2018 - 09:10
In celebration of Mama Albertina Sisulu who was a nurse by profession, Buffalo City Metro honoured 35 female nurses who had dedicated their lives to long service in the Metro.
Buffalo City hosts 2018 SALGA Women’s Commission
15 Aug 2018 - 10:55
Over 150 delegates attended the 2018 South African Local Government Association (SALGA) Women's Commission (SWC) National Summit.
BUFFALO CITY BRACES FOR SEVERE WEATHER
10 Aug 2018 - 14:12
Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality has issued a warning to residents to be cautious on the roads.