Ringing endorsement for arts as Grahamstown National Arts Festival grows
15 July 2015
The popularity of Grahamstown’s National Arts Festival has been reaffirmed with the release of this year’s attendance figures, which show a “significant” increase in attendance in 2015. This increase comes despite expectations that attendance might flatten after last year’s bumper 40th birthday programme...
Executive Mayor's speech to Council on 8 July 2015
14 July 2015
The Executive Mayor of the Sarah Baartman District Municipality delivered the following speech to Council on the 8th of July 2015.
Baviaans, Ikwezi and Camdeboo stakeholders have until 30 July to make submissions about proposed merger
13 July 2015
Residents and stakeholders from the Baviaans, Ikwezi and Camdeboo local municipalities have until the 30th of July to make submissions with the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB), which is responsible for the determination of municipal boundaries, regarding the proposed merger of the three municipalities into one larger municipality...
Job opportunity for unemployed Sarah Baartman youth
08 July 2015
Unemployed young people from the Sarah Baartman District, with matric certificate and a driving license, have an opportunity to find employment in a Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) survey...
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...
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.
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 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...