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HOOKE WITS TRIUMPHS AT TOURNAMENT
05 May 2022

HOOKE Wits FC won the recent Easter Tournament – winning seven of the matches they played to qualify for the final. A total of 24 teams, including top clubs from Kouga and further afield, took part in the tournament, which was contested at the Tokyo Sexwale Sport Stadium, Jeffreys Bay Comprehensive High School and Pellsrus Sports Field.

KOUGA ADDS MULTI-MILLION RAND TORQUE POWER TO FLEET
05 May 2022

A total of 10 new vehicles costing more than R7 million were delivered to Kouga Municipality between February and April this year – improving service delivery even more across the region.

Churchill Dam KOUGA TO RUN OUT OF WATER BY END OF MAY
28 April 2022

LARGE parts of Kouga will have no water by the end of May as the region is fast running out of potable water, with no significant rains projected for the next for months for the area.

PPC LAND HANDOVER BIG BOOST FOR HANKEY HOUSING PROJECT
28 April 2022

CLOSE to 1 000 Kouga residents are set to benefit from a long overdue housing project in the region – after first being approved in 2009. The construction of 990 subsidy (RDP) houses at Silvertown (previously known as Stofwolk) in Hankey has taken a major step forward with the donation of Erf 245 by PPC LTD (Pretoria Portland Cement) to Kouga Municipality during a ceremonial handover on Monday, April 25.

MORE THAN 200 FINES ISSUED OVER EASTER WEEKEND
22 April 2022

TWO arrests were made and 207 fines totalling R131 400 were issued during a joint safety operation in Kouga over the Easter weekend. The roadblocks were conducted over four days on the N2, the Loerie/ Thornhill road, and Da Gama Road in Jeffreys Bay by the Kouga and Provincial Traffic Departments, local police and the canine unit.

THOUSANDS OF MUSIC-LOVERS FLOCKED TO JBAY THIS EASTER
21 April 2022

KOUGA Municipality in partnership with Collective Records enjoyed a hugely successful Easter weekend in Jeffreys Bay with a stellar line-up of artists across multiple genres, bringing through crowds of all age groups and demographics.

LOCAL TEAM CROWNED ONE TOUCH CHAMPS
21 April 2022

THE Coastal Touchies Blues came out tops in the Easter Je’Vista One Touch rugby tournament at the main beachfront of Jeffreys Bay on Saturday, April 16. The tournament, which saw a full field of 21 teams (of which four were all-girls’ teams) participating on the day, formed part of the Kouga Easter Festival that took place from April 15 to 18.

Rio Jacobs from Jeffreys Bay powered to victory in the Bank-to-Bank swim.
Photo: Ernst Ohlhoff FIRST EASTER SWIM A ‘HOPPING’ SUCCESS
21 April 2022

THE action-packed Kouga Easter Festival for 2022 saw close to 50 swimmers take to the canals of Marina Martinique in Jeffreys Bay on April 17 for the inaugural Easter Swim.

Showcasing outstanding talent, Jenedine Jantjies (right) from Patensie vowed the judges with her magical voice and was crowned the overall winner of the Kouga Mayoral Talent Search. Noticing her raw talent, the wife of Jo Black, Debbie (left), arranged a special meeting with Jantjies – discussing future career possibilities. KOUGA EASTER FESTIVAL A GREAT SUCCESS
21 April 2022

YOUNG and old flocked to Jeffreys Bay over the long weekend for the fun-filled and star-studded Kouga Easter Festival. Despite the stormy weather – bringing some much-needed rain – the event was a great success.

KOUGA EASTER FESTIVAL A GREAT SUCCESS
21 April 2022

YOUNG and old flocked to Jeffreys Bay over the long weekend for the fun-filled and star-studded Kouga Easter Festival. Despite the stormy weather – bringing some much-needed rain – the event was a great success.

COMMUNITIES INVITED TO HELP REVIEW DRAFT IDP
10 April 2022

KOUGA communities are invited to participate in the review of the local municipality’s draft Integrated Development Plan (IDP). The IDP is a five-year plan that sets out the development needs of a municipal area. It forms the basis of the municipality’s budget and determines which projects are prioritised and funded in a particular year.

The title of “Alderman” was bestowed on long-serving Kouga Community Services Portfolio Councillor, Daniel Benson (left), and Kouga Speaker, Brenton Williams (right). Kouga Mayor, Horatio Hendricks, congratulated them on this prestigious title. HONORARY TITLE BESTOWED ON COUNCILLORS
10 April 2022

THE honorary title of “Alderman” was bestowed on long-serving Kouga Speaker, Brenton Williams, and Kouga Community Services Portfolio Councillor, Daniel Benson, at a virtual Council meeting, on Thursday, March 31.

Art students from the University of Duisburg-Essen, in conjunction with The Village of Dream, presented a unique tape art project on a public wall in Jeffreys Bay on Saturday, March 26 to highlight the ongoing drought across the region. With the students are Kouga Speaker, Brenton Williams (second from left) and local artist Zuanda Badenhorst (third from left) from The Village of Dreams. GERMAN STUDENTS HIGHLIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE
01 April 2022

GERMAN art students from the University of Duisburg-Essen, in conjunction with The Village of Dream, presented a unique tape art project on a public wall in Jeffreys Bay on Saturday, March 26 to highlight the ongoing drought across the region.

WATER RATIONING ON CARDS FOR KOUGA
01 April 2022

WATER rationing is on the cards for the majority of Kouga towns – Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis – should water usage not drop significantly. Residents are strongly urged to heed calls to conserve water and minimise water usage as dam levels continue to fall.

ENTRIES INVITED FOR MAYORAL TALENT SEARCH
01 April 2022

KOUGA locals are invited to showcase their special skills on stage at the Kouga Easter Festival this April. The Mayoral Talent Search will take place on Friday, April 15, at the festival tent at Main Beach in Jeffreys Bay, as part of the jam-packed Kouga Easter Festival taking place from April 15 to April 18.

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