Welcome To Great Kei Municipality

Great Kei Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Amathole District of the Eastern Cape in South Africa. The name “Kei” is of Khoi origin, meaning “sand”. The municipality is named after the Great Kei River.

The municipal council consists of thirteen members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Seven councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in seven wards, while the remaining six are chosen from party lists so that the total number of party representatives is proportional to the number of votes received. In the election of 1 November 2021 the African National Congress (ANC) won a majority of nine seats on the council.

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Foreword by Mayor

The Mayor is the head of local government in Great Kei Municipality. He is elected by Council every five years and has statutory powers and functions. The Mayor’s main role is to identify the needs...

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