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Buffalo City Metropolitan

Buffalo City is a metropolitan municipality situated on the east coast of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. It includes the towns of East London, Bhisho and King William's Town, as well as the large townships of Mdantsane and Zwelitsha.

The municipality was established as a local municipality in 2000 after South Africa's reorganisation of municipal areas, and is named after the Buffalo River, at whose mouth lies the only river port in South Africa. On 18 May 2011 it was separated from the Amathole District Municipality and converted into a metropolitan municipality.

MEC: Mrs Siphokazi Lusithi

VISION:

A caring society for the protection and development of the poor and vulnerable towards a sustainable society.

MISSION

To transform our society by building conscious and capable citizens through the provision of integrated social development services with families at the core of social change.
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