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.

Centralised Supplier Database effective from 1 July 2016

28 June 2016

All suppliers are urged to register with the Centralised Supplier Database (CSD) of government.

Local education system receives welcome boost from China

23 June 2016

A delegation from Jincheng, in China, visited the Sarah Baartman District Municipality from the 21st to the 22nd of June 2016.

Soon to be new municipality named after the late Dr Beyers Naude

06 June 2016

The name of the new municipality, which will be the result of the amalgamation of Ikwezi, Baviaans and Camdeboo local municipalities has been adopted as Dr Beyers Naude Local Municipality.

New plant and invertebrate fossils discovered during Grahamstown roadworks

02 June 2016

The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) on Wednesday announced that several new invertebrate and plant fossils had been excavated in the rock debris of the Witpoort Formation along the N2, where upgrades to the road are taking place between Grahamstown to Peddie.

Citrus exporter partners with Zuurberg race

04 May 2016

One of South Africa’s largest citrus exporters, the Sundays River Citrus Company, have announced a partnership with the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race...

Camdeboo National Park winning the fight against alien invasive species

25 April 2016

The release of an addition to Camdeboo National Park’s insect family towards the end of 2015 is starting to show results...

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