Kouga local municipality
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Press Releases

Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen (front centre) and Kouga Portfolio Councillors Nico Botha (back left) and Bryan Dhludhlu (fourth right) had a fruitful information sharing session with windfarm representatives and stakeholders. Among those at the meeting were (from left) Marion Green-Thompson, Willie van Niekerk, Johan Viljoen, Stanley Semelane (Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs), Lizeka Dlepu, Dindi Speelman, Thozela Ponoshe and Nico Lombard (Cacadu Development Agency). Council strengthens ties with wind farms
29 November 2016

The Kouga Council is streamlining communication with wind farm developers so as to ensure local communities benefit optimally from their social responsibility programmes.

Jeffreys Bay power restored
28 November 2016

The municipality’s electrical team has been able to restore power to the town.

J-Bay power interruption
28 November 2016

The power supply to Jeffreys Bay has been interrupted due to wind damage at the main substation.

LED Portfolio Councillor Bryan Dhludhlu (left) hands over the container keys to Young Generation members Ilgin Grobbelaar and Bernard Draai while SMME officer Zingi Mdidimba, LED director Carleen Arends and LED manager Vivian Blouw look on. Business opportunity for youth cooperative
27 November 2016

A youth cooperative from Jeffreys Bay has joined forces with Kouga Municipality to offer business services to job seekers and entrepreneurs.

Birthday surprise from Military Academy
27 November 2016

Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen (left) received a birthday surprise from the Saldanha Military Academy on Saturday.

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

Your weekly update from Kouga Executive Mayor Elza van Lingen

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.

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