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Press Releases

Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen (front right) and Kouga Portfolio Councillors Nico Botha (back centre) and Brenton Williams (back third right), with Eskom delegates Matome Makwela, Aubrey Kutama, Loyiso Tyabashe (Nuclear Programme Director), Jongi Dyabaza, Monkwe Mpye and Deidre Herbst. Council to meet monthly with Eskom about Thyspunt
24 November 2016

The new Kouga Council and Eskom have agreed to meet monthly to share information and key milestones on the proposed nuclear development at Thyspunt.

Shock R46-m water bill for Kouga
23 November 2016

The newly-elected Kouga Council has been shocked to find that the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has issued it with a water bill for R 46 million.

Kouga Social Services Portfolio Councillor Danny Benson (front row third right) and the municipality’s Health and Social Services Manager Nomvula Machelesi presided over the election of the new Kouga Local Drug Action Committee on Thursday. The members are: (front row from left) Marshall Geswint (faith based sector), Gene Thube (Secretary), Carvin Jaars (Chairperson), Estelle Gelderblom from Social Development, (back row from left) Kouga’s Special Programmes Officer Vuyani Zana,  SAPS’ Alie Felix and Joseph Klaasen, Nita Mentz from the National Prosecuting Authority,  SAPS’ Elmarie Jantjies, Erhard Wagener and Brian Perils. Taking action against substance abuse
21 November 2016

The Kouga Local Drug Action Committee was re-established at the municipality’s Council Chambers in Humansdorp on 17 November.

Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen From the Mayor's Desk
18 November 2016

Your weekly update from Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen

Support pours in for school
17 November 2016

Lungiso Public School received a welcome surprise this morning when a group of good Samaritans delivered food for the school's matriculants.

Kouga is known for its beautiful beaches. Council gears up for bumper season
16 November 2016

The new Kouga Council has been working hard to ensure that the region is ready for the influx of holiday-makers this December.

Lungiso Public School Principal Sebenzile Hoko (front left) and teacher Sithembele Veveza with Grade 12 learners (from left) Nkosikhona Lungisa, Lusanda Tshemese, Sindiswa Mayinje, Palesa Khumalo, Nolusindiso Cekiso and Sesethu Maredze. Going the extra mile for our matrics
15 November 2016

A Kouga high school has been employing drastic tactics to improve its matric results.

No water for upper Wavecrest on 15 November
14 November 2016

The water supply to upper Wavecrest (above AD Keet) will be interrupted for several hours on Tuesday, 15 November.

Greater St Francis electricity interruption
13 November 2016

The electricity supply to St Francis Bay, Sea Vista, the St Francis industrial area and Cape St Francis will be interrupted from 8am to 5pm on 15 November 2016.

Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen From the Mayor's Desk
11 November 2016

Your weekly update from Kouga Mayor Elza van Lingen

A ward-based planning workshop was help for the new ward committees over the weekend to equip them for the role they have to play in putting together a credible IDP. Public has big role to play in new plan for Kouga
09 November 2016

Kouga communities have been urged not to underestimate the importance of the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and the role residents play in putting it together.

Finance Portfolio Councillor Brenton Williams (third left, standing), Social Services Portfolio Councillor Danny Benson (fourth left, standing), Jakkie Pieters of the Association of People with Disabilities and the Dolphin Beach lifeguards at the hoisting of the Blue Flag on Friday. Partners pledge support for Blue Flag
08 November 2016

Jeffreys Bay’s Dolphin Beach has remained part of a group of elite beaches and top tourist spots around the world by once again securing Blue Flag status.

Among the staff at the mass meeting were (front) Martha Nodaka, Andrew Petersen, (second row) Liezl Hammond, Lorentia Hoffman and Diane Kettledas. New Council reaches out to municipal workforce
07 November 2016

Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen has given municipal staff the assurance that the new leadership would like to work closely with them because it is the workforce that holds the key to improved governance and service delivery.

Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen From the Mayor's Desk
04 November 2016

Kouga Mayor Elza van Lingen makes a special plea to parents in her weekly update.

Know your Ward for the IDP
02 November 2016

Residents and stakeholder groups will make their voices heard this month when the Kouga Council hosts public meetings to draft a new five-year Integrated Development Plan (IDP) for Kouga.

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