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 for the loadshedding schedules for Kouga towns. Kindly note that Thornhill falls under Nelson Mandela Bay Metro's electrical distribution area. Their schedule can be accessed at https://nelsonmandelabay.gov.za/Council.aspx?pageID=202


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.


Hundreds of driver's licence cards are awaiting collection at the Kouga Traffic Department in Humansdorp. Motorists affected by the nationwide delay in the printing of licence cards can check here if their cards have arrived.


Press Releases

Speaker Hattingh Bornman (second right) and members of the municipal team gets set to spruce up Salman Malgas's garden and the surrounding area. Kouga celebrates Mandela Day 2019
19 July 2019

Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks and his team gave young and old a reason to smile on Nelson Mandela Day.

A young boy brings his dog for a rabies vaccination. Vaccination drive against rabies
18 July 2019

A massive vaccination drive is under way at Humansdorp following a confirmed case of rabies in the area.

Repairs are under way. Water trucked in to St Francis
17 July 2019

Kouga Municipality has started trucking in water to the St Francis area following the collapse of a suspension bridge carrying a section of the main supply line over the weekend.

Transformer explodes after tampering
16 July 2019

A transformer at Ocean View in Jeffreys Bay blew up this morning.

At the hand-over were (back) Sebenzile Thomas, Phumla Williams, Ntombizandile Mbuqe, Kwakhanya Mayinje, ward councillor Lefty Vumazonke, Speaker Hattingh Bornman, Thabo Hermanus, Mfundiso Oliphant and (front) soup kitchen chairman, Mvuleni Velebayi.
 Donation to assist KwaNomzamo soup kitchen
15 July 2019

Kouga Municipality has boosted the efforts of a KwaNomzamo soup kitchen to help alleviate the plight of the poor.

Recycled plastic pellets such as these will be incorporated into the bitumen mix traditionally used for the top layers of roads. 
Woltemade Street set for eco-friendly upgrade
12 July 2019

Work is expected to start on Africa's first eco-friendly road, incorporating plastic waste, at Jeffreys Bay on 21 July.

Chicken chain starts recruiting locally
10 July 2019

One of South Africa's biggest fast-food chains has started a recruitment drive in Kouga ahead of the opening of their first store at Humansdorp.

Welcome to the world's best surfers!
09 July 2019

Kouga is ready to welcome the world's top surfers to Jeffreys Bay for the Corona JBay Open 2019.

New dates for service delivery meetings
08 July 2019

Kouga Municipality has set new dates for five service delivery report-back meetings.

Geysers switched off for longer
05 July 2019

Eskom will be switching off geysers for longer during the winter months as part of its efforts to minimise the need for loadshedding.

Almost 18 000 potholes were repaired in the 2018/2019 financial year. Double the number of service requests resolved
04 July 2019

More than 35 000 service faults and requests were resolved through Kouga Municipality’s call centre and Link app during the 2018/2019 financial year.

All Stars celebrate their victory at the Kouga Mayor's Cup. All Stars triumph at Mayor's Cup
03 July 2019

All Stars have been crowned the Mayor's Cup champions after beating Peace Lovers from St Francis 1-0 in a thrilling final played at the Tokyo Sexwale Stadium in Jeffreys Bay.

Municipality to phase out last tenant accounts
02 July 2019

Kouga Municipality will be phasing out tenant accounts over the 2019/20 financial year.

18 young people are ready to undergo the exam to become a professional lifeguard. Kouga youth ready for lifesaving exam
28 June 2019

After four months of gruelling training, 18 young people from Kouga are ready to put their lifesaving skills to the test.

T-shirts for Peace Makers
27 June 2019

The Peace Makers from Humansdorp became the latest beneficiaries of Kouga Municipality's Ward Development Fund when they received branded T-shirts this week.

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