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KOUGA TO INSTALL REVERSE OSMOSIS PLANTS
23 June 2022

REVERSE osmosis technology will be used to improve the quality of water from existing boreholes – giving the amount of available potable water a welcome boost.

DROUGHT PROJECTS TO SECURE ADDITIONAL WATER
23 June 2022

KOUGA Municipality expressed its gratitude to all residents who were at the forefront of the call to save water, but there are still drought-stricken Kouga residents who do not realise how scarce the region's water resources are.

KOUGA PROMOTES SPORT DEVELOPMENT
23 June 2022

Kouga Municipality’s Special Programme Unit, in conjunction with Kouga Coastal Touchies, recently hosted two rugby clinics in Humansdorp and Thornhill – promoting a healthy sport environment.

KOUGA TAKES ON JBAY PRIMARY
23 June 2022

Kouga Municipality's netball team played a friendly match against the teachers of Jeffreys Bay Primary School on Monday, June 20.

ANNUAL DRY PERIOD AT HANKEY AND PATENSIE
23 June 2022

HANKEY and Patensie residents are advised that the annual “dry period” for the town has been set for Friday, June 17, to Monday, July 4, this year. The “dry period” takes place annually when the Gamtoos Irrigation Board closes off the irrigation canals for maintenance.

Let the games begin! Set to compete at the Kouga’s Mayor Cup are (from left) Chalwayne Lippert (Coastal Touchies), Kouga Special Programmes Unit Coordinator, Elvina Felix, local surfer Joshé Faulkner, Pastor CJay Jansen, skateboarder Jerry van Wyk, and (front) Nokkie Joubert (Gymnastics SA). OVER 2 000 ATHLETES GET SET FOR 2022 MAYOR’S CUP
17 June 2022

SOME 684 soccer players, 240 rugby stars, 150 touch rugby enthusiasts, and 80 professional netball players will battle it out for top honours in the 2022 Kouga Mayor’s Cup tournament this year. Add to the mix 200 gymnasts and 160 chess players, as well as 90 golfers, 60 cricketers and 45 bowl players. Not to forget about the marathon runners, skateboarding experts, pool players, surfers, and tennis stars.

MBHASHE MUNICIPALITY VISITS KOUGA
16 June 2022

Mbhashe Municipality Mayor, Samkelo Janda (right), and his delegation, visited Kouga Municipality from June 9 to 10 for a benchmarking exercise.

OFFICER RECOGNISED FOR KEEPING RESIDENTS SAFE
16 June 2022

Kouga Law Enforcement Officer, Dehan de Bruyn (middle), recently received a certificate of recognition in honor of his dedication and commitment to Kouga’s residents.

Pictured: The iconic lineup of Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay. Credit: © WSL/Tostee World’s Best Surfers Set To Return To Jeffreys Bay For Corona Open J-Bay
14 June 2022

JEFFREYS BAY, Eastern Cape, South Africa (Monday, April 25, 2022) - The Corona Open J-Bay, the ninth stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), is set to return to Jeffreys Bay after a two year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s best surfers will take on one of the world’s most renowned righthand pointbreaks from 12 to 21 July 2022.

Pictured: Mathew McGillivray (ZAF) feeling right at home at Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay. Credit: © WSL/Tostee Hometown Hero Matthew McGillivray To Compete At Corona Open J-Bay
14 June 2022

JEFFREYS BAY, Eastern Cape, South Africa (Monday, May 16, 2022) - The Corona Open J-Bay, the ninth stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), will see hometown hero Matthew McGillivray (ZAF) compete against the world’s best surfers at Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay from 12-21 July 2022.

R51 MILLION ALLOCATED FOR DROUGHT-RELIEF
09 June 2022

MORE than R51 million has been allocated to help Kouga Municipality secure extra water for the drought-stricken region. Welcoming the total allocation of R51 156 000 million, Kouga Executive Mayor, Horatio Hendricks, said various short-term projects will be implemented to address the water shortfall across the region should no more water will be available from the Churchill Dam.

KOUGA ROLLS OUT COMPUTERISED LEARNER’S TEST
09 June 2022

Kouga Municipality, in conjunction with the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), has rolled out a state-of-the-art computerised learner’s licence testing system at the driving licence testing centres in Humansdorp and Hankey.

WARD 5 DONATES TOOLS OF TRADE TO HSS
09 June 2022

Kouga Municipality Ward Councilor, Melanie Biko (second from left), in conjunction with the youth in Kouga, donated much-needed stationary and sanitiser to the Grade 12 learners at Humansdorp Senior Secondary School.

ADVENTURE RACING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS COMES TO KOUGA
06 June 2022

The 2023 Adventure Racing World Championships will be hosted by Expedition Africa, and held in the Kouga region of the Eastern Cape of South Africa in October. The race will be the 18th Adventure Racing World Championships, and the first to be held on the African continent. The 700km race will be the culmination of the 2023 Adventure Racing World Series, which unites in competition the world’s best endurance athletes at the premier expedition adventure races around the world.

MUNICIPAL SATISFACTION SURVEY GETS UNDERWAY
02 June 2022

KOUGA Municipality’s Customer Satisfaction Survey is underway. Kouga Executive Mayor, Horatio Hendricks, said the aim of the survey was to determine how residents experienced service delivery during the 2021/2022 financial year, which comes to an end on June 30.

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