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Kouga Municipality, in conjunction with the Kouga Business Forum (KBF), has embarked on a much-needed water drive to aid the drought-stricken communities of Hankey and Patensie. Pictured is Kouga Youth, Sport and Recreation Coordinator, Vuyani Zana, and Kouga water mascot, Splash. KOUGA EMBARKS ON WATER DRIVE
22 April 2021

Kouga Municipality, in conjunction with the Kouga Business Forum (KBF), has embarked on a much-needed water drive to aid the drought-stricken communities of Hankey and Patensie.

31 Potholes were repaired in Daniel Wait Street in Hankey. THOUSANDS OF SERVICE REQUESTS RESOLVED
15 April 2021

MORE than 52 000 service faults and requests were resolved through Kouga Municipality’s call centre and Link app during the past 12 months. Kouga Executive Mayor, Horatio Hendricks, said a total of 52 052 incidents had been attended to and resolved from March 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 – almost 4 200 more than for the same period in 2019/ 20, despite the COVID-19 pandemic that severely hampered service delivery.

STREET NAMES PROPOSED FOR PELLSRUS 220
15 April 2021

RESIDENTS are invited to have a say on the proposed street names for the newly developed Pellsrus 220 RDP housing development in Jeffreys Bay. Ward 2 committee members recently proposed several street names for the area. The proposed names are Timothy Meleni, Phambili Stokwe, Mthobeli Mathyumza, Earl Hill, Elsie Williams, Sabina Tarentaal and Hilda Pienaar Streets.

Sporting their new outfits are preferred Kouga car guards (from left) Neville Peterson (a car guard for 20 years), Johnny Skosana (six years), Sydney Barends (19 years) and Elvis Nqabisa (15 years). They are joined by Kouga Municipality Law Enforcement Officer, Johnny Hayward. NEW OUTFITS FOR PREFERRED KOUGA CAR GUARDS
07 April 2021

In a renewed bid to clamp down on illegal car guards operating in Kouga – especially at the main beachfront and Central Business District (CBD) in Jeffreys Bay – Kouga Municipality equipped several preferred car guards with light blue outfits.

Jeffreys Bay-resident, Sam Smith (right), receives beach buckets and fishing nets from Kouga Speaker, Hattingh Bornman (left). RESIDENT RECLAIMS WOODEN WALKWAY
06 April 2021

Determined Jeffreys Bay resident, Sam Smith (26), in conjunction with Kouga Municipality, recently transformed the overgrown and rubble-filled wooden walkway at Boneyards in Flame Crescent into a magical escape for residents and visitors – whether it is only for a few minutes or hours. Tired of the overgrown bushes and rubble close to her house, Smith and the municipality have restored the growing eye sore to its former glory at the end of last year – cutting back overgrown bushes that restricted access and removing rubble.

YOUNGSTERS LEARN ABOUT FIRE SAFETY
29 March 2021

Kouga’s Fire Department in St Francis Bay joined forces with Working on Fire (WoF) last week, for an outreach to St Francis College in St Francis Bay.

KOUGA STRIKES BACK
16 March 2021

KOUGA Municipality has obtained an urgent interim Labour Court order interdicting and restraining all employees from continuing with the illegal, unlawful and unprotected strike.

Pictured are Kouga Executive Mayor, Horatio Hendricks, and Tavcor Auto Sales Executive in Jeffreys Bay, Sonja Ferrero. DEALERSHIP OPENS ‘REMOTE’ DOORS IN J’BAY
15 March 2021

TAVCOR, one of the oldest motor groups in the Eastern Cape and Port Elizabeth region, has recently moved into the Kouga region.

WASTE MANAGEMENT: Pictured are Senior Forestry Development Officer, Tshaka Akhona, Kouga Waste and Environmental Management Manager, Christa Venter, Director Forestry in the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Gwendoline Sgwabe, Chisomo Director, Rufendo Masiya, Provincial manager: EC National Lotteries Commision, Mzikayise Mani, Kouga Municipality Environmental Specialists, Nomvelo Siwela, and Kouga deployed Youth Environment Coordinator, Athenkosi Maqolo. KOUGA CLEANS UP STREETS WITH GREEN PROJECT
04 March 2021

CLEAN . . . cleaner . . .and greener Kouga Municipality. Kouga residents are turning waste into worth in an exciting new project aimed at eradicating waste in the region.

COMMUNITY HALLS, SPORTS FIELDS SET TO RE-OPEN
02 March 2021

ALL community halls will re-open on Monday, March 1, after being closed for almost eleven months because of the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.

COVID-19 RESURGANCE AWARENESS ROADSHOW HELD
25 February 2021

THE second COVID-19 Resurgence and Awareness Roadshow took place at the Kruisfontein Civic Centre in Humansdorp on Monday, February 22.

OPEN WATER SWIM CHAMPS TAKES OFF IN JBAY
25 February 2021

MARINA Martinique will once again be the venue for the Nelson Mandela Bay Open Water Swim Championship as swimmers from all over the country dust off their goggles to participate in the Swim South Africa sanctioned event.

Some 300 jobs to be created AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING TO GROW KOUGA
25 February 2021

KOUGA is set to soon boast affordable social rental opportunities in Jeffreys Bay – a first for the Eastern Cape.

NO INCREASE IN LOCAL COVID-19 ACTIVE CASES
24 February 2021

THERE has been no increase, or decrease, in the number of active COVID-19 infections in the Kouga region.

KOUGA MAYOR LAUDS 2020 MATRICS
24 February 2021

Kouga Executive Mayor, Horatio Hendricks, extends the following message to the matric learners of 2020, who received their results earlier today:

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