Sarah Baartman District Municipality hosts delegates from Jincheng City
02 July 2015
The Sarah Baartman District Municipality, led by Executive Mayor, Khunjuzwa Kekana, is currently hosting a delegation from Jincheng City, Shanxi Province, in China. The delegation is here to further the partnership between the two municipalities, which has been ongoing since 2008...
Sundays River Valley Local Municipality might be explored for oil and gas
24 June 2015
An area near Nanaga, in the Sundays River Valley Local Municipality, might soon be explored for oil and gas if a Production Right’s application in the area is approved by the Department of Environmental Affairs...
Sarah Baartman Distriksmunisipaliteit skenk nuwe brandweerwa aan Camdeboo
24 June 2015
Die Sarah Baartman Distriksmunisipaliteit het op Vrydag, 19 Junie 2015, ‘n splinternuwe brandweerwa ter waarde van R840 000 aan die Camdeboo Plaaslike Munisipaliteit, tydens ‘n plegtiheid by die Alex Laing-gemeenskapsaal in Kroonvale, oorhandig.
Sarah Baartman launches Business Development Forum
13 June 2015
Economic development in the Sarah Baartman District Municipality received an additional boost on 12 June, when the district officially launched its Business Development Forum during a breakfast session at the Cape St. Francis Resort in the Kouga Local Municipality.
Rehabilitation of oiled penguins continues at SANCCOB Eastern Cape
09 June 2015
The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB), which is based at St Francis Bay, in the Kouga Local Municipality, continues to wash and rehabilitate 30 endangered African penguins and four penguin chicks after a mystery oil spill in Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth...
Kouga Local Municipality budget adopted unanimously
05 June 2015
Kouga Local Municipality will start the new financial year on a high note following the unanimous approval of its 2015/2016 budget by the Kouga Council at the end of May...
SANCCOB Eastern Cape hosting a beach clean-up
02 June 2015
The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) Eastern Cape, which is based at St Francis Bay, in the Kouga Local Municipality, is hosting a beach clean-up on...
Wolhuter, Hill sprint to stage victory at Zuurberg
01 June 2015
Chris Wolhuter and Andrew Hill took one back from overnight leaders Kevin Evans and Pieter Seyffert as they sprinted to the stage win on day two of the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Treknear Addo, in the Sundays River Valley Local Municipality on May 30...
Budget Speech 2015/2016 by Executive Mayor Kekana to Council Meeting, 27 May 2015
28 May 2015
Executive Mayor addressed council and delivered the budget speech on the 27th of May as follows:
2015 Absa Kirkwood Wildsfees Launched
26 May 2015
The Eastern Cape, which is home to the legendary Big Five game species, is also home to the country’s first festival to treat visitors to the Big Five in entertainment for the single price of an entry ticket...
Sarah Baartman District housing projects shine at Govan Mbeki Awards
21 May 2015
Two Sarah Baartman District housing delivery projects were recognised among the province’s best by the Eastern Cape Provincial Department of Human Settlements for the 2014/15 financial year at the 6th Provincial annual Govan Mbeki awards held in Mthatha on 30 April 2015...
2015 National Arts Festival tickets on sale
15 May 2015
Tickets are currently on sale for South Africa’s premier arts festival, the Grahamstown National Arts Festival, which runs from 2 to 12 July in Grahamstown, in the Makana Local Municipality...
Kouga Local Municipality gets first female Mayor after Mayor Koerat resigns
12 May 2015
History was made in the Kouga Local Municipality when a new Mayor, Councillor Daphne Kettledas, who is its first female Mayor, was elevated to the position following the resignation of Mayor Booi Koerat...
District Fire and Disaster Management symposium a success
08 May 2015
The Sarah Baartman District Municipality held a three-day fire symposium at the Cape St Francis Resort, in St Francis Bay, in the Kouga Local Municipality, which began on May 6 in order to discuss ways to improve fire services and community safety within the District...
Sarah Baartman District Municipality hosts SMME Seminar and Expo in Grahamstown
05 May 2015
The Sarah Baartman District Municipality recently hosted a Small, Medium to Macro Enterprises (SMME) Business Seminar and Expo at the Grahamstown Indoor Sports Centre, in the Makana Local Municipality, on 29-30 April, with the aim of informing local residents on various business opportunities available in the district and boosting local entrepreneurship – especially among the youth.