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    Kgosi Nyalala Pilane

    The Bakgatla Ba Kgafela community resides in the North West province in a region wealthy in natural beauty and mineral resources, the harnessing of which has resulted in the development of vibrant tourism and mining industries. The Tribe is led by Kgosi Nyalala Pilane who was installed as Chief on 6 April 1996.

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    BBK Headquaters

    This is phase one of the BBK Traditional Authority offices which services the 32 villages. The BBKTA plans to extend these buildings in order to accommodate other government departments in order to bring government services closer to the community. The construction phase created 200 jobs to local community members. It currently employs 100 employees.

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    Moruleng Cultural Precinct

    The Moruleng Cultural Precinct is expected to become a hub for cultural activities and will integrate the development of other heritage sites throughout BBK's 32 villages....

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    BBK, a nation proud of its culture & heritage

    The Mphebatho Cultural Museum offers you a chance to view and participate in the unique culture and history of the BBK community leaving around the Pilanesberg mountains in the North West province.

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Who we are...

The Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela Traditional Authority (BBKTA) represents the interests of the community and acts in support of the Chief, Kgosi Nyalala MJ Pilane. The primary objective of the BBKTA is to develop strategies and implement projects aimed at the economic and social development of the region and its people. Education, healthcare, infrastructure, job creation and poverty alleviation have been identified as among the major priorities for the region. The Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela (BBK) is a community of about 350 000 people, in the North West Province of South Africa, and the region is well known for its rich mining, agricultural and tourism resources.


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