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CRUTCHES GIVE RESIDENT NEW SPRING IN STEP
31 March 2022

A pair of bright red crutches gave Sea Vista resident, Nomzi Walter, a new spring in her step.

‘BRENTON BOOKWORM’ RETURNS TO KING’S COLLEGE
31 March 2022

Brenton Williams, returned to King’s College last week Wednesday to read yet another story to the Grade 1 learners.

STOLEN ELECTRICAL CABLES RECOVERED
24 March 2022

CLOSE to 1 000kg of stolen electrical cables have recently been recovered in Jeffreys Bay. The recovery took place after Kouga Municipality, in collaboration with Kouga Law Enforcement, embarked on a special operation that led them to Ocean View in Jeffreys Bay where the stolen municipal infrastructure was recovered.

Kouga Municipality invites all Grade 4 to Grade 7 learners from schools across the Kouga region to participate in a poster-making competition on the topic of water saving. Jeffreys Bay Primary School learners Zayden Hendricks (grade 4) and Zara Hendricks (grade 6) are ready to impress Splash, Kouga Municipality’s water mascot, with their drawing skills. Be a water hero – design a poster
24 March 2022

Kouga Municipality invites all Grade 4 to Grade 7 learners from schools across the Kouga region to participate in a poster-making competition on the topic of water saving. The idea is for learners to reflect their understanding of saving water in the poster.

Pictured are Kouga Special Programmes Unit Coordinator, Elvina Felix, IFX Brokers Holdings Marketing Administrator, Ané Wepener, Vernita Potgieter from Nita and Relton Willing Hands, Manager of the Office of the Mayor and Speaker, Anene Jonck, and Amor Hendricks. KOUGA SUPPORTS SOUP KITCHENS
24 March 2022

Kouga Municipality, in conjunction with IFX Brokers Holdings in Jeffreys Bay, recently donated much-needed food items to four soup kitchens in Humansdorp.

WATER CONSUMPTION STILL TOO HIGH IN DROUGHT-STRICKEN KOUGA
17 March 2022

Residents of Kouga’s coastal towns currently use on average between 15Ml and 20Ml of water per day, of which an average of 11Ml per day are from the Churchill Dam – this is more than triple the ideal average water consumption of 4.5Ml per day.

KOUGA SECURES R12.5 MILLION FOR DROUGHT-RELIEF
17 March 2022

R12.5 million will be streaming into Kouga’s coffers to help the municipality secure extra water for the drought-stricken region. A funding application for more than R80 million for drought-relief, submitted by Kouga Municipality, has been partially approved by the Department of Co-Operative Governance (COGTA) and the decision promulgated in the Government Gazette.

STRICTER WATER RESTRICTIONS TO BE ENFORCED
17 March 2022

KOUGA Municipality is set to enforce stricter water restrictions across the region – banning all use of municipal water for outside and non-essential use.

Kouga Municipality is set to construct 668 houses for underprivileged residents in Ocean View, Jeffreys Bay at a cost of more than R78 million over the next two years. ALMOST 700 HOUSES TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN OCEAN VIEW
17 March 2022

CONTINUING to build on past successes, Kouga Municipality is set to construct 668 houses for underprivileged residents in Ocean View, Jeffreys Bay at a cost of more than R78 million over the next two years.

KOUGA SPREADS THE LOVE
17 March 2022

KOUGA SPREADS THE LOVE

Pictured are (back from left) Ward 1 Councillor, Nozuko Ntshota, Ward 1 PR Councillor, Nomalungelo Ntengwane (middle), and Kouga Librarian, Linda Jack (right) with some of the learners from various schools across the region. KOUGA MUNICIPALITY CELEBRATES LIBRARY WEEK
17 March 2022

REIMAGINE! RePurpose! ReDiscover . . . Libraries! This was the theme for the 2022 SA Library Week hosted by Kouga Municipality and led by the Eastern Cape Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts & Culture at the Sea Vista Community Hall in St Francis Bay on Thursday, March 10.

The inaugural Cape St Francis Resort Amanzi Challenge is set to take place in St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis from March 18 to March 21. Photo: Heinrich Sauer AMANZI FUN FOR ALL THIS MONTH
10 March 2022

AMANZI FUN FOR ALL THIS MONTH

Ward 14 Councillor, Mzwandile Yali (left) and Kouga Executive Mayor, Horatio Hendricks (right), switched on the power to 200 sites at the informal settlement of Ebumnyameni in Ocean View on Friday, February 25. With them are resident Tebello Lebofa. FIRST-TIME ELECTRICITY FOR 200 HOUSEHOLDS
03 March 2022

Two hundred families in Jeffreys Bay received much-needed electricity for the first time last week.

Trained by NSRI Station 37, Kouga lifeguards Jamyan Jansen van Vuuren (left), Adrian Munnicks (third from left), Wian Mooi, John Cuyler, Kylo Joubert (third from right), Seth Baatjes (not in photo), and Tristan Pillay (not in photo) received their prestigious Lifeguard Award Certificate from Lifesaving SA, a globally recognised qualification, on Tuesday, February 15. KOUGA LIFEGUARDS RECEIVE AWARD
24 February 2022

Trained by NSRI Station 37, Kouga lifeguards Jamyan Jansen van Vuuren (left), Adrian Munnicks (third from left), Wian Mooi, John Cuyler, Kylo Joubert (third from right), Seth Baatjes (not in photo), and Tristan Pillay (not in photo) received their prestigious Lifeguard Award Certificate from Lifesaving SA, a globally recognised qualification, on Tuesday, February 15.

HIGH WATER USERS TO BE RESTRICTED
24 February 2022

With Day Zero predicted for middle April this year, Kouga Municipality is set to install water-flow restrictors in the homes of “stubborn” high-water users across the region from Tuesday, March 1.

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