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

The 50 lifeguards, who will be keeping an eye on the safety of bathers this summer season, were inducted last week. Kouga beaches open early for the summer
20 November 2018

All Kouga’s swimming beaches officially opened last week, a whole month earlier than usual.

Kouga HIV/Aids Coordinator Gene Thube (centre) receives her certificate from Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson (left) and Acting Manager in the Mayor's Office, Anene Jonck. Local Aids Council gears up for Men’s Dialogue
19 November 2018

The Kouga Local Aids Council (KLAC) closed their last meeting of the year with a certificate ceremony for members who recently completed a basic HIV/Aids course.

A total of 117 potholes were repaired at Gazelle Street, Jeffreys Bay, this week. 124 potholes fixed in just one street
19 November 2018

More than 100 potholes were fixed in a single street at Hankey this week as Kouga Municipality continued its drive to repair rain-damaged roads.

Clean-up drive across the region
16 November 2018

Kouga Municipality has been intensifying efforts to clean up illegal dumping sites across the region.

Why illegal electricity is a death trap
15 November 2018

An electricity connection is considered illegal when it is made to a municipality or Eskom's network without permission. Examples are connecting to a mini-substation or overhead pole.

Kouga celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week
14 November 2018

Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) from Kouga gathered at Mentors Country Estate for a Business Opportunity Workshop hosted by the Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) on Tuesday.

Emptying of sewerage tanks made easy
13 November 2018

Ward 12 logged the greatest number of service requests through the Kouga Call Centre and Link app in October.

The Community Services team removed 15 trees at locations across Kouga that had been blown over by strong winds in October. Here they are seen working in Paradise Beach. 2 566 service requests resolved in just one month
12 November 2018

More than 2 500 service requests and faults were resolved through Kouga Municipality’s Call Centre and Link app during October.

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.

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