Sarah Baartman District Municipality hands over EHS vehicles and tools worth over R1 million
20 February 2017
The Sarah Baartman District Municipality recently handed over EHS vehicles and tools worth over R1 million to local municipalities.
First council meeting of 2017
26 January 2017
The first Sarah Baartman District Municipality council meeting for 2017 took place on the 25th of January. The Executive Mayor made the following speech.
Longest Personalised Aids Day Ribbon Attempt in Humansdorp
02 December 2016
On World Aids Day (December 1), Kouga Wind Farm joined hands quite literally with the Eastern Cape departments of health and social development, and non-profit youth organisation, LoveLife, to generate HIV/Aids awareness in KwaNomzamo township, just outside Humansdorp, in the Kouga Local Municipality.
Regional Spelling BEE Competition Drives Literacy and Healthy Competition In Kouga.
28 November 2016
A regional Spelling Bee, bringing together some of the brightest learners from local schools, took place at the Kruisfontein Community CentreinKruisfontein, Humansdorp, in the Kouga Local Municipality,this past weekend.
Sarah Baartman District Host of Closure of ‘16 Days of Activism' in the Eastern Cape.
28 November 2016
The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children is an international awareness campaign. It takes place every year from the 25th of November to the 10th of December. The period includes Universal Children’s Day and World AIDS Day.
R300 Million Empowerment Project to uplift Sundays River Valley Citrus Industry
23 November 2016
The launch of a R300-million black economic empowerment project in the citrus-rich Sundays River Valley could have significant ramifications for the rollout of similar empowerment deals around the country which until now have experienced very limited success.
Partners pledge support for Blue Flag
21 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.
Media Statement:Youth in Energy Indaba 2016
19 October 2016
The Youth in Energy Indaba (YEI) Steering Committee, comprising of key energy stakeholders, in an effort to promote the South African energy industry locally, is hosting its inaugural Youth in Energy Indaba 2016. The YEI will take place over a two-day period, 20 and 21 October 2016, and aims to attract the youth from the Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape Province.
Sarah Baartman District Municipality expected to hand over a house in Pearston.
10 October 2016
The Disaster Management Centre of the Sarah Baartman District Municipality has implemented a ‘disaster risk reduction’ project in the Blue Crane Route Local Municipality. The project, operational in Pearston, serves to increase the capacity of communities and households to minimize the risk and impact of natural disasters.
Sarah Baartman District Municipality Hosts Chinese Delegation from Jincheng City.
06 September 2016
The Executive Mayor of the Sarah Baartman District Municipality, Cllr Khunjuzwa Eunice Kekana, recently hosted a delegation of 20 from the city of Jincheng, China.
Sarah Baartman District Municipality hands over Karate Regalia in Graaff – Reinet.
30 August 2016
On the 29th of August 2016, the Executive Mayor of the Sarah Baartman District Municipality (SBDM), Khunjuzwa Eunice Kekana, handed over a new set of karate regalia worth R36 000 to a community based karate club in Graaff – Reinet.
Executive Mayor Kekana says District will fulfil mandate as new council is introduced
24 August 2016
Sarah Baartman District Municipality Executive Mayor, Khunjuzwa Eunice Kekana, was elected unopposed to lead the District for a second term following the inauguration of council at a special sitting held at the Africons Country Estate near Addo, in the Sunday’s River Valley Local Municipality, on Wednesday 24 August.
Media Statement: SBDM Inaugural Council Meeting
24 August 2016
Sarah Baartman District Municipality Inaugural Council Meeting
Santam launches fire prevention pilot project with handover of smoke detectors to Kouga Local Municipality
22 July 2016
As part of its contribution to International Mandela Day, short term insurer Santam, in partnership with the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and the Sarah Baartman District Municipality, handed over a number of smoke detectors at the municipality’s head office in Port Elizabeth on 22 July, as part of a pilot project set to commence in the Kouga Local Municipality.
New fire-fighting equipment handed over in Makana as part of Santam “Partnership or Risk and Resilience” initiative
04 July 2016
As part of its ongoing support of the Sarah Baartman District Municipality through its Partnership for Risk and Resilience initiative, previously known as Business Adopt a Municipality, short-term insurer Santam handed over fire-fighting equipment worth R220 000 to the Grahamstown Fire Department, in the Makana Local Municipality, on 4 July.