NULL Kouga local municipality
Tel:+27 (0)42 200 2200
All-hours Emergency:+27 (0)42 291 0250
Alternative Number:+27 (0)42 200 8330

Press Releases

Let's make Guy Fawkes safe for everyone
03 November 2015

Kouga Executive Mayor Daphne Kettledas has appealed to residents to take hands with law enforcement authorities to help keep Guy Fawkes (5 November) crime-free and safe for everyone this year.

New regulations when applying for driver's and vehicle licences
01 November 2015

Persons wishing to apply for any driver’s or vehicle licence are now required to submit proof of residence along with their application to the Traffic Department.

Library for Sea Vista
13 October 2015

Kouga Municipality and the Kouga Wind Farm are taking hands to build a library at Sea Vista, St Francis Bay.

Matrics urged to work hard and dream big
12 October 2015

On behalf of the Kouga Council, Speaker Magdalene Dlomo wishes Kouga matrics all the best with their final school exams.

Mayor leads Executive Outreach
09 October 2015

Kouga Executive Mayor Daphne Kettledas and the Mayoral Committee will host an Executive Outreach to communities this October and November.

Dolphin Beach at Jeffreys Bay Blue Flag for Kouga beach
07 October 2015

Dolphin Beach at Jeffreys Bay has once again been awarded full Blue Flag status for the period November 2015 to April 2016.

IDP community consultation meetings will take place at community halls across Kouga this October and November. Communities invited to help review IDP
05 October 2015

Kouga communities are invited to participate in the review of the local municipality’s Integrated Development Plan (IDP) this October and November.

Matrics joined in prayer and praise at the 2014 session. Prayer sessions for matrics
02 October 2015

Kouga Municipality will be hosting two prayer sessions for matriculants this October in preparation of their final school examinations.

Misiwe Jujwana of Uzuko Lwethu Sewing Projects (centre) shows some of her materials to Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle (second from right). With them are (from left) Vuyiseka Nokhenke from DSRAC, Ward 9 Councillor Xolisile Persent, Kouga Executive Mayor Daphne Kettledas and Tourism and Creative Industries Portfolio Chairperson Virginia Camealio-Benjamin. Kouga hosts provincial Heritage Day celebrations
25 September 2015

Sarah Baartman was the defining feature of the official Eastern Cape Heritage Month celebrations, which took place at Hankey in Kouga on 24 September.

Handing over waste bins to Mzingisi Primary School teacher Sithembele Cunge and pupil Zusakhe Khayingana (both centre) were (from left) Cokisa Consultants Director Lisolomzi Sogayise, DEA Jobs in Waste Project Manager Nkosinathi Nomoyi, Kouga  Solid Waste Manager Gcobisa Dadamasi, Social Services Portfolio Councillor Thandeka Maseti, and Bongile Magadla and Lungile Mzuzu from DEA. Job opportunities in waste
14 September 2015

‘Cleanliness’was the buzzword during the Kouga Environmental Day held at the Humansdorp Country Club in September.

MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Sakhumzi Somyo, cuts the ribbon at the opening of the Kouga Wind Farm. Wind farm goes live at Oyster Bay
07 September 2015

The Kouga Wind Farm at Oyster Bay was officially opened by Eastern Cape MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Sakhumzi Somyo, in September.

Likhona Antoni sits proudly in her new wheelchair. With her are Correctional Services deputy Regional Commissioner Nozipiwo Dumbela, Regional Commissioner Nkosinathi Breakfast, her parents Lindiwe and Whitey, Kouga Mayor Daphne Kettledas and Sindi Meleni, representing her husband, ward councillor Timothy Meleni. Children benefit from programme
31 July 2015

Kouga’s children were the big winners on Friday, July 31, when the provincial sports council of the Department of Correctional Services visited St Francis Bay and Jeffreys Bay to commemorate Nelson Mandela Month.

Audit of water meters
27 July 2015

The management of the local water supply will receive a boost this year thanks to an ongoing partnership between Kouga Municipality and the Department of Water and Sanitation. An audit of all water meters in the region is currently underway. The audit is being conducted by Resolve, a company appointed by the Department, and is expected to run until April next year.

Mandela Day in J-Bay
17 July 2015

Executive Mayor Daphne Kettledas joined Ward 14 Councillor Timothy Meleni for his Nelson Mandela Day programme.

Five more pumpstations are set to be upgraded at Jeffreys Bay in 2015/2016. Here Infrastructure Portfolio Councillor Patrick Kota and Project Management Unit Manager Ashley Perils visit one of the four stations that were upgraded in the previous financial year. More sewer upgrades in the pipeline
15 July 2015

Kouga Municipality is surging ahead with its programme to reduce sewerage spills at Jeffreys Bay, with five more pump stations set to be upgraded over the next year.

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