Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality
19 Jul

Millions of litres saved with 9 719 water leaks closed since the end of June

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality continues to urge citizens to use water sparingly, at 50 litres per person per day.

Nelson Mandela Bay Water
13 Jul

Nelson Mandela Bay Water users urged to reduce water consumption heading into weekend

The JOC advises users to visit baywatersavers.co.za to find useful water-saving tips.

Jul 6, 2022

NMBM executive mayor leads charge against water leaks

Eugene Johnson led a brigade of water leak repairers in Kariega, encouraging them to accelerate their efforts in the fight to push back day zero.

Jul 5, 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay looks to mitigate water crisis

The commissioning of the Kwanobuhle Pumpstation plant is part of joint efforts by the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Senzo Mchunu, and the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

Mandlakazi Ruth Skefile
Apr 19, 2022

MBDA statement on passing of board chairperson, Mandlakazi Skefile

Having joined the board in April 2019, Skefile was appointed as board chairperson in November 2020.

Dec 8, 2021

Community must take charge of its destiny

Communities must arm themselves with knowledge and information, persistence and a willingness to take on groups who suddenly form themselves into self-serving cliques.

Nov 25, 2021

MBDA supported anti-GBV programme, Helenvale

The Mandela Bay Development Agency invites interested media representatives to attend and cover these community-led initiatives aimed against gender-based violence.

Local government co-operation required for social change
With almost 60 hung councils, including most of the metropolitan ones, the majority of South Africans are to be governed through coalitions.
Nov 11, 2021
Complications of democracy and municipal performance
The challenge lies in understanding what needs to change if municipalities are to perform their constitutional roles, says the Mandela Bay Development Agency.
Jul 13, 2021
Mandela Bay Development Agency
Apr 14, 2021

Join the conversation – importance of mental health in urban development

The Mandela Bay Development Agency is hosting a webinar on the "Importance of Mental Health in Urban Development" with Dr Shaquir Salduker.

Nelson Mandela Bay
Mar 16, 2021

Red carpet rolled out for TNPA relocation to Nelson Mandela Bay

Nelson Mandela Bay is ready for the Transnet National Ports Authority head office move to Ngqura.

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium Business Fridays Webinar
Nov 27, 2020

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium hosts webinar

The guest speaker is sports broadcasting veteran Keletso Totlhanyo, who was appointed GM of the Comrades Marathon Association in 2019.

MBDA calls stakeholders to complete perception survey
By completing the Mandela Bay Development Agency survey, stakeholders will also be entered into a lucky draw to win one of two corporate team-building events.
Nov 23, 2020
Cllr Mongameli Bobani
Nov 12, 2020

MBDA Board sends condolences to Cllr Bobani’s family

The Mandela Bay Development Agency Board sent its condolences to the late Cllr Mongameli Bobani’s family and his colleagues in the Council.

MBDA customer satisfaction survey
The Mandela Bay Development Agency has appointed Urban-Econ Development Economists to undertake a perception survey.
Nov 3, 2020
Safety and Peace through Urban Upgrading (SPUU) programme
Oct 16, 2020

MBDA reports back on progress achieved in Helenvale

Various community stakeholder representatives gave commendable feedback to the MBDA, expressing satisfaction and appreciation of the SPUU programme.

Jun 15, 2020

MBDA teams up with Nelson Mandela University to #MaskUp communities

The Mandela Bay Development Agency teamed up with the NMU's Visual Arts Department to deliver the first batch of a uniquely designed masks to Cape Racife School.

MBDA is proud of progress at the NMB Stadium
The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium has been temporarily converted into a COVID-19 isolation facility.
May 15, 2020
Nov 26, 2019

Baakens bridge to officially open tonight

This bridge project aims to connect the inner city and the Baakens Valley area, while enhancing the region with a specific landmark structure.

Oct 28, 2019

MBDA gives boost to clean-up, recycling initiatives in Helenvale

The MBDA, through the Helenvale Safety & Peace through Urban Upgrading programme, launched a recycling initiative in Helenvale.

Oct 24, 2019

Singapi Street receives an award commendation

The acclamation, by the South African Institute of Architects, Eastern Cape, rewards excellence in architecture, recognising its contribution to the urban rejuvenation of Singapi Street.

