Kouga local municipality
Tel:+27 (0)42 200 2200
All-hours Emergency:+27 (0)42 291 0250
Alternative Number:+27 (0)42 200 8330

Welcome to Kouga Local Municipality

The Kouga Local Municipality is located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, west of Nelson Mandela Bay, and forms part of the Sarah Baartman District Municipality. It consists of nine towns, namely, Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, St Francis Bay, Cape St Francis, Oyster Bay, Patensie, Hankey, Loerie and Thornhill, as well as various smaller settlements and agricultural nodes.

While Kouga has traditionally been characterised by economic activities largely focused on tourism and agriculture, the area has been positioning itself as one of tne energy hubs of South Africa. Two wind farms are already in operation at Jeffreys Bay and Oyster Bay, and more are in the pipeline.




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More than 6 200 service requests resolved in one month

During April 2024, Kouga Municipality’s Call Centre successfully resolved 6 264 service requests and faults, out of a total of 6 675 submissions – a commendable resolution rate of 93.84%.

Balancing iron and duty – The grit of a law enforcement bodybuilder

– In the world of bodybuilding, dedication is paramount. The regimen demands unwavering commitment to training, nutrition, and rest. Now imagine layering upon this demanding lifestyle the responsibilities of a law enforcement officer – long shifts, nights, weekends, and public holidays. It seems implausible, yet Dehan de Bruyn (23), a competitive bodybuilder and a dedicated law enforcement officer at Kouga Local Municipality since January 2021, defies the odds with remarkable resolve.

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