Kouga local municipality
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LIGHT UP KOUGA THIS FESTIVE SEASON
01 December 2022

LIGHT UP KOUGA THIS FESTIVE SEASON

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF STREETS IN JEFFREYS BAY
01 December 2022

Several streets in Jeffreys Bay will be temporarily closed over the festive season: Diaz Street, Drommedaris Street, Pepper Street, and Duine Road.

APPLY NOW FOR STALL AT KOUGA SUMMER FESTIVAL
01 December 2022

THERE is just over a week left to apply for a stall at the inaugural Kouga Summer Festival that is set to take over Mentors Country Estate from 27 December 2022 to 1 January 2023.

KOUGA HOSTS NATIONAL BUILDING CONTROL OFFICERS CONVENTION
01 December 2022

KOUGA Municipality, in conjunction with the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS), hosted the 11th annual National Building Control Officers (BCO) Convention earlier this month – a first for the municipality.

BRAVE FISHERMAN'S FRIEND HONOURED WITH STATUE IN HOMETOWN
24 November 2022

A brave dog that died trying to save his beloved owner’s life, was honoured with a statue in Jeffreys Bay earlier this month – now, after more than eight decades, he can forever keep an eye on the sea.

CONSTRUCTION BOOM SET TO GROW KOUGA
24 November 2022

With residential construction growing at one of the fastest rates in the Eastern Cape, it is estimated that the value of approved building plans for Kouga will exceed R2 billion this financial year – with a value of R1 billion in completed building work achieved for the first time. A total of 352 building plans, with an estimated combined value of over R501 million, have been approved by Kouga Municipality since July 2022 to September 2022. Over 90% of these plans are for residential developments, including multi-family residential developments in St Francis Bay – especially at the St Francis Harbour.

MULTI-MILLION TRUCK TO SHORT SHRIFT BLOCKAGES
24 November 2022

Kouga Municipality procured a state-of-the-art R5 million high-pressure drain cleaning jetting truck to assist with the cleaning of sewer and stormwater lines across the region.

Appointment letters for the construction of 70 houses in Ocean View, Jeffreys Bay were signed on Tuesday, November 15 between Kontinental Engineering and 10 SMMEs. At the signing of the appointment letters are (back from left) Mawethu Penxa (Kouga Human Settlements Manager), Khanya Cakata (Kouga Chief Building Control Officer), (front) Zukiswa Jama (Kontinental Engineering), Thuleka Ngeleza (Woman of Strength Projects), and Pretty Booysen (P.N.P. General Trading Company). LOCAL SMME’S APPOINTED TO CONSTRUCT HOUSES
17 November 2022

APPOINTMENT letters for the construction of 70 houses in Ocean View, Jeffreys Bay were signed on Tuesday, November 15 between Kontinental Engineering and 10 Small, Medium, and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) – a first for Kouga Municipality. The total project package is valued at R8.75 million.

KOUGA MUNICIPALITY CARES ABOUT THE COMMUNITY
17 November 2022

Kouga Municipality approved the sponsorship of various non-profit organisations across the region for the 2022/ 2023 financial year at a Special Council Meeting held on Friday, November 11.

KOUGA LAUNCHES SMART LEAK DETECTION TECHNOLOGY
10 November 2022

The Aqua AM300 Measuring Device (acoustic listening device) is just one element of the state-of-the-art leak detection vehicle that was officially launched by Kouga Municipality in Jeffreys Bay yesterday (09 November 2022) – equipping the municipality with much-needed resources to swiftly detect and respond to leaks.

MULTI-MILLION COMPACTOR TO DEAL WITH WASTE
10 November 2022

Kouga Municipality recently procured a R5.5 million landfill compactor to assist with the compacting of waste at the various landfill sites in Kouga

KOUGA RECEIVES MULTI-MILLION FIRE TRUCK
10 November 2022

Kouga Municipality received a brand-new fire truck valued at R2.5 million and equipment from Sarah Baartman District Municipality.

CHRISTMAS TREE: TO BRING GIFTS TO 400 LEARNERS
08 November 2022

Kouga Municipality, in conjunction with Fountains Mall, will once again be collecting new gifts for more than 400 grade R to Grade 7 learners from Loerieheuwel Primary School.

CHRISTMAS TREE: TO BRING GIFTS TO 400 LEARNERS
08 November 2022

Kouga Municipality, in conjunction with Fountains Mall, will once again be collecting new gifts for more than 400 grade R to Grade 7 learners from Loerieheuwel Primary School.

Cleaning up the neighbourhood are (from left) Charlton Potgieter, Siyabonga Maqungo, Gabriel Domingo and Bennie Benjamin from Kouga Municipality. COCA-MAAK SKOON TO ‘SWEEP’ KOUGA’S STREETS – AGAIN
08 November 2022

Kouga residents once again can get rid of their unwanted items and goods they have at home that cannot be put out for standard refuse collection.

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