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Press Releases

East Cape legislature visits Kouga
07 April 2017

Government departments, Kouga Municipality and community stakeholders gathered at the Humansdorp Country Club on Thursday in a Public Participation Week session convened by the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature.

Erkenning vir 50 jaar diens
05 April 2017

Appolus Potgieter (middel) het Vrydag die tuig neergelê na 50 jaar se diens by Kouga-munisipaliteit.

Search for missing housing beneficiaries
04 April 2017

An urgent search has been launched for more than 100 prospective beneficiaries for the Kruisfontein 391 housing project at Humansdorp.

Mom loses baby in Ocean View fire
03 April 2017

Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen would like to pass a message of condolences to the mother and family of the child that burnt to death in a fire at Ocean View over the weekend.

The Integrated Development Plan (IDP) is a five-year plan that sets out the development needs of wards and forms the basis of a municipality's annual budget. Public meetings to discuss budget and IDP
03 April 2017

The Kouga Council would like to invite all residents and stakeholders groups to a series of community consultation meetings to discuss the new Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and budget for Kouga Municipality.

Draft budget and IDP adopted unanimously
31 March 2017

Kouga Municipality’s draft budget for the new financial year was unanimously approved by Council on Thursday (30/03/2017).

Preparations underway for Thyspunt meeting
27 March 2017

Preparations are underway for the next meeting of the Thyspunt Nuclear Project Joint Steering Committee

St Francis power alert for Sunday
24 March 2017

The electricity supply to Sea Vista, the industrial area of St Francis and Santareme, from Tom Brown Boulevard to Cockle Street, will be interrupted on Sunday, 26 March, from 12 noon to 5pm.

Social Services Portfolio Councllor Danny Benson has appealed to motorists not to tip illegal car guards. Think twice before tipping illegal car guards
23 March 2017

An appeal has gone out to motorists not to tip so-called “car guards” operating illegally in Kouga’s area of jurisdiction.

Kouga Municipality's Traffic Department and the South African Police Service have joined hands to clamp down on illegal taxis operating in the area. Illegal taxis fined, impounded in anti-crime operation
22 March 2017

Twenty-one taxis were impounded and more than R100 000’s worth of fines were issued when Kouga Municipality and the South African Police Service held roving road blocks in and around Jeffreys Bay.

Roleplayers at the site included (from left) municipal officials Adam Floors, Frank Tamboer, Randall Prinsloo, Desmond Dous (SPCA), Nomvula Machelesi and Hennie Swanevelder (Environmental Affairs).. Egrets removed from property offices
20 March 2017

Kouga Municipality took hands with the Department of Environmental Affairs and the SPCA on Thursday last week to remove the egret population that was nesting in the trees at Hancke Estates in Da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay.

TV documentary on nuclear plans for Kouga
17 March 2017

Eskom’s plans to build a nuclear power plant at Thyspunt, near Oyster Bay, will be featured on the SABC2 current affairs programme Fokus this Sunday.

Humansdorp power alert
17 March 2017

The electricity supply to sections of Humansdorp will be interrupted this coming weekend due to planned maintenance and installation work to be done.

Wind farm invites expressions of interest
16 March 2017

The Gibson Bay wind farm has invited local businesses to submit Expressions of Interest for the provision of canteen, cleaning and security services.

New General Valuation Roll to be compiled
15 March 2017

Work on a new General Valuation Roll for the Kouga municipal area is underway.

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