MBDA to host first Eastern Cape Fashion and Design Council
The Mandela Bay Development Agency will sponsor the first ECFDC event, aimed at empowering the Eastern Cape's youth within the textile and crafts industry.
Sep 12, 2019
MBDA manager joins four others in US government sponsored leadership programme
Luvuyo Bangazi, marketing and communications manager of the Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA), has joined the US government-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Programme.
Sep 3, 2019
Global 4IR experts for South African trade show
Twenty-three presenters will address the impact of the fourth industrial revolution on SA's manufacturing sectors at the African Advanced Manufacturing and Composites Show.
Sep 2, 2019
Aug 28, 2019

MBDA electrifies service delivery

The Mandela Bay Development Agency, in collaboration with uYilo eMobility Programme, is introducing and promoting the concept of electro-mobility.

Changes at MBDA already producing the fruits
A number of top management changes are taking place at the Mandela Bay Development Agency, an entity of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.
Apr 23, 2019
Nov 6, 2018

In less that two years the NMB Stadium is on a path to sustainability under the care of the MBDA

The NMB Stadium is gradually lessening its burding on the rate payers under the care of The Mandela Bay Development Agency.

Experienced Mandela Bay Development Agency team ready to deliver a spectacular Springbok test
The Springboks have played five test matches at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium and remain undefeated on the PE home ground.
Sep 28, 2018
Sep 25, 2018

Bay to welcome iconic solar-powered race cars with solar technology expo experience

The Mandela Bay Development Agency, Technology Innovation Agency and uYilo eMobility programme based at the Nelson Mandela University will host an interactive display of solar technology powering the next generation of transportation.

Aug 29, 2018

MBDA backed triathletes are ready for Ironman World Champs

Thembile Nxele, Siyabulela Mpengesi and Peter Gatangi have made the cut to race the Ironman 70.3 World Championship.

Aug 20, 2018

Telkom Park (Boet Erasmus) stadium finally makes way for new catalytic developments

The demolition followed an extensive process in obtaining a demolition licence before the Mnadela Bay Development Agency was able to proceed.

Property owners in Central take a lead in revitalisation of the area
The upliftment of Central will improve the day-to-day quality of life and the value of property, says the Mandela Bay Development Agency.
Aug 8, 2018
Jul 24, 2018

Executive Mayor Cllr Athol Trollip launches exciting Molo Festival of Triathlon

The Molo Festival of Triathlon is presented by the Mandela Bay Development Agency on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

Jul 20, 2018

You're invited

The MOLO Festival of Triathlon is taking place on 23 July, ahead of the upcoming Ironman 70.3 World Championship in September.

Share your memories of old Boet Erasmus stadium with hash tag #Dankieboet
Demolition contractors have moved in, signalling the beginning of the end for this once-iconic multisport facility of the Bay. Share your memories: #Dankieboet.
Jun 26, 2018
Jun 6, 2018

MBDA receives green light to proceed with demolition of old Bay stadium

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipal Agency can clear the way for the city to leverage the Boet Erasmus Stadium, better known as Telkom Park.

MBDA hosts follow-up Think Tank Colloquium to formulate alternative approaches to development in challenged communities such as Helenvale
The second colloquium will discuss and formulate alternative approaches to sustainable socioeconomic development in communities like Helenvale.
May 25, 2018
May 14, 2018

MBDA calls public to choose design for Baakens pedestrian bridge

The Mandela Bay Development Agency is charged with the revitalisation and rejuvenation of specific areas of Nelson Mandela Bay.

Apr 24, 2018

Bay citizens called to submit ideas for new city landmark and iconic destination

The MBDA has created multiple platforms for citizens to design the precinct to celebrate the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality's namesake.

City unveils newly renovated Campanile heritage landmark as inner-city experience
The upgraded Campanile in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality was unveiled ahead of Heritage Month.
Aug 30, 2017
MBDA welcomes another clean audit for 2015/16 financial year
The MBDA is one of 10 institutions in the Eastern Cape that attained a clean audit, being an unqualified audit with no material findings.
Jun 26, 2017
Oct 3, 2016

MBDA takes Route 67 marketing to a global stage

It has appointed Port Elizabeth-born triathlete Kyle Buckingham as a brand ambassador for the heritage trail that tracks 67 years of Nelson Mandela's journey.

Sep 5, 2016

Bay's EUR5-million Helenvale SPUU Project blueprint for other cities and communities in world

A €5-million German government funded Safety and Peace through Urban Upgrading programme is being implemented in the crime-ridden and poor community.