Kouga local municipality
Tel:+27 (0)42 200 2200
All-hours Emergency:+27 (0)42 291 0250
Alternative Number:+27 (0)42 200 8330
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Click here to access and download the loadshedding schedules for the Kouga region.


Should you wish to report a service fault, please contact the Kouga Call Centre on 042 200 2200. The call centre is open seven days a week from 7:30am to 7pm. Outside these hours faults can be reported at 042 291 0250 or 042 200 8330. Alternatively, click here to download the Link app for easy fault reporting.


Despite the recent rain, drought conditions prevail and water restrictions remain in place. Click here for the latest dam levels.


Press Releases

At the launch of the 80/80 walk were (from left) Kouga Speaker Hattingh Bornman, kidney transplant beneficiary Nombuyiselo Skefu from the South African Transplant Sport Association Eastern Cape, Open Eye Foundation Chairperson Mosa Mphore, Ward 6 Councillor Lefty Vumazonke, renal failure patient Phumzile Oliphant Jr and Councillor Timothy Jantjes. Long walk in support of organ donation
09 November 2018

A three-day walk to Port Elizabeth to create awareness of organ donation and to assist a local renal failure patient find a donor started from Humansdorp on Friday.

Pellsrus sportsfield set for an upgrade
08 November 2018

More than R4-million has been budgeted for the upgrade of the Pellsrus Sportsfield at Jeffreys Bay this financial year.

Boat launch sites to be re-registered
08 November 2018

Kouga Municipality is in the process of re-registering two boat launching sites for the public.

Kouga Speaker Hattingh Bornman (left) and Portfolio Councillor Bryan Dhludhlu (right) congratulate André and Bernadette Swartz on the launch of Oasis FM. New radio station launched
07 November 2018

A second community radio station has launched in Kouga.

MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Oscar Mabuyane delivers the keynote address at the Newton Hall. Kouga hosts provincial Marine Day celebrations
06 November 2018

Jeffreys Bay hosted this year’s Provincial Marine Day celebrations and the Greenest Municipality Competition Awards at the Newton Hall on Thursday.

East Cape MEC for Finance, Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Oscar Mabuyane (second left), joined Kouga Speaker Hattingh Bornman (second right), Kouga acting Manager Parks and Community Amenities Frank Tamboer and Planning, Development and Tourism Portfolio Councillor Bryan Dhludhlu for the hoisting of the Blue Flag at Dolphin Beach. All systems go at Dolphin Beach
05 November 2018

It’s all systems go for the official Blue Flag season at Dolphin Beach, Jeffreys Bay.

Fire risk high as Guy Fawkes approaches
02 November 2018

As Kouga firefighters continue to battle fires in and around the region, Kouga Municipality has issued an appeal to residents to desist from making fires around Guy Fawkes Day as this poses a danger to human lives, animals and the environment.

Millions for coastal upgrades
01 November 2018

The rehabilitation of the coastline at St Francis Bay and Oyster Bay has received a boost following the approval of another funding application by Kouga Municipality.

Water shutdown to Paradise Beach
31 October 2018

The water supply to Paradise Beach will be interrupted from 7am to 8pm on Wednesday, 7 November.

Da Gama Road closure today and tomorrow
31 October 2018

A section of Da Gama Road at Kabeljous, Jeffreys Bay, will be closed to traffic today and tomorrow (1 and 2 November), so as to allow for the installation of new water and stormwater pipes.

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks (second left) welcomes Umhlobo Wenene FM presenter Noxolo “Noxie” Speelman (centre), Eastern Cape Community Chest CEO Jimmy Gotyana (left), Kouga MRM Chairperson Rev Siyabonga Tambo and Kouga MRM Secretary Elvina Felix to a live broadcast of the radio station in Humansdorp on Thursday. Umhlobo Wenene puts local Christian women on the map
30 October 2018

Women from different KwaNomzamo Christian denominations participated in a national radio programme when Umhlobo Wenene FM did a live broadcast of their show from the Methodist Church on Thursday.

The clean-up crew is welcomed by Tinus Potgieter and Lex Gutsche of Woodlands joined Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks, Municipal Manager Charl du Plessis, Environmental Management and Waste Manager Leon Herbst and Paul Ferreira of Paul Ferreira Lawnmowing.  Businesses invited to adopt an entrance
29 October 2018

Woodlands Dairy and its First Choice brand have partnered with Kouga Municipality to clean up their “hood” and improve visitors' first impression of Humansdorp.

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks (seated) takes a call from a member of the public during the Kouga Call Centre and Link App birthday celebration on Wednesday. He is assisted by call centre operator Mongezi Khatshiwe while Councillor Timothy  Jantjes (left) Call Centre Supervisor Lesley-Anne September (second left) and Corporate Services Director Krishen Moodley look on. “Excellent report card” for Kouga’s call centre and Link app
26 October 2018

If he were still a school principal, he would have issued an excellent report card to the team that built up the Kouga Call Centre this past year.

Kouga Municipal Charl du Plessis receives the new all-terrain fire engine from fire vehicle supplier Unqondo Projects' Raj Hemraj at the Humansdorp Fire and Disaster Management Centre on Tuesday. With them are the fire-fighting staff from the different municipal fire stations. Extra fire protection for informal areas
25 October 2018

Kouga Municipality is strengthening its capacity to fight fires in informal settlements.

Joint operation to clamp down on illegal electricity
24 October 2018

Illegal electricity wires worth an estimated R5000 was confiscated by Kouga Municipality and the Jeffreys Bay SAPS in a joint operation last week.

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