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About

ABOUT THE BCMDA

Building the Buffalo City of the future, today. 

The Buffalo Citry Metropolitan Development Agency (BCMDA) is a municipal entity wholly owned by the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality and established in terms of S76 of the Municipal Systems Act, 32 of 2000, as amended.

OUR MANDATE

The primary Mandate of the BCMDA is to attract investments to the Metro, thereby increasing growth in tourism, economic- and social development.

OUR VISION

The primary Vision of the BCMDA is to create a welcoming yet competitive Metro with ample opportunities for all people to invest, work, play and live.

OUR MISSION

The primary Mission of the BCMDA is to improve the Metro through facilitating and undertaking development initiatives for the benefit of all citizens.

Board Members

Tembinkosi Bonakele 

Mr. Bonakele serves as the Chairperson of both the Board Committee and the Governance Committee.

Chuma Sangqu

Mr. Sangqu serves as the Chairperson of the Project Development Investment Committee, as well as being a member of the Board Committee and Governance Committee.

Thobeka Buswana 

Ms. Buswana serves as the Chairperson of the Organizational Committee, as well as being a member of the Board Committee.

Ulyth Pango

Ms. Pango serves as a member of the Board Committee and the Organizational Committee.

Thandiwe Godongwana

Ms. Thandiwe serves as a member of the Board Committee, Organizational Committee and the Project Development Investment Committee.

Luncedo Njezula

Mr. Njezula serves as a member of the Board Committee and the Organizational Committee.

Barry Canning 

Mr. Canning serves as a member of the Board Committee and the Project Development Investment Committee.

Sibongile Booi 

Ms. Booi serves as a member of the Board Committee, Organizational Committee and the Project Development Investment Committee.

Executive Management

Bulumko Nelana

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

bulumko@bcmda.org.za

Vicky Ntsodo

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

vicky@bcmda.org.za

Xola Jikela

Corporate Services

xola@bcmda.org.za

Eldrid Marlon Uithaler

Development Facilitation

eldrid@bcmda.org.za

Our Stakeholders

The BCMDA is partnered with some of South Africa’s foremost leaders in development